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Sr. Front End Web Developer

Contract Position - Toronto

Hiring a Sr. Front End Web Developer on 12-month contract engagement in Toronto, ON! You will put your Senior Front End Web Development skills to work as being a strategic part of a team focused on the development and support of our client's new HTML5 video player.

This role will work closely with strategists, content producers and design team members to develop specifications and make recommendations on the use of new and emerging technologies. Development, UAT and product support are all elements of this position.

Perks You'll Love
- Join one of Canada’s leading Communications networks
- Tackle new development projects
- Enjoy top career & development opportunities

What You'll Be Doing
- Development of robust and user-friendly web applications
- Assist external development agencies with integration of third-party services/ platforms
- Work closely with Project Lead and members of the Development Team to ensure timely completion of deliverables
- Communicate to the Development Lead and Project Managers with efficiency and accuracy any progress and/or delays
- Engage in outside-the-box thinking to provide innovative solutions
- Create, revise and maintain design/technical documentation
- All other duties as assigned

Skills You'll Be Bringing
- At least 5 years experience HTML/ HTML5, CSS/ CSS3 and JavaScript (AJAX, jQuery and JSON)
- College Diploma or University Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline
- Experience in Video player development
- Experience with node.js
- Experiencing writing/ automating unit tests
- Strong knowledge of JavaScript, handling events, reusability of methods.
- Debugging skills for code, desktop and mobile browsers
- Knowledge of JIRA, Stash/Git, Tortoise, TeamCity
- Knowledge of scrum and agile methodologies
- Excellent proficiency with developing responsive applications
- Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot cross browser compatibility issues
- Ability to setup and configure local development environments
- Experience with planning and writing technical documentation
- Knowledge of internet security and best practices
- Superior problem solving and risk management skills
- Team player with the desire to own projects and the ability to work with minimal supervision
- Detail oriented with good time management skills and the ability to prioritize in a fast paced environment
- Keeps up to date on industry best practices and technology

We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Canadian Work Authorization
All applicants MUST be authorized to work in Canada. Any applicants not meeting this criteria will not be notified and will not be considered eligible for the position.

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