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Johannesburg, Gauteng

Intermediate Systems Developer (Java & PHP) (JHB)

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Play a critical supporting role in developing innovative systems and applications that facilitate data projects for online consumer engagement as the next Intermediate Systems Developer sought by a national communications company in Joburg. You must possess an IT-related Degree / Diploma / Certificate with formal training in PHP, SQL, Java with at least 3 years’ experience working with these technologies, at least 3 years’ Linux & MySQL – you must be proficient writing queries, query tuning & understand the principles of database design.



Work collaboratively as part of a team.

Offer wider technical support when needed.

MySQL – must be proficient in writing queries and query tuning.


Database Design – understanding the principles of database design is essential.

Flexibility to learn new languages where projects require it.

Diagnose and resolve production performance issues.

Maintain and support previously built applications.



To be considered for the position you should meet at least the following essential criteria –

Fluent in English.

IT related Degree / Diploma / Certificate and formal training in related programming language; PHP, SQL, Java, etc. with at least 3 – 5 years’ experience.

3 – 5 years’ Database Development experience – Linux & MySQL.

Ability to communicate technical solutions.


Advantageous –

Amazon Web Services experience.

C# experience.

Data Warehouse experience.

Understanding database administration.

Web services protocols (e.g. SOAP, REST API).

Jira software experience.

Building systems for secure access and prevention of unauthorised intrusion.




Work to tight deadlines and multi-task with a flexible approach.

Stay abreast of the latest tech.

Strong analytical ability.

Good interpersonal and communication skill, stress management and capable of multitasking.


While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.



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