Java Cloud Software Developer – Semi Remote R700 per hour

A leading Asset Management environment is after a passionate Java Developer with excellent cloud knowledge who’s passionate about knowledge sharing and giving guidance. Are you full of energy and ambition, hands-on and not afraid of making your hands dirty, this is the right position for you.

This opportunity provides exposure to a cutting-edge global IT system landscape and processes while still maintaining a high work-life balance.

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Essential Requirements:

  • At least 5 years knowledge and experience in Java development including the necessary solution space e.g., version control (Git)
  • Familiarity with Microservices, Cloud Architectures and Container Architectures e.g., Docker
  • Azure Steering / Setup of new solutions and architecture experience
  • PostgreSQL
  • Docker
  • Experienced with streaming platforms or messaging systems e.g., MQTT
  • Fit-for-business-purpose mind-set i.e., the solutions provided must meet the business goals.
  • Excellent communication skills and team-oriented work behaviour in a distributed team.
  • Strong ability to understand and interpret Business needs and requirements with the ability to move concepts through to proposal and finally successful implementation.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills with ability to communicate effectively (both verbally and written) with both technical and non-technical colleagues / users.
  • Proficient in conducting user research in foreign markets i.e., language barriers may exist.
  • Should be willing to deal with (talk to) our customers. In most cases they will be foreign customers and language barriers might exist.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, inter dependant as well as independently and submit deliverables on time and in excellent quality.  SELF STARTER.
  • Above board work ethics –this is of utmost importance.
  • Flexibility to take up different tasks in the project.
  • Ability and willingness to coach and give training to fellow colleagues and users when required.
  • Willing and able to travel extensively, for up to 2 weeks at a time (international).
  • Relevant IT Degree / Diploma / equivalent work Experience.
  • +5 years’ experience in as a Software Engineer
  • +3 years’ experience with Azure Cloud

Advantageous Skills:

  • Experience with Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery tools (e.g. Maven, Jenkins, Flyway, SonarQube, Nexus, Git, GitHub Actions)
  • Experience with IaC (Infrastructure as Code) tools (e.g. Terraform, Ansible)
  • Experience with backend frameworks like Java EE, Quarkus, Eclipse Microprofile
  • Experience with relational databases (e.g. PostgreSQL) and SQL
  • Experience with messaging systems (e.g. MQTT)
  • Experience with Container Orchestration Platforms, Azure AKS,
  • Test Automation
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence
  • Experience of agile methodologies, particularly Scrum
  • Speaking German (advantageous).
  • Agile experience (advantageous).
  • ITIL process knowledge and work experience (advantageous)

Reference Number for this position is GZ56778 which is a long-term contract position paying per hour working semi remotely offering a contract rate of R700 per hour negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Garth on garthz @ e-merge .co .za or call him on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

    To apply for this position, contact Garth Zoutendyk at garthz@e-merge.co.za or complete the form below:





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