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Senior Web Developer (CMS) | Gaming | Century City

We view our client as one of the top digital organisations in South Africa, who provide marketing and support services to millions of clients across the globe. They are based in very trendy and upmarket offices in Century City, Cape Town. A multi billion-dollar global giant in their field, they are able to attract the very best talent in South Africa, and retain them. They are currently looking for a Senior Web Developer (CMS) to join their team.

Job description

Reporting to the Team Lead, you will form a vital part of a team of Web Developers who are responsible for creating responsive websites that facilitates a great user experience. You should be familiar with advanced programming techniques and design patterns and, in accordance with the Technical Lead, will provide guidance to the other Developers. 

Duties will include, but not limited to:

Primary Duties
Designing, maintaining and implementing website coding architecture and new features as required

Coding for the creation of new and maintenance of existing websites

Some level of back-end development will be required

Proposing website solutions as required

Coding and testing of mailers to best practice standards

Working with Software Development Team for quality control and coding guidelines

Follow intellectual property guidelines for the various brands

Consultation with client to ensure understanding of brief/product requirements

Support to Team

Transfer of business and technical knowledge to the greater Team

Technical guidance and mentoring of Developers

Support to Technical Lead and Software Development Manager

Assist in enforcing Agile and Scrum methodology in the teams

Assist in code reviews

Assist in coordinating Pair Programming

Assist in implementation of best practices, coding standards and relevant methodologies

Even the most experienced talent should have the opportunity to expand and improve their skill sets in many advanced areas of knowledge at this employer.   

If you have the right attitude and right aptitude, we can assure you that room for growth at this employer is unprecedented.  

They firmly believe in staying up to date with latest technologies, so you’ll be working with the latest tech at international standards.  

Whilst this is a very modern and fast paced organisation, the atmosphere is also relaxed.  Leave those suits and ties at home, but please wear something. 

Our client doesn’t believe that sitting in traffic for hours each day is necessary so working hours are flexible, with core working hours between 9am and 4pm.   

To keep you healthy, stress free, and happy – they provide nutritious meals (free of course), serve cappuccinos from their coffee bar, provide free access to the gym, and of course there are free massages from their wellness therapist when you need it the most.  

Our client is able to pay top dollar to attract and retain top talent in South Africa and offer excellent end of year bonuses based on company and individual performance.  The company is outperforming though, so for now, the rest is up to you.

Work hard and play hard?  Head on down to the bar every Friday afternoon, try your hand at Poker on Thursday evenings, enjoy regular team building events such as white river rafting, and so much more. 

Most of all they have created a culture second to none.  Small on egos; big on energy.  Possibly the most employee centric client we’ve come across.  Ever.

If you meet with our requirements and think you could be a match then you’ll want to pop your CV to info@anniemercer.co.za.  

Requirements


• A minimum of 5 years relevant experience
• Relevant degree/ diploma
• Experience in working with agile Teams and successfully delivering agile based software projects
• Experience in internet technology and web development
• Technical CMS experience – Kentico, WordPress, Umbraco
• Responsive Design Principles
• Proven experience in coding
• Willing to research, learn and apply new technologies and languages
• Knowledge of OO, development methodologies and patterns
• Knowledge of MS SQL Server
• Software: XML/JSON, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, JSON, Stored Procedures, Visual Studio
• Be able to work alongside Backend Development team to integrate application code into websites and or web applications
• Be prepared to work in a 24/7 environment
• Development experience in Microsoft technologies advantageous
• Multi-skilled and / or willing to learn and apply new technologies and languages advantageous
• Advantageous Software: ASP.NET, MVC and C#, JavaScript Frameworks, i.e. Angular, Front-End Frameworks, HTML5, SASS / LESS, TypeScript, TFS / Git, MongoDB

Category

Location

Century City, Cape Town

Available

Interested in this position?

If you feel you are a good fit for this role, kindly send your CV to info@anniemercer.co.za. In your email, please feel free to tell us why you are an excellent fit for the role and also include your current earnings and notice period. We look forward to chatting with you.

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