Java Software Engineer III




Johannesburg, South Africa


Position summary

Are you ready for the next step in your engineering career?

Would you enjoy working on our cutting-edge products?

Join us in shaping a more just world.

About Us

LexisNexis, a part of RELX, is a leading global provider of legal, regulatory, and business information. We help customers increase productivity and improve decision-making and outcomes. Our 10,500 experts and innovative tools help us shape a better world for our customers and communities.

About the Role

As a Software Engineer, you'll perform moderately difficult research, design, and software assignments. You'll be working on individual tasks and solving problems. You will design the program flow of individual pieces of code, effective coding and unit testing.


· Interfacing with other personnel or team members to finalize requirements

· Writing and reviewing portions of detailed specifications for the development of system components of moderate complexity

· Working closely with other development team members to understand product requirements and translate them into software designs

· Implementing development processes, coding best practices and code reviews

· Operating in various development environments (Agile, Waterfall, etc.) while collaborating with key stakeholders

· Completing bug fixes, and resolving technical issues

· Keeping abreast of new technology developments


· Have solid Software Development experience

· Have a BS degree in Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent experience

· Be proficient in development languages, including JAVA/J2EE, JavaScript, JSP, C/C++, HTML, XML, SQL, Windows, UNIX and .Net

· Have an excellent understanding of data modelling principles, data manipulation languages and storage systems

· Have the ability to work well with internal and external technology resources

· Be familiar with industry best practices, such as code coverage

· Have a good knowledge of software development methodologies (https://e.g., Agile, Waterfall)

· Have good knowledge of test-driven development

· Have excellent verbal and written communication skills

Work in a way that works for you

We promote a healthy work/life balance across the organization, with various flexible and remote working options available to employees

Working with Us

LexisNexis Legal & Professional is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. Together, we are building a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Working for you

We believe in a healthy work/life balance. We know that your well-being and happiness are key to a long and successful career. These are some of the benefits we are delighted to offer: - Comprehensive, multi-carrier health plan benefits - Disability insurance - Dependent care and commuter spending accounts - Life and accident insurance - Retirement benefits (salary investment plan/employer stock purchase plan) - Modern family benefits, including adoption and surrogacy

About our Team

LexisNexis is a data and analytics company with 10,500 colleagues serving customers in more than 150 countries. We’re one of the largest information and analytics companies on the planet. We design solutions that help our customers increase productivity, improve decision-making and outcomes, and be more successful

LexisNexis, a division of RELX Group, is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to providing a fair and accessible hiring process. If you have a disability or other need that requires accommodation or adjustment, please let us know by completing our Applicant Request Support Form: .

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Why you should apply for a job to LexisNexis:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2022

  • 4.7/5 in supportive management

  • 91% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 89% would recommend this company to other women

  • 93% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • 100+ Employee Resource Groups enhance our culture of inclusion & diversity. Employees receive paid hours for participation & volunteerism.

  • Up to 14 weeks of paid time off to bond with a newborn or adopted child(ren) to be used within one year of birth.

  • In 2020, 45% of board members were women, which represents an increase from 2019, when women made up 36% of the members of the board.