Shoprite Group of Companies Hybris e-Commerce Developer Jobs in South Africa

Shoprite Group of Companies Hybris e-Commerce Developer Jobs in South Africa

Purpose of the Job

  • Shoprite, Africa’s largest retailer, is embarking on an eCommerce rollout.

  • As the senior developer you will need to have a deep specialised knowledge beyond your peers in Hybris eCommerce and provide technical solutions to enterprise problems.

  • As the senior developer you would need to mentor other developers to allow us to create a high performing Hybris team by applying develops principles.

  • As the senior developer you will be responsible for setting up of the design patterns, libraries, frameworks and processes. You have to be aware how the organization and business partners work and be able to adapt, within the frameworks, to deliver.

    Job Objectives

    Configuration and creation of technical components and services required to deliver online customer facing features:

  • Analyse and understand business requirements in the context of the current business environment in conjunction with Product Manager, Business Analysts and Solution Architects.

  • Develop and document design and maintain source base.

  • Create conceptual, logical and physical solutions, using appropriate coding techniques and methodologies.

  • Identify suitable coding solution(s) and alternatives that address the business needs/requirements of key stakeholders from the business, solution delivery and operations areas.

  • Develop solutions according to standards and best practice for front-end, back-end and integration to other solutions.

  • Maintain development principles and quality compliance criteria to deliver according to commitments.

  • Integrate design for maintainability, scalability and efficiency.

  • Coordinate with Architects and business stakeholders to determine functionalities.

  • Complete deliverables throughout the system development life cycle for compliance according to the agreed plan.

  • Work within the frameworks of both waterfall SDLC and Agile (SCRUM) methodologies.

  • Work as part of a team without close supervision.

  • Experiencing in designing systems to take advantage of true cloud architecture, preferably AWS.

    Successful delivery of development projects and changes as required:

  • Thoughtful and clear understanding of program and project goals and needs.

  • Engagement with different stakeholders.

  • Identification and prioritization of project risks.

  • Perform code reviews.

  • Provide active technical advice to the team, IT and internal stakeholders.

  • Detecting critical deficiencies and recommending improvements.

  • Provide technical leadership in Hybris technology stack to team.

    Provide technical input and guidance into online channel evolution by keeping up to date with relevant technology:

  • Play a leading role in
    maintaining best of breed development standards for online technologies and solutions.

  • Research, understand and stay up to date with current trends in online channels and related Information Technology.

  • Actively share insights and information with relevant stakeholders and team.

  • Detecting critical deficiencies and recommending improvements.

  • Adhere to best practices and processes for the team.

  • Technical competency in SAP Hybris technology stack.

    Mentoring of development team

  • Develop staff skills in SAP Hybris technology stack.

  • Setup procedures and processes to facilitate best practice for development.

  • Help facilitate leadership and problem solving skills.

  • Provide regular feedback, both to team and to management.

  • Maintaining technical infrastructure.


  • Diploma/Degree in Information Systems/BSc Computer Science (or similar)


  • 5 - 8 years eCommerce - especially SAP Hybris Commerce development. (essential)

  • 5 - 8 years Hybris Marketing, SAP Cloud 4 Service, SAP Customer Activity Repository, SAP ERP (desirable)

  • 5 - 8 years experience in being the senior developer within a development team. (essential)

  • 5 - 8 years experience in software development and testing. (essential)

  • 5 - 8 years experience of working on projects in both Agile and DevOps (essential)

  • 3+ years experience in cloud solutions. (desirable)

    Knowledge and Skills

  • 5+ years Agile/Scrum Tool set, preferably Atlassian (desirable)

  • 5+ years Ant, Maven or Gradle Build Tools (essential)

  • 5+ years experience in distributed source control systems, like GIT.(essential)

  • 5+ years JSP, JavaScript, XHTML, HTML5, CSS, Java 8 Object Orientation Programming. (essential)

  • 5+ years Angular JS 4 and Type Script. (desirable)

  • 5+ years Cloud Services (AWS Lamda). (essential)

  • 5+ years strong understanding of web services (SOAP and Rest). (essential)

  • 3+ years hands on experience in a DevOps environment. (essential)

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Shoprite Group of Companies Hybris e-Commerce Developer Jobs in South Africa

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