Senior Java Developer wanted urgently: APPLY HERE
A large and reputable insurance company located in Sandton, is seeking a Senior Java Developer with 5 years’ experience to become part of their dynamic and proactive team for a 12 month period with the possibility of extension.
Designs, develops, and implements Java applications to support business requirements.
Follows approved life cycle methodologies, creates design documents, writes code and performs unit and functional testing of software
Contributes to the overall architecture and standards of the group, acts as an SME and plays a software governance role.
Areas of responsibility may include but not limited to:
Work closely with business analysts to analyze and understand the business requirements and business case, in order to produce simple, cost-effective, and innovative solution designs.
Implement the designed solutions in the required development language (typically Java) in accordance with the company’s standards, processes, tools and frameworks
Testing the quality of produced software thoroughly through participation in code reviews, the use of static code analysis tools, creation and execution of unit tests, functional regression tests, load tests and stress tests and evaluating the results of performance metrics collected on the software
Participate in feasibility studies, proof of concepts, JAD sessions, estimation and costing sessions, evaluate and review programming methods, tools and standards, etc.
Maintain the system in production and provide support in the form of query resolution and defect fixes
Prepare the necessary technical documentation including payload definitions, class diagrams, activity diagrams, ERDs, operational and support documentation, etc.
Driving the skills development of team members, coaching of team members for performance and coaching on career development, recruitment, staff training, performance management, etc.
Personal Attributes and Skills:
Concern for order
High standards for delivery
Teamwork and co-operation
Overtime will be required from time to time.
Standby will be required on a rotational cycle.
Education and Experience:
Education: Matric. A diploma or degree in IT would be advantageous.
Experience: 5+ Years’ experience
Structured and analytical problem solving
Planning and organizing
Coaching and mentoring
Salary offered: R 560 per hour / R 89 600 per month