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Thursday, February 23, 2017
Senior Web Developer Job in Kenya
Senior Web Developer
Position is 1
Purpose and Objectives of the Role
Your primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your co-workers into the application. Therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is necessary as well.
You will be a part of a creative team that is responsible for all aspects of the ongoing software development from the initial specification, through to developing, testing and launching.
Develop customer acquisition platforms.
Develop web apps to improve business productivity.
Working remotely with developers and a graphic designer.
Creating responsive websites/landing pages and internal web applications to improve business productivity.
Working as part of a team to ensure the smooth running of the department.
Resolving queries in a professional manner.
General office and administrative duties.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
To maintain and develop company websites.
To design and implement new business features improving productivity.
Learn new technologies.
Writing clean, fast PHP to a high standard, in a timely and scalable way
Troubleshooting, testing and maintaining the core product software and databases
Contribute in all phases of the development lifecycle
Follow industry best practices.
Develop and deploy new features to facilitate related procedures and tools if necessary
Qualifications and Experience
jQuery, AJAX, Git.
Good knowledge of relational databases, version control tools and of developing web services
Passion for best design and coding practices and a desire to develop new bold ideas
Experience with LAMP stack.
Experience with RESTful
A genuine interest and passion for technology with the enthusiasm to learn and develop skills.
Experience with WordPress.
A good level of IT Knowledge.
Collaborative and capable of working with multiple stakeholders.
Excellent communication skills on all levels.
Good organisational skills with an ability to meet deadlines.
Education: minimum diploma
Strong knowledge of PHP web frameworks such as SLIM Micro Framework/Laravel
Understanding the fully synchronous behaviour of PHP
Understanding of MVC design patterns
Knowledge of object oriented PHP programming
Understanding accessibility and security compliance.
Strong knowledge of the common PHP or web server exploits and their solutions
Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system
Familiarity with limitations of PHP as a platform and its workarounds
Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
Familiarity with SQL/NoSQL databases and their declarative query languages
Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git