[Clug-work] PHP (LAMP) Developers sought

Nicholas Garratt nicholas.garratt at media24.com
Wed Feb 13 13:32:08 SAST 2008

Organisation: MIH Africa Digital
Position: PHP Developer
Location: Cape Town

MIH Africa Digital is in the process of building platforms to extend  
its online and
mobile presence across Africa. The digital division is relatively new,  
but the vision
and expectations are large.

We are looking for highly motivated PHP (LAMP) developers with a  
minimum of 3 years
professional experience.

The successful individuals will be able to manage their own time  
responsibly and meet deadlines to which they have committed. The  
ability to work in a team and proven leadership ability are essential  

The successful incumbent  will:

*       be expected to be very comfortable with MySQL and database  
schema design. You will have worked extensively with php4/5, working  
always with the goal of producing components for reuse, often by others

*       know how to translate a functional (or business !)  
requirements specification into a 	
	technical specification

*       have written and implemented web services and have an  
understanding oted architecture	 can contribute as well as the pitfalls

*       understand the performance implications of the code and  
queries he/she writes

*       be seasoned in the use of JavaScript and AJAX having gotten  
over its gimmick value

*       have worked with revision control and understand its  
importance in delivering a quality

*        know when to ask for assistance.

The following additional skills may well be advantageous:
*       MySQL administration and performance tuning in a high volume  
(3000+ queries/second)

*       Strong shell scripting skills (sh/bash/csh)

*       Python development

This opportunity provides for great career prospects in one of Africas  
emerging digital companies. A competitive remuneration package is  

Those who are interested and meet the above described requirements may  
apply by sending a covering letter and CV to Jemaine Papier, Office  
manager, mail jpapier at media24.com

Applicants must state clearly for which position they are applying

CLOSING DATE: 22 February 2008

If you have received no feedback by 14 March 2008,  you should regard  
your application as unsuccessful.

Given the employment equity policy of MIH Print Africa preference will  
be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups.

MIH Africa Digital reserves the right not to fill this vacancy

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