INTERNSHIP AGENCY UGANDA LTD Plot 52 Bombo Road, Esami Building, Wandegeya Mon - Fri 8.00 - 17.00 +256 -414-375-177, +256 701 387 597

URA UGANDA

Senior Web Developer

Esami House Bombo road Kampala Uganda
negotiable Expires in 10 months

JOB DETAIL

Overview

The Web Developer will be responsible for designing, coding and modifying our website, from layout to function. S/he must strive to create a visually appealing site that features user-friendly design and clear navigation. The right individual for this role will be a motivated and energetic developer who takes initiative, enjoys finding solutions to a varying number of challenges, is detail-oriented, and takes extreme pride in their work.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for writing well-designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices.
  • Design and implement web site security measures such as firewalls or message encryption.
  • Perform or direct website updates.
  • Create site layout/user interface by using standard HTML/CSS practices.
  • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases.
  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs.
  • Create and maintain software documentation.
  • Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling our site.
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities.
  • Cooperate with web designers to match visual design intent.
  • Analyze user needs to determine technical requirements.
  • Develop or implement procedures for ongoing website revision.
  • Document technical factors such as server load, bandwidth, database performance, and browser and device types.
  • Become an advocate for the Company in Developer spaces, engaging in dialogues and answering questions where appropriate.
  • Write, design, or edit web page content, or direct others producing content.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • Excellent experience in developing WordPress, Drupal, Jumla websites.
  • The ideal candidate should currently be undertaking a BSc in Computer science/Information technology/Software engineering/Computer engineering (final year) or BSc in Computer science or related field, or related experience.
  • At least four years of proven working experience in web programming.
  • Top-notch programming skills and in-depth knowledge of modern HTML/HTML5/CSS/CSS3.
  • The applicant must have a strong understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards.
  • Advanced skills in software programming and graphics design.
  • Past experience in planning and delivering software platforms used across multiple products and organizational units.
  • Deep expertise and hands on experience with Web Applications and programming languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery and API’s
  • Familiarity with the following programming languages: PHP, ASP.NET, Javascript or Ruby on Rails, JQuery, Web Programming Skills, E-Commerce, Cross-browser compatibility, Web User Interface Design (UI), Security Principles, Object-Oriented Design, Web Services (REST/SOAP), Multimedia Content Development, API’s.
  • Strong grasp of web security principles and how they apply to our website and/or applications.
  • Excellent teamwork and verbal communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of Google products (Google Analytics, Google AdSense to mention but a few).
  • Solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices.
  • Adequate knowledge of relational database systems, Object Oriented Programming and web application development.
  • Hands-on experience with network diagnostics, network analytics tools.
  • Working knowledge of Search Engine Optimisation process.
  • Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills.
  • Strong organisational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets with business acumen.
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.
Kampala, Uganda

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