Senior Java Developer

Remuneration:Basic salary 
Location:Cape Town
Type: Permanent
Company:Datafin Recruitment

Our client, an international company with offices in Cape Town specialising in providing digital marketing and reporting tools to their clients, is looking for a senior Java developer to join their team.


Core skills
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming.
  • Proficient in core Java, with a good knowledge of its ecosystems.
  • Familiarity with concepts of MVC, JDBC, and RESTful APIs (creating them as well as consuming them).
  • Comfortable developing SQL queries.
  • Experience developing using at least one of Spring or Java EE.
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application.
  • Experience with build tools such as Maven or Gradle.
  • Proficient understanding of Git.
  • Using agile planning tools and following an agile methodology.
Desired skills
  • Spring - MVC, Boot, Security and others.
  • Familiarity with web proxies such as Nginx or Apache.
  • Experience with MS SQL Server and/or MySQL.
  • Experience using NoSQL technologies.
  • Experience using modern Javascript frameworks such as Angular or React.
  • Message queuing systems such as RabbitMQ or ActiveMQ.
  • Financial Services experience.
  • Experience working with secure web applications.
  • Experience working with a cloud infrastructure environment.
  • Test-driven development.
  • Experience with automated build and deployment tools.
  • Experience working with reporting software and data visualisation tools.
  • At least five years' Java development.
  • Matric plus degree in IT with software development or electronic engineering as a major would be an advantage.
While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

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Posted on 19 Jun 12:03

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