Java Developer

The Role: We are looking for a Java Developer for a 12 month project....The position will give the successful candidate an opportunity to apply his or her technical expertise through evaluating various patterns; utilizing existing and future integration mechanisms to a create service-based environment; and reducing current platform dependencies. The successful applicant will be responsible for designing and developing J2EE based systems.Skills and Experience:The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining, supporting enhancing mostly Java based systems written in and making in a range of technologies both old and new. Technologies touched on include J2EE, EJB, JMS, JSP, JSF, GWT, SOAP, REST, JPA, Hibernate, WebSphere Application Server, Pentaho Spoon, BIRT Reports, Spring, Spring Batch, Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, Docker, Kubernetes, AWS, GIT, Gradle, GitLab Pipelines, Jenkins as well as:HTML / JavaScript / CSS.JMS and Messaging technologies.XML and Related technologies.BPEL.Web services.Websphere Process Server.Websphere Integration Developer (IID).Ability to read UML and participate in design sessions.Working knowledge of development design patterns.Sound object-orientated analysis, design and development skills andknowledge.Good understanding of agile development methodologies and practices.MEAN stack (mongo, expressjs, angular, nodejs).Unit Testing JUnit/Mockito.The successful candidate will also be involved in and responsible for the development on systems and services in predominantly newer technologies including Spring Boot and Angular with a general drive towards Micro Services and Hosted on and making use of AWS technologies. As a development shop we strive to adopt new technologies andparadigms as and were it fits in with our environment and strategic directives.Key Accountabilities:EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONSA relevant IT degree, diploma or engineering degree.2 - 4 years software development experience in a financial services environment.Experience in an investment environment will be an advantage.Experience in an agile work environment.More advantage skillsExposure to Docker.Experience with Micro-services.Spring-Boot experience.Experience with test automation.Personality and Attributes:COMPETENCIES REQUIREDQuick, enthusiastic, and steady learner with good communication skillsSystematic and analytical way of workingStructured, conscientious, and result-oriented approach to workFlexible attitude and ability to integrate into existing structuresHigh degree of reliability, personal responsibility, and pro-activityCalm, stress-resistant, open, and friendly personalityGood sense of humour and ample team spiritKeen interest in technologyWilling to share, coach and mentor team members and peersOther:During your first 90 days we will expect you to:Build relationships with fellow team members (developers, BA''s, QA SM),your line manager, and stake holders outside the team, such as operationalsupport analysts, as well as other developers within the community of practice.Develop an understanding of the Momentum Collective Investments businesson a high level.Getting familiar competent with our development frameworks standardswithin the team.Understand our deployment pipelines DevOps practices.Deploy a change into the production environment, with the support of fellowteam members where necessary.Understand our way of work collaborate in the team according toexpectations.
Johannesburg, GT, ZA