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Mid-Senior Java Developer

Remuneration:negotiable Basic salary 
Location:Cape Town
Type: Permanent
Company:Datafin Recruitment

A dynamic and unique software development company based in Cape Town requires Mid to Senior Java Developers to join their team. You should have a BSc Computer Science or Information Systems Degree, minimum of five years’ working experience specializing in Java/J2EE and practical experience in the following technologies: Apache HTTP Server, Git, Tomcat, Unix-based OSes, Docker, Jenkins.


Key Performance Areas:
  • Excellent understanding of core Java, Web technologies and REST API standards.
  • Good understanding of the internet, networking and common protocols.
  • Good knowledge of multi-threading, data structures, OOD, Design Patterns and Web services.
  • Able to create and has practical experience with testing, automation frameworks and techniques.
  • Good awareness of application performance impacts and security risks.
  • Able to follow and improve coding standards.
  • Able to identify problem areas, bad practices, impractical solutions and raise issues with the team early.
  • Advanced computer literacy essential.

Qualifications and experience:
  • BSc Computer Science/Information Systems or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum five years' working experience (Java/J2EE focused).
  • Practical experience with Spring and JPA/Hibernate.
  • Practical experience with infrastructure components: Application Servers, Web Servers, RDBMS
  • Practical experience of software engineering methodologies.
  • Participated in full SDLC's with a demonstrated knowledge of analysis and design for software solutions.
Practical experience with the following technologies are highly advantageous:
  • Apache HTTP Server
  • Git
  • Tomcat
  • Unix-based OSes
  • Docker/Containerized environments
  • Jenkins / CI
  • Results oriented, excellent problem solving, strong analytical skills and self-managed.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Technically minded and be able to understand and communicate using technical jargons and terminologies with ease.
  • Must have a passion and be able to learn new technologies quickly through self-learning.
  • Must be able to learn from and collaborate with other team members within an Agile and DevOps culture/mindset.
  • Able to peer code and play as both a code reviewer/reviewee.
While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

When applying for jobs, ensure that you have the minimum job requirements. Only SA citizens will be considered for this role. If you are not in the mentioned location of any of the jobs, please note your relocation plans in all applications for jobs and correspondence. Please email a Word copy of your CV to  and mention the reference numbers of the jobs.

Posted on 07 May 10:58

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DataFin was established in 1999. We pride ourselves on the fact that we have established relationships with industry leaders and a vast majority of our business is repeat business.

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