Standard Media Web Developer - Jobs in Kenya

Standard Media Web Developer - Jobs in Kenya

The Standard Group PLC is a multi-media organization with investments in media platforms spanning newspaper print operations, television, radio broadcasting, digital and online services, as well as outdoor advertising.

The Standard Group is recognized as a leading multi-media house in Kenya with a key influence in matters of national and international interest.

Our various media platforms include: The Standard newspaper, KTN, KTN News, Radio
Maisha, The Nairobian weekly newspaper, Think Outdoor (billboard advertising), Standard Digital, Farmers TV, KTN Burudani, Spice FM and Vybez Radio.

As part of strengthening our operations, Digital department is looking for a smart, creative and ambitious individual to join the team.

Reporting to Senior Web Developer The incumbent will be responsible for developing applications and server maintenance.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Updating existing products to adapt to the changing technologies.
  • Managing and updating the Standard Digital Web servers.
  • Installing, configuring and managing databases for Standard Digital products.
  • Support Editorial and video team with SEO.
  • Managing and configuring the Standard Digital SMS Platform.
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing platforms.
  • Back up files from Web sites to local directories for recovery.
  • Ensure the web server and database server are secure.

    Qualifications and Experience
  • At least 2 years’ experience in
    web development
  • Proficient in PHP, JQuery, HTML5, CSS and Web Service
  • Experience with large-scale distributed storage and database systems (SQL or NoSQL, e.g. MySQL, MongoDB)
  • Strong knowledge of mobile payment gateways.
  • Experience working in Unix/Linux environments.
  • Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science

    Qualification and Skills
  • Able to solve complex problems.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • High degree of independent judgment.
  • Dedicated team player.

    How to Apply
  • If you possess the above qualifications and the drive to meet the challenge, visit our website to browse through the current openings/vacancies and apply not later than 16th April, 2019.
  • The Standard Group is an equal opportunity employer and as such, canvassing of any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Standard Media Web Developer - Jobs in Kenya

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