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Company Description

Porter Airlines provides 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., Muskoka, Ont., Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Stephenville, N.L.

Visit www.flyporter.com or follow @porterairlines on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Details of growth plans to provide North America-wide service are available at flyporter.com.

 

Job Description

FUNCTION: 


Reporting to the Manager, Customer Experience Systems Development, this position will be part of an agile development team, taking part in mobile initiatives from conception to post-production. The Xamarin Developer plays a key role in Porter’s business development by developing and supporting mobile technology initiatives. This exciting role provides the opportunity to be an integral part of the inception of a brand-new mobile app, that seeks to provide a smooth and seamless experience to Porter customers and enhance Porter’s “Flying Refined” brand. 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Write, debug, deploy and document mobile app code

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

  • Play an integral part in ensuring the overall reliability of our customer-facing mobile applications, including occasional after-hours support if needed

  • Work with various teams including UX design, quality assurance and back-end software development teams

  • Maintain and support multiple projects and deadlines

  • 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, Customer Experience Systems 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 preferred

  • 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

  • Aviation industry experience would be considered an asset


TECHNICAL SKILLS: 

  • 3+ years experience working with Xamarin Forms 3.0+ developing both Android and iOS apps in Visual Studio 2017+

  • Experience creating/using Asp.Net Web API 

  • 3+ years experience working with C#, XAML 

  • Experience writing/consuming REST web services

  • Experience working in SCRUM framework 

  • Experience with all work/requirements tied to releasing mobile applications on AppStore and GooglePlay

  • Experience integrating ready-made UI kits/templates

  • Knowledgeable in mobile app performance optimization 

  • Experience working with UI/UX designers/developers

  • Ability to showcase at least one application made for Android/iOS

  • Knowledge of database design 

  • Experience with ORM frameworks such as Entity Framework

  • Familiarity with unit testing principles and unit testing tools

NICE TO HAVE:

  • Experience developing business apps for mobile devices 

  • Experience with mobile app testing

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

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

  • Familiarity with project management and bug-tracking software such as JIRA

  • Knowledge of .NET Core is an asset

 

LOCATION: 

 

 

  • Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport - YTZ

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