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Web Developer (Junior)

Company Description

Porter Airlines has revolutionized short-haul flying with a warm and effortless approach to hospitality, restoring glamour and refinement to air travel. Porter is an Official 4 Star Airline® in the World Airline Star Rating®.

The airline currently offers flights to Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Fredericton, Saint John, Moncton, Halifax, St. John’s, Thunder Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, Timmins, Windsor, New York (Newark), Chicago (Midway), Boston and Washington (Dulles), and has seasonal flights to Mt. Tremblant, Que., Stephenville, N.L., Myrtle Beach, S.C., Burlington, Vt., and Orlando-Melbourne, Fla.

Job Details

TEAM: WEB DEVELOPMENT

POSITION: WEB DEVELOPER

REPORTS TO: Manager, WEB DEVELOPMENT 

FUNCTION: 


Reporting to the Manager, Web Development, this position will be part of an agile development team, taking part in web initiatives from conception to post-production. The Web Developer plays a key role in Porter’s business development by developing and supporting web technology initiatives.  

 

 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Write, debug, deploy and document code for all Porter’s customer-facing web applications.

  • Write technically challenging code that interfaces with numerous internal and 3rd party systems.

  • Program large-scale, high-volume websites in a load-balanced or web farm/cloud environment

  • Program multi-lingual websites, including using techniques to Search Engine Optimize (SEO) pages in both languages

  • Maintain and support multiple projects and deadlines

  • Be responsible for the reliability and maintenance of customer facing web applications, including after-hours support

  • Propose solutions to problems and consider timeliness, effectiveness, and practicality in addressing client needs.

  • Suggest areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions

  • Any other duties as requested by the Manager, Web Development

 

 

 BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Concern for Safety: Identifying hazardous or potentially hazardous situations and taking appropriate action to maintain a safe environment for self and others.

  • Teamwork: Working collaboratively with others to achieve organizational goals.

  • Passenger/Customer Service: Providing service excellence to internal and/or external customers (passengers).

  • Initiative: Dealing with situations and issues proactively and persistently, seizing opportunities that arise.

  • Results Focus: Focusing efforts on achieving high-quality results consistent with the organization’s standards.

  • Fostering Communication: Listening and communicating openly, honestly, and respectfully with different audiences, promoting dialogue and building consensus.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or engineering

  • Excellent organizational skills with a high degree of attention to detail

  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment and accept direction

  • Clearly articulate ideas and thoughts verbally

  • Familiarity with unit testing principles and unit testing tools

  • Aviation industry experience would be considered an asset


TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Experience building ASP.NET MVC  web applications using C#, , Microsoft .NET 3.5+ , Visual Studio 2015/2017

  • Experience building standards compliant (W3C WCAG 2.0) web user interface with HTML, CSS, LESS, grunt, JavaScript, jQuery, Knockout.js and bootstrap.

  • Experience with SOAP and REST API web services.

  • Experience using core Microsoft .Net technologies including  WCF, WPF, WF,LINQ and EF

  • Knowledge of database design in SQL Server 2015, SQL/T-SQL , database indexing, views and stored procedures


NICE TO HAVE:

  • Experience creating websites that adhere to WCAG 2.0 Level AA guidelines preferred.

  • Experience with front-end UI/UX design preferred.

  • Experience in objective C and mobile app development on the iOS and Android platforms will be considered an asset.

  • Experience with distributed source control tools such as Git, Mercurial, etc.

  • Familiarity with project management and bug-tracking software such as JIRA, Bugzilla etc.

  • Knowledge of AngularJS Framework  would be an asset

  • Some ability in Photoshop/GIMP

 

LOCATION: 

 

  • Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport - YTZ

  • October 2, 2018
  • 54-16-14

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