Volt Africa has an exciting and challenging position for a dynamic Senior Web Developer will be responsible for developing websites in an agile environment for major digital brands in the media industry. 

Responsibilities:

  • 4-8 years hands on development experience
  • PHP
  • Laravel
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • JSON
  • MySQL (PHPMyAdmin)
  • WordPress
  • API integration
  • Post requests (PHP, HTTP, Ajax)
  • Shopify
  • CMS Platforms

Knowledge, experience and skill

  •  Postgraduate degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Digital Design (Web Development) or equivalent preferred.
  •  Internet and digital media literacy are required to be at a very high level, this is not a junior, trainee nor an internship position, and as such, two to four years of experience in this field is required.
  • Must have a solid track record and working examples of similar long-term projects and integrations
  • Empathy for customer service and a deadline-driven personality are a must
  • Ability to work as part of a larger team consisting of production, branding and development specialists will be required, and as such, a general understanding of the industry will be questioned and tested.

Advantageous:

  • JavaScript Frameworks (Angular, ReactJS)
  • Familiarity with CSS pre-processors like Sass and LESS
  • Good understanding of GIT or other version control software
  • Web builds on CMS Platforms
  • Agile & Test Driven Development experience
  • Familiarity with good SEO practises
  • Progressive Web App concepts
  • A relevant portfolio of work
  • Testing and debugging

Attributes

  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to pick up new technologies easily
  • Attention to detail
  • Delivery focused
  • Able to work in projects (multi-task) environment
  • Flexible – responsive to change
  • Ability to interact with clients at a systems analysis level preferable
  • Leadership skills to manage and mentor mid and junior developers

Volt is committed to its Employment Equity and Affirmative Action strategy.

All interested and suitably qualified applicants should submit a written application and detailed CV no later than 31 May 2021 to:

Sharon Padayachee

Human Resources Department

P O BOX 56

CAPE TOWN

8000

Email: [email protected]

If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

 

To apply for this job email your details to hr@volt.africa

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