Open Position -

Java Developer

REF. NO:
PrF - JD

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

As a Java Developer you will be responsible for the planning and development of back-end and front-end applications used for premium insurance financing. You will interact with staff to understand business requirements and make sure that the applications you work on meet them. Previous experience working in a SaaS environment is desirable. Over time and as we gradually move away from a Java-based system, you will be working on microservices written in Go.

YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO SOMETHING BIG:

  • Active involvement in the planning, development and testing phases of the company’s software applications
  • Contributing with strong Java expertise and engineering experience
  • Develop high profile, high performance multi-tenant applications using cutting edge technologies in the cloud
  • Collaborate with the already existing agile scrum team to design and implement full stack technical solutions
  • Identify, test & implement the latest and most appropriate technologies for the task at hand
  • Implement industry standard best practices such as automated testing, continuous integration, continuous delivery, automated deployments, and infrastructure as code
  • Support the success and development of others in the team
  • Carrying out other ad hoc duties as required

OUR IDEAL TEAMMATE HAS EXPERIENCE WITH/KNOWLEDGE IN:

  • Java (MVC / MVMM / Architecture / Frameworks)
  • Spring boot
  • Apache Kafka, event-driven programming
  • RESTful APIs, gRPC, containerized microservices, Docker, Kubernetes, SQL & noSQL databases, CI/CD
  • SQL, PL/SQL
  • Tomcat
  • Linux, Unix experience
  • Git
  • Agile / pair programming
  • SaaS / multi-tenant architecture (incl. database sharing)
  • Experience with testing, strong appreciation for TDD/BDD

YOU WILL GET BROWNIE POINTS FOR:

  • Experience with Oracle, PostgreSQL & NoSQL databases
  • Experience and/or interest in Go & Python
  • Basic understanding of APIs and Rest-based applications, shell scripting, JIRA, Confluence, Office 365
  • An IT related degree qualification
  • An understanding of premium finance is an advantage

YOUR PERSONALITY:

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written, are essential
  • Willingness to serve clients and be empathetic to their needs  
  • High attention to detail and a keen emphasis on accuracy
  • Ability to work to deadlines, along with the flexibility to manage changing priorities and the ability to multi-task
  • Proven ability to sustain high level of performance under pressure and remain focused
  • Ability to self-motivate, self-manage and work both autonomously and as part of a team

WHY JOIN US:

By joining us you will enjoy unparalleled opportunities to a rewarding & diverse career path. Here are some of the perks you will also enjoy:

  • 25 Days Paid Leave
  • Supplemental Health & Dental Care
  • Competitive Remuneration Package
  • Exceptional Social Package & Special Discounts
  • Innovative & Agile Teams
  • Challenging Projects & Leading-edge Technologies
  • Friendly & Supportive Atmosphere
  • Socially Responsible Company
  • Tech & Soft Skills Training
  • Team Bonding Events
  • Fruity Afternoons & Beer Thursdays
  • Excellent Office Location & Facilities & a wonderful terrace
  • Relaxing & Gaming Areas
  • Free Bike Parking & Showers

Learn more about the tech stack and team culture here.