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Java Technical Lead Vacancy (JHB)

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in SA. Johannesburg
SalaryR65k - R45k
Job TypePermanent
EducationIT-Related Degree
Experience5+ Years

Job Description

A top client of ours in the software development industry is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Senior Java Developer to join them in the capacity of Technical Lead. The ideal candidate will have a flair for technology and developing those around.


• Minimum 3 year university Computer Science related degree

• Additional relevant IT Development Certifications advantageous


• Java EE or SE

• TDD / BDD principles

• JUnit, NUnit, StoryQ, JBehave or other relevant frameworks

• Database design, SQL development, JDBC, Hibernate

• Design Patterns, Architectural Patterns

• Continuous integration tools: Ant, Maven/Gradle, SVN/Git, Jenkins/TeamCity, Sonar etc

• Integration skills: Messaging, queuing

• Internet protocols, IP networking, firewalls, proxy servers, the web

• Must have the ability to compile clear and concise design documentation

• Pairing experience

• Clean code

• Design and code review

• Unix


• ActiveMQ

• Maven, SVN, Git, Jenkins and SonarQube

• ITRS Geneos

• Java Flight Recorder and Java Mission Control

• SQL development

Key Accountabilities:

• People leadership

• Agile software development methodology

• Definition and estimation of stories, and prioritization of tasks

• Continuous, incremental delivery of working software

• To be productive, to take ownership of tasks and problems, and must produce results without constant supervision

• Mentoring of team members in technical skills and agile approach

• Fit into culture of sharing information and networking and participation in group activities

• Self-motivated and pro-active in contributing to continuous improvement of the team

• Analyze and resolve complex errors in development and production environment

• Efficient interaction with third parties

• Ability to communicate well orally and in writing at various levels within the team and to stakeholders

• Able to understand and balance both technical aspects and business drivers of a project

• Enthusiasm to expand knowledge about technology and business environment

• Must have the ability to multi-task between priorities when the environment demands it

• Responsive and Flexible - willing to do things not explicitly listed in their job specification

Interested candidates can forward their comprehensive written applications to the following e-mail: [at] (Attention: Debi) or fax to: 086 600 7977. You can also contact Debi on 011 807 8064. Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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