Digital Consulting Group Web Developer – PHP Framework Job in Kenya

About Us

Digital Consulting Group (DCG) is a Kenyan Based consulting firm specializing in strategic business information technology solutions for companies doing business in the countries in Eastern and Southern Africa.

We strongly believe in “Quality over Quantity” and proud of our team and culture that fosters high performance and innovation.

Job Description:

Digital Consulting Group Limited is looking for talented Developers with ZEND/Code Igniter experience to join our web development team in Nairobi. 

Ideal candidate should possess deep knowledge of PHP and should have exhaustively worked on LAMP stack developing applications using PHP frameworks.

  • Using relevant programming languages (PHP/HTML/MYSQL/JavaScript  and Open Source CMS (JOOMLA, MODx, WordPress)to  design, develop and implement web based creative  Solutions.
  • Develop and maintain web applications and products using PHP Framework especially ZEND/Code Igniter.
  • Liaise with project manager, design & QA team to turn designs into a working reality.
  • Work closely with team to ensure adherence to best practice coding standards and architectures to meet stringent timelines.
  • Manage changes, bugs, and enhancements for the application, modify the application where necessary and test its applicability to ensure it conforms to the specifications of Clients.
  • Prepare the necessary technical documentation and Manuals for the applications.
  • Provide end-user training and support.
Required Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to assist with front-end development (XHTML, CSS, and JavaScript) would be desi red.
  • Knowledge of relational database management systems and MySQL database
  • Excellent aptitude; ability to solve problems and work independently.
  • Knowledge of Windows operating system including installation, troubleshooting and general personal pc maintenance.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to provide clear and patient instruction.
  • Good organization, verbal and writing skills.
  • Knowledge of using latest Cpanel  and phpmyadmin
  • Professional PHP framework based development experience.
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented PHP, MVC and Design patterns is a must.
  • Experience with Zend  and CodeIgnitor  Framework is essential.  Knowledge of other PHP Frameworks like CakePHP, Symfony and QPHP is a plus.
  • Excellent hands-on experience on HTML, CSS, JavaScript, MySQL database + jQuery, and cross platform xHTML skills is a plus.
  • Need to have very good understanding of implementing unit testing.
  • Experience working with 3rd party APIs (Facebook, Twitter, Google, shopping engines, GDSes etc.)
  • Experience in resolving cross-browser compatibility issues.
  • Working on scaling projects with multiple developers on a single codebases.
Apply for this position:

Send your application package to  inclusive of;

  • Updated curriculum vitae
  • Copies of your academic and professional certificates
  • Provide Proof of web applications you have developed by including the relevant links /Sample work done.
  • A brief statement on why you believe you are suited for this position.
NB: Only candidates that meet the above requirements will be summoned for interview.

Deadline: 17th October, 2012

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Updated: October 12, 2012 — 9:47 pm