Java Developer - Shoprite Group

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Shoprite, Africa’s largest retailer, is embarking on a Digital Transformation programme. As the senior developer you will need to have a deep specialised knowledge beyond your peers in cloud technologies and provide technical solutions to enterprise problems. As an intermediate developer you would be part of a team that allow us to create a high performing Digital Services Layer (DSL) by applying devops principles. You will also help with setting up design patterns, libraries, frameworks and processes. You have to be aware how the organization and business partners work and be able to adapt, within the frameworks, to deliver.


Job Objectives

1. Configuration and creation of technical components and services required to deliver online customer-facing features:

  • Analyse and understand business requirements in the context of the current business environment in conjunction with Product Manager, Business Analysts and Solution Architects.
  • Develop and document design and maintain source base.
  • Create conceptual, logical and physical solutions, using appropriate coding techniques and methodologies.



  • Identify suitable coding solution(s) and alternatives that address the business needs/requirements of key stakeholders from the business, solution delivery and operations areas.
  • Develop solutions according to standards and best practice for front-end, back- end and integration to other solutions.
  • Maintain development principles and quality compliance criteria to deliver according to commitments.
  • Integrate design for maintainability, scalability, and efficiency. Coordinate with Architects and business stakeholders to determine functionalities.
  • Complete deliverables throughout the system development life cycle for compliance according to agreed plan.
  • Work within the frameworks of both waterfall SDLC and Agile (SCRUM) methodologies.
  • Work as part of a team without close supervision.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Adhere to standard coding practices.
  • Experiencing in designing systems to take advantage of true cloud architecture, preferably AWS.

2. Successful delivery of development projects and changes as required:

  • Thoughtful and clear understanding of program and project goals and needs.
  • Engagement with different stakeholders. Identification and prioritization of project risks.
  • Perform code reviews.
  • Provide active technical advice to team, IT, and internal stakeholders.
  • Detect critical deficiencies and recommend improvements.
  • Setup best practices and processes for new team.
  • Provide technical leadership in the team DSL team.

3. Provide technical input and guidance into online channel evolution by keeping up to date with relevant technology:

  • Play a role in maintaining best of breed development standards for technologies and solutions.
  • Research, understand and stay up to date with current trends in Information Technology.
  • Actively share insights and information with relevant stakeholders and team.
  • Detect critical deficiencies and recommend improvements.
  • Adhere to best practices and processes for the team.
  • Technical competency within cloud.



  • Diploma /Degree in Information Systems / B.Sc Computer Science (or similar)
  • Matric with experience equal to three times the number of years study specified



  • 3-5 years Could Technologies - especially AWS 3-5 years Experience in being as a developer within a development team
  • 3-5 years Experience in software development and testing 3-5 years Experience of working on projects in both Agile and DevOps




Knowledge and Skills

  • 3+ years AWS experience (S3, cloud formation scripts, Lamda’s, SES, SQS and step functions)
  • 3+ years Experience in distributed source control systems, like GIT
  • 3+ years JSP, Java 8, Object Orientation Programming
  • 3+ years Experience with microservices
  • 3+ years Strong understanding of web services (SOAP and Rest)
  • 1+ years Hands-on experience in a DevOps environment



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