Abuja Business Directory

Our company is a distribution and digital media online streaming platform based at Festac, Lagos.

Job Summary
The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of front-end & back-end web development within a distributed & virtual team and will have much to contribute in shaping the way our digital offering on desktops, tablets and mobiles goes forward. We work to very tight deadlines in a dynamic & challenging commercial environment so the candidate will be at home with the hustle & bustle of commercial production and he/she will be able to juggle several projects at once and deal with providing estimates on the fly.

As a real self-starter and a keen all-rounder, he/she is expected to work either as part of a larger team on major website projects, or on smaller projects where he/she may be given the opportunity to take the lead alongside other developers.

Key Responsibilities
Successful candidate will be integral in both the design, development and testing of our digital projects. On a daily basis;
Develop new sites using PHP-based frameworks such as OpenCart, Magento, Wordpress, Drupal etc
Maintain existing sites following best coding practices as agreed by the team
Document technical and functional specifications using our collaboration platform
Manage your work using our collaboration platform and ensure that deadlines are met and agreements adhered to
Mentor junior developers
Creative brainstorms for ideas for new projects or tasks
Other ad-hoc duties as required

Skills and Requirements
In a fast, clean and efficient manner, the successful candidate must be strongly proficient in:
Experience of OOP with PHP, MySQL, and GIT
Standards compliant HTML, HTML 5, CSS, JavaScript (jQuery) and XML
MVC design pattern using standard frameworks such as CodeIgniter and/or Laravel
He/She must be expected to generate technical solutions to challenges on a daily basis
Proactive and willing to take the initiative to meet deadlines in a very fast paced and driven working environment with constantly shifting priorities
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. He/She must be expected to be comfortable with working within a distributed & virtual team and using tools such as Skype, oovoo, etc
Familiar with cloud servers
Experience with working on e-commerce projects

Optional qualities;
Experience with responsive web design concepts
Mobile-optimized design and development
Integration with systems based on Restful/SOAP standards
Unit/behaviour testing
A/B testing
Continuous integration with tools such as Jenkins/Hudson
Agile development
High degree of IT literacy
At least One (1) year within the eCommerce platform.
Any-other Certificate is a Plus

SEND CV TO info@sofamed.co.uk