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Java Developer – Information Technology job – Market related salary – Johannesburg, South Africa

A financial services firm has a great job opportunity for an experienced Java Developer in Johannesburg to build, maintain, and enhance their Java based applications. A strong understanding of Java and object-oriented programming is required

They are looking for a Java Developer in Johannesburg who can help make decisions about architecture and application design, as well as write code to specification. A strong plus to someone who can design UIs that are aesthetically pleasing and easy to use. They work with an “agile-like” approach; you must be ready to focus on delivering the core requirements needed to move a project from idea to implementation, and to follow-up with improvements and enhancements as needed, on an iterative basis. Additionally, experience with numerical analysis in Java would be beneficial, as is experience in web development. There are opportunities available at the independent contributor and team lead level.

Requirements for this Java Developer job in Johannesburg:

  • At least 3-5 yrs. experience as individual contributor for the individual contributor role
  • An additional 2-4 years’ experience in a leadership position for a more senior leadership role Able to work in Windows and Linux environments
  • Strong application design skills; able to architect and design applications for desktop and web environments
  • Strong Java skills, including Swing, multithreading, strong debugging ability
  • Experience implementing numerical algorithms in Java is a strong plus; must be able to discuss examples in detail
  • Java-based web development helpful (either Apache Tomcat or similar app server)
  • Experience with non-Java languages a plus, especially for web development (JavaScript, PHP) and Excel (VBA)
  • Experience using a bug tracking system such as Jira, Mantis, or similar
  • Experience using a code repository, such as SVN, VSS, or similar

If meet the above requirements for this Java Developer job in Johannesburg, we would like to hear from you! Please send your CV through to If you have not received any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist

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