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Java Developer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Gauteng
SalaryR40K - R30K per month
Job TypePermanent
EducationB.Sc. Degree or relevant IT Diploma

Job Description

• The role will involve interaction with the business and other IT teams.

• The main responsibilities will be development of software interfaces between the various front and back office applications and development of custom extensions within the applications.

• From time to time, development and or extension of analytics, validation, and testing tools will be required.

• The creation and maintenance of strong relationships with the business and IT teams.

• Becoming familiar with the requirements and procedures of the business.

• Assisting with Systems, Integration and User Acceptance Testing.

• It would be advantages to have a good background in Banking applications or Risk applications with a strong emphasis on back-office.

• Should be pro-active with an enthusiastic and helpful nature.

• Strong can-do attitude towards issue resolution.

• Team player with willingness to train, coach and mentor other junior team members over time.

• Works well under pressure.

• Must be prepared to take ownership of tasks and follow through to completion.

• Needs to be a creative thinker and problem solver.

• Must be prepared to adhere to company processes and procedures including change control, etc.

• Must have used and applied the Systems Development Life Cycle as part of the development approach / methodology.

• Must have solid Software Configuration management experience – such as Version Control, Change Control, etc.

• Experience in Integration and Middleware

• Strong experience in :

o J2EE


o Websphere MQ v5.3 or 6



o Web Services

o EJB 3



o Tomcat

o Oracle PL SQL

o My SQL

Experience in Database design.

Appropriate IT qualification - Technical diploma or degree

B.Com with a Banking Focus will be an advantage.



• Good interpersonal skills including strong verbal, oral and written communication

• Lateral and conceptual thinker

• Effective planner

• Attention to detail

• Good telephone manner

• Ability to cope under pressure

• Must be proactive

• Ability to prioritise multiple tasks and deadlines

• Ambitious, delivery focused and deadline driven

• Team Player who is able to work alone when required

• Ability to work well with different personalities

• Sound analytical and technical skills

• Delivery focussed individual who takes ownership of tasks assigned

• Flexible

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.

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