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Job Posting: Web Application Developer

Boom12 Communications is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage individuals from marginalized communities to self-identify. We acknowledge that some applicants may not have had access to opportunities to build experience and access formal training. We also acknowledge that lived experience can be as valuable as formal training.

Our team is growing, we’re hiring a web application developer to assist in the development of custom web-based solutions and products for our clients.

The ideal candidate will have experience with CSS, HTML, Javascript, and PHP for WordPress paired with a passion for tackling complex problems with innovative solutions. Android or iOS development experience would be an asset. Familiarity with Woocommerce, Java, REST, and other WordPress-aligned languages and protocols would be an asset.

Responsibilities:

  • A commitment to punctuality, reliability, and good communication
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and exceed expectations
  • Keen attention to detail and love of good grammar/syntax 😉
  • Adaptable and able to keep up in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • A love of good code and good design
  • Provide exceptional service by proactively offering solutions, asking questions, and engaging with challenges

Duties:

  • Collect, document and analyze client’s business needs and problems, solve their e-commerce and software technology
  • Perform research and analysis
  • Design, develop, test and deploy web-based software
  • Assist in upgrading, updating, maintaining, and optimizing applications
  • Evaluate and report on performance and reliability

Essential Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Computer Science or a Diploma in a related field combined with experience
  • Relevant work experience in web application development and WordPress development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Superior organization skills for detailed, timely and accurate project coordination
  • Experience in PHP, CSS, HTML, and Javascript. Familiarity with C++, C#, Java, Python considered an asset
  • Familiarity with industry-standard programming applications
  • Experience with Github and related tools
  • Good problem-solving skills and ability to work under pressure
  • Familiarity with Google productivity applications (Drive, Docs, Sheets, Gmail, Calendar, etc.), Microsoft Office 365, Trello, WordPress, Woocommerce

As a member of the team, you can expect:

  • Competitive wages
  • A workplace that supports you and helps you be your best
  • 12 paid holidays per year, paid sick days
  • Flexible work conditions, group benefits
  • Two weeks paid vacation in your first year
  • Minimum annual raise based on CPI

How to apply:

  • Submit your application by email to hello@boom12.ca
  • Subject line: Digital marketing assistant
  • Attach, in PDF format, both a cover letter and a resume
  • The body of the email can be blank
  • Only those selected for an interview will be contacted
  • Please do not follow-up
  • Deadline for applications: 5pm, Atlantic time, October 15, 2021

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