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Senior Java Developer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in SA. Johannesburg
SalaryR 50k
Job TypePermanent
EducationBSc Degree
Experience4+ years

Job Description



Location: Johannesburg


Great new position available for a Senior Java Developer in the Johannesburg area. Looking for hard working and dedicated guys who love Java coding.


• Provide technical leadership for project and team through design and code reviews, ensuring best technical practices are applied.

• Implement Agile Development practices

• Work with development team to troubleshoot development environment, production environment, performance tune and optimize code.

• Ensure Knowledge transfer to junior development team members.

• Participate in the interview process for future java developers.

• Monitors individual development team members to identify and schedule required training.

• Provides mentorship to java development team.

• Fulfill solution architectural role via demonstrated knowledge of problem domain.

Software Solution Design

• Assist during design of the software solution

• Assist in physical and logical database design and be able to interpret design diagrams and documents.

• Understanding of both OOP and SSAD techniques.

• Be able to successfully interpret design documentation and build the software solution according to the specified requirement.

• Develop and test technical solutions using the development tools applicable to the team he/she functions in.

• Apply software engineering best practices gained through formal education, policies and work experience, during development of software solutions.

• Participate giving expert solution reviews

• Provide constructive feedback for improvements after solution reviews.

Qualification and experience:

• Minimum 4 years systems development experience in Java, J2EE (Back-end)

• Expert Apache Struts framework knowledge

• Ability to lead, mentor and provide technical direction to a small team of developers on various projects

• Detailed design capabilities including applying SOA principles

• Knowledge of multiple languages and/or technologies and in depth understanding of database structures

• Assistance with the production of technical specifications for java and development team

• Design solutions across multiple web systems

• Strong technical knowledge across multiple disciplines (such as development patterns, struts, performance and optimization)

• Debug across multiple systems

• Build and maintain systems

• Integrate new systems with existing ones

• Analyze existing systems to evaluate user requirements, assist with technical specifications

• Cross technology collaboration beneficial i.e. C#, .Net Framework

Interested candidates can forward their comprehensive written applications to the following e-mail: or fax to: 086 600 7977, you can also contact Lyndall 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. Hire Resolve offers a R1000 for any candidate that is referred and placed through Hire Resolve.

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