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

NIRA UGANDA

Senior Web Developer

Esami House Bombo road Kampala Uganda
negotiable Expires in 4 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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