Ringier Kenya PHP Developer Job Vacancy

PHP Developer
 
Want to join a fun, exciting internet company? 
Ringier Kenya is a branch of a leading international media company with over 8,000 employees worldwide. 
Be a part of our small but dynamic team and experience the thrill of being part of one of Africa’s fastest growing internet companies.
 
The PHP Developer is responsible for the creation and implementation of a wide variety of Web-based products using PHP, JavaScript, MySQL and AJAX.
 
Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Participating in a team-oriented environment to develop complex web-based applications.
  • Maintaining existing codebase, to include troubleshooting bugs and adding new features.
  • Developer will code, debug, and unit test systems per requirements and technical design.
  • DB Design and Development. Developer will be expected to code, update, debug and optimize SQL
Skills and Abilities
  • OOP experience.
  • Experience working with Joomla CMS required.
  • Experience working with large MySQL databases and complicated database structures.
  • Knowledge of and experience applying design patterns e.g MVC a plus.
  • Knowledge of international web standards and protocols is very important.
  • Ability to adapt and pick up new techniques and technology.
  • Must be able to stay on top of advancing internet and computer technology and its effects to the business environment.
Qualifications and Requirements
  • A Computer Science Bachelor’s degree or any Software Development related qualification is advantageous.
  • All shortlisted applicants will be required to complete a small Joomla task to build a custom extension using Joomla 2.5 (to be provided).
Location: The position is based in Kenya, Nairobi
 
Duration: Full-Time
 
In order to be considered for an interview, email your application to recruit@ringier.co.ke by 28th June 2013.