Java Developer

Java Developer

Job Title: Java Developer
Location: Gauteng
Salary: 800000.00
Reference: JN -092017-9585
Job Published: October 16, 2017 13:29

Job Description

The design, creation, testing and documentation of new and amended applications from supplied specifications in accordance with agreed standards to help business be more efficient and provide a better service

 Increase operational efficiency and suggest solutions to enhance cost effectiveness.
 Deliver exceptional service that exceeds customers’ expectations through proactive, innovative and appropriate solutions by resolving queries quickly and effectively.
 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.
 Produce program specifications and implement system enhancements by addressing specific business needs and resolving queries.
 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.
 Comply, understand and implement all steps within IT development and meet governance in terms of legislative and audit requirements during programming execution.
 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.
 Produce technical specifications and architecture that is in accordance to agreed standards. Design, code, test and debug to obtain a robust solution with supporting documentation.
 Minimise system downtime through pro-active identification of potential issues and ensure minimisation of recurring problems by managing defects and performing code reviews.
 Monitor systems post change and pro-actively do performance analysis to ensure there is no system failure due to capacity.
 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 and develop technical and business skills.
 Proactively engage with business units and colleagues to understand underlying needs and opportunities, and identify Information Technology (IT) innovative solutions in a timely manner.
 Supervises the work of other developers. Provides technical assistance to fellow developers and other Information Technology (IT) team members.

Qualifications and Experience
 Degree or Diploma in Computer Science
 Familiar with one or more programming languages as appropriate for the specific requirements of the department related to the field.
 2 – 5 years experience in programming
 System Design experience advantageous