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JAVA Developer for SouthAfrica
Location: Johannesburg, SouthAfrica
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Our client is a leading recruitment and consulting company in SouthAfrica specializing in the IT and Telecom domains.

The company is looking for a experiened JAVA developer. As a Java Developer you will be responsible for designing, building and modifying innovative software solutions solving complex business problems and working on a wide variety of technologies/tools. 

Job Responsibilities / Key Result Areas (KRAs)
- Gather, document and analyze system requirements from business users using structured techniques
- Design and develop business applications as per design specifications using best industry practices
- Prepare test cases and unit test the application
- Post live production support and managing software change requests from the users using department procedures.
- Interacting with external vendors to support interfaces and other application touchpoints
Job Requirements (Qualifications/Certifications/ Experience/Skills etc.)
- 5+ years of development experience using J2EE
- Excellent knowledge of the J2EE Framework and its components
- Extensive experience working relational databases preferably Oracle. 
- Hands on experience on RAD platforms like eclipse or similar platforms 
- Should have used version control tools like VSS or CVS or SV
- Experience using Object Oriented Programming techniques
- Development expertise on Websphere / Weblogic platforms
- Good understanding of build and deploy procedures with full project life cycle experience
- Knowledge of various testing techniques and ability to write structured test cases
- Good understanding of exposing and consuming Web Services
- Exposure to industry best practices
- Hands on experience with n-tier and service-oriented architectures (SOA). 
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or equivalent experience
Experience: 5+ years of relevant experience
Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
itForte is a leading Recruitment Consultants in India specializing in the IT and Telecom sector recruitment with leading Indian and International technology companies as its client.

SouthAfrica is a country located in Southern part of Africa and neighbored by Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Swaziland. It is the 25th largest nation in the world in terms of area and the 24th most populous country with a population of over 51 million. 

It is a nation of diverse origins, cultures, languages, and religions. About 80% of the SouthAfrican population is of black African ancestry while the remaining population have European, Asian and mixed ancestry. The government's Black Economic Empowerment affirmative action policies, which focus on promoting individual ownership by black people, to address broader economic disparities has resulted in a rise in black economic wealth and an emerging black middle class.

SouthAfrica is ranked as an upper-middle income economy by the World Bank. It is the largest economy in Africa, and the 28th-largest in the world. SouthAfrica is considered a newly industrialized country. 
Due to this varied topography and oceanic influence, a great variety of climatic zones exist in SouthAfrica. Being located in southern hemisphere, winters in SouthAfrica occur between June and August.
According to the 2001 national census, Christians accounted for 79.8%, Muslims 1.5%, Hindus 1.2% and traditional African religions 0.3% of the SouthAfrican population.

Johannesburg is the largest city in SouthAfrica with a population of over 1 million and is also called the financial capital since most of the banks and financial institutions have their headquarters in the city.