Java Developer

Cape Town, South Africa /
GPO EMEA - Engineering /
Full-time
About PayU 
PayU, a leading payment and Fintech company in 50+ high-growth markets throughout Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, part of Prosus group, one of the largest technology investors in the world is redefining the way people buy and sell online for our 300.000+ merchants and millions of consumers. 

As a leading online payment service provider, we deploy more than 400 payment methods and PCI-certified platforms to process approximately 6 million payments every single day. 

PURPOSE OF THIS ROLE                                                                      
The Java Developer will need to work closely with the team to solve complex, analytical problems with innovative approaches and solutions. The qualified individual will be a team player and have experience in developing application through Java.
They will join a dynamic team that moves fast and takes responsibility for running the applications/services they create hand in hand with the infrastructure teams. The candidate will be required to work with PayU’s local as well as international teams and units in order to deliver on strategic initiatives.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACTIVITIES
Application/Service maintenance
Design and creation of new applications/services
Testing automation using PayU’s automation framework as part of development deliverables
Rotating along with other developers through DevOPS cycles to support the business

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE                                                                                               
Expertise and skills:
2- 3 years Core Java experience
2 years J2EE experience
Spring and Spring-Boot frameworks
Hibernate or JPA
Strong database skills (MySQL and DynamoDB experience beneficial)
Exposure to e-Commerce and/or payments industry
Experienced in using SOAP webservices and RESTful webservices
XML/JSON/Javascript
AWS knowledge/experience beneficial
Understanding of SOA and Microservice Architectures
Understanding of Agile programming methodologies and principles as well as tools that support this
JUnit and JMeter
About us:  
At PayU, we are a global fintech investor and our vision is to build a world without financial borders where everyone can prosper. We give people in high-growth markets the financial services and products they need to thrive. Our expertise in 18 high-growth markets enables us to extend the reach of financial services. This drives everything we do, from investing in technology entrepreneurs, to offering credit to underserved individuals, to helping merchants buy, sell and operate online. Being part of Prosus, one of the largest technology investors in the world, gives us the presence and expertise to make a real impact. Find out more www.payu.com 

Our Commitment To Building A Diverse And Inclusive Workforce 
As a global and multi-cultural organization with varied ethnicities thriving across locations, we realize that our responsibility towards fulfilling the D&I commitment is huge. Therefore, we continuously strive to create a diverse, inclusive and safe environment, for all of our people, communities and customers. Our leaders are committed to create an inclusive work culture which enables transparency, flexibility and unbiased attention to each and every PayUneer so they can succeed, irrespective of gender, color or personal faith. An environment where every person feels they belong, that they are listened to, and where they are empowered to speak up. At PayU we have zero tolerance towards any form of prejudice whether a specific race, ethnicity, or of persons with disabilities or the LGBTQ communities.