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Java Developer - LEARN KUBERNETES, DOCKER,AI & MACHINE LEARNING - Parktown (R65k-R75k pm)

Job Title: Java Developer - LEARN KUBERNETES, DOCKER,AI & MACHINE LEARNING - Parktown (R65k-R75k pm)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Johannesburg
Salary: R780k - R900k per annum
Reference: JavaDevParktown
Contact Name: Philip Boltt
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 03, 2018 10:58

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity to work on VARIED SOFTWARE PROJECTS for large corporates without being constrained by their tech stack & policies, enjoy the benefits that Kubernetes, Docker and gain exposure to AI & Machine Learning.  

Based in Parktown, this Java Developer role is paying between R65k and R75k pm. 


With their unique approach to delivering software projects and their world class deployment strategies, this software solutions company breaks down the barriers hampering large corporates from capitalizing on the latest technologies by taking COMPLETE OWNERSHIP OF CLIENT PROJECTS. This is achieved through an innovative shared equity business model which allows them to drive their clients development initiatives in their entirety. What this means for you as the developer, is that you will be involved in the conceptualization of the solution and deciding on the best tools for the job, as opposed to working off a technical specification that is constrained by the clients internal tech stack, policies and processes. In addition to this, their use of Kubernetes, Docker and Cloud mean that you can focus on development without being bogged down with infrastructure concerns and deployment issues.


Amongst other projects for the likes of Discovery, Investec, Outsurance and Philip Morris UK, you will be developing an ENTIRELY NEW TRADING PLATFORM for one of SA's top banking groups comprised of both Cloud and mobile applications. You will participate in conceptualizing solutions with clients at C-Level and advising on the best technologies to employ.    


  • Java 8
  • Hibernate
  • Microservices architecture 
  • Bitbucket Source Repository 
  • Jenkins for automated builds 
  • Kubernetes
  • Docker
  • AWS and Google Cloud
  • PostgreSQL
  • Agile with Daily Scrums 
  • DevOps processes with Continuous Integration 


  • Recognised software certification / Degree / Diploma in computer science or IT 
  • A minimum of 4 years development experience using Java Technologies  
  • Understanding of Web Services
  • Exposure to a DevOps environments would be very beneficial 

Should you be interested in applying, please email your CV to Philip Boltt at Acuity Consultants -