Java Senior Developer - Cape Town

The Senior Developer will have hands on development responsibilities over the companies front end site and e-commerce platform (including its integration in to the back office ERP, search engine and third party systems). The candidate will be responsible for Java development work, using defined development processes and best practices and actively developing software products in conformance to the specification, technical strategy/direction and of the company. Job Outputs • With a focus on Java, utilising cutting edge web/mobile development technology develop products on various technology platforms • Embrace agile methodology with a focus on delivery in line with business need • Consult with product owner and business analysts in the definition of products and requirements • Inject new technology and learning in to the team • Mentorship of more junior resources • Ensure a high standard development, overall product quality and compliance to standards Qualifications and Experience • Open source experience • BSc or BTech degree • Good understanding of Computer Science principles especially SOA, TDD, DDD, Web/Mobile 2.0 and distributed systems • Strong web development background with cross functional experience • Experience in being part of a mixed language and technology team • 5+ years total development experience (3+ years Java) • Worked on commerce related web sites or technology • Experience in using open source platforms • Solid relational database skills • Competent with general technology, computer hardware and familiar with online server infrastructure Additional Skills • Large SKU size retail site experience (ideally in an international context) • Linux skills • User interface and usability expertise • Mobile exposure • Knowledge of the following technologies/frameworks would be highly beneficial • E-Commerce platform exposure (Hybris, Endeca) • Spring • Spring Web MVC • Hibernate or JPA • JSP/JSON/XHTML/JavaScript • iOS / Android

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