Information Technology - Toronto

?*Candidates will be expected to demonstrate exceptional knowledge of core javascript fundamentals, along with js frameworks like node.js
Our client is searching for a senior front end web developer to be part of a dedicated team focused on the development and support of their new HTML5 video player and existing products. Their developers 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.  The right individual for this role will be a motivated and energetic developer who takes initiative, enjoys finding solutions to a varying number of challenges, is detail-oriented and takes extreme pride in their work.
Key ResponsibilitiesDevelopment of robust and user-friendly web applicationsAssist external development agencies with integration of third-party services/ platformsWork closely with Project Lead and members of the Development Team to ensure timely completion of deliverablesCommunicate to the Development Lead and Project Managers with efficiency and accuracy any progress and/or delaysEngage in outside-the-box thinking to provide innovative solutionsCreate, revise and maintain design/technical documentationAll other duties as assigned
Must have:At least 5 years experience HTML/ HTML5, CSS/ CSS3 and JavaScript (AJAX, jQuery and JSON)Experience in Video player development (video.js, flash, HTML5, JW Player)Experience with node.jsStrong knowledge of JavaScript, handling events, reusability of methods.Knowledge of Chromecast SDKDebugging skills for code, desktop and mobile browsersKnowledge of JIRA, Stash/Git, Tortoise, TeamCity (optional)Knowledge of scrum and agile methodologiesExcellent proficiency with developing responsive websites and emails  Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot cross browser compatibility issuesAbility to setup and configure local development environmentsExperience with planning and writing technical documentationKnowledge of internet security and best practicesSuperior problem solving and risk management skillsTeam player with the desire to own projects and the ability to work with minimal supervisionDetail oriented with good time management skills and the ability to prioritize in a fast paced environmentKeeps up to date on industry best practices and technologyCandidates must have code samples to submit for review before they get shortlisted
Nice to have:Experience with PHP, MySQL (query building and optimization) and XMLExperience with third party analytics libraries, (Krux, comScore, Omniture, Conviva, MOAT)Experience working with Google IMAKnowledge of RubyKnowledge of web site performance enhancing technologies, such as Akamai Rich Media Accelerator
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Thank you for your interest. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs.
“**Please note that the successful applicant will be required to fulfill this contract as an Independent Consultant**”

Position Type Contract
Application Deadline April 27, 2017
Experience Required 5+ years
Job Duration 6 months
Education Required Bachelors