Software Engineer: Back-End - Java (Sandton)

Date: 9 Jul 2024

Location: Sandton, GT, ZA

Company: Capitec Bank Ltd

Apply by: [[23 July 2024]] 

We're on the lookout for energetic, self-motivated individuals who share our passion for service in the banking industry. To be part of the journey, follow the steps below:

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2.  Once you have completed the above finalize your application by clicking apply below.

Purpose Statement

  • The level III Software Engineer plays an integral part in a cross-functional team dedicated to the full software development lifecycle, from concept, to development to deployment and ultimately operating of each product. At this level, Software Engineers are responsible to design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and enhance complex software systems and applications, considering scalability, performance and future requirements. Responsible to guide and support developers and stakeholders in scoping, progress, status and resolution of engineering problems.
  • The Back-end Software Engineer plays a crucial role in building solutions that offer optimum performance, reliability, and scale. They are responsible for writing and testing code for the development of the server-side components that power the application's functionality. 

Education (Minimum)

  • Grade 12 National Certificate / Vocational

Education (Ideal or Preferred)

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Information Technology

Knowledge and Experience


  • 6+ years’ proven experience in back-end software development, project delivery and implementation (in relevant development technologies/language)
  • Experience with back-end frameworks and technologies


  • Is able to apply expert knowledge and develop others understanding  of the following:
    • IT systems development processes (SDLC)
    • Application development
    • Advanced programming concepts
    • Advanced algorithms and data structures
    • Design Patterns
    • Version Control
    • Testing practices
    • Database systems and query optimization (e.g., SQL, NoSQL).
    • RESTful API design and integration.
    • Cloud computing platforms and services (e.g., AWS, Azure).
    • Advanced Microservice and event driven architectures
    • Deployment using kubernetes and containerisation


  • Analytical Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Communications Skills
  • Interpersonal & Relationship management Skills
  • Problem solving skills

Additional Information

  • Clear criminal and credit record

Capitec is committed to diversity, applications to this position will strictly be considered in support of our employment equity goals.