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Senior Java Engineer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Cape Town CBD
SalaryR40k - R30k
Job TypePermanent
Experience4 years

Job Description

We are looking for a senior Java engineer to join a talented and passionate team that is driven to build world class mobile social networking technologies. As a senior member of the technical team you will contribute to the design and development of core services and infrastructure that help many millions of people communicate every day.


A degree in computer science is preferred

Minimum 4 years’ experience with Java

Analytical focus with strong problem solving skills

Extensive experience with Java’s concurrency libraries and troubleshooting tools

Deep understanding of networks and TCP/IP

Linux/Unix competence

Basic understanding of relational databases and SQL

Knowledge of other programming languages will be an advantage

An understanding of social networking applications will be an advantage

Able to work in a dynamic and fast-moving environment


Develop and deploy highly-scalable, distributed services in Java

Maintain and improve the efficiency, scalability, and stability of existing services

Rapidly prototype and implement new code

Quickly fix bugs and solve problems

Utilise high-performance internal tools and libraries

Solve complex problems on a large scale with elegant and practical solutions

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