Role: Trainee Web and App Developer – Ghanzi (2 Positions)

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Trainee Developers
Summary

No programming or design experience required. Synergy Kinetics is looking for applicants for the role of Trainee Web and App Developer – Ghanzi (2 Positions).

Duration: 2 – 4 Years (Transition to Junior then Senior Developer)
Remuneration: A monthly allowance that will be increased for each year of training leading to a full salary and promotion to Senior Developer upon completion.
Location: On Location (Ghanzi, Botswana)
Absolute Requirement: Must be based in Ghanzi, Botswana
Submissions: Suitably qualified applicants should submit their application on this page, which should include a Curriculum Vitae(CV)/Resume and a motivation essay

Web and App Developer Job Responsibilities:

During and after completing the Training Program, the Trainee will be responsible for designing, coding and modifying websites and apps, from layout to function and according to a client's specifications. Strive to create visually appealing sites and apps that feature user-friendly design and clear navigation.

Web and App Developer Job Duties:

During and after completion of the Training Program the Trainee should be able to fulfill the following duties:

  • Regular exposure to business stakeholders and executive management, as well as the authority and scope to apply expertise to many interesting technical problems.
  • Trainee will have a strong understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web as well as mobile functions and standards.
  • The position will require constant communication with colleagues and clients who may be in remote locations.
  • The Trainee will gain experience in planning and delivering software platforms used across multiple products and organizational units.
  • The Trainee will gain a deep functional knowledge or hands-on design experience with Web and Mobile REST APIs.
  • The Trainee will gain a strong grasp of security principles and how they apply to E-Commerce applications.

Trainee Web and App Developer Job Qualifications and Requirements

The following skills and competencies are required of each applicant:

  • Must be competent and proficient at the use of a personal computer and mobile devices
  • Must be comfortable working online
  • Must be in possession of either a degree, or diploma or a certificate in any field of study from a reputable institution in order of decreasing advantage

Although there are no formal educational requirements to become a Web Developer, experience in the field will be a great advantage for the Trainee. Knowledge in the following is also an added advantage:

  • Expertise and hands on experience with Web and Mobile Applications and programming languages including but not limited to HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, Flutter and APIs.
  • Server architecture
  • Experience with application frameworks for Web and Mobile applications
  • Experience with database systems such as SQL and MongoDB

A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following subjects is a great added advantage:

  • Computer Science
  • Informatics 
  • or Equivalent

Aside from these skills, there are a number of qualities to be highlighted in a Trainee Web and App Developer job description to ensure the most suitable candidates apply:

  • Must be technically minded
  • Must posses Basic knowledge of Search Engines
  • Ability to multitask with strict time constraints, budgets and business goals
  • Must be able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Must be a fast learner, be able to quickly grasp new concepts and must be able to self-teach by using the Web as well as video tutorials with minimum supervision
  • Strong communication skills including English Language proficiency
  • Have great interpersonal skills
  • Must write a motivation essay(At least 1,000 words) on why the Trainee is interested in working at Synergy Kinetics as a Web and App Developer during and after completing the Training Program and where they see themselves in 5 to 10 years
  • Must be based in Ghanzi
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