Careers

Software Development Manager

LabX Media Group is an organization that is in high growth mode; we have been named to the PROFIT 500: Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies list for 5 years running and are one of only a few companies in all of Simcoe County. Lots of exciting things going on with our company and here is an opportunity to be a part of it!

We are seeking an individual with outstanding web development skills and superior problem-solving abilities. Working as the leader of our development team, your role will have four key pillars: LEAD; BUILD; LEARN; COLLABORATE. You will be involved in all aspects of web application development, including design, planning, information architecture, implementation, testing and deployment.

Responsibilities:

  • Hire, train, mentor and support a team of web application/software developers.
  • Manage the Development Life Cycle from start to finish, lead/guide developers in their roles in the Development Life Cycle
  • Prototype and build web-based applications and custom features using sound programming standards and working with other members of our team
  • Create professional web applications and services that interact efficiently and securely with databases (MySQL, SQL Server)
  • Drive innovation by collaborating with team members creating new technological ideas and concepts
  • Enhance and support existing websites
  • Enforce coding standards and principles, maintain technical documentation
  • Assist in the maintenance of systems
  • Perform prototyping for evaluation
  • Assist in Infrastructure planning and implementation
  • Design, Develop, and Implement deployment strategies and workflows

Qualifications/Skills:

  • 5+ years experience in web development, most recently in a senior role
  • BSc in Computer Science, College Computer Programmer or equivalent diploma.
  • 2+ years working in an Agile development environment
  • Preferred background knowledge and experience with PHP, Node.js, React, SQL Queries as required for Senior Developer
  • Extensive experience with all layers of web development, including data modeling, business logic, API, RESTful web services, JavaScript
  • Magento experience for eCommerce platform development is an asset
  • Strong knowledge of source/version control (such as GitLab) and standard development environments
  • Strong in JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • Excellent and demonstrative problem-solving capabilities
  • Good task estimation and prioritization skills
  • Knowledge of SEO best-practices
  • Interest in the latest trends in UI/UX web application design
  • Knowledge of Agile Scrum software development methodology a benefit (JIRA)
  • Knowledge of command line tools such as Gulp, Webpack, Bash/shell scripting and Docker are valuable assets

Application Procedure:

Please send an email with your resume to: careers@labx.com

This position is located in Midland, ON.  Ideal candidates will be from the Midland and surrounding area, or within driving distance.

LabX Media Group is an enthusiastic equal opportunity employer.  We thank all candidates for applying. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Date Posted

Monday, January 6, 2020 - 13:45

Valid Through

Friday, January 31, 2020 - 13:45

Employment Type

Full Time

Work Hours

8:30am-5pm

Location

478 Bay Street
Midland, ON L4R 1K9
Canada