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Java Developer - Proagrica - Johannesburg

IT/Technical & Product Development
Reed Business Information
GLO000T2 Requisition #

•         Java Developer for ProAgrica – ‘All Rounders’ required

•         ProAgrica are part of Reed Business Information and the FTSE 100 RELX Group (Forbes Top-100 Global Best Employer and Top-100 Most Innovative Business)


The role:

We’re looking to hire Java developers with experience building web and services enabled applications. You will be part of a new development team working on core UK based line of business applications with both internal and external (customer facing) web and mobile components. You will be responsible for providing Java development expertise on the full development life cycle.



  • Java server side development supporting business objectives while providing expertise in software development lifecycle phases from concept and design to testing.
  • Analyses, designs and builds component-based applications in a web/internet delivery environment, including introduction of an application layer, modelling techniques, component and object-oriented design and systematic approaches to application integration.
  • Work on new and existing applications along with enhancements to web applications, and infrastructure.
  • Performs hands-on coding, mentors junior developers and assists in architecting web content solutions.
  • Serves as liaison to internal customers, research groups and various business support areas.
  • Displaying expert skills in server-side web presentation technologies.

What are we looking for?

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or related discipline and/ or equivalent work experience and technical training.
  • Proven Java experience application design, software development, maintenance and delivery with experience of application servers; e.g. JBoss / Wildfly / Tomcat
  • Experience in web architecture, services architecture and devops toolsets.
  • Experience building N-tiered applications, with multi-tier architecture and production Internet architectures.

Required skills:

  • Java 
  • JEE or Spring
  • JSF / Primefaces
  • Maven


Beneficial skills:

  • Java Script
  • Android
  • Junit
  • Arquillian
  • Jenkins
  • Docker
  • Relational DB (MS SQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL)
  • NoSQL (MongoDB)
  • Linux

About us:

Reed Business information (RBI) use leading edge technology to deliver market leading information and online data services to business professionals worldwide. Customers have access to our high-value industry data, analytics, information and tools. Our strong global brands hold market-leading positions across a wide range of industry sectors including banking, petrochemicals and aviation where we help customers make key strategic decisions every day.


RBI people are driven by an environment focussed on innovation, passion for our products, and collaboration, where working in an agile manner is par for the course. RBI is part of RELX, a FTSE100 global provider of data, information and solutions for professional customers; RELX has recently been ranked by Forbes as #53 in their Top-2000 Global Employers and is also listed in Forbes Top-100 Most Innovative Businesses.


RBI is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.




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