Software Developer (Java) (CH662) at Capital H Staffing and Advisory Solutions – Western Cape Winelands


Our client in the electronic payment industry is looking for a software developer with strong Java programming skills, to join their team based in the historic center of Stellenbosch. The ideal candidate should have 3+ years of software development experience.


  • Formal tertiary qualification (e.g. Computing, Information Technology, Engineering)

Technical skills


  • 3 to 5 years of relevant experience in development.
  • Java, Standard and Enterprise editions
  • spring boot
  • SQL (MS SQL Server)
  • Development workflow: Eclipse/Netbeans IDE, Maven, GIT.
  • Work in a continuous integration and testing environment
  • SOAP and REST protocols


  • Exposure to financial transaction processing systems
  • Exposure to multi-threaded, high-volume real-time systems
  • Postilion development skills (source/sink node development)
  • Exposure and participation in Agile methods such as Scrum/Kanban
  • Experience in front-end development with the Angular framework

Soft skills

  • Good communication skills, both verbal and non-verbal
  • Autonomous to achieve goals, immediate or longer term
  • Ready to become a team leader


The Developer role is divided into the following areas of responsibility:

Technical integration of new customers into customer systems.

  • Design
  • Coding
  • Code reviews
  • Write unit tests

Development testing

  • Perform internal system tests
  • Perform development tests with external entities
  • Build simulators
  • Perform load tests

Fixes and maintenance on the current system

  • Identify and solve existing problems

Improvements to current features

  • System optimization
  • Improve system robustness

Design and development of new features

  • Design
  • Coding
  • Code reviews
  • Unit tests

Query Resolution

  • 3rd line support
  • Collection of information, interpretation and communication of the resolution.

System security and audits

  • Regularly assess system security
  • Recommend or implement improvements

Improve development techniques and processes

  • Study and propose new development processes and tools
  • Maintain an automated build and test process
  • Define and maintain the automated deployment process


  • Although we would really like to respond to every application, if you are not contacted for this position within 15 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.
  • In accordance with our client’s employment equity requirements, only South African citizens will be considered.
  • Please include your current salary and salary expectations.

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