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Magento / PHP Support Developer

Job Information
LocationPHP Jobs in Cape Town
SalaryR10 000 - R17 000 per month
Job TypePermanent
EducationBSc Degree or Equivalent
Experience2-4 year’s experience

Job Description

A leading ecommerce solutions company based in Cape Town is currently looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Magento / PHP Support Developer to join their team.


• Understand all requirements and ensure that these can be delivered in an efficient way.

• Create and update both design and functional documents.

• Develop extensions and applications in PHP.

• Develop integrations from 3rd party systems into our systems.

• Perform code reviews and design reviews.

• Provide input regarding new web technologies.

• Troubleshoot and fix problems.

• Review and participate in testing.

• Help to launch new eCommerce sites.

• Have a willingness to learn and participate in business discussions about the technical impact on these areas.

• Work with customer service to correct issues identified by users.

• User support.

• Make recommendations on program enhancements.

• Have a willingness to learn and implement new technologies.

• Perform other related duties as assigned


• BSc degree or Equivalent

• Solid understanding of web technologies, usability, and information architecture.

• Understanding of platform and browser compatibility issues.

• Knowledge of basic data management, database concepts, NoSQL and database­driven Web applications.

• Proven experience of coding in xHTML, JavaScript, CSS, Ajax, jQuery.

• Proven experience in developing in PHP.

• Experience with extending and customizing existing products/ frameworks such as Drupal, Magento, WordPress, Joomla or OS Commerce.

• Understanding of MVC Frameworks such as CakePHP, Zend Framework is preferred.

• eCommerce experience is highly preferred.

• Knowledge of API development and architecture is preferred.

• Understanding of Yii and test driven development is preferred.

• Very good written and verbal communication skills.

• Ability to handle multiple tasks and be highly organized.

• Detail oriented, self-motivated.

• Ability to communicate professionally with everyone, both internal and external.

• Very comfortable in a fast­paced environment.

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to Jenna on or fax to 086 572 8877. You can also contact Jenna on 031 350 4405.

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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