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Summary

Standard Focus is currently looking to recruit a qualified Senior Java Developer for our operations in Kenya.

Description

  • Working across a number of business areas providing development, maintenance and support
  • Working as part of squads and occasionally solo developments as the business needs arise
  • Discuss/Meet business stakeholders to understand the problems they wish to address
  • Liaise with architects, analysts, business representatives, infrastructure specialists to jointly develop proposals for technical solutions including implementation deployment, support and troubleshooting overviews
  • Scope and conduct needed Proof of Concepts when necessary
  • Help identify probable causes and provide immediate solution during an incident
  • Provide assistance to other developers/projects as needed
  • Attend daily meetings to report on assigned tasks’ progress and attend fortnightly meetings for project planning and other meetings from time to time
  • Complete tasks & deliver projects on-time and to the highest standards
  • Contribute significant ideas for making the applications better and easier to use

Education
Bachelor Of Science In Computer Science

More Details on Experience

  • At least 5+ years of working experience in serving as a Java Developer working on varied type of software development projects
  • Ability to write and interpret technical documentation
  • Good oral and written English communication skills
  • Creative, analytical, and with strong problem solving skills.
  • Strong grasp of established and emerging technologies, systems, platforms, and software.
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Independent but collaborative, driven, assertive, and willing to work on simultaneous projects.
  • Ability to work in a team and works well under pressure and deadlines
  • Background in Agile Software Development using Scrum Methodology is preferred but not required.
  • Background in Online Gaming is preferred but not required
  • Full-Time position available

Mandatory Skills and Experience

  • Expert knowledge of Java and open source software (e.g. Spring)
  • Advanced knowledge of SQL, preferably with Oracle databases
  • Experience designing and building RESTful web service APIs
  • Passion for writing high quality, rock solid software
  • Previously worked on large scale multi-threaded projects
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Maven and Linux
  • Experience building highly transactional, high volume distributed server applications
  • Knowledge of JVM monitoring and performance tuning Java applications, as well as troubleshooting issues in production

More Details on Skills

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Knowledge of Asynchronous Messaging (RabbitMQ or JMS)
  • Experience developing back office trading tools using GWT/Vaadin, SWT, Swing or JavaFX
  • Extra points if you have developed web apps in HTML/JavaScript

Terms And Conditions

If you are interested, please submit your updated CV in English.