Who we are

Whitetower Digital is a Digital Agency built by a passionate team of experts and thought leaders. We provide Technical Strategy, Web Development, Design and Digital Marketing services to help small businesses, large enterprises and government agencies achieve their goals in the digital space.

Whether a project is small or large, we always design for growth while providing quick and smart strategic and technical solutions that accomplish business goals as soon as possible, working with our clients every step of the way.

Who are you

You’re an ambitious self-starter who knows what they don’t know and would like to “test their assumptions” and lessons acquired through theory in a commercial environment.

You live and breathe code and are becoming more familiar with typical PHP content management systems like Magento, Shopify, WordPress & Drupal as well as PHP frameworks such as Symfony 3 / 4.

You don’t need to be experienced, but you will need to learn fast and can understand the lessons that learning the best practice methodologies you will be exposed to on a day-to-day basis. Soft skills like attention to detail, good communication and a professional attitude is a must.

You are someone who knows some of the theory, professional, needs experience and can make the most out of this opportunity with a view to progressing toward a mid-level developer as your career progresses.

The Role

The role provides an excellent opportunity for software engineering graduates or juniors who have aspirations to be in the Web Development and Digital industry and want to further their career.

The role will expose them to several technologies and give them commercial experience required to get to the next level.

 

Technical requirements:

These are the skills you need to have to be considered for the role.

  • Experience in PHP.
  • Experience working in WordPress.
  • Experience working in other CMS and eCommerce platforms such as Magento, WooCommerce, Shopify and Drupal
  • Have a good understanding of HTML, CSS and Javascript.
  • Experience with JQuery and/or Bootstrap.
  • Experience with SASS & GULP
  • Have experience using the MySQL language and the main 4 basic commands of MySQL.
  • Have a basic knowledge of how to debug and read error logs for PHP.

Nice To Haves

The nice to haves are not required, but  we consider these as wildcards which we can use to decide in the event that multiple suitable candidates meet the requirements. The more of these you fill, the more likely you will get the role.

  • Understand OOP concepts.
  • Some experience working on Magento projects for versions 1.X and 2.X
  • Experience in Drupal is a plus
  • Experience in CLI is a plus
  • Experience in working on LAMP stacks is a plus
  • Have at least 2-3 years experience as a web developer (personal or commercial projects)

 

Soft skills:

Non-technical skills we look upon as favourable.

  • Well Presented.
  • Proactive.
  • Be able to work individually as well as in teams.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Team player with excellent oral and written communication.

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