Intermediate Java Developer

AES Global

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AES Global

Cape Town, South Africa
021 201 7100

Intermediate Java Developer

Location Cape Town, South Africa
Employment Type Full Time
Seniority Level Mid
Experience 4 to 6 years
Remuneration Type Basic
Remuneration Frequency Monthly
Benefits -
10/01/2020 Reference Number: AES108283422
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  • J2EE Applications
  • Java
  • SOAP

Job Description

To develop functionality for a JEE (J2EE) based product. The backend is a service oriented Spring
based application. It provides a service layer for different user channels ranging from web clients,
rich clients and batch users integrating via JMS and web services. The work contains a portion of
support and refactoring of the existing code as well as new development to extend it for new
functionality and add extra integration points.


  • Support existing and develop new functionality and components
  • Understand existing product and domain elements and work with business analysts to
    refine and implement new requirements
  • Refactor and improve the code to keep the product maintainable and adaptable to new
  • Work effectively in a team environment and follow/develop product software
    development processes and standards
  • Evaluate and improve application performance, and high availability features
  • Create unit and integrated system tests to show that the developed functionality works as
  • Do root cause analysis on bugs to find and fix the cause of a problem in an integrated
  • Build and deploy the system on an application server
  • Create and execute qualification tests.
  • Incorporate the work done by other developers and do whatever is necessary to get the
    system to work again with the changes, including debugging other people’s code, making
    changes to test data, etc


  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Engineering or Computer Science and/or At least
    3 years relevant experience as a developer as part of a team in a software
    development environment
  • A strong knowledge of Java essential
  • Experience in JavaScript or Typescript is preferred
  • Ability to work in a team environment: Follow/provide mentorship
  • A good understanding of the SDLC process, tools and techniques specifically as
    applied to software development methodology
  • Experience with team development tools: Use of source control applications
    (preferably Git)
  • Ability to deliver production quality software by e.g. paying attention to detail, do extensive
    unit testing and support quality testing phases

Experience of the following technologies:

  • JEE (J2EE) server side technologies
  • Java 6 and above
  • Spring framework (preferably Spring 4)
  • JPA /Hibernate
  • Experience with an application server (Oracle Weblogic - preferable)
  • Build tools(i.e. Maven, Grunt)
  • SQL and experience with a relational database (Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL)
  • Java script framework(Angular)
  • Bootstrap, CSS3, HTML 5
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