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Full Stack Software Developer

Cape Town

Job Role

A well-established company with a national footprint and frontier technology, who prides itself on excellent customer service and brand adoption is searching for a Full Stack Software Developer. We are looking for a talented individual with the following technology skills to join our dynamic Remittance team based in Observatory, Cape Town. With a variable technology mix within our established platform, the ideal candidate must have a solid grasp of tech principles, in order to easily switch between core technologies.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in software development
  • Be passionate about technology, enthusiastic about problem solving, and constantly seeking to learn and improve skillset.
  • Have experience of working with enterprise scale application stacks.
  • Have had exposure to the full software development lifecycle.

Analysis and Design:

  • Sound knowledge of OO design principles and patterns.
  • Understanding of ORM frameworks (Hibernate/EclipseLink/.NET Entity Framework).
  • Understanding of REST and MVC driven web frameworks.

Skills (Java and/or C# .NET)

  • Strong core Java (Java / J2EE) and/or C# .NET skills
  • Wide-ranging experience using Java tech stacks and other programming languages.
  • An understanding of service-oriented architecture principles.
  • Strong experience in web technologies (JAXWS, JAXB) and protocols (SOAP, REST).
  • Solid grasp of Servlet containers and the Servlet API (Apache Tomcat preferable).
  • Strong experience with Relational DBMS, MSSQL/MySQL.
  • NET MVC framework

Other Skills:

  • Exposure to Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban).
  • Ability to communicate about technology in non-technical terms to colleagues and Clients.
  • Ability to work calmly and methodically when under pressure.
  • Experience in using source code management systems (SVN, Git).

It would also be great if you:

  • Are educated to degree level.
  • Have experience of native Android development.
  • Have experience with NoSQL and Big Data technologies.
  • Experience in a Retail, Payments or Banking environment is preferred
  • Have experience in containerization and container orchestration (Docker and Kubernetes)
  • Have experience in Cloud Dev Ops


  • Support and enhancement of an established, multi-faceted technology platform, and associated 3rd party integrations.
  • Provide work estimates based on analyzed business and technical requirements.
  • Working closely with QA to identify development and production issues.
  • Taking responsibility for ensuring changes are:
    * unit and integration tested
    * documented
    * optimized to ensure benchmarks are met.
  • Assisting in out of hours’ production releases when required.