We are currently recruiting for a Technical Lead to join our team based in Sandton, Johannesburg. The role will focus on ensuring smooth functioning of all technical operations, identifying project requirements and developing design structure.
A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent NQF Level 6 / 7 qualification in IT or Computer Sciences.
Relevant Information Technology certificate(s) in software development.
TOGAF Certification (preferred)
Current MCSD (preferred)
Experience - Essential
A strong understanding of core object-oriented software design patterns.
Knowledge of Azure DevOps, continuous integration and automated deployment.
Experience in working in an AGILE Development environment.
Experience - Preferred
1-3 years of experience in WordPress development and front-end web development.
Familiarity with responsive and mobile-first design principles.
Basic understanding of digital marketing concepts such as SEO, content marketing, and social media.
Experience with popular WordPress page builders and plugins.
Working knowledge of version control systems (e.g., Git).
Good problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
Good communication and collaboration skills.
Build, customize, and maintain WordPress websites, themes, and plugins.
Implement responsive designs and ensure consistent user experiences across various devices and browsers.
Collaborate with product owners and bring their concepts to life on WordPress platforms.
Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues related to WordPress websites.
Ensure websites are visually appealing, user-friendly, and optimized for performance.
Digital Marketing Integration
Assist in the integration of digital marketing tools such as Google Analytics, SEO plugins, and social media sharing functionalities.
Implement basic on-page SEO principles to optimize content for search engines.
Collaborate with the marketing team to design and develop landing pages, email templates, and other marketing assets.
Upload, format, and manage website content, including text, images, videos, and other media.
Ensure content is consistent with brand guidelines and messaging.
Regularly update and maintain WordPress installations, themes, and plugins.
Basic understanding of website security and ability to implement necessary updates and patches.
Work closely with product owners to align on project goals and requirements.
Participate in brainstorming sessions and provide technical insights to enhance digital marketing strategies.
Stay up-to-date with industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies in both WordPress development and digital marketing.