Entry Level IT Jobs – Web Developer at Health Portal Uganda

Job Title:   Web Developer
Organisation: Health Portal Uganda
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Operations Director
About US:
Health Portal Uganda is an online database that makes it easy for
patients to find a doctor and book an appointment instantly. Patients can find
and connect with doctors/hospitals right from their computer, mobile device or
tablet computer. It is comprised of a small team of young health professionals
dedicated to making it easy for you to search and discover the right
doctor/hospital for your need and rate and review their services; all in a
matter of seconds. Our platform also allows you to book doctors appointments
online without incurring any charge. Our services and e-listings are growing
daily!
Job Summary: The Web Developer will be responsible for
designing, coding and modifying our website, from layout to function. S/he must
strive to create a visually appealing site that features user-friendly design
and clear navigation. The right individual for this role will be a motivated
and energetic developer who takes initiative, enjoys finding solutions to a
varying number of challenges, is detail-oriented, and takes extreme pride in
their work.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for writing well-designed,
    testable, efficient code by using best software development practices.
  • Design and implement web site security
    measures such as firewalls or message encryption.
  • Perform or direct website updates.
  • Create site layout/user interface by using
    standard HTML/CSS practices.
  • Integrate data from various back-end
    services and databases.
  • Gather and refine specifications and
    requirements based on technical needs.
  • Create and maintain software
    documentation.
  • Be responsible for maintaining, expanding,
    and scaling our site.
  • Stay plugged into emerging
    technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and
    activities.
  • Cooperate with web designers to match
    visual design intent.
  • Analyze user needs to determine technical
    requirements.
  • Develop or implement procedures for
    ongoing website revision.
  • Document technical factors such as server
    load, bandwidth, database performance, and browser and device types.
  • Become an advocate for the Company in
    Developer spaces, engaging in dialogues and answering questions where
    appropriate.
  • Write, design, or edit web page content,
    or direct others producing content.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should currently be
    undertaking a BSc in Computer science/Information technology/Software
    engineering/Computer engineering (final year) or BSc in Computer science
    or related field, or related experience.
  • At least two years of proven working
    experience in web programming.
  • Top-notch programming skills and in-depth
    knowledge of modern HTML/HTML5/CSS/CSS3.
  • The applicant must have a strong
    understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions
    and standards.
  • Advanced skills in software programming
    and graphics design.
  • Past experience in planning and delivering
    software platforms used across multiple products and organizational units.
  • Deep expertise and hands on experience
    with Web Applications and programming languages such as HTML, CSS,
    JavaScript, JQuery and API’s
  • Familiarity with the following programming
    languages: PHP, ASP.NET, Javascript or Ruby on Rails, JQuery, Web
    Programming Skills, E-Commerce, Cross-browser compatibility, Web User
    Interface Design (UI), Security Principles, Object-Oriented Design, Web
    Services (REST/SOAP), Multimedia Content Development, API’s.
  • Strong grasp of web security principles
    and how they apply to our website and/or applications.
  • Excellent teamwork and verbal
    communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of Google products
    (Google Analytics, Google AdSense to mention but a few).
  • Solid understanding of how web
    applications work including security, session management, and best
    development practices.
  • Adequate knowledge of relational database
    systems, Object Oriented Programming and web application development.
  • Hands-on experience with network
    diagnostics, network analytics tools.
  • Working knowledge of Search Engine
    Optimisation process.
  • Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative
    problem solving skills.
  • Strong organisational skills to juggle
    multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets with
    business acumen.
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced
    environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and
    techniques.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a cover
letter and updated CV to healthportalug@gmail.com. Indicate why you are the
best fit for this position.
Deadline: 5th May 2015
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