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Senior Java Developer EE

By Independent Recruiter on August 22, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Information Technology
Contract Type: Permanent

Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa

Salary: Market Related basic salary

Education & Qualification: Relevant tertiary qualification in Engineering or Computer Science.

Job Description

A leading-edge technology company based in Cape Town requires a Senior Java Developer with a degree in Engineering/ Computer Science, 5+ years relevant experience as a back-end developer; JEE (J2EE) server-side technologies, EJBs and RESTful Services; Spring framework; JPA /Hibernate; Tomcat, Websphere and Weblogic; JAXB and XML Schema, Jason etc.


 At least 5 years relevant experience as a back-end developer as part of a team in a software development environment.  A good understanding of the SDLC process, tools and techniques specifically as applied to software development methodology.  A strong knowledge of Java essential.  A good understanding of the SDLC process, tools and techniques specifically as applied to software development methodology.  Experience with team development tools: Use of source control applications (preferably subversion).  Use of a UML tool for documentation. Additional experience of the following tech:  JEE (J2EE) server-side technologies, EJBs and RESTful Services.  Spring framework (preferable).  JPA /Hibernate.  Experience with an application server (Tomcat, Websphere and Weblogic - preferable).  Integration experience (Web services, JMS - nice to have).  JAXB and XML Schema, Jason.  Maven.  SQL and experience with a relational database (Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL, DB2).  SoapUI.  Able to deliver production quality software by e.g. paying attention to detail, do extensive unit testing and support quality testing phases.

Job Requirements

 Business process/workflow layers e.g. JBPM, BPEL.  Rules engines (e.g. drools).  Design patterns.  Experience with Object Oriented principles.  Jenkins/Hudson or other Continuous Integration tools.

Job Duties

 Support existing and develop new functionality and components.  Understand existing product and domain elements and work with business analysts to refine and implement new requirements.  Refactor and improve the code to keep the product maintainable and adaptable to new requirements.  Work effectively in a team environment and follow/develop product software development processes and standards  Evaluate and improve application performance, and high availability features.  Create unit and integrated system tests to show that the developed functionality works as intended.  Create technical documentation that explains how the various components of the system work and how to use them.  Do root cause analysis on bugs to find and fix the cause of a problem in an integrated system.  Build and deploy the system on an application server.  Create and execute qualification tests.  Incorporate the work done by other developers and do whatever is necessary to get the system to work again with the changes, including debugging other people’s code, making changes to test data, etc.  Communicate with clients regarding product defects.