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11 Dec 2017

Senior / Lead Php Developer

Hello Group – Posted by Admin Gauteng South Africa

Job Description

Company Name: Hello Group
Job Category: I Speak Fluent PHP (PHP Dev)
Job Location: Centurion South Africa
Job Reference: SD002

How We Look After You;

–   Top of the range coffee machines … Need we say more?
–   Medical aid. We’ve got you covered (well 50%).
–   Exceptional company culture. Formed by our diverse array of nationalities.
–   Immense room for growth. If you have a plan, we will make it happen!
–   Daily fruit. Let’s keep the doctor away.
–   Concierge. Forgot your lunch or dry-cleaning, we’ll collect it!
–   A life coach. Not only a good listener, but an exceptional guidance specialist.
–   Perfect locations. We aim to provide the best positioned offices close to most, if not all possible necessities.

Who You Are;

–   You are the go-to guy (or gal), the coding genius. AKA the alpha, a born leader that completed the hard slog in earning your status in the pack;
–   Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or relevant from an accredited institute
–   Minimum of five (5) years software development experience.

Your Special Skills Include;

–   Ability to develop software in PHP or other selected languages
–   Solid knowledge of relational databases (Sql/MySql)
–   Ability to document requirements and specifications
–   Defining and implementing coding standards
–   Strong understanding of the Agile software development lifecycle
–   Familiarity with version control concepts
–   Experience working on JIRA (advantageous)
–   Experience in managing and mentoring development teams including the review and deployment of code.

What You Will Do Here;

Software Development:
–    Leading an Agile team to design, develop, test, review, deploy and maintain mobile, web and desktop-based business applications. Support all aspects of the scrum team
–    Design, develop and unit test applications in accordance with Hello Group Standards
–    Package and support deployment of releases
–    Working with teammates in the migration/enhancements of older applications
–    Analysing, resolving and guiding the team on technical and application problems
–    Adhering to high quality development principles, while delivering solutions on time, with low rate of production defects
–    Report any obstacles to relevant persons timeously
–    Assisting in the collection and documentation of user’s requirements, development of user stories and estimates thereof
–    Estimate and define Story Points for development tasks within the team
–    Preparing reports, manuals and other documentation on the status, operation and maintenance of software
–    Participating in peer reviews of solution designs and related code
–    Logging and updating of JIRA requests on a daily basis
–    Committing of code to Bitbucket on a daily basis
–    Develop applications, including an understanding of API Platform services and Cloud-based services, including Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD)
–    Support business with escalated queries
–    Developers may be requested to be on call after hours. 

Software Design:
–    Work within the development and business teams on the UI/UX impacts of the new architecture and the new user experience
–    Ensure that deployed software is scale-able and reliable thus limiting future design requirements
–    Conforming to architectural and development standards for all software designs
–    Ensure the design caters for all business and technical requirements
–    The outcome to measure success will be on seamless and bug-free roll out on projects.

Additional:
–    Ability to extend beyond core development language including the research of new technologies, tools, languages and frameworks
–    Mentoring, skills transferring and knowledge sharing amongst peers
–    Drive and imitate daily stand-up meetings
–    Ad Hoc as required.

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