Senior Java Developer Backend

  • Full time
  • Harare
  • @Work In Zimbabwe posted 2 months ago
  • Posted : 27 May 2024 -Accepting applications

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level  Qualified / Experienced
  • Experience  4 Years
  • What we do  Computers & IT & Telecoms
  • Qualifications  Bachelors Degree

Job Description

A local software development company based in Harare is seeking a Senior Java Developer Backend to join their dynamic team. With a focus on delivering innovative solutions, the company has established itself as a leader in the industry.

They specialize in developing cutting-edge software applications and systems that cater to diverse client needs. Embracing a hybrid working model, the company promotes a collaborative and flexible work environment that fosters creativity and excellence.

The Senior Java Developer Backend will play a crucial role in the development and maintenance of robust software applications. Utilizing their expertise in Java programming, the successful candidate will contribute to the design, implementation, and testing of scalable solutions.

They will collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure the delivery of high-quality code and adhere to coding standards. This role offers an exciting opportunity to work on challenging projects and make a significant impact in the field of software development.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure regular feedback to Team leaders and/or Project managers on development activities.
  • Resolve and/or escalate issues in a timely fashion.
  • Communicate difficult or sensitive information tactfully.
  • Adhere to coding standards and consistently deliver high-quality code.
  • Contribute to the written design documents, test plans, and test results.
  • Manage and implement changes required for project implementation.
  • Maintain relevant documentation according to company standards.
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of relevant development and support methodologies, processes, and standards.
  • Possess a general understanding of application and object-oriented programming, database, and system design.
  • Utilize Java 8 or higher proficiency, with 4-8 years of experience.
  • Apply Java EE 7/8 or later experience, with a minimum of 4 years of experience.
  • Advantageous to have Oracle Java Certification.
  • Design and implement solutions within the J2EE framework, with at least 4 years of experience.
  • Work with Wildfly Application server Version 10 and later (advantageous).
  • Work with relational databases (RDBMS), preferably PostgreSQL 10 and later, with a minimum of 4 years of experience.
  • Identify critical issues, exhibit confidence, and apply knowledge of emerging industry practices to solve business problems.
  • Push creative thinking beyond existing industry practices and explore fresh alternative solutions.
  • Understand the interconnections between various issues and their impact on project outcomes.
  • Assume additional responsibilities, inspire co-workers, and foster teamwork.
  • Respect input from team members and share lessons learned.
  • Proactively seek opportunities to broaden knowledge and share acquired skills with the team.
  • Mentor colleagues with less experience and actively participate in professional development opportunities.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Recognized qualification in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in Java programming.
  • Proficiency in Java 8 or higher.
  • Experience with Java EE 7/8 or later.
  • Oracle Java Certification (advantageous).
  • Strong understanding of application and object-oriented programming, database, and system design.
  • Experience working with Wildfly Application server Version 10 and later (advantageous).
  • Experience working with relational databases, preferably PostgreSQL 10 and later.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to think creatively.
  • Leadership qualities and ability to inspire and collaborate with team members.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to provide constructive feedback.


A competitive package will be offered to the successful candidate, including remuneration, allowances, and other incentives. Details of the package will be discussed during the interview process.

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