Posted on :
5 Jan, 2017
5 Jan, 2017
This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the continent’s most promising urban data analytics firms. This role is based in our vibrant but tranquil shared office space. You will be joining the company in a period of growth as we seek to launch the “beta-test” version of the business hence, our need for even more resources to help show the world the fruits of analytical labours.
If you consider yourself to be a logical and inquisitive individual with a proven ability in building complex, data-driven, secure, responsive and dynamic websites, then this is a great opportunity for you to join our web development team, or as we like to call them, the geniuses that make the magic happen.
In this key role, after an initial acclimatisation period, you’ll have the opportunity to further hone and demonstrate your web development skills, whilst building a dynamic database driven website. You will deliver help optimise the company’s development environment whilst working closely with the front end development function. As it’s a start-up you’ll be in a role where your opinion always matters. You’ll also be involved in all aspects of the development lifecycle. There will also be a certificated training programme to capture your growth journey.
Job Title: Back End Web Developer
Are you the person we’re looking for?
We need a talented developer with a strong grasp of PHP, MySQL and WAMP/LAMP frameworks. We also want people who are looking to join an innovative and start-up, offering great scope for career development and future growth.
As a Back End Web Developer, you will be responsible for developing the back end of websites and usable coding for use by the public and our client base. You will also be responsible for debugging problems and offering critical support to other members of the team. Additionally, you will ensure smooth integration with existing libraries and command line utilities.
As a minimum we need people who have:
– Some experience with the MVC framework (CakePHP, Zend or Laravel);
– World beating MySQL skills, including database design, development and optimisation;
– Working knowledge of windows server shell commands; and
Experience of writing scalable presentation-server code with associated server API tests and the documentation specific to developed APIs and component implementations.
What else would be good?
– Bachelors level or higher, Computer Science (or web development related) degree;
– Extensive hands-on development experience with a viewable portfolio;
– Knowledge of source control, such as Mercurial and/or GIT;
– Previous experience of working with Amazon Web Services, including EC2, S3, Cloud Front and Route 53;
– Experience of working with other scalable hosted solutions; and
– Experience of working on mobile and/or responsive web projects.
Unlike other companies we work a four day week (Monday to Thursday), but we pay a full time salary. Now if that isn’t reason enough to apply, we don’t know what is.
Our place of work is in Accra and we are offering 1500 Cedis (net) (rising in line with GBP) pcm & company bonuses. If, however you can convince us you are worth more, we’d be happy to pay you what you’re worth as what we’re really concerned with is bringing the best talent on to our team.
How to Apply
Please send an up to date copy of your CV, together with a covering letter explaining your suitability for the role to [email protected]
We are hoping to interview successful candidates from the 16th of January 2017 onwards, so don’t delay.
Apply now to become a part of the Waluel team