Java Developer
Information Technology
JHB - Central
An amazing opportunity has opened up at our client based in Johannesburg Central who is seeking the expertise of a Java Developer to provide specialist solution advice, design and coordinate the implementation of appropriate and innovative solutions in-line with strategic and business-driven initiatives that best meets the needs of the client.

Education and Minimum Requirements

  • Comm, B.Eng, BSC Eng, BSC Informatics or related degree
  • Must have AB initio skills and streaming data Knowledge (Kafka)


  • Visualizing data from a variety of perspectives; includes the ability to work with precision
  • Cognitive| Creativity / Innovation| Service
  • The ability to be curious and ask questions, initiate new and better ways of doing things, devise and implement solutions and measure the impact. The tendency to see things in unique and unusual ways, and be resourceful in generating various solutions to problems
  • Cognitive| Problem Solving| Service
  • Cuts to the core of issues and applies effective analysis, logic and creativity to implement solutions
  • Communication| Influencing and Impact (inc. Negotiation)| Service
  • Creates impact and influences others to support an idea, concept or direction through being credible, trusted and authentic
  • Functional| Business Insight and Risk Awareness| Service
  • Utilizes relevant economic, financial and industry data to assess business performance and make recommendations to ensure growth, viability and competitive advantage within sensible risk parameters
  • Functional| Environmental Scanning| Service
  • Able to identify and integrate trends in the organization, industry, economy, political, social, legal / regulatory and global context, combined with the capacity to articulate and visualize the greater ecosystem
  • Functional| Knowledge Sharing| Service
  • Promotes the generation and sharing of knowledge, and learning in order to enhance the collective knowledge of the team or organization
  • Functional| Organizational Awareness| Service
  • To understand the organization according to some or many of the following themes such as structure, culture, strategy, values, systems, processes, policies, key stakeholders / individuals and technology in order to achieve its vision, mission and objectives.
  • Functional| Process and Technological Competence| Service
  • Utilizes, identifies, engineers and leverages processes and technologies to meet business needs
  • Interpersonal| Interpersonal Agility| Service
  • Shows insight into interpersonal dynamics and is able to adapt responses accordingly, displaying appropriate tact, empathy and sensitivity whilst maintaining relationships overtime
  • Intrapersonal| Drive And Results Orientation| Service
  • Is a self-starter who produces consistently high quality outputs within agreed deadlines. Prompt and proactive in driving for results and sets challenging goals for self and others
  • Technical| Programming| Advanced
  • The ability to understand business requirements and translate it into business solutions using programming logic. Able to manipulate data using programming techniques.
  • Technical| Software Design| Advanced
  • Increase operational efficiency and suggest solutions to enhance cost effectiveness by removal of duplicated processes


  • Identify, control and escalate potential risks which may lead to increased costs
  • Produce program specifications and implement system enhancements by addressing specific business needs and resolving queries
  • Cultivate and manage objective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders, including end-users, SME's, project managers and senior staff members by providing input to business requirements and being able to present and sell concepts to clients
  • Deliver exceptional service that exceeds customers' expectations through proactive, innovative and appropriate solutions by resolving queries fast end effective
  • Monitor systems post change and pro-actively do performance analysis to ensure there is no system failure due to capacity
  • Minimize system downtime through pro-active identification of potential issues and ensure minimization of recurring problems by managing defects and performing code reviews
  • Assess, identify and mitigate potential risks within the IT programming environment by complying with technology business policy and process requirements (SDLC and change / release management process definition) to ensure operational performance
  • Comply, understand and implement all steps within IT development and meet governance in terms of legislative and audit requirements during programming execution
  • Produce technical specifications and architecture that is in accordance to agreed standards
  • Design, test and debug to obtain a robust solution with supporting documentation
  • Code, compile, test and implement applications in compliance with the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Support development environments
  • Responsible for coding standards and peer reviews
  • Maintain maximum system availability by ensuring that incidents are recorded for future reference and adequate root cause analysis is done to eliminate the risk of a recurrence
  • Manage own development to increase own competencies

Please visit our website at for more details and to register your C.V.

For more information please contact:
Alicia Wiskin