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Back-End Web Developer

MEDCAN

This is a Full-time position in Toronto, ON posted November 24, 2018.

The Role

We are looking for a Back-End Web Developer responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary focus will be development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by Front-End Dev into the application. A basic understanding of front-end technologies is therefore necessary as well.

We are building a new experience for our clients. One which is all about helping them live healthier, happier lives by making smart, evidence-based health decisions over the long term through a digital and physical platform. The team is passionate about health, wellbeing and service.

The Accountabilities:

  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by a front-end developer with server-side logic
  • Building reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimization of the application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Implementation of security and data protection
  • Design and implementation of data storage solutions
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies

The Requirements:

  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies and platforms, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Good understanding of server-side CSS preprocessors, such as LESS and SASS
  • Understanding accessibility and security compliance
  • User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system
  • Management of hosting environment, including database administration and scaling an application to support load changes
  • Data migration, transformation, and scripting
  • Setup and administration of backups
  • Outputting data in different formats
  • Understanding differences between multiple delivery platforms such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Proficient knowledge of a back-end programming language – knowledge of PHP, Apex, Python, Ruby, Java, .NET, JavaScript etc.
  • Understanding of “session management” in a distributed server environment
  • Salesforce knowledge and experience

This position reports to the Director, Development. This is full-time role that is scheduled during business hours Monday through Friday.

The position offers an attractive total compensation package including a base salary, a comprehensive benefits plan and a genuine opportunity to grow at one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies. The position also offers outstanding health and wellness benefits through Medcan’s Live Well program.

We can offer you a great working environment and an opportunity to let your excellence shine. In your cover letter please include why you wish to align yourself with Medcan and how you believe you can add value to our organization.

Qualified applicants are invited to apply to hr@medcan.com. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls and no agencies please.

Skills Required

  • Education level: None
  • Work experience (years): 3-5 years

Package

Salary: N/D