Java engineer

BBD is looking for Java engineers in Cape Town that are fluent in conducting software analysis, programming, testing and debugging

The company

BBD is an international software firm that solves real-world problems with innovative solutions and modern technology stacks. Our experience spans the education, financial services, gaming, insurance, telecoms and public sectors. We maintain our track record by using our vast business domain knowledge and world-class skills to successfully deliver digital solutions into client organisations. 

Our relaxed yet professional work environment extends to our flat management structure. Being a part of BBD means working on dynamic project teams, while pursuing your own career growth through our Continuous Learning Programme.

The role

BBD is looking for Java engineers to assist with:

  • Conducting software analysis, programming, testing and debugging
  • Identifying production and non-production application issues
  • Contributing in all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Writing well designed, testable, efficient code
  • Ensuring designs follow specifications
  • Preparing and producing releases of software components
  • Supporting continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies and presenting these for architectural review


  • BSc degree in a technology-related field preferable
  • Proficiency in Java with +-3 years solid exposure at an academic or professional level
  • Must be interested in pursuing a professional career in Java

Experience in: (relative to seniority)

  • OO Principles – polymorphism, inheritance, encapsulation
  • Strong Java and OO development knowledge
  • J2EE
  • JSP
  • JavaScript
  • JQuery
  • MVC
  • CSS and HTML
  • JDBC – creating relational databases, queries and updates
  • JUnit / Unit Testing Framework
  • EJB or Spring Framework
  • JPA / Hibernate
  • RESTful Framework
  • Maven / ANT
  • Git
  • HTML5 basics

BBD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, family, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, political affiliation, race, religion or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations or ordinances.

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