Smalltalk developer

  • Recruiter:eoh
  • Location:Not Specified
  • Salary:Salary Negotiable
  • Sector:Not Specified
  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Date added:07 June 2017
  • AA/EE opportunity?:No
  • Benefits:Not included

Opportunity for a SmallTalk Developer!

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have Matric / Gr. 12.
  • Major in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or related area. Prefer Master’s degree or above.

Skills Required:

  • 3-6 years’ experience with an OO language (Smalltalk, Java, Ruby, Objective-C, etc).
  • OO DB skills on Gemstone.
  • Strong OO design skills with understanding of common Java design paradigms.
  • Experience translating business requirements into operational systems.
  • Experience implementing business workflow systems designed to improve reliability and reduce manual effort.
  • Ability to propose creative and elegant solutions to complex technical problems.
  • Commitment to operational excellence: building low-defect systems that are user-friendly with low operational burden.
  • Willingness to own all stages of development process: design, testing, implementation, operational support.
  • Willingness to work in an agile team development environment, have basic knowledge of agile design process, experience developing software in an agile environment is highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of database, SQL.
  • Familiarity with Spring, Hibernate, Web Services, Oracle, MySQL is a plus.
  • Experience building large-scale, fault-tolerant distributed systems is preferred.
  • Experience with event-driven systems highly desirable.
  • Excellent communication skills.


  • Analyse Software requirements and plan development accordingly.
  • Develop high quality and effective Software within strict timelines.
  • Communicate effectively with Business Owners, Managers, Quality Control Specialists and Co-Developers regarding plans, issues and timelines.
  • Be willing to help and teach Co-Developers and Quality Control Specialists when necessary.

Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve, identify alternative solutions and communicate best practices.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Clear credit and criminal record.

Salary: R 40 000 – R 50 000 per month depending on work experience and skill level.

Please note that if you have not been contacted within 7 days of your application, please consider your application unsuccessful. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  You are welcome to call our offices for more information on 087 295 0701.

Ref: JHB001292/DJV

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