Java Developer – Life Systems needed at Discovery Limited

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Specialist Data Engineer needed at Absa Group Limited

Discovery Limited’s job vacancy, Career and Recruitment

Job title : Java Developer – Life Systems jobs in Gauteng

Job Location : Gauteng, Johannesburg

Deadline : August 08, 2022

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Key Purpose

  • To fulfil a pivotal role within a software development team that designs, develops and maintains the systems for Discovery’s dynamic Life Insurance business.

Areas of responsibility may include but not limited to

  • Perform a high-level impact analysis, establish Scope and provide estimates based on technical requirements.
  • Create required planning tasks in SDLC tool and set due dates according to agreed milestones.
  • Perform an analysis of the business requirement and clarify any unknowns with the Business Analyst, User and technical lead.
  • Translate technical requirements into executable code without errors.
  • Ensure optimally performing system code in line with technical specifications, following prescribed process, architecture standards and procedures.
  • Assist the Test Analyst in ensuring that a comprehensive test pack is produced, which includes all the required scenarios.
  • Ensure that the root cause of system errors are effectively analysed and prioritized for fixing.
  • Proactively bring issues and problems to the attention of the team and propose solutions to solve them.
  • Assist system users and the infrastructure teams with technical support issues.

Education and Experience


  • Matric (minimum C symbol pass advantageous)
  • IT related Degree or Diploma (BSc/BTech or similar).
  • 4 years of experience in software development
  • Java EE knowledge and experience.


  • Formal Java qualification(s), Object-Oriented Analysis & Design, etcƒ

Technical Skills and Knowledge

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Java systems development.
  • Object-oriented design and development.
  • Design patterns
  • Unit Testing
  • Systems Integration testing
  • XML/XSD/JAXB and Web Services.
  • JSF
  • HTML 5.0
  • Industry standard Application Servers (preferably JBoss).
  • PL/SQL and RDBMS
  • UML
  • SDLC methodologies

How to Apply for this Offer

Interested and Qualified candidates should Click here to Apply online

Specialist Data Engineer needed at Absa Group Limited

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