Web Developer at Chimas Properties and General Dealers

Chimas Properties and General Dealers - Location: Zambia, Lusaka

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Web Developer at Chimas Properties and General Dealers

Chimas Properties & General Dealers Ltd (The Women in Building), is a Real Estate Company whose aim and focus is Land Empowerment for women. Chimas provides an opportunity for women to acquire cheap and affordable land in Zambia.

The company wishes to invite qualified individuals to apply for the above position.

Brief Job description

The position of web developer consists of developing and designing web applications and web sites, creating and specifying architectural and technical parameters, and directing web site content creation, enhancement and maintenance.


  •   Analyze user needs to determine technical requirements
  •   Back up files from web sites to local directories for instant recovery in case of problems;
  •  Confer with management or development teams to prioritize needs, resolve conflicts, develop content criteria, or choose solutions;
  • Manage, support and ensure operating viability of LAN (Local Area Network) and WAN (Wide Area Network) both wired and wireless for all hours of operation, and report any abnormalities to the technical support manager;
  • Assist in the planning, design, documentation, and implementation of various information systems to include servers, network equipment, and software applications;
  • Ensure Windows server availability compliance to Service Level Agreements;
  • Develop and maintain a Disaster Recovery Plan for networks and systems;
  • Ensure infrastructure systems and services are operating at optimal level to ensure business functions, high availability and recoverability;
  • Install new or rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project or operational requirements;
  • Install new software releases, evaluate and install patches and resolve software related problems;
  • Use a ticket management software to track progress on issues until resolution and closure;
  • Work with developers, DBA service providers and data center operators to coordinate the resolution of problems and issues;
  •  Perform daily system monitoring, analyze logs, verify the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, review system and application logs, and verify completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.
  •  Design, build, or maintain web sites, using authoring or scripting languages, content creation tools, management tools, and digital media;
  • Develop or validate test routines and schedules to ensure that test cases mimic external interfaces and address all browser and device types;
  • Evaluate code to ensure that it is valid, is properly structured, meets industry standards and is compatible with browsers, devices, or operating systems;
  •  Identify problems uncovered by testing or customer feedback, and correct problems or refer problems to appropriate personnel for correction;
  •  Maintain understanding of current web technologies or programming practices through continuing education, reading, or participation in professional conferences, workshops, or groups;
  • Perform or direct web site updates;
  •  Write, design, or edit web page content, or direct others producing content.

Qualifications and requirements

  •  A bachelor’s degree in a computer-related field or equivalent;
  •  Knowledge of various programming languages, and ability to use logic and reason to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems;
  •  Ability to analyze needs and the product requirements to create a design, and ability to give full attention to what other people are saying.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  •  Able to develop ideas and processes and clearly express them.
  • High degree of independent judgement.
  • Experience in building social application interfacing with Facebook, Tweeter and Instagram
  • Strong Understanding of application programing interfaces (API).

Competencies (in order of importance)

  •  Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about details and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Analytical Thinking — Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
  • Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical.
  • Initiative — Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
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