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Senior Web Developer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Johannesburg North
SalaryMarket related
Job TypePermanent
EducationBsc Degree
Experience5+ years

Job Description

Senior Web Developer Position has become available with a great company in the Johannesburg area. The client is looking for a self-motivated candidate who is a great communicator and who is well organised.

Key Accountabilities:

• Design, develop and test code written in PHP

• Design and implement relational database schema (MySQL)

• Monitor and profile application performance

• Monitor services and systems within our infrastructure

• Perform code reviews

• Deploy code to staging and production

• Maintaining existing projects

• Mentorship of junior developers


• B.Sc. in Computer Science, Electrical (and Computer) Engineering would be advantageous

• Five+ years in web development

• LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) stack and related web technologies

• Linux systems experience, SSH experience.

• Experience with PHP MVC frameworks



• Cross-Browser Compatibility

• Custom CMS/CRM/ERP integration and development

• Experience with web frameworks (Twitter Bootstrap, Foundation, etc.)

• Experience with architecting, developing, testing and maintaining PHP based web applications

• Experience with revision control systems

• Experience with an issue tracking/management system (specifically AtTask, Smartsheet)

• Experience with e-commerce based applications is beneficial

• Advanced understanding of theoretical programming fundamentals, including but not limited to algorithms, data structures, design patterns and OOP

• Advanced skills with (X) HTML, CSS, JS and related frameworks.

• Strong problem solving and analytical skills

• Experience with micro-controllers (Arduino, RasberryPi, etc.) advantageous.

• Understanding of UX and UJs

• Experience with MVC


• NodeJS

• AngularJS


• Modernizr

• Database normalisation and data structures.

• Load/Penetration testing experience

• SEO Best Practices

Nice to have:

• Classic ASP/VB Script

• Windows Server 2008/2012 IIS

• E-commerce systems

• Digital marketing

• Native/Phonegap App development

Interested candidates can forward their comprehensive written applications to the following e-mail: or fax to: 086 600 7977, you can also contact Justine on 011 807 8064

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

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