Posted on :
16 Feb, 2023
16 Feb, 2023
We feed our Software Engineers coffee and doughnuts which provides the fuel they need to produce high-quality software that solves very real problems.
Job Title: Java Developer / IT Graduate
Location: Cape Town – Kenilworth
Duties & Responsibilities:
It’s important at this point to note that we call you “Software Engineers” and not “Developers”, “Programmers” or “Coders”. Why? Because you won’t just code up something that’s been designed. You will help us Engineer a solution. You are part of the solution. Part of our world-class team.
You’ll engage with customers, identify their operational challenges and build clever software to solve those challenges. Supported by our experienced teams, you’ll help to drive the prolific spread of fast, reliable Internet access throughout Africa. You’ll work with Internet Service Providers (ISPs) like MWEB, Vox, Cybersmart and Frogfoot.
You’ll help implement solutions using our business automation platform, to enable our customers to deliver Fibre, Satellite and other Internet-based products. You’ll work with a variety of software technologies like Mobile Apps, GIS Mapping, Network Integration, Hardware Provisioning and Mobile Money payment platforms.
Bottom line – You’ll make a difference.
Design and develop high-quality Java applications using cutting edge technologies for Object Relational Mapping, Caching and Service-Oriented Architecture
Work with our experienced Software Engineers and learn from our dynamic team
Learn about implementing scalable, robust, maintainable software using design patterns and object-oriented principles
Desired Skills and Expertise
Required Technical Skills:
Good understanding of the Java programming language/syntax
Experience with SQL and RDBMS database concepts and design
Exposure to Object Relational Mapping (e.g. Hibernate, EJB3)
Exposure to Java servlet containers (e.g. Tomcat, GlassFish, Jetty)
Experience with Java IDEs (e.g. Eclipse, IntelliJ, Netbeans)
Practical database experience (e.g. MySQL, Oracle, MS SQL)
Good English writing capabilities and communication skills
Some Recommended Technical Skills:
Exposure/understanding of version control and the software development lifecycle in a team environment
Exposure to Linux (e.g. CentOS, UBuntu, Fedora, RHEL, openSUSE, Debian)
Good understanding of Internet and LAN/WAN technologies
Exposure to accounting and business concepts
You as a Person:
Must be willing and able to learn new technologies
Excellent technical skills and a hunger to learn more
A good understanding of broad business processes and principles
Excellent communication skills & good interpersonal skills
Able to work independently as well as part of a team
Dynamic self-starter: highly motivated / enthusiastic / energetic
Analytical and objective, with attention to detail
Hard working and keen to take on new challenges as part of the team that does so every day