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Vacancy: Senior full stack PHP Developer

By David | July 3, 2017

What we are looking for:
Someone who isn’t afraid of taking on hard problems, rolling up their sleeves and getting their hands dirty. Ideally we want a full stack generalist who is looking to design and implement intricate systems that will help build the first pan-African tech driven marketplace.
We want to build from the ground up a truly dynamic representation of commerce across the continent.
We need someone who will be able to understand the vision and turn that vision into a reality using technology. Your work will be across our entire stack from public facing web apps and mobile; to APIs and third party systems we need to work with. We also want you to help us consider what technologies can help us move faster and create a truly tech driven culture, where as a central repository we might use elements of block chain.

We’d love to find someone who is excited by the chance to build something new as part of a small team at an early stage start-up. You’re happy to take the lead of projects end-to-end, from developing proto-types ensuring reliable roll-outs, and is happy both talking strategy and figuring out implementation with designers, business people, and developers.

You’d need to be a great communicator, and even help us scale our product and team.

Missions:
• Design an optimize software architecture
• Database modelling, creation and optimization
• Development of complex features
• Integrate APIs
• Creating Web services
• Online deployment with advanced solutions (continuous integration, Git)
• Corrective and evolutionary maintenance
• Optimize and improve the technical architecture (functional, unitary, TDD, BDD etc.)
• Make review codes and test scenarios
• Enrich the knowledge base
• Delivery of reports
• Deliver clean and understandable code
• Knowledge of e-commerce processes

Technical skills:
• You master development with PHP and JS ( Laravel 5 and AngularJS Is required)
• Amazon AWS Servers ( is Required )
• Webservices REST / SOAP APIs ( e-Signature Is appreciated);
• ReactJs is appreciated
• Object-oriented programming and design patterns;
• Databases SQL / NoSQL and ORM
• Web technology: HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap
• TDD and BDD (behat, phpspec)
• GIT
• Unit test
• You understand the value of clean, readable code and conscientious testing to avoid edge effects
• You have customer sensitivity and understanding issues;
• New relic (is appreciated)

Background:
• BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent
• 3 – 5 years experience in software engineering
• Strong abilities in programming, web infrastructure, knowledge of ecommerce, and an eye for design
• Passionate about solving problems
• Can work independently or in a team
• Interested in progressing African development
• Excited to build a team that is both culturally and technically exceptional

Benefits:
• Salary
• Opportunity for international travel, conference attendance
• Direct impact on African businesses through a revolutionary platform

Contact
Hubert Danso: hdanso@africainvestor.com

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