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Senior Java Developer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in South Africa. Cape Town
SalaryR500k – R380k
Job TypePermanent
EducationBSc or BTech Degree required
Experience5+ years

Job Description

An online marketing company centred in Cape Town currently has a vacancy for a Senior Java Developer.

The Senior Developer will have hands on development responsibilities over front end site and e-commerce platform (including its integration in to the back office ERP).

The candidate will be responsible for

• Java development work,

• Development processes and best practices,

• Defining system and solution architecture and actively developing software products in conformance to the specification,

• Technical strategy/direction and of the company.

• With a focus on Java, utilising cutting edge Web/Mobile Development technology develop products over various technology platforms

• Architect major enhancements for existing products in production or new architectures for green field projects

• Embrace agile methodology with a focus on delivery in line with business need

• Consult with product owner and business analysts in the definition of products and requirements

• Inject new technology and learning in to the team

• Mentorship of more junior resources

• Ensure a high standard development, overall product quality and compliance to standards


• Professional

• Proactive

• Assertive

• Integrity

• Delivery orientated

• Can do attitude

• Problem solving

• Comfortable in mixed language and technology team

• Open source experience


• BSc or BTech Degree required

• Good understanding of Computer Science principles especially SOA, TDD, DDD, Web/Mobile 2.0 and distributed systems

• Strong web development background with cross functional experience

• Experience in being part of a mixed language and technology team

• 5+ years total development experience (3+ years Java)

• Worked on commerce related web sites or technology

• Experience in using open source platforms

• Competent with general technology, computer hardware and familiar with online server infrastructure

Additional Skills

• Large SKU size retail site experience (ideally in an international context)

• User interface and usability expertise

• Mobile exposure

• Solid relational database skills

• Knowledge of the following technologies/frameworks would be highly beneficial

• E-Commerce platform exposure (ATG, Hybris, IBM WebSphere ecommerce, Fry etc)

• Spring

• Spring Web MVC

• Hibernate or JPA


• J2ME a bonus

Interested candidates can forward their comprehensive written applications to the following e-mail: or fax to: 086 600 7977. You can also contact Cheyenne or Sam 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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