Senior Java Developer / Senior AWS Cloud Specialist

Pretoria / Midrand / Home Office Rotation - 211


If you are a passionate Java developer comfortable with both front -end and back-end development, full of energy and ambition, a great communicator and team player, this is the right position for you.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Relevant IT / Business Degree
  • At least 8-10 years Cloud architecture and reporting technology experience
  • Extensive experience in implementing and monitoring solutions
  • Experience in testing (manual or automated testing)
  • Sound knowledge in Java
  • Familiarity with Microservices Architecture, Cloud Architecture, Cloud-native and Container Architecture
  • At least 8 years' worth of experience using front-end and back-end technologies such as JavaScript, Node.js, Java
  • Experience with Design / Architecture Patterns
  • Experience in AGILE or SCRUM
  • Experience CI/CD Tools like Jenkins, SonarQube, Nexus, Artifactory
  • AWS: Lambda, API Gateway, DynamoDB, CloudWatch, SQS
  • Experience with testing tools like Karma, Jasmine, Postman, Newman, Cypress, Selenium, Junit, Robot, Jest
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence Experience with Jenkins, SonarQube and Nexus
  • Web and digital project experience advantageous
  • Agile working experience advantageous
  • AWS Certified will be an advantage 
  • Willing and able to travel internationally
Experience with cloud technologies (Amazon AWS is strongly preferred):

  • Automated deployment and configuration of components and systems
  • IaaS knowledge, e.g. deployment and maintenance of Linux VMs
  • Virtual networks, including communication with on-premise networks
  • Authentication, authorization concepts (OAuth2, OpenID Connect)
  • Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery (design, configuration and operation)
  • Infrastructure as Code (Cloud formation templates, Terraform), Configuration Management (e.g. Ansible)
  • Monitoring and log analytics
  • AWS Lambda, CloudWatch, DynamoDB, SQS

  • Develop and operate production ready business applications
  • Liaise with customer, team members and external vendors
  • Deploy applications in AWS (via Jenkins and with scripting and automation)
  • Monitoring and operation of applications within AWS CloudWatch
  • Applying cloud-security patterns and concepts to the solutions and deployments
  • Managing projects / processes
  • Ability to develop within a specific sought-after programming language
  • Strong working knowledge with software development tools, techniques and approaches used to build application solutions
  • Working knowledge with software development tools, techniques and approaches used to build application solutions
  • Cloud computing technologies, Business drivers and emerging computing trends
  • Understanding of integration between different technologies
  • Coordination between development and support environments
  • Assisting with the business case
  • Planning and monitoring
  • Eliciting requirements
  • Requirements organisation
  • Translating and simplifying requirements
  • Requirements management and communication
  • Requirements analysis
  • Document requirements in appropriate format depending on methodology followed
  • Assist with identification and management of risks
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