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Senior Java Developer

Job Information
LocationJava Jobs in Pretoria
SalaryR30 000 – R50 000 per month
Job TypePermanent
EducationBSc Degree or Equivalent
Experience3 years’ experience

Job Description

A leading IT company based in Pretoria is currently looking for a Senior Java Developer to join their team.


• Conduct User Requirement Sessions with internal or external clients.

• Develop Software Design Specification documenting the functional requirements.

• Develop Technical UML Documentation for the solution.

• Develop the solution in isolation or within a larger team.

• Conduct or assist with code quality reviews on the Junior Software Developer.

• Maintain Support on developed solutions.

• Develop User Documentation including User Manuals for the solutions.

• Present developed solutions to internal or external clients.

• Conduct Training Sessions on developed solutions.


• BSc degree or equivalent

• 3 years of development experience in software development

• Strong Java background and expertise in related open source technologies

• Strong JavaScript background with knowledge of browser compatibilities and inconsistencies

o Prototype JS preferred but not required

• Solid understanding of web application architecture

• Analytical and problem solving skills

• Secure programming – Knowledge of common threats and avoiding exploitable code.

• Strong MSSQL/ MySQL experience.

• Good understanding of software development design patterns

• Understanding of software systems used in the development process:

o Code versioning – SVN

o Release management – Hudson

o Issue Tracking – JIRA

• Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and Afrikaans

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