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Java Developer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Gauteng
SalaryR40K - R35K per month
Job TypePermanent
EducationB.Sc. Degree or relevant IT Diploma

Job Description


We currently have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and ambitious experienced Java Developer. You will be joining the Security Platform Development & Engineering team, specialists in developing high performance, high availability systems to monitor and provide security services to large, high profile, and multinational customers of HP Enterprise Security services. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate a security-focused approach to development and an understanding and experience of developing high performance, efficient and expandable products.


· Design, develop, test and maintain complex solutions.

· Contribute and adhere to full development lifecycle and methodologies.

· Liaise with key stakeholders to establish business requirements and translate them into technical solutions.

· Ensure solution designs are fully scalable, expandable, exhibit high performance characteristics and address security challenges.

· Mentoring of junior developers in best practice software development. This will include design, code, GUI, and usability reviews designed to foster a strong performance oriented and security focused ethos within the group.

· Researching and implementing new tools, platforms and practices to increase developer productivity.

· Keep abreast of technical trends, develops and incorporates them within assignments as appropriate. Recommends improvements and changes in designs and gives professional appraisal on implementation of the design as planned and/or executed.

· Work with Program and Project Managers to ensure the timely delivery of project deliverables

· Requires flexibility and ability to work in a global and multi-cultural environment. Team members are in multiple geographies, resulting in time constraints due to time zones differences.

Qualifications & Experience:

· Extensive programming experience in Java with strong object oriented design skills

· Demonstrable experience in developing enterprise-class data architectures and solutions.

· Strong communication skillsets. It is vital that the successful candidate can explain complex technical issues in non-technical terms to business stakeholders.

· Ability to review and recommend improvements in development environments which may include version control, build procedures and developer toolsets.

· Ability to multi-task and prioritise within parallel development cycles and aggressive timelines.

· Knowledge and experiences of SDLC methodologies e.g. Agile, Waterfall.

Essential Skills:

· Extensive programming experience in Java with strong object oriented design skills

· Experience with Java SE and Java EE

· Experience of design patterns

· Experience of messaging and integration patterns

Desirable Skills:

· Experience with various DBMS

· Experience with any of the following (jboss, maven, ant, spring framework, hibernate)

· Development experience inside Unix/Linux environment

· Experience with Test Driven Development

· Experience with Agile Development Methodologies

· Experience with other programming languages including .NET, Python, Ruby, C/C++

· Performance testing. Experience of executing and tuning applications rameworks using the full suite of performance tests across all architecture tiers.

Advantageous Skills:

· Knowledge of HP Enterprise Security Services (ESS) and Enterprise Cloud Services (ECS).

· Managed Security Services (MSS) and MSS Foundation.

· ESP Composite web 2.0 portal framework, CAF and Yotta.

· ITIL Processes, ISO27001, and SIEM.

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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