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. Role : To develop functionality for a JEE (J2EE) based product.
The backend is a service-oriented Spring based application. It provides a service layer for different user channels ranging from web clients, rich clients and batch users integrating via JMS and web services.
The work contains a portion of support and refactoring of the existing code as well as new development to extend it for new functionality and add extra integration points.
Responsibilities : Supporting existing and develop new functionality and components. Understanding existing product and domain elements and work with business analysts to refine and implement new requirements.
Refactor and improve the code to keep the product maintainable and adaptable to new requirements. Working effectively in a team environment and follow / develop product software development processes and standards.
Evaluating and improving application performance, and high availability features. Creating unit and integrated system tests to show that the developed functionality works as intended.
Do root cause analysis on bugs to find and fix the cause of a problem in an integrated system. Building and deploying the system on an application server.
Creating and executing qualification tests. Incorporating the work done by other developers and do whatever is necessary to get the system to work again with the changes, including debugging other peoples code, making changes to test data, etc.
Requirements : Relevant tertiary qualification in Engineering or Computer Science 3 years relevant experience as a developer as part of a team in a software development environment.
A good understanding of the SDLC process, tools and techniques specifically as applied to software development methodology.
Experience with team development tools : Use of source control applications (preferably Git). Experience of the following technologies : JEE (J2EE) server-
side technologies. Java 6 and above. Spring framework (preferably Spring 4). JPA / Hibernate. Experience with an application server (Oracle WebLogic -
preferable). Build tools(i.e. Maven, Grunt). SQL and experience with a relational database (Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL). Java script framework (Angular).
Bootstrap, CSS3, HTML5. REST / SOAP. Ability to deliver production quality software by e.g. paying attention to detail, do extensive unit testing and support quality testing phases.
Knowledge and / or experience of the following would be a plus : Business process / workflow layers e.g. JBPM, BPEL. Groovy Continuous integration (Hudson, Bamboo or Jenkins).
Bower Jasmine Karma Protractor SoapUI. Integration experience (Web services, JMS ). JAXB and XML Schema Docker Use of a UML tool for documentation.