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Senior Java (with C++) Software Engineer

Job Information
LocationJava Jobs in Cape Town
Job TypePermanent
EducationRelevant diploma or degree from a recognised tertiary institution
Experience5+ years’ experience

Job Description

A company in Cape Town is looking for an experienced Senior Java (with C++) Software Engineer to fill this positon.


• Applicant must be able to interact and work with a dynamic and ambitious team.

• Well-spoken with good interpersonal communication skills.

• Positive and motivated attitude.

• Applicant has a strong ethos of writing high quality applications they are proud of.

• Strong problem-solving skills.

• Team player with genuine interest in technology.

• Can work with little supervision, proactive and takes on responsibility for code and applications developed.

• Ability to practice consistent delivery, to a high standard, in a stabled environment.

Qualifications and Experience:

• 5+ year’s recent development experience. Formal qualification is a plus.

• Exposure to the full software life cycle.

• Experience developing high performance, scalable, reliable applications.

• Proven experience meeting deadlines and delivering quality code.

• Proven experience working in an Agile environment

• Strong OO development skills in core Java

• Multithreaded, stand-alone server application development

• Inter-process communications using TCP/IP sockets

• SQL, relational database design and JDBC, preferably with MySQL

• Strong JVM configuration and tuning experience

• Following skills are a bonus, not a requirement:

• Java Server Pages (JSP)

• Java ME

• FireFly, Glassfish, Spring, karaf or OSGI framework.

• Design patterns

• Communications protocols

• Test driven development (TDD)

• Linux

• C++, Delphi, PHP or other language experience.

Interested candidates can forward their comprehensive written applications to the following e-mail: it. jobs(at) or fax to: 086 600 7977, you can also contact Nikita on 011 807 8064

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 working days after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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