Senior Application Developer

  • Contract
  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: Negotiable based on relevant experience and skillset

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The candidate shall be required to be responsible for the various development projects and onward maintenance of the technology platforms including but not limited to the back-end development and management of server logic, centralised databases, scripts and technology processes. The candidate must be able to interpret business requirements to technical flows and coordinate various activities internally and with third party services providers. The position requires an individual who is a good communicator and is a team-player.


  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by a front-end development teams and or third party systems adopting appropriate server-logic
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimization of the application for optimal speed and scalability
  • Implementation of security and data protection
  • Manage server environment including operating systems IIS and other services on Windows and Linux platforms
  • Support the development of Android based applications and provide support to existing code
  • Integration of multiple data sources and databases into centralized repositories
  • Develop appropriate user authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Management of hosting environment, including database administration and scaling an application to support load changes
  • Data migration, transformation, and scripting
  • Setup and administration of backups
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Developing and implementing appropriate testing platforms

Skills And Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years working experience in Mobile Development and Server back-end technologies preferably with prior team leader exposure
  • Proficient knowledge of a back-end programming languages such as Java, Javascript, HTML, CSS.
  • Proficient knowledge in databases, scripting and queries for DB platforms such as MSSQL
  • Proficient understanding of OWASP security principles
  • Experience in server-side CSS such as LESS and SASS
  • Understanding accessibility and security compliance
  • Experience in Payment Processing Platforms and or Payment Switching.
  • Experience in mobile development using technologies such as Xamerine will be an added advantage.