Job Openings Analyst Developer

About the job Analyst Developer




A large retail chain based in Cape Town.


Cape Town (Hybrid working model (3 days in office, 2 days remote).


Are you passionate about building and enhancing the hidden engines that power applications? This is your chance to lead the technical charge! We're seeking someone who thrives on understanding client needs and transforming them into robust, professional software. You'll take ownership of the applications you create, ensuring exceptional quality that you can be proud of.


  • Understand and analyse user requests
  • Design, develop and maintain back-end applications
  • Design, develop and maintain APIs
  • Design and maintain underlying database objects
  • Support quality assurance (automated testing and supporting of user testing when required)
  • Guide, mentor, and share your experience with your teammates
  • Actively participate in code reviews
  • Participate during all stages of the software development life cycle
  • Keep improving processes (including application testing, deployment, performance, and monitoring)
  • Help with day-to-day queries from clients and teams
  • Shared production standby responsibilities with rest of team
  • Design and develop with support and reusability in mind


  • Experience in development using Spring Boot, Java 21 (including working with Streams and Java Generics), JUnit, Maven, Message Queues (AMQP), and JPA/Hibernate
  • Experience with database replication technologies (such as SymmetricDS)
  • Experience working with Oracle databases
  • Experience development using Python
  • Experience using version control systems and IDEs, such as GitLab and GitKraken
  • Familiarity with Continuous Integration tools such as Jenkins
  • Familiarity with Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Google Workspace
  • Familiarity with the Apigee platform
  • Familiarity with Angular, and Node.JS
  • Exposure to Agile methodologies, such as SCRUM and KANBAN
  • Able to work within a team
  • Be curious about technology


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems, or relevant qualification.


  • 5 + years experience using Java, preferably the Spring framework (Spring Integration, Spring Data Rest, and Spring Cloud Stream)
  • Experience designing, and developing RESTful APIs
  • Solid understanding of message brokers (RabbitMQ)
  • Experience using relational database technologies (MySQL and/or PostgreSQL)
  • Experience using container technology such as Docker
  • Experience/knowledge of microservice architecture and systems
  • Solid understanding of application architecture
  • Able to take responsibility and be self-motivated
  • Able to develop ideas and share them clearly (in non-technical terms when required)
  • Able to explain solution trade-offs (in non-technical terms when required)

**Please note: If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.