Symphony Web Developer Job in Kenya

Symphony is the largest IT Solution entity in East and Central African region, representing premium hardware, software and service brands including IBM, GE, Oracle, Sage among others. 
Symphony Kenya is looking for an individual to join our dynamic team, in the position of:

Web Developer

Do you have the ability to work independently and efficiently to meet project deadlines?  
Are you self-motivated and detail-oriented? 
Do you have the ability to multitask? 
Have you strong analytical skills? 
Are you a problem-solver with the ability to make businesslike decisions?  
Do you have excellent written and verbal communication skills?  
Are you a good time-manager?
If you have answered “Yes” to the above, then you are the person we are looking for!

Reporting to the Business Software Services’ Senior Manager, this person will work with clients from concept, through design, to production of client’s web requirements.  

He will analyze and review web systems; design, develop, test and document new and existing websites; perform complete testing of web applications and conduct demos, presentations and training to customers.

The candidate should have:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in developing websites and/or web applications.
  • Be proficient in Joomla and any other content management systems
  • Have strong experience in hand coding Joomla templates from scratch including CSS and JavaScript
  • Be proficient in PHP, JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, jQuery and AJAX. (Experience in Java (JSP) will be an added advantage).
  • Have good web design skills and has a portfolio of professionally done designs
  • Have experience of interacting with web servers using SSH, HTTPS, FTP and Telnet protocols
  • Have strong database knowledge including MySQL and MS SQL Server – knowledge of scripts/troubleshooting
  • Be proficient with Apache configurations/scripts/troubleshooting
  • Be proficient in Adobe CS 5-6, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, Flash, etc…
Requirements (Desirable)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Proficient in a second programming language e.g. Java or .NET languages
  • Development experience working in a UNIX/Linux environment
  • Strong knowledge in SEO
How to apply:
If you believe you have what it takes to handle this challenging position, kindly apply, preferably by  email, with a short covering note on your suitability, attaching your CV  with copies of relevant certifications to reach the Director, Human Resources, not later than 5p.m. on 14th July, 2012

Director – Human Resources
Symphony Place, Off Waiyaki Way, Westlands, 

P.O. Box 14201, 00800
Tel:  +254 – 4455000, 
Mobile: 0716-793 954,  
Nairobi, Kenya

Applicants should contact the HR Department on 17th July, 2012 to find out if they have been short-listed for the position.

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Updated: July 6, 2012 — 8:23 am