Web Developer (Open-Source)

Star Media Group

Based: Malaysia(Selangor)

Posted on 30 May 2017

Job Description

Job brief

We are looking for an outstanding Web Developer to be responsible for the coding, innovative design and layout of our website. You will build our website from concept all the way to completion from the bottom up, fashioning everything from the home page to site layout and function.


  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices
  • create website layout/user interface by using standard HTML/CSS/JavaScript practices
  • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases
  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs
  • create and maintain software documentation
  • Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling our site
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities
  • Cooperate with web designers to match visual design intent.


  • Proven working experience in web programming
  • Strong development skills in server-side Javascript: Node.js, Angular, React, hapi.js
  • Strong knowledge of modern HTML5/CSS/JavaScript (jQuery)
  • Familiarity with at least one of the following programming languages: PHP, ASP.NET (C#)
  • Familiarity with cloud computing (AWS)
  • A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices
  • Adequate knowledge of relational database systems, Object Oriented Programming and web application development
  • Basic knowledge of Search Engine Optimisation principles
  • Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills
  • Strong organisational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of  timelines and budgets with business acumen
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.
  • Degree in computer science or a related field


  • Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience
  • 5-day working week
  • Annual performance-based bonus
  • Dental & medical benefits
  • EPF, SOCSO, annual leave, miscellaneous allowances
Subsidised parking, gym membership

Company Details

At The Star media group, integrated media is more than just communications. For us, it's about harnessing various touch points, so that our viewers, listeners, readers and stakeholders remain in touch, in focus and in tune with the world around them. Providing our audience with compelling content that is engaging, insightful and analytical. We help to shape society at large and are committed towards offering the best in integrated media solutions. The Star media group currently has entities in print, digital, radio, TV, events and training.