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Senior Java Developer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Cape Town, Waterfront
SalaryR450K - R350K per annum
Job TypePermanent
EducationBSc preferred or related
Experience5 years + experience

Job Description


Reporting to the CTO the Senior Java Developer will have hands on development responsibilities over the companies front end site and e-commerce platform. This will include its integration into the back office platforms, hybrid cloud infrastructure, search engine and third party cloud based systems. The candidate will be responsible for Java development work, development processes and best practices, and actively developing software products in conformance to the specification, technical strategy/direction of the Group Enterprise Architect.

Company Description

A pioneer in the South African e-commerce industry and market leader in South African online retailing.


• With a focus on Java, utilising cutting edge web/mobile development technology develop products over various technology platforms

• Embrace agile methodology with a focus on delivery in line with business need

• Consult with product owner and business analysts in the definition of products and requirements

• Inject new technology and learning in to the team

• Mentorship of more junior resources

• Ensure a high standard of development, overall product quality and compliance to standards

• Leverage world class development processes such as CI, TDD etc

Desired Skills & Experience


• Professional

• Proactive

• Assertive

• Integrity

• Delivery orientated

• Can do attitude

• Problem solving

• Huge Passion for technology

• Comfortable in mixed language and technology team

• Open source experience


• BSc or BTech degree beneficial

• Good understanding of Computer Science principles especially SOA, TDD, DDD, Web/Mobile, Data and distributed systems

• Strong online/web development background with cross functional experience

• Experience in being part of a mixed language and technology team

• 5+ years total development experience (3+ years Java)

• Worked on commerce related web sites or technology

• Experience in using open source platforms

• Solid relational database skills

• Competent with general technology, computer hardware and familiar with online server infrastructure

Additional Skills

• Large SKU size retail site experience (ideally in an international context)

• User interface and usability expertise

• Mobile exposure

• Solid relational database skills

• Working with large data sets

• Knowledge of the following technologies/frameworks would be highly beneficial

• iOS / Android

• E-Commerce platform exposure (Hybris, Endeca)

• Spring

• Spring Web MVC

• Hibernate or JPA


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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