Web Developer

Technology · Greenpoint, Cape Town
Department Technology
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Meet Ozow

Ozow is the future of payment — a world-class payment platform for customers and merchants that is Ozow easy, Ozow fast and Ozow secure. With benefits as big as our ambitions, we’re looking for candidates who can inspire us and be inspired by us. We’re striving to become the industry leader that provides the simplest and easiest way to pay. And while we’re on our way to building an inclusive payments market, we’re building an equally inclusive workforce. So, join us as we achieve big things and beyond.

More about this Ozow fantastic position

As a Web Developer at Ozow you will focus on front-end user experience development. You will work closely with the marketing team on all aspects of web development to create a pixel-perfect website that represents the world-class payment platform created at Ozow.

You are an ideal candidate if you have:

  • A proven track record of 5+ years of experience in web development.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field.
  • 5+ years of advanced HTML, (modern) CSS, JavaScript, JQuery.
  • Knowledge of and experience in frameworks such as React and Angular.js highly beneficial.
  • 3+ years of CMS experience with WordPress.
  • Advanced level knowledge of server-side scripting languages – primarily PHP.
  • Knowledge and expertise with cross-browser compatibility issues.
  • Strong experience using Git for development and source control.
  • A good understanding of UX design principles.
  • Knowledge of and experience in working with other popular CMS’ such Drupal, Magento, and Joomla beneficial.
  • Good knowledge of database systems, especially MySQL.

Your roles and responsibilities:

  • Maintaining and developing high-performance, optimised, and responsive websites.
  • Creating custom themes, templates, and features as well as enhancing existing customisations.
  • Collaborating with the Creative/UX team to formulate effective, fluid designs, and transpose those requirements into a working theme supporting accessibility and responsive design.
  • Creating reusable bug-free website components and design.
  • Implementing complex integration utilising 3rd party APIs, views, and other methods.
  • Translating business requirements into functional/technical specifications.
  • Tracking down and fixing bugs, performance issues, or display issues.
  • Applying best practices and latest web technology trends.
  • Responding quickly and effectively to operational issues.

Your skills and competencies:

  • SEO knowledge. You know the principles behind search engine optimization.
  • Creative / innovative. You generate new and innovative approaches to problems.
  • Efficient. You are able to produce significant output with minimal wasted effort.
  • Follow-through on commitments. You live up to verbal and written agreements, regardless of personal cost.
  • Highly attentive to detail. You do not let important details slip through the cracks or derail a project.
  • Team player. You reach out to peers and cooperate with supervisors to establish and overall collaborative working relationship.
  • Flexible / adaptable. You adjust quickly to changing priorities and conditions. You cope effectively with complexity and change.
  • Enthusiastic. You exhibit passion and excitement over work. You have a can-do attitude.

Health and safety first

These are unprecedented times and because our people couldn’t be more important to us, health and safety couldn’t be more important to us. We’ve made sure that our office is a safe place to work and we’ll continue to do so, to ensure that we combat the spread of COVID-19

Benefits as big as our ambitions — huge

At Ozow, first and foremost, you’ll get to do meaningful work and grow your career. But we’re also not your average 9-5 company. We work together and play together and because we really care, we offer plenty of perks too.

Some of the things to look forward to:

Fitness challenges and healthy eating. Medical and Life insurance plans. Be the hero or toast the hero of the month at first-Friday drinks. Take half a day off from work on your birthday and let us celebrate this special day with you by giving you a little spoil. Your family is our family, they to get spoils and get to join us on special events. Our holistic wellness program will give you access to a toll-free confidential telephonic counselling line which is available in all 11 languages, 365 days a year. We thrive on seeing our team members grow by creating a learning culture. There is so much more where this came from, but enough to get you excited.



Convinced? We thought so.

If we seem like the kind of forward-thinking, progress-making, energetic company you’ve been waiting for, give us a shout. We’d love to hear from you.

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