Senior Java Developer / Senior AWS Cloud Specialist

at E-Merge IT Recruitment
Location Midrand, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Information Technology
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH


Our international manufacturing client with head offices based in the Midrand area is on the hunt for an exceptional Senior Java Developer / Senior AWS Cloud Specialist to join their growing team.

If you are a passionate Java developer comfortable with both front-end and back-end development, full of energy and ambition, a great communicator and team player, this is the right position for you.

Reference Number for this position is GZ53370 which is a long-term contract position which will rotate between Centurion / Semi-remote, offering a contract rate of between R620 to R750 per hour negotiable on experience and ability.

Contact Garth to discuss this and other opportunities.


You will be required to develop and operate production ready business applications and deploying applications in AWS


Sound knowledge in Java
Familiarity with Microservices Architecture, Cloud Architecture, Cloud-native and Container Architecture

Experience Requirements

At least 8 years' worth of experience using front-end and back-end technologies such as JavaScript, Node.js & Java
Experience with cloud technologies (Amazon AWS is strongly preferred):
Automated deployment and configuration of components and systems
IaaS knowledge, e.g. deployment and maintenance of Linux VMs
Virtual networks, including communication with on-premise networks
Authentication, authorization concepts (OAuth2, OpenID Connect)
Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery (Design, configuration and operation)
Infrastructure as Code (Cloud formation templates, Terraform), Configuration Management (e.g. Ansible)
Monitoring and log analytics
AWS Lambda, Cloudwatch, DynamoDB, SQS
Experience with Docker / Kubernetes
Experience with Databases both SQL and NoSQL
Experience with: Web Services Design & Deployment, REST and GIT
Experience with Design / Architecture Patterns
Experience in AGILE or SCRUM.
Experience CI/CD Tools like Jenkins, SonarQube, Nexus, Artifactory
AWS (Advantage):
API Gateway