Job Title : Senior Java Developer - Discovery Health Systems
Type of employment : Permanent
Benefits : Performance-based incentives. Flexible working hours at the discretion of the Development Manager.
Location : Sandton, Johannesburg
Key Purpose : Work closely with a passionate development team to design, develop and maintain Java-based solutions for a dynamic, multi-national company that sets the benchmark in its industry.
Key Outputs :
Develop, test, and maintain high-quality application software.
Analyse, maintain and enhance existing application and troubleshoot issues.
Assist with the production of technical specifications and designs
Promote new technologies and share knowledge within the team.
Recommend improvements to development processes, contribute to implementation plans, and assist in rollout
Perform code reviews.
Passionate about technology and development.
Results-oriented with the ability to work under pressure and juggle multiple concurrent projects with changing priorities
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Able to deal with complexity and migrate between detailed and high-level requirements.
Self-starter who takes ownership is accountable and is able to work with minimal supervision.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Minimum : Matric / Grade 12 and formal Java qualifications.
Preferred : IT related Degree or Diploma (BSc / BTech or similar).
Experience : Minimum :
3 years Java systems development experience.
Java EE knowledge and experience.
Experience with XML / XSD / JAXB and Web Services.
Unit testing and mocking frameworks.
Experience with industry-standard Application Servers (preferably WebLogic).
Knowledge of OO design principles and development patterns.
3+ years Java systems development experience.
ORM / Hibernate / JPA experience.
SOLR / SOLRJ.
JMS, Tibco EMS experience.
Oracle and PL / SQL knowledge.
Experience with Business Rules Management Frameworks.
Experience using formal modelling languages (UML, ArchiMate etc) and modelling tools (Enterprise Architect, Visual Paradigm etc.)
Exposure to Agile principles and methodologies, including Continuous Integration and Test-Driven Development
Technical Lead experience