Nation Media Group seeks to recruit an experienced and self-motivated individual to the position of Web Developer in the IT department:
Reporting to the Digital Operations Manager, the job holder will be responsible for back-end programming for websites; which includes setting up web content management system (WCMS) as well configuring and maintaining the publicly accessible websites.
Working closely with Project Managers and other members of the development team to develop detailed specification documents with clear project deliverables and timelines, and to ensure the timely completion of deliverables;
Integrating design templates with Content Management System (CMS);
Configuring web servers, application servers and databases;
Developing web functionality and applications;
Bug fixing and documenting;
Running maintenance on databases and servers; and
Working with diverse teams so as to develop the Digital business
Qualifications, Experience & skills
Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or its equivalent from a recognized institution
Experienced developer in more than 1 Object Oriented programming languages - Java, Python, Ruby, PHP, C#/C++
Clear understanding of MVC and MVC frameworks such as Spring/Laravel
Understanding of HTTP protocol (method/response codes), REST/RESTful web services and SOAP
Understanding of JSON or XML
Basics of security and authorization frameworks such as OAUTH and API Keys
Basics of a persistence framework like Spring/Hibernate
Ability to access the best technology to use in a project;
Good communication and interpersonal skills; and
Experience in working with a CMS will be an added advantage.
Sokowatch enables informal retailers to order products at anytime via SMS or mobile app, and receive free same-day delivery to their store. This makes it easier for shopkeepers to source goods and helps manufacturers ensure that their products are consistently available to consumers.