Studio 29

Java Developer

  • Location Woodstock, Western Cape
  • Category Back-end Developer
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Salary Negotiable
  • Ref # 5255

We are looking for a Mid-Senior Java Developer who is passionate about Java programming, quality and driven to find solutions to complex problems.

The successful candidate will develop systems in JAVA within the company’s ecosystem of applications such as bespoke Customer Management, Fraud detection, payment integrations, rewards platform, reporting systems. Maintenance and enhancements to existing systems and the development of new systems.


Education programs – Employees can apply for paid study leave and financial assistance while studying

Health care – A contribution by the company towards a Discovery package that suits your needs

Annual leave - increases to days day’s after one year service

Income & Financial workshops offered

Birthday Bonus – Cash reward to spend on spoiling yourself

Sophisticated coffee machines for the real coffee lovers

Fresh Fruit / Waffle Wednesdays and a cave to hangout and grab a beer, shoot some pool or watch movies

Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Planning and design of systems implementation
  • Systems development through reusable, testable code and libraries
  • Development of system features
  • Related data-structures, queries, and their software life-cycle management
  • Detailed documentation of all developed systems and their day-to-day processes
  • Development of personal skill set in-line with industry trends to meet company objectives
  • Ongoing research & development in-line with business objectives
  • Ongoing evaluation and optimisation of systems
  • Monitoring and support of systems on an as-needed basis

Skills and Qualifications

  • Proficient in Java v1.8
  • Proficient in T-SQL (MySQL and Postgres would be an advantage)
  • Debugging / Profiling
  • Testable code practices
  • Version control and GitHub
  • SOA environment experience, Linux, Json, JavaScript would be an advantage
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with people at all levels
  • Excellent planning and coordination skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to function well in a busy, demanding environment
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong leadership abilities
  • Active participation in the Agile community is desirable
  • Drive and contribute to the culture of the organisation