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Senior Developer

Bizspace (Pty) Ltd
Cape Town WC 7700, South Africa
19/02/2016 19:45:16

As part of our exciting, new Professional Services Team, you will be responsible for design, development, and testing of current code on our client's website and in-house platforms. Our ideal candidate must maintain a high level of ownership and see assignments through to completion based on agreed upon deadlines..


What you will do ...

  • Work closely with all User Interface and Visual Designers to develop a pixel perfect version of their designs
  • Become a technical expert of the product.
  • Break down functional requirements into technical designs, development tasks and execute to completion.
  • Hands-on development, debugging and on-going maintenance of new and existing code (PHP, MySQL, JSON, jQuery)
  • Author and maintain design documentation
  • Communicate and plan front-end code architecture and approach
  • Organise workload to meet deadlines as assigned
  • Development and integration with 3rd party tools and services, as well as integration between different in-house systems.
  • Develop a working knowledge of our products and services in order to better understand client needs
  • Ensure the leadership is informed of schedules and timelines, statuses, issues, mitigations and all other information
  • Research and recommend frameworks or reuse patterns that can help the development department
  • Establish performance standards and provides guidance on best practices.
  • Interact with other key staff members on the design and execution of user interfaces, process flows


Must have ...

  • Good knowledge of object oriented programming
  • Good knowledge of web design
  • Good knowledge of CSS, HTML and Javascript
  • Understanding of development methodologies
    Knowledge of software development and deployment fundamentals
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a cohesive team environment
  • 3+ years of experience as a technical developer with PHP + MySQL, JSON, jQuery
  • Experience with MVC framework
  • Proficient in Linux and experience working with API’s
  • Must be prepared to learn new business processes or application nuances very quickly.
  • Web service development experience with REST and/or SOAP

Nice to have

Close to the perfection ...

  • Good knowledge of the programming language
  • Good knowledge of the latest web technologies
  • Understanding and knowledge of open source
  • Appreciation and understanding for design
  • Experience with mobile web platforms .
  • Strong understanding and experience with back end development
  • Quick and autonomous learner
  • Team spirit and good communication

What we offer

A good job in a young and dynamic team

A full time job, with an attractive salary package in a small team of smart people. You will start on a contract with introductive training. If you are passionate, motivated and flexible, apply for this job.

Because of our constant growth, we're now looking for people to reinforce our team of enthusiastic developers. So if working on developement in a friendly and cooperative atmosphere sounds like fun to you, send us your resume.

Please note that the closing date for applications is 15 December 2014.

If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks from the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.

About Us

Our passion lies in simplifying that which others perceive to be complicated. We use a value approach to technology that changes the face of business operations. In everything we do we commit to honesty and integrity. We constantly challenge the status quo, by continuous pragmatic problem solving and the correct use and development of resources in order to drive success. We just happen to have awesome, simple, integrated business apps that drive efficiency to maximise your business potential and take it to the next level. Contact us for more information.

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