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Java Developer

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Our clients’ core purpose is to make people healthier and to enhance and protect their lives. They seek out and invest in exceptional individuals who understand and support their core purpose and whose own values align with those of the organisation. The organisations’ fast-paced and dynamic environment enables smart, self-driven people to be their best.


  • The key purpose of this role is the analysis, design, development and implementation of custom solutions based on the Java platform – but specific to the Identity and Access Management (IAM) sphere
  • You will be working in a highly performant and dynamic team, responsible for global IAM solutions
  • Develop, test, and maintain high quality application software
  • Analyse, maintain and enhance existing application and troubleshoot issues
  • Assist with the production of technical specifications and designs
  • Promote new technologies and share knowledge within the team
  • Recommend improvements to development processes, contribute to implementation plans, and assist in rollout
  • Perform code reviews




  • Matric / Grade 12 and formal Java qualifications


  • IT related Degree or Diploma (BSc / BTech or similar)




  • 3 years Java systems development experience
  • Java EE knowledge and experience
  • Experience with XML / XSD / JAXB and Web Services
  • SOAP and REST (XML / JSON)
  • RDBMS development experience (T-SQL or PL / SQL)
  • Unit testing and mocking frameworks
  • Knowledge of OO design principles and development patterns
  • Identity Management Experience (in one or more of the below)
  • Protocol experience in SAML / OIDC / OAuth / Kerberos
  • LDAP Directory experience, such as Active Directory or OpenLdap
  • IAM platform experience, with SailPoint IIQ / IDN a plus


  • Experience with industry standard Application Servers (preferably Jboss / Wildfly)
  • Good understanding of infrastructure
  • Linux / Windows hosts
  • TCP / IP and related network technologies
  • 5 years Java systems development experience
  • Spring Framework
  • ORM / Hibernate / JPA experience
  • JMS, Tibco EMS experience
  • Presentation layer development (HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, GWT, Spring MVC)
  • Experience with Business Rules Management Frameworks
  • Experience using formal modelling languages (UML, etc.) and modelling tools (Enterprise Architect, Visual Paradigm etc.)
  • Exposure to Agile principles and methodologies, including Continuous Integration and Test-Driven Development


Requirements and Skills

  • Passionate about technology and development
  • Results oriented with the ability to work under pressure and juggle multiple concurrent projects with changing priorities and deadlines 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Able to deal with complexity and migrate between detailed and high-level requirements
  • Important: Self-starter who takes ownership, is accountable, and can work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Rational thinker who can handle pressure, the ability to keep a calm head during a crisis
  • A forward thinker who can understand and follow trends within the Identity management space


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

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Banking/Finance And Investment

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Geographic Location

Gauteng - JHB North