Web Application Developer – Zetech University – Nairobi

Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the IT Manager, the position holder will be responsible for the following, amongst others:
Writing well-designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices.
Creating website layout/user interfaces by using standard HTML/CSS practices.
Coordinating the development cycle and attesting to the compatibility of different modules.
Developing solutions that have an element of; Cloud Computing, Data Science, Artificial intelligence and Blockchain among others.
Translating UI/UX wireframes to visual elements.
Building and testing Application Program Interfaces (APIs) for applications to exchange data.
Integrating data from various back-end services and databases.
Implementation of a robust set of services and APIs to power the web application.
Integration of the front-end and back-end aspects of the web application.
Updating, repairing, modifying, and developing existing software and generic applications.
Fixing the problems arising across the test cycles and continuously improving the quality of deliverables.
Creating reports and presenting development updates to teams and stakeholders.
Developing technical documents and handbooks to accurately represent application design and code.
Researching potential programming needs and required programming languages.
Performing disaster recovery operations, protecting data, software, and hardware from attacks, and replacing faulty code.

Qualification & Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field from a recognized university.
3 years of working experience architecting and deploying business systems.
Top-notch programming skills and in-depth knowledge of modern HTML/CSS, and Javascript.
Familiarity with at least one of the following programming languages: PHP, ASP.NET, Ruby on Rails, Python and Java.
A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices.
Adequate knowledge of relational database systems, Object Oriented Programming and web application development.
Basic knowledge of the Search Engine Optimization process.
Understanding differences between multiple delivery platforms (such as mobile vs, desktop), and optimizing output to match the specific platform.
Must be well organized, able to plan work and deliver within strict deadlines with minimal supervision.
Should be a team player open to team input and collaborative work.

Method of Application
Interested candidates should send their applications to vacancies@zetech.ac.ke quoting the job reference number on the subject line and; indicating their current and expected salary on their application letter, not later than 26th July 2022.