e-Merge IT Recruitment
- Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg, Gauteng
Java Architect – Permanent position – Johannesburg Sandton - Salary Highly Negotiable
This role can be seen as the technical owner of the WebSphere & Java Foundation technologies for the company. The role will be responsible for the technical positioning of the WebSphere & Java foundation, and will be required to influence, sell and communicate, the business and technical value proposition of the technologies involved in the SME’s domain to the organisation (e.g. Business users, Enterprise Architecture, Solution Architects, Project Teams, Developers, etc.) This will require good communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships with internal departments, business users, vendors, suppliers of technology components, as well as their partners.
Specialist, ‘hands-on’-expertise, knowledge and proven experience of WebSphere & Java Foundation is essential for this role – Expert Level
Strong technical background (‘hands-on’)
Strong application development or programming background in Java
Solid WebSphere Foundation experience, especially on WebSphere Application Server, Virtualisation technologies like Cloudburst, WebSphere ExtremeScale and Caching technologies
Solid experience with the architecture and provisioning of enterprise mature Java Development Frameworks to Java Application Development Teams (best practices & patterns, scalability in a high volume banking environment, re-use and standardisation, security considerations, deployment architecture like automated application builds software configuration management & tools, etc.)
Solid Open Source experience and the knowledge and experience in harvesting and hardening some of these capabilities on an enterprise level
Solid experience on all the related web technologies (Web Server topologies, Portal Technologies, Web 2.0, Web Development Java Frameworks, Etc.)
Solid application database management practices in a high volume Java environment (DB2).
Strong practical integration experience of WebSphere Foundation technologies, like WebSphere Application Server – topology, platform considerations, clustering, scaling, etc.
Solid understanding of the SOA and Application Integration challenges in a big corporate environment
Self-driven, self-starter, technology leader, work independent, respected for technical capabilities
Solid experience on integration protocols (e.g. Web Services (SOAP/XML), REST & JSON, and MQ), and the related SOA-security requirements/models
Solid understanding of the overall architecture and how Integration technologies (e.g. WebSphere & Java Foundation) fit into and operate within the architecture (e.g. technology positioning, functionality and features, value-add, best practices, deployment practices, architecture and application design, etc.)
Solid practical experience in a high volume banking environment
Solid experience of the practical challenges that exist in an integrated project delivery environment
6 -10 years minimum with 4 years qualification/ certification or equivalent experience
Advance/SME knowledge on the specified technologies and products (Hands-on Technical Subject Matter Expert)
Proficient knowledge of interfacing technologies
Accredited where formal expert certification on technology is available FPL or equivalent
8 - 10 years’ experience in an IT environment of which at least 2 years in a senior role from feeding career streams and at least 3-5 years specialisation in a specific product
If you are ready to take your career to the next level, then this may be the right opportunity for you!
Reference Number for this position is LV37544-2016 which is a permanent position based in Johannesburg offering a salary negotiable on experience.
The time for change is NOW! e-Merge IT recruitment are specialist niche recruiters with a wide range of positions available. We offer researched positions with top companies to strong technical candidates. Email Liza on************************* or call her on ****************** to discuss this and other opportunities.
- Language(s): English
- Availability for travel: No
- Availability for change of residence: No
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