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Senior Java Software Engineer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in South Africa. Cape Town
SalaryR50k – R35k
Job TypePermanent
EducationRelevant tertiary qualification
Experience+5 years

Job Description

Position Requirements

Key Responsibilities

• Contribute to architecture, analysis and application specification activities including technology choice and specification

• Provide assistance to the support team as required

• Take responsibility for the effective resolution of issues as they arise

• Provide assistance and mentoring to more junior staff

• Provide estimates within an Agile framework

• Take ownership of projects and drive them through to completion

• Provide project feedback to management


• Essential – minimum of 5 years work experience or equivalent in software development; more than three years commercial Java (v1.5 preferred); experience of full software development lifecycle; experience of supporting production environments

• Deep understanding of core Java technologies

• Experience and understanding of JEE and app servers

• Excellent communication skills

• Understanding the impact of the development process on the business

• Experience in leading a project and driving technology changes

• Desirable - Experience of financial markets and Risk

• Good knowledge of statistics


• Essential – good degree in numerate discipline, preferably software engineering, or relevant experience; creative problem-solving abilities;

• Preferred – Masters degree; exposure to financial concepts and mathematics especially risk concepts


• Essential

• Java, JEE

• EJB 3




• Agile Software Development



• JBoss, Tomcat

• Desirable




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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