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Software Developer


Full time Posted On 06.07.2019 Expire On 06.22.2019 Employer

Description


Introduction to ALTA
 
The Adult Literacy Tutors Association is a non-profit organization in existence since 1992. It provides free community classes in reading, writing and spelling for adults in Trinidad and Tobago.
 
 
Job Description
 
ALTA is looking for Full Stack Application Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming to complete ALTA Online. ALTA Online is an interactive web-based version of the ALTA literacy programme.
 
This person must be proficient in developing web applications using PHP, MySQL, JavaScript and HTML.
 
 
Responsibilities
 
●      Translation of the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application. Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs.
 
●     Development of all server-side logic.
 
●      Bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works.
 
●     Manage back-end services and the interchange of data between the server and the users .
 
●     Build efficient, testable, and reusable code.
 
●     Solve complex performance problems and architectural challenges.
 
●      Integration of data storage solutions, definition and maintenance of the central database, ensuring high performance and responsiveness to reques ts from the front-end.
 
●     Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability.
 
●     Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.

Skills and Qualifications
 
●      Strong knowledge of PHP application servers; Familiarity with limitations of PHP as a platform and their workarounds.
 
●     Knowledge of object oriented PHP programming.
 
●     Proficient understanding of front-end technologies, such as JQuery, HTML5, and CSS3.
 
●     User authentication and authorization between client and server.
 
●     Proficiency with SQL databases and their declarative query languages.
 
●     Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes.
 
●     Proficient understanding of code versioning tools (Git).
 
●     Strong knowledge of web best practices, for e.g. responsive design, XSS avoidance, etc.
 
●      Proficient understanding of cross -browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
 
●     Knowledge of common PHP or web server exploits and their solutions.
 
●     Ability to write Technical Documentation.
 
●     Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field with focus on software
development, or demonstrable working experience writing software.
 
 
Preferred Characteristics
 
●     Able to work with a minimum of supervision following set guidelines.
 
●      Meticulous attention to detail and disciplined and productive approach to meeting project deadlines.
 
●      An understanding of accessibility on the web, as ALTA Online is for users with limited reading ability.
 
●      Excellent critical thinking abilities (Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems).
 
●     Proactive.


Overview


Adult Literacy Tutors Association (ALTA)
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Job ID:

70194

Title:

Software Developer

Location:

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Category:

Information Technology

Salary:

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Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

06.07.2019


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Skills and Qualifications
 
●      Strong knowledge of PHP application servers; Familiarity with limitations of PHP as a platform and their workarounds.
 
●     Knowledge of object oriented PHP programming.
 
●     Proficient understanding of front-end technologies, such as JQuery, HTML5, and CSS3.
 
●     User authentication and authorization between client and server.
 
●     Proficiency with SQL databases and their declarative query languages.
 
●     Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes.
 
●     Proficient understanding of code versioning tools (Git).
 
●     Strong knowledge of web best practices, for e.g. responsive design, XSS avoidance, etc.
 
●      Proficient understanding of cross -browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
 
●     Knowledge of common PHP or web server exploits and their solutions.
 
●     Ability to write Technical Documentation.
 
●     Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field with focus on software
development, or demonstrable working experience writing software.

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