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Senior Java Developer/Team Lead

Job Information
LocationJava Jobs in Cape Town
SalaryR65,000 - R55,000
Job TypePermanent
EducationIT degree/diploma
Experience5+ years

Job Description

our client is looking for a skilled and experienced Java Developer/ Team lead to join their thriving and growing company.


? 5+ years recent development experience. Formal qualification is a plus.

? Exposure to the full software life cycle.

? Experience developing high performance, scalable, reliable applications.

? Proven experience meeting deadlines and delivering quality code.

? Proven experience leading a development team.

? Proven track record of implementing best practises and driving software direction and policies that have a positive impact on the


Development skills

? Strong OO development skills in core Java

? Multithreaded, stand alone server application development

? Inter-process communications using TCP/IP sockets

? SQL, relational database design and JDBC, preferably with MySQL

? Strong JVM configuration and tuning experience

? Practical knowledge of design patterns that add real business value

? Java Server Pages (JSP)

? Experience in at least one other development language.

? Experience developing for high availability and high burst loads

? Java on Linux

? Following skills are a bonus, not a requirement:

? Java ME

? FireFly, Glassfish, Spring, caraf or OSGI framework.

? Communications protocols

? Test driven development (TDD)

? C++, Delphi, PHP or other language experience.

System skills

? Solid Linux, with bash scripting experience.

? Solid version control systems - CVS/SVN/GIT

? CentOS/Fedora/RHEL (Bonus)

? Redmine, Jira, trello or other issue tracking experience

Personal characteristics

? Applicant must be able to lead a small team within a dynamic and ambitious environment.

? Well spoken with good interpersonal communication skills.

? Positive and motivated attitude.

? Applicant has a strong ethos of writing high quality applications they are proud of.

? Strong problem-solving skills.

? Team player with genuine interest in technology.

? Can work with little supervision, proactive and takes on responsibility for code and

applications developed.

? Ability to work in a high pressure environment and meet agreed deadlines.

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