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Senior Java Engineer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Western Cape
SalaryR45K p.m
Job TypePermanent
EducationDegree in computer science is preferred
Experience4 - 6 years

Job Description

One of our clients is looking for a senior Java engineer to join their passionate team in Cape Town that is driven to build world class mobile social networking technologies. As a senior member of the technical team you will contribute to the design and development of core services and infrastructure that help many millions of people communicate every day.

You will share their passion for tackling complexity and building platforms that can scale through many orders of magnitude. Their development cycles are fast and you will be able to see immediate impact through your work.


• Develop and deploy highly-scalable, distributed services in Java

• Maintain and improve the efficiency, scalability, and stability of existing services

• Rapidly prototype and implement new code

• Quickly fix bugs and solve problems

• Utilize high-performance internal tools and libraries

• Solve complex problems on a large scale with elegant and practical solutions


• A degree in computer science is preferred

• Minimum 4 years’ experience with Java

• Analytical focus with strong problem solving skills

• Extensive experience with Java's concurrency libraries and troubleshooting tools

• Deep understanding of networks and TCP/IP

• Linux/Unix competence

• Basic understanding of relational databases and SQL

• Knowledge of other programming languages will be an advantage

• An understanding of social networking applications will be an advantage

• Able to work in a dynamic and fast-moving environment

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