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Java Developer

Education: IT Diploma or related Degree advantageous
Experience: 3 - 5 years's experience
Reference: JB Java Dev
Job Description: Java Developer
Cape Town
R720k - R480k

We are seeking experienced Java Developers to join a growing team within a Retail Software Development Company!

IT Diploma or related Degree advantageous, but not essential
3 - 5 years of professional Java development experience
Exposure to Enterprise Development is a requirement

Responsibilities and Skills:
• Work as part of a project team to develop and test enterprise-ready business applications in a variety of configurations (e.g. web-based, desktop-based, service-based or scheduled processes)
• Help produce brand new solutions, solutions based upon third-party applications, or solutions that interact with existing legacy systems
• Is aware of, prepared to learn and follow industry best-practice when developing applications
• Use programming languages and tools (generally) around the Java platform.
• Work with Business Analysts to specify business requirements and help translate these requirements into technical specifications (including Class, Sequence and other UML diagrams)
• Help Database Developers write efficient and effective database access code
• Work with QA Analysts to implement testing plans and write the necessary code to automate testing in line with our Test-Driven Development methodology
• Work with customers and project managers to deliver quality, effective software, in line with our Agile Development process
• Help diagnose the root causes of systems issues using their problem-solving skills
• Help research and evaluate potential technical solutions to business problems

Technologies required:
Java, Basic JSE API (to v7), GUI Development (Swing / SWT), Java 5.0 Language Fundamentals (preferably Java 7), JDBC, Servlets, JAXP / JAXB, Logging frameworks (SLF4J, Log4J), EJB (MDBs), JSP and HTML (incl. v5.0), JSP Custom Tags, JavaScript / AJAX, AOP, Caching mechanisms (ehCache), Frameworks, Web Frameworks (Struts/JSF, PrimeFaces), Spring (Core, Web, Remoting, Security etc.), ORM Concepts and Frameworks (Specifically myBatis), XML, Core Concepts

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to You can also contact any of our consultants on 021 555 0952 or alternatively visit our website on

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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