Java engineer

BBD is looking for Java engineers to work with other talented engineers in a professional Scrum team to help drive drive the design and execution of digital solutions

The company

BBD is an international software solutions company that solves real-world problems with innovative services 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 for clients.

The complex problems we solve are balanced out by our flexible working culture and 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 across all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Writing well designed, testable, and 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 a professional level
  • Must be interested in pursuing a professional career in Java

Tech skills required

  • OOP principles – polymorphism, inheritance, encapsulation
  • Experience in Spring Boot
  • Experience in CI/CD principles and related tools (e.g., Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)
  • Experience in using version control tools especially Git
  • Gradle / Maven
  • Unit testing frameworks (JUnit, Mockito, PowerMock)

Advantageous Tech Skills:

  • Knowledge of microservices design
  • Knowledge of the Agile approach
  • Knowledge of Spring Cloud components (e.g., Eureka, Feign, Hystrix, etc.)
  • Familiarity with service monitoring & debugging tools (MELK stack, Grafana, Splunk or CloudWatch)
  • Familiarity with Atlassian tools (JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket)
  • AWS certification
  • Messaging, event store or stream processing platforms (e.g., Rabbit MQ, Kafka, JMS)

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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