Job Alerts

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Linked In

Alternatively browse our RSS Job Feeds

Information Technology - Java Jobs in South Africa

Java Developer / Senior Java Software Engineer (Groovy on Grails Linux Apache Postgres)

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Gauteng
SalaryR40K - R38K per month
Job TypePermanent
EducationBSc preferred or related
Experience5 years + experience

Job Description

Java Developer / Senior Java Software Engineer (Groovy on Grails Linux Apache Postgres). Pioneering financial services online start-up based in Central London is seeking a skilled Java developer.

As a Senior Java Developer you will work closely with stakeholders to design and build the internal backend processes (performance calculation, feed handlers), websites and integration with 3rd party vendors. You will be working in a flat management structure where your effort is respected and rewarded, taking project ownership and suggesting ways to improve the code base, allowing you to be very influential.

You will be working in an informal, team atmosphere with flexible working hours and weekly team lunch, offices based in a vibrant area of Cape Town.


* Strong core Java development experience (current technology stack is Java, Groovy, Linux, Apache, Postgres), ideally you will have experience with Groovy on Grails and be happy using Groovy going forward

* Data modelling and SQL skills

* Passion for clear, concise, well written code

* Thorough understanding of computing fundamentals

* Self starter who does not require being micro-managed

* Excellent academic record (minimum a 2.1), good A-levels

* Desire to work in a dynamic start-up environment

* Desirable: *nix environment, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, FIX

Send your CV now or call for an informal discussion about this and other current Java Developer opportunities.

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

or email us:

Job Tools

Like This Job for R2000!

Like or Share this job and if one of your Facebook friends gets this job, we pay you R2 000 if you were the 1st of his/her friends to like it!
If you are a registered Mass Staffing Projects Member on our website we will pay you R2 500!
T&C’s apply.