Rainmaker Acquisition

Java Developer (WC) Permanent

RA002 Retail 01 Apr 2019
Rainmaker Acquisition Cape Town
Market Related
Detail Information
Job Summary

Our client, a large chain of South African retail outlets is looking for a Java Developer. Can you build a multi-site, redundant environment? Maintain integrity to multiple third party endpoints all in real time 24/7?
Does 3 way real time reconciliation of transactions with 100% accuracy, intrigue you? It’s a proper engineering problem to solve and we need talented people to solve it, are you ready and able to accept the challenge?
Can you make your customer smile when they use your software to check up on the latest purchase?
If the answer to any of this is yes! Come and help us change the face of retail both in South Africa and beyond.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:
• Develop and maintain large scale, low latency applications for financial and retail products
• Give input for defining a cross company deployment strategy.
• Write well designed, testable, efficient code.
• Produce technical and user documentation

Key Skills / Requirements

Qualifications and Experience:
• BSc Computer Science degree (or equivalent) with at least five years of general development
experience (three years exposure to financial/retail).
Must Have:
• Strong problem solving skills.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Ability to take responsibility.
• Ability to work within a team.
• Effective planning and organisational skills.
• Ability to work under pressure.
• Deadline driven.
• Self-skilling and ambitious.
• Experience with Agile methodologies including Scrum and Kanban.
• Experience in a retail, payments or banking environment.
• Firm understanding of Object Orientated programming and design using common design
patterns.
• Experience in developing web applications using at least one popular web framework eg.
Spring, JSF, etc.
• Understand full application life-cycle (web, db, application, front-end and 3rd party integration).
• Experience designing/implementing high performance Web services using SOA/REST.
• Experience with test-driven development and continuous integration.
• Experience with relational databases. .
• Ability to quickly learn and develop expertise in highly complex existing applications and
architectures
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Nice to Have:
• Experience with noSQL (MongoDb, Cassandra, etc.)