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Backend Developer | (Jr to Sr level)

Halifax, NS Information Technology (IT) Job ID: 2104258

COMPANY PROFILE:

Our client is the world’s premier digital media investment company, owns and operates over 25 highly authoritative brands across various verticals, including entertainment, sports, technology, automotive, gaming, and travel. Specializing in acquiring, operating, and growing properties that are mission-critical in their respective environments, and they are at the forefront of media investment.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

We are seeking a highly analytical, knowledgeable and driven Senior Back-End Developer to join a multi-functional development team. The ideal candidate must possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and a desire to work in a fast-paced environment. This person will work closely with the development team and leaders to develop tools to support our various website projects. They will be working primarily on proprietary systems and tools

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for new development and maintaining all public sites to optimal performance levels.
  • Developing CMS features for multidisciplinary teams for their day to day operations.
  • Play an active role in the analysis phase when defining the features with the tech lead.
  • Improving code performance and core web vitals for the web pages
  • In charge of maintaining all of the digital assets for optimal loading time using the latest technologies in order to have optimal code and programming standards.
  • Maintain strong knowledge about the latest web development standards and development tools.

PREFERRED PROFILE:

  • Experience as a back-end developer.
  • Experience working with high traffic websites
  • Experience with Core Web Vitals optimisation
  • Experience with single page application and ajax
  • Strong knowledge of object-oriented programming.
  • Strong knowledge of modularization and library development approach
  • Strong knowledge of Javascript
  • LEMP (Linux, Nginx, MySQL, PHP)

TECHNICAL ASSETS:

  • BitBucket, JIRA, GIT, PHPStorm, Jenkins.
  • Shell Script (Bash).
  • Knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3, SCSS.
  • Good understanding of SEO practice / Google Analytics / Google page speed.

LOCATION: Halifax (Hybrid)

Job ID# 1951609

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