Senior Java Developer - Parvana, Western Cape

  • Western Cape
  • Salary: Market Related (Negotiable)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: IT, Technology, Technical
  • Posted by Parvana on Friday, March 15, 2019
  • Reference: DJ 1001725
  • Apply before Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 25 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Parvana

About the Client:

Based in Somerset West, this global technology organization focuses on big and complex applications for large government projects.

A very secure and highly successful organization who prefer hiring perm staff and in return offer very good benefits and long term stability.

As a culture, the focus is on holistic modernization and continuous improvement.

Please Note: This job advert is an abridged version of the original job specification


  • Supporting existing and developing new functionality and components.

  • Understanding existing product and domain elements.

  • Refactoring and improving the code to keep the product maintainable and adaptable.

  • Evaluating and improving application performance, and high availability features.

  • Creating unit and integrated system tests.

  • Creating technical documentation to support developed components through their lifecycles.

  • Performing root cause analysis on bugs to find and fix the cause of a problem in an integrated system.

Candidate Requirements

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Engineering or Information Sciences.
  • 5+ years relevant experience as a back-end developer in multi-tier Java application development.
  • Strong knowledge of Java essential.
  • Ability to work in a team environment, collaborate on a common (UML) design model.
  • A thorough understanding of SDLC processes, tools and techniques.
  • Experience with team development tools.
  • Experience of the following technologies:
    • JEE (J2EE) server-side technologies, EJB’s and RESTful Services
    • Spring framework (preferable)
    • JPA / Hibernate
    • Experience with an application server (i.e. Tomcat, WebSphere, WebLogic)
    • Integration experience (Web services, JMS - nice to have)
    • JAXB and XML Schema
    • Maven
    • SQL and experience with a relational database (i.e. Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL, DB2)
    • SoapUI
  • Ability to deliver production quality software.
  • Knowledge and experience of the following would be a bonus:
    • Business process/workflow layers e.g. JBPM, BPEL
    • Rules engines (i.e. drools)
    • Design patterns
    • Continuous integration tools (i.e. Hudson, Jenkins)
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About Parvana

We are a recruitment company specialising in IT, telco & Finance with offices in South Africa and the United Kingdom. We are a highly skilled team that endeavours to provide a personal, efficient and value add service.

PARVANA is Persian for butterfly.

An unusual name for a recruitment agency perhaps, but we like to think it will stick with you next time you think about new opportunities.

At Parvana, we pride ourselves on our ability to not only assist our clients who are trying to find the best talent, but to guide and offer advice to our candidates who are looking for a new career.

That’s why when any executive or high profile employee is looking for a new career, they head directly to Parvana - and so should you.