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PHP Programmer1

  • Company: Africa Alumni
  • Deadline: Friday 20th May 2011
  • Location: Nairobi
Job Description

Position Open Immediately

Do you have the skills, creativity and resilience to create the next big idea that will give Facebook a run for their money? We are looking for you! 

Programming position available immediately.  Qualifying individual must have extensive PHP web programming experience and Zend framework experience. This is a full time position and candidate must be willing to work in physical office located in UpperHill. Candidates that do not meet the above minimum requirements will NOT be considered and need not apply.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conceptualize, design and code new product features, applications and widgets 
  • Understand client requirements and convert into designs, and solution
  • Design and develop technical design, interfaces, data conversions and migration 
  • Front and backend web development and maintenance 


  • 2-6 years of experience in PHP and MySql.
  • Significant experience with SQL Server queries and stored procedures.
  • Experience with PHP frameworks, Zend and Symfony.
  • Proficient with HTML, CSS, AJAX and JavaScript (jQuery a must). 
  • Experience with Linux and Apache is a plus.
  • Significant experience building Zend Framework applications
  • Experience with Software Development methodologies and practices.
  • Must be creative and think outside the norm to come up with new innovative ideas and apps. 
  • A Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related field.

How to apply

To be considered you MUST send the following documents via email to  

  • Recent copy of your CV indicating minimum of 2 solid years experience in LAMP programming
  • A document including a list of your web development portfolio
  • A list of minimum of 3 recent professional references

Please note that only qualifying candidates will be contacted. Applications must be received by May 20th 2011 11.59pm.