Front End Developer


Posted 4 weeks ago

We are looking for a Front End Developer! Reach out if you are interested and feel free to refer friends/colleagues!


Type of Employment: Contract
Title: Front End Developer
Term: Contract – 10 months with extension
Location: Toronto – Hybrid 3 days on-site
Industry: Government
Job ID number: 177


Hybrid Work Environment: The successful candidate is expected to work onsite at 222 Jarvis St 3 days per week, and may work remotely up to 2 days per week. 

  • Responsibilities Required to translate technical systems specifications into working, tested applications.
  • This includes: developing detailed programming specifications writing and/or generating code compiling data driven programs, maintaining, and conducting unit tests.
  • Resolves and troubleshoots technical problems which arise during the use and operation of software packages, including technical assistance in implementation, conversion and migrations.
  • General Skills Experience in programming and analysis; specialized software package support at the specified experience level Ability to collaborate with IT Professionals throughout the Software Development Life Cycle Experience in structured methodologies for the development, design, implementation and maintenance of applications
  • Experience in design, code, test, debug and document applications
  • Experience in the use of object and/or third generation language development tools Experience in one or more programming languages
  • Experience in application design, latest design patters, deployment and troubleshooting
  • Experience with relational and hierarchical database technologies
  • Experience in the use of information retrieval packages using query languages
  • Experience with one or more communications protocols
  • Experience in structured methodologies for the design, development, implementation and maintenance of applications
  • Experience eliciting and documenting information from diverse business area stakeholders and subject matter experts
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills; verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines Desirable Skills Knowledge and experience with programming Internet-ready applications
  • Knowledge and experience in rapid application development (RAD) methodologies
  • Knowledge and understanding of Information Management principles, concepts, policies and practices
  • Experience with middleware and gateways
  • Experience reviewing, analyzing, and modifying product installation scripts including encoding, testing, debugging
  • Ability to provide post-implementation support and resolve any post-implementation technical issues
  • Experience conducting design walkthrough sessions with project team
  • Knowledge and understanding of Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA) and related regulations and standards
  • Ability to provide user and system documentation as required


Experience and Skill Set Requirements

Responsibilities/Assignment Deliverables – Senior Front-End Developer

  • Designs, develops and maintains internal and external web applications. Uses knowledge of common web development languages to build and expand application functionality by writing high-quality code using appropriate patterns. Ensures applications remain scalable while complying to standards and following best practices. Tests and debugs applications and ensures that software is properly documented. Collaborates clearly and professionally as part of a development team and communicates with clients.

Mandatory Skills:

  • 7+ years of web development experience with HTML5, CSS3, SCSS/SASS, JavaScript, AJAX and jQuery
  • 5+ years of hands-on development in C#/ASP.NET including .NET Core
  • 3+ years of experience developing applications in script-based MV* front-end frameworks like Angular (or React) with TypeScript and component libraries
  • Experience working with REST APIs, SQL, and non-relational databases such as Cosmos DB
  • Experience with Git and knowledge of source control strategies
  • Knowledge of WCAG standards and techniques, including WAI-ARIA and OWASP security principles/best practices
  • Solid communications skills: the ability to understand (comprehension) and follow instructions and requirements to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing.

Nice to have skills:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint: administration, SOAP/REST, SharePoint application development (SPFx)
  • Experience working with Service Workers
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure Cloud and DevOps
  • Experience with Azure Functions
  • Experience writing scripts with Python

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Job CategoryFront End Developer, Front-end Developer

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