Web Developer – Technical Lead

David Aplin Job Details

Web Developer - Technical Lead

Greater Toronto Area, ON

Contract

Posted Date: 23/06/2022

Job ID: AW279742620

Information Technology

If you are a talented and experienced Web Developer - Technical Lead, David Aplin Group has the right opportunity for you! Our client is looking for someone who has the ability to help create a website layout/user interface by using standard practices and the latest technology trends.
 
This is a 12-month contract opportunity with potential for extension and is available to candidates across the Greater Toronto Area, ON.
   
Perks & Benefits:
  • Excellent Growth and Development opportunities
  • Opportunity to work on a variety of different projects/initiatives
Responsibilities:
  • Under the guidance of the Application Services Manager, Regulatory Systems and Manager,
  • Investor Engagement and Outreach, provide technical project management to the GetSmarterAboutMoney.ca redevelopment project
  • Help create website layout/user interface by using standard practices and the latest technology trends
  • Test GSAM in different browsers/environments and identify any technical problems
  • Create and maintain software documentation
  • Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling our site
  • Stay plugged into emerging trends and apply them into activities
  • Work with the vendor to implement contingency plans in case the website goes down
  • Liaise with Information Services and Information Security branch to ensure technical specs and policies are followed as part of the project
  • Work with Investor Office team and vendor to ensure technical specs are aligned with business objectives
  • Act as technical lead for the overall GSAM project and any associated tools and calculators
  • Highlight any areas of concern to Application Services Manager and Manager, Investor Engagement and Outreach
Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Strong understanding of WordPress and associated plugins
  • 6+ years of Web Development / Design experience
  • Excellent knowledge of PHP, JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS3, SCSS
  • Knowledge of reactive JavaScript libraries
  • A solid understanding of technical Search Engine Optimization, UX, and UI
  • Hands-on knowledge of mobile web development standards
  • Strong knowledge of web hosting environments including server management
  • Knowledge of WCAG 2.1+ Accessibility guidelines and implementation
  • Experience with cross-browser testing in PC and MAC environments
  • Strong experience using version control tools like GIT, BitBucket, etc.
  • Nice to have: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Atlassian Products
  • Strong problem diagnosis and creative problem-solving skills
  • Experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies and tools
  • Good judgment to solve problems and make decisions proactively and independently
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly, and master diverse web technologies and techniques
Job ID: AW279742620
 
If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, apply today! We thank all applicants; however, only those who are authorized to work in Canada or are selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
David Aplin Group, one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, is an employment agency specializing in finding top talent for exceptional organizations across North America. There are no fees to apply to our jobs or engage with our recruiters to find a new career. Companies hire us to help them grow their teams. Visit our website to learn more: www.aplin.com

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