SENIOR WEB DEVELOPER

We are looking for a motivated Web Developer to come join our fast-paced, fun and rewarding agile agile team of professionals.

If you are passionate about technology, constantly seeking to learn and improve your skill set, then you are the type of person we are looking for!

We are offering superb career growth opportunities, great compensation and benefits.

Senior Web Developer duties and responsibilities

  • Develop, record and maintain cutting edge web-based PHP applications on portal plus premium service platforms

  • Build innovative, state-of-the-art applications and collaborate with the User Experience (UX) team

  • Ensure HTML, CSS, and shared JavaScript is valid and consistent across applications

  • Prepare and maintain all applications utilizing standard development tools

  • Utilize backend data services and contribute to increase existing data services API

  • Lead the entire web application development life cycle right from concept stage to delivery and post launch support

  • Refactor, optimize and improve the existing codebase for maintenance and scale

  • Use test driven development and acceptance tests to ensure feature quality

  • Interface with customer and internal teams to gather requirements and develop software solutions

  • Convey effectively with all task progress, evaluations, suggestions, schedules along with technical and process issues

  • Document the development process, architecture, and standard components

  • Coordinate with co-developers and keeps project manager well informed of the status of development effort and serves as liaison between development staff and project manager

  • Keep abreast of new trends and best practices in web development

  • Lead and monitor other web developers work quality and progress.

  • Perform code reviews  and ensure new and legacy applications meet quality standards

Senior Web Developer requirements and qualifications

  • Previous working experience as a Web Developer f

  • Familiarity with limitations of PHP as a platform and its workarounds

  • Proficient in PHP, HTML5, JavaScript, JQuery Expert

  • Experience with PHP MVC frameworks (Yii, Symfony, Kohana, CodeIgniter, Zend, etc.)

  • Extensive experience with Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

  • Hands on Angular, couchDB and/or MongoDB will be advantageous.

  • Excellent relational database skills with MySQL

  • Experience with building restful JSON web services

  • Knowledge of API's, such as twitter, Facebook, Google maps, Instagram, etc.

  • Understanding of responsive design frameworks such as bootstrap

NAIROBI, KE