Full Stack Web Developer Jobs in Kenya

Full Stack Web Developer Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

  • Zetech University is a premier University offering exceptional learning to thousands of students from Kenya and beyond.

  • We offer programmes in Information Technology, Business, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Hospitality and Tourism, Development studies, Education, Communication and Media Studies.

  • In line with our commitment to bring on board qualified, skilled and motivated team member, we are seeking to recruit suitably qualified candidate for the position of a:

  • The ideal candidate is a character with ability to work with new technologies and architectures in a forward-thinking Academic organization that’s always pushing boundaries.

  • He/she should be comfortable with both front-end and back-end coding languages, development frameworks and third-party libraries.

  • The person will be part of a cross-functional team that’s responsible for the full web development life cycle, from conception to deployment and should have an inclination for visual design and utility.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the IT Director, the position holder will be responsible for the following, amongst others:

  • Design, implement and maintain the overall web architecture of the University.

  • Positioning the University Website as one of the leading digital marketing tools.

  • Develop visually appealing front end website architecture, including translating designer mock-ups and wireframes into front-end code.

  • Develop functional databases, applications and servers to support websites and portals on the back end.

  • Develop applications to support the University in automating identified business processes.

  • Ensure cross-platform optimization for mobile and agnostic access of web products across devices.

  • Develop and design RESTful services and APIs.

  • Strategize organizational direction on emerging technology platforms and communicate the effectiveness of emerging technologies to key decision makers.

  • Ensure that non-functional requirements such as security, performance, maintainability, scalability, usability, and reliability are being considered when architecting solutions.

  • Keep job knowledge up-to-date by studying new development tools, programming techniques, and computing
    equipment; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal and professional networks; and participating in professional organizations.

    Qualification and Experience

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, BSc IT or related field.

  • At least 3 years working experience as a Full Stack Developer or a similar role.

  • Knowledge of multiple front-end languages and libraries (e.g.HTML/ CSS, JavaScript, XML, jQuery).

  • Experience with AJAX.

  • Strong knowledge in programming and scripting language e.g., PHP, Python, C#, Java and Ruby.

  • Strong knowledge of Linux, Apache, MySQL and UI/UX design.

  • Database design and management, including being up to date on the latest practices and associated versions.

  • Familiarity with a relevant and globally supported framework-both front-end and back-end, e.g., React, Vue, Laravel, Angular, Node.js or Flask.

  • Thorough understanding of user experience and product strategy.

  • Proficiency with Git or another version of control system as required.

  • Experience in API design, development and integration.

  • Experience developing desktop and mobile applications.

  • Excellent communication skills and great attention to detail.

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates should send their applications to

  • vacancies@zetech.ac.ke quoting ONLY the job reference number (e.g., Job Ref: ZU/10/25/150) on the subject line and; indicating their current and expected salary on their application letter, not later than 15th November 2021.

  • Due to the large number of applications expected, kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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