• Location: South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town
  • Salary: ZAR60000 - ZAR85000 per month + Benefits
  • Technology: Java Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 8th Jan, 2020
  • Reference: SJDCPT8120
Job Type: Senior Java Developer

Location: Cape Town (CBD)

Contact name: Liam Burrell

Telephone: +27 87 237 9834

Salary: Up to R85,000 per month

This company is an early stage business in the healthcare technology field providing safe and secure channels for professionals in the healthcare industry to share and collaborate regarding sensitive patient data.

They are looking for a Senior Java Developer to join the team.

Purpose of the Job

Your will be part of a team building a critical real-time communication platform. You will take part in
the planning and delivery of a scalable architecture that can support a high load with full

Key Responsibilities:

* Contribution to the scalable and reliable architecture
* Development and maintenance of the core backend components
* Establishing automated deployment and testing processes
* Integration with third party systems

Key Tasks

* Develop and maintain the core system components of the communication platform.
* Contribute to architecting and deploying a system that can scale according to demand with
* the necessary fault tolerance and redundancy structures in place.
* Manage deployment to cloud providers.
* Ensure databases are designed and performing optimally.
* Research and evaluate new technologies, components and tools for inclusion in our
* Involvement in the full software development lifecycle, including agile processes:
- SCRUM and sprint planning
- Continuous integration and automated deployment
- Maintain an automated testing environment
* Planning and architecture
* Maintaining production systems


* At least 3 years of backend development experience in a commercial environment
* (preferably one with external users)
* Java / Kotlin experience
* Familiarity with deployment to Linux environments
* Cloud platform experience advantageous
* Competent in using distributed source control systems
* Strong relational database experience
* Message queues and REST services

Bonus Requirements

* Worked with Akka
* Worked with event-driven architecture and CQRS
* Worked with microservices architecture

To apply, please send your CV to l.burrell@pearsonfrank.com or call +27 87 237 9834

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