Intermediate Java Developer - JEE

Intermediate Java Developer - JEE

Job Title: Intermediate Java Developer - JEE
Location: Western Cape
Salary: 540000.00
Reference: JN -052017-8484
Job Published: May 30, 2017 09:53

Job Description

Key Responsibilities 
  • Analysis of change requests received
  • Provide recommendations and cost / man-day estimates for implementing changes
  • Design prototypes for change requests
  • Maintain existing programmes according to change requests
  • Produce appropriate software programs that satisfy the specifications
  • Test own programs / artefacts to ensure correctness
  • Test Interfaces to other systems
  • Debugging of programs
  • Provide test information to Testers
  • Implement changes into the Production environment
  • Document changes implemented and programs
  • Updates of data model documentation
  • Problem solving, root cause analysis and user assistance (functional)
  • Technical support / assistance to others on own programs / systems
  • Provision of user guides / training material
  • Provide hands-on training for own system
  • Provide standby / support (if and when applicable)
  • Correct errors / bugs in production
Minimuim Requirements 

1. Qualifications:

  • Grade12

  • Preferably a computer Science degree, IT Diploma or equivalent in experience

  • Java Certification will be advantageous

2. Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience within application development in Java

  • Minimum 2 years working experience in J2EE

  • Practical experience with Java Server Pages, Servlets, Stateless Session Beans, JDBC, Java Messaging Service

  • An understanding of Object-Orientation

  • UML experience

  • Experience with Web Service will be an advantage

  • Experience with the following tools will be an advantage: IBM Websphere, IBM MQ Series, DB2, Eclipse or Websphere Application Developer

  • Relational Database experience (Experience with DB2 development will be an advantage.)

  • Experience with RCP development will be an advantage.

  • Experience in Call Centre applications (recommended)

  • Financial Services knowledge (recommended)

  • At least 4 years IT experience

3. Knowledge:

  • Understanding of the SDLC Methodology

  • Relevant program languages

  • Problem Analysis and Problem Solving Techniques

  • Impact Analysis Techniques

  • Documentation Frameworks, Tools and Standards

  • Understanding of Project Management Principles

  • Understanding the Deployment Process in the Development Phase

  • High level understanding of Enterprise Test Methodology
  • Strong analytical & numerical ability

  • Problem solving skills

  • Conceptual thinker

  • Good communication / interpersonal  skills

  • Action / results orientation

  • Quality orientation

  • Knowledge seeking / learning orientation

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