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Senior Java Developer



Software Engineering
Sandton, South Africa
Posted on Thursday, December 15, 2022

Company Description

Experian is the world’s leading global information services company. During life’s big moments — from buying a home or a car to sending a child to college to growing a business by connecting with new customers — we empower consumers and our clients to manage their data with confidence.

We have 20,000 people operating across 44 countries. By investing in our people, technology and innovation, we can help transform businesses, help communities prosper, enable more people to feel included in the financial opportunities that should be available to them, and help people to thrive. We're looking for inspired employees that want to make an impact.

At Experian, we are committed to building an inclusive culture and to creating an environment where people can balance successful careers with their commitments and interests outside of work. Our flexible working practices support our belief that this balance brings long-lasting benefits for our business as well as our people. Some roles lend themselves to flexible options more than others, and if this is important to you, we are open to discussing agile working opportunities during the hiring process.

Job Description

To research, analyze and evaluate requirements for existing or new software applications and designs, develops, tests and maintains software solutions.

Constructs and implements software platforms at Application and enterprise sub-system level and understands system functionality at enterprise sub-system level. Object-orientated as well as functional programming mindset and will generally be proficient in two or more programming languages and adheres and works with the tech lead to develop and evolve standards within the team. Understands and interprets complex technical system specifications. Participates in JAD sessions. Designs, codes, and tests and debugs programs according to program specifications. Produces technical and user documentation. May have responsibility for supervision and mentoring of trainee and more junior Programmers. Has responsibility for quality code walk-through. Understands working as part of a project team.


· Degree or Diploma in Software Development or Computer Science

· 7+ Years Software Development/Programming Experience

· Mentoring software developers

· Experience in SDLC

· Experience in Jira and Confluence or other ticketing system

· Experience in Database Design

· Experience in the Financial Sector would be advantageous

Additional Information

Principle responsibilities

• Delivery of solution, by way of code, that addresses the stated requirement and adheres to structural and performance standards.

• Support of deployed applications, as they manifest in the production environment.

• Effective communication and task management within the auspices of defined objectives and in accordance with the management reporting line.

• Adherence to SDLC policy and process, including maintenance thereof

• Provide a strong technical direction by establishing a technical vision, resolving technical disagreements, and managing the technical quality of team deliverables.

• Ensure that the team uses appropriate engineering practices (such as CD or automated testing), invests in continual improvements to tooling or technical debt management, and that systems evolve to meet changing needs and environments.

• Assist your team with any technical challenges by using your own knowledge and experience in software development.

• Escalate and delegate tasks to appropriate team members ensuring deliverables are met and system knowledge is shared across the team.

• Participate in staff recruiting and interview processes.

• Modular responsibility for the identification and generation of recommendation where personal development is indicated or desired.

• Modular responsibility for the identification and generation of recommendation where rationalization or enhancement will provide benefit to the local unit.

• Modular responsibility to the technical development of junior, intermediate and senior programming resources.

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