Web Developer

Web Developer


Job Description

JCS Networks has been established in the Web industry since 1999. We offer a flexible work environment in a friendly atmosphere. We are currently seeking an individual to join our team as a full-time Web Developer.

Converting pre-designed templates into fully functional websites will be the primary responsibility. Other tasks may be assigned as needed. No graphic design abilities will be required.

The desired individual will be hard working, self-motivated, and have a solid understanding of coding websites with search engines in mind. All code is expected to be neat and clean, commented as necessary, and organised efficiently for fastest load time. You should be able to follow instructions well, and be willing to offer suggestions you feel would benefit each project. You will need excellent computer skills and an ability to multi-task and prioritise effectively.

A STRONG understanding of English, both oral and written, is absolutely REQUIRED. You should be very detail-oriented and possess a strong ability to work with a schedule to ensure projects are completed on time.

Required Skills:
- Expert in HTML (W3C code standards)
- Expert in CSS (W3C code standards)
- Expert in WORDPRESS (install/customise/themes/plugins)
- Above average in PHP and MySQL
- Knowledge on how to successfully secure web forms from malicious attack.
- SEO coding techniques to decrease page load time and improve search result placement.
- jQuery
- JavaScript
- Flash & ActionScript
- Basic CGI/Perl

The following are not required but any/all are considered assets:

- Knowledge of installing/customising other CMS (Joomla!, Drupal, etc.).
- Shopping cart systems (install/customise)
- Payment solution API interfacing, especially PayPal integration.
- Working knowledge in PostgreSQL
- Ruby on Rails

This is a full-time position of 40 hours per week at a maximum of $2.50/hour (around $400 per month). (Number of hours can be lower to start if you have current commitments.) We will begin with a probationary period of 1 month. After this, if you are a good fit for our business you will be added to the team permanently. We are open Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM -4:00 UTC, and would expect at least half of your hours to coincide with ours. A few hours may be required on Saturdays from time to time. We’re closed Sundays. Arrangements can be made for us to be available outside our regular work hours if necessary. You must have a high-speed Internet connection and will be expected to provide regular updates on your developments. Daily communication is vital.

When applying for this position, please write the word “understood” on the first line of your application to show that you have read this description thoroughly and can follow instructions, then tell us why you feel you would be a good fit for this position. Please supply us with no more than 5 samples of your best work.

Interviews will be conducted as long as necessary to find the right individual for the job. We thank all candidates in advance, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Skills: design, english, paypal