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Back End Software Engineer

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A leading video entertainment organisation is currently seeking an individual to assume the role of Back End Software Engineer. The Successful incumbent will be responsible for building and maintaining dynamic, scalable, maintainable and high performing back end applications by using the latest available technologies and frameworks to solve online streaming problems for the companies customers.


  • Design and maintain technical system requirements based on business needs.
  • Develop backend applications based on approved specifications and prototypes.
  • Develop, test, debug and maintain application code.
  • Develop, update and maintain technical documentation.
  • Integrate existing as well as new applications onto Online, Mobile, Broad band and Broadcast platforms.
  • Participate in the entire application lifecycle, focusing on coding and debugging.
  • Write clean code with tests to develop functional backend applications in line with industry best practices and principles.
  • Integrate to application monitoring tool to be able troubleshoot and debug applications.
  • Continuously review and improve application performance.
  • Support and improve legacy applications.
  • Collaborate with Front-end developers to integrate user-facing elements with server-side logic.
  • Gather and address technical and design requirements.
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use.
  • Liaise with developers, designers and system administrators to identify new features.


  • A Degree in IT or Computer Science.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in software engineering.
  • Must have exceptional knowledge of Webservice, C#, Java, JSON, REST, WCF.
  • Must be proficient with working on the spring framework.
  • Good MVC knowledge.
  • Tomcat, Apache.
  • CI/CD knowledge and experience with the likes of Jenkins, Selenium, Maven, JBehave, Puppet.
  • Test Driven Development (TDD) and/or Behaviour Driven Development (BDD).
  • Solid understanding of Agile methodologies, SCRUM experience would be advantageous.
  • RDBMS experience (MySQL, MSSQL).
  • NoSQL knowledge would be a definite advantage (MongoDB, Neo4J).
  • Must have previous exposure to full life cycle systems development.
  • Understand XML data driven applications and object orientated programming.
  • Good understanding of Web Servers, IIS and Web Site setup and configuration.

Kindly note, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of your application please consider it unsuccessful.

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Geographic Location

Gauteng - JHB North