Senior Specialist Developer Java 14 views

Job Overview

  • Salary Offer Market related
  • Experience Level Senior
  • Total Years Experience 0-5


A Senior Specialist Developer: Java.2 to develop and maintain system software applications based on business system requirements and queries in order to improve and enhance system functionality for the business.

Key Job Outputs:

  • Design, code, debug and correct programs to ensure business requirements are met new and maintenance
  • Analyse the effect of new functions on the existing system
  • Compile test cases according to System Development Lifecycle methodology and conduct thorough inhouse testing per operational procedure
  • Implement practical solutions that use the specialist and departmental systems and processes
  • Provide specialist input and recommendations to improve the efficiency, compliance and quality objectives related to the area of specialisation
  • Identify problems and develop and propose solutions to present to appropriate leader or stakeholders
  • Ensure day to day operational support required from area of specialisation is provided to enhance performance
  • Support the identification, development and implementation of cost-effective processes to increase efficiency and reduce cost drivers related to area of specialisation
  • Continuously review cost / benefit and Return on Investment within area of specialisation
  • Maintain a high level of impact on other departments to support improved delivery
  • Continually increase understanding of client and stakeholder needs, satisfaction and service delivery
  • Ensure that adequate knowledge regarding specialisation is shared as required and maintained within the research library
  • Provide advice and / or training as required
  • Maintain, develop and implement specialist knowledge within the day-to-day operations of the organisation
  • Be a member of related professional bodies
  • Ensure CPD (continual professional development) or similar accreditation requirements are met annually to ensure maintained specialist accreditation
  • Engage with and provide support to the established network of internal and external expert resources and partners
  • Provide Specialist expertise and ensure best practice related to specialisation is implemented in projects, when required
  • Conform to project management disciplines when participating in projects
  • Represent department or project on appropriate committees related to area of specialisation
  • Design and produce art and copy layouts for material to be presented by visual communications media
  • Prioritise, track, handle, and maintain records of the elements, costs, and time schedules of multiple projects
  • Consult with client or supervisor to evaluate individual project needs

Core Competencies:

  • Credibility: Lead with integrity and trust others as you would like to be trusted, living the values and being transparent
  • Entrepreneurship: Take chances to continuously improve our customer’s experiences, driving operational efficiencies
  • Influence: Engage with customers and colleagues to advance the organisation’s welfare, making work happen
  • Collaboration: Build work-related network and share knowledge with colleagues -building networks
  • Ownership: Make critical decisions based on what’s right for the business and customers, owning operational decisions and knowing oneself
  • Knowledge and application of the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)methodology
  • Knowledge and application of relevant legislation
  • Task management
  • Adobe creative suite
  • Data modelling and evaluation
  • Computer technology skills
  • Communication skills
  • Business writing skills
  • System design and development skills
  • Attention to accuracy and detail
  • Problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Customer focus
  • Numerical ability


  • 3-year degree/diploma in Information Technology or Computer Science
  • Java Certification desirable


  • 4 – 5 years’ experience in programming, understanding of database design and system analysis


Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

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Contact Details

Address: 1 Maxwell Drive | Sunninghill | Johannesburg | South Africa


Contact Number: 011 802 0185

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