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Senior Java Developer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in SA. Johannesburg
Job TypePermanent

Job Description

A leading health insurance company is looking for a Senior Java developer.

Position Purpose

To design, develop and support a variety of Java applications to meet the business objectives

Experience & Qualifications

• Must have at least 5-7 years' experience in development of object oriented enterprise Java systems

• Analysis / design experience

• Health and Insurance background is an advantage

• An IT related degree (BSc, BEng)

• Java certification will be advantageous

Work Output

• Development of, or enhancements to applications for internal clients based on specifications from business


• Analyze, design, develop, document and maintain high quality business applications

• Maintenance of existing applications

• The applications will be developed using object-oriented methodologies and written in Java. They will generally

be server-based Java components and web applications written using established frameworks

• The applications may also need to integrate to back-end systems

• Interact with users and business analysts to gather, interpret and understand business requirements

• Interact with project managers and provide work estimates for projects

• Take ownership of projects

The applicant should meet these requirements:

• Familiar with object-oriented analysis and design.

• Experience on larger systems / teams and all aspects of the SDLC on large projects are important.

• Scrum experience will be advantageous

• Unix knowledge is preferable as development takes place on Linux

Knowledge of:

• Java


• JavaScript

• AngularJS


• jQuery


Competencies Required

• Sound object oriented analysis, design and development skills

• A fast and efficient Java developer

• Able to investigate and understand existing systems quickly

• Able to assess impacts of requirements and ask the right questions

• Able to communicate well with both technical and business people

• Able to understand the business environment

• Strong analytical and problem solving skills

• Good verbal and written communication skills

• Planning and organizing skills

• Innovative

• Good at time management

• Detail focused

• Systematic thinking

• Test driven development is an advantage

• Automated build processes and unit testing

Additional Information

Attitude / Values:

• Self-starter and completer

• Self motivated - energy and drive

• A sense of responsibility / ownership

• Sense of urgency

• Integrity

• Self-discipline

• Excellence

• Quality conscious

• Take initiative - proactive approach

We encourage people with disabilities to apply. All positions will be filled in accordance

with our Employment Equity policy.

• Passion for application development

• Keen to learn and adapt to changes

• Prepared to accept criticism

• Share knowledge in team

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to Megan on or fax to 086 572 8877. You can also contact Megan on 031 350 4405.

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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