Author Topic: Software Engineer Job - eCommerce/PHP/Magento at PowerPro Nigeria  (Read 145 times)


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Job Title: Software Engineer (eCommerce/PHP/Magento)

Location: Lagos

Job Type: Full-Time

Company: PowerPro Nigeria (PPCo)

Job Description

We’re seeking a Software Engineer with ecommerce experience who will work within the team to build new features and functionality in the online store. You will be responsible for developing information systems by designing, developing, customizing and testing software with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency.

From brainstorming through deployment, the Software Engineer will work with UI expert(s) to design and develop user interfaces and Internet/Intranet applications.

Desired Qualities:

•   Brilliant problem solver, proven innovator, and excellent communicator with a passion for great design and the ability to achieve it. The candidate possesses that rare blend of interaction design, visual design, prototyping, and implementation skills

•   Portfolio of enterprise-class, commercial grade website projects that demonstrate creativity, design and development expertise, reliable execution at scale, and customer satisfaction.

•   Demonstrated ability to analyze business processes to identify potential solutions, and translate user and organizational needs into specific functional requirements.

•   Demonstrated ability to research, learn, and apply new technologies.

•   Must work independently, collaboratively, and creatively on multiple projects.

•   Commitment to high standards of quality, including documentation.

•   Prefer candidates with experience working across platforms including mobile.

•   Active industry standards participation and thought leadership in the area of user experience, usability testing, human factors and interaction.

Duties & Responsibilities

•   Responsible to establish all possible options for designing and deriving the best solutions based on sound analytical judgment

•   Research new technologies that push the boundaries and capabilities of design and provide insight on applying these to the development of software

•   Accountable for optimization-focused design to ensure that all code is written with high availability and high-impact; Accountable for efficiency-focused design that serves to ensure that all code is highly reusable and modular.

•   Design push and pull data interfaces using the latest web and data sharing technologies integrated to a multitude of third party providers.

•   Create intuitive, logical and dynamic user interfaces with HTML, DHTML, JavaScript (JQuery and AJAX), PHP.

•   Troubleshoot, test and maintain the core product software and databases to ensure strong optimization and functionality.

•   Create and design databases, views, stored procedures, T-SQL statements and user-defined functions of varying complexity with a “best practices” approach to keys, indices and relationships in SQL Server 2008/2012 and MySQL 5.5.

Skills & Competencies

•   Essential Experience designing, developing, testing and deploying software applications

•   In-depth experience writing and optimizing SQL queries

•   Working knowledge of J2SE (Java 2 Standard Edition), J2EE (Java 2 Enterprise Edition), C#, and other languages is an added advantage

•   JavaScript (JQuery, AJAX), HTML5, CSS, SQL, MySQL, PHP, Zend Framework or Cakephp or any other MVC Framework

•   Object Oriented Design/Programming

•   Magento  or relevant Ecommerce platform experience

•   Experience in Web Optimization, Insights/Analytics, and Digital Marketing – with concentration in SEO

Qualifications & Experience

•   Bachelors in Computer Science or other relevant fields

•   Possess 3-5 years of experience

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