Java Developer

*Reference: CER-VN-1*I am currently looking for a Java Developer to join an exciting team with a financial Service institution to be based in Centurion*Role Purpose* Develop, maintain and support mission-critical, enterprise-grade software applications that improve business efficiency and are aligned to the enterprise architecture and business strategy. * * *Responsibilities:* Develop software based on technical design (Internal Process) Keep abreast of new technologies/methodologies, business changes and internal system changes in order to align system development with best practices and system architecture Collaborate with stakeholders to gather requirements, conduct analysis and prioritise requests Contribute to the design of scalable solutions that supports the system architecture Translate business requirements into workable solutions and document solution into technical specifications Design and code new software functionality using codes that is scalable, readable, maintainable and re-usable Develop and maintain productive working relationships with peers and organisational role players to achieve effective collaboration Provide stakeholder with regular feedback on the technical design and timelines for solution in order to manage expectations Collaborate with business analysts and testing team in developing, testing and deploying new software system components or software system enhancements Collaborate with testing team to co-create test cases Conduct System Integration Testing (SIT) and User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and resolve all issues/queries. Contribute to user acceptance testing (UAT) and training material. Once the solution has been successfully tested, prepare and produce releases of software components into production/live environment. Maintain existing programmes, ensuring all errors are resolved and documented. Design solutions that eliminate reoccurrence of errors. Provide technical guidance to the operations and support team. Monitor performance of solutions and make recommendations to improve the performance and functionality of the solution. Engage with clients in a client centric manner(Client Services) Build and maintain relationships with clients and internal and external stakeholders Deliver on service level agreements made with clients and internal and external stakeholders in order to ensure that client expectations are managed Make recommendations to improve client service and fair treatment of clients within area of responsibility Participate and contribute to a culture which builds rewarding relationships, facilitates feedback and provides exceptional client service Self-management and teamwork (People) Develop and maintain productive and collaborative working relationships with peers and stakeholders Positively influence and participate in change initiatives Continuously develop own expertise in terms of professional, industry and legislation knowledge Contribute to continuous innovation through the development, sharing and implementation of new ideas Take ownership for driving career development Contribute to financial controls and planning (Finance) Identify solutions to enhance cost effectiveness and increase operational efficiency *Competencies Required:* Examining Information Articulating Information Managing Tasks Interpreting Data Challenging Ideas Producing Output Developing Expertise Team Working *Skills Required:* Senior Java Developer Java Developer Java GIT Software Development Back end Back End Development *Experience and Qualifications:* Matric/Equivalent as a minimum qualification. A relevant tertiary qualification as a minimum. A relevant Java Certification (Sun certified Java Programmer or Developer) is required Openshift will be highly advantageous. *JAVA:* 5years Software Development experience in a distributed computing environment using Java. Solid (Java) back-end development experience. Containerisation understanding and experience advantageous (Openshift). Advanced understanding and everyday use of OO principles such as inheritance, interfaces, abstract lasses, etc. Good systems and code design skills including good documentations skills where necessary. Working knowledge of spring framework, architectural and development best practices (e.g. SOA, dependency injection, ORM, EJB3, JPA etc.) as well as J2EE application server environment will be an added advantage. Understanding and experience with micro-services. Strong knowledge of REST API designs. JBPM experience advantageous. Strong knowledge with CI/CD principles. Experience with Apache Camel. GIT Lab experience. Strong Linux experience advantageous Please visit our website ( to submit your CV directly or to view other I.T related jobs. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful. Your profile will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.R -
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