Systems Developer at Pamoja Media East Africa

On Thursday, January 29th, 2015
Pamoja Media East Africa is a digital marketing agency comprising of a team of professionals from diverse backgrounds who work with clients to turn your ideas into powerful concepts & successful projects. 
We strive to ensure our clients brands stay ahead of the competition as required by today’s marketing mix and tomorrow’s solutions.
Since its establishment in 2008, Pamoja Media East Africa has worked within a diverse range of industries with organizations spread within Sub-Saharan Africa, North America & Europe.  
Our Client’s brand needs to edge ahead of the competition by fully embracing the best of the Internet as a catalyst for conversion
We are seeking to add passionate Systems Developer to our team.

Purpose: Reporting to the Technical Lead, the primary purpose of the role is to be part of the team of developers to develop custom application as per user requirements and install enhancement and application upgrades to support the business ICT systems and requirements as well as offer user support.

The job holder will be required to:
  • Analysis, design, programming and implementation of computer systems in consultation with the Technical Lead and other Developers
  • Production of systems documentation and user manuals.
  • Develop and install enhancement and upgrade
  • Provide user training on developed applications
  • Liaise with systems users and discuss with the Technical Lead on systems updates or any new requirement.
  • Provide user support on business systems and E-commerce Platforms
  • Take daily systems backup and ensure that copies are passed on for safe storage.
  • Do any other computer work as from time to time allocated by the Overall Manager and the Technical Lead
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Candidate must have a strong understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards.
  • Demonstrate the Ability to work with Adobe Fireworks, Illustrator and Photoshop to create HTML templates from a PSD design.
  • Deep expertise and hands on experience with Web Applications and programming languages such as Php, MySQL, CMS, Joomla Drupal Word + and Linux.
  • Deep expertise and hands on experience with PHP Frameworks especially Codeigniter, FuelPHP and YII.
  • Strong Understanding of Code Version Controls tools and use of SSH in applications Deployment
  • Deep functional knowledge or hands on design experience with Web Services, Good working Knowledge with JavaScript code and work with jQuery and popular jQuery plugins.
  • Strong grasp of security principles and how they apply to E-Commerce applications.
  • Good understanding and hands on experience with Web developer tools, Google analytics and both Web and mobile-web optimization.
  • Ability to develop Mobile applications in Android, J2ME, apples iOS , HTML5 and Windows Phone with Android and HTML5 taking precedence.
Personal Attributes
  • Strong Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Needs to have zeal and enthusiasm to quickly learn and contribute.
  • Team player
  • Strong Time Management and Priorities Management Skills
  • Analytical and Problem Solving Skills
  • Outstanding communication skills, both oral and written, and both technical and non- technical
  • Possess ability to work with a diverse group of individuals in a professional and service-oriented manner
  • Quick to learn and pick up new techniques and technology.
  • Thorough and precise in their work and a very keen eye to detail. Very keen.
  • Ability to handle several projects at a time.
  • Knowledge of international web standards and protocols.
If you feel you fit the above role, please send your Application Letter, CV and links to your Portfolio to [email protected]
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