Java Analyst Programmer – Tygervalley

Full Time

We are looking for a person who enjoys developing and improving backend applications. The position is for you in you enjoy understanding and solving client request while delivering professional working software, taking pride in the quality of the application you deliver and maintain. You are someone that is not afraid to take on responsibility and likes to take action. You have proven that you lead by example.

  • Understand and analyze user requests
  • Design, develop and maintain back end applications
  • Design, develop and maintain APIs
  • Design and maintain underlying database objects
  • Support quality assurance (automated testing and supporting of user testing when required)
  • Guide, mentor and share your experience with your teammates
  • Participate during all stages of the software development life cycle
  • Improve and streamline processes (including application testing, deployment and monitoring)
  • Help with day-to-day queries from clients and Pepkor IT teams
  • Design and develop with support and reusability in mind
  • 7+ years experience using Java, preferably the Spring Framework
  • Expertise developing clustered applications (including technologies that go hand in hand)
  • Experience designing, and developing RESTful APIs
  • Experience using relational database technologies
  • Solid understanding of application architecture
  • Able to take responsibility and be self motivated
  • Constantly seeking to learn and improve
  • Able to develop ideas and share them clearly (in non-technical terms when required)
  • Able to explain solution trade-offs (in non-technical terms when required)
  • Able to work within a team
  • Be curious about technology


  • Experience development using Spring Boot, Java Streams, Spring Integration, Java Generics, JUnit, Maven, Message Queues (Rabbitmq), and JPA/Hibernate
  • Experience working with a MySQL database
  • Experience development using Python
  • Experience using version control systems, such as GIT
  • Familiarity with Continuous Integration tools such as Jenkins
  • Familiarity with Google Cloud Platform and G-Suite
  • Familiarity with the use of container technology such as Docker
  • Familiarity with the WSO2 platform

Candidate led!