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Software Engineer

Eastlink - 30 Jobs
Halifax, NS
In-person
Full-time
Experienced
Posted 17 days ago

Designated office:

Young Tower

6080 Young Street,

Halifax, NS

This position is:

Hybrid, at least 3 days per week in office

Eastlink is a family owned, entrepreneurial and innovative company headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia. We take great pride in being a leader in delivering creative competitive, customer focused telecommunications solutions, and connecting our customers to the things and people that matter most. Serving a customer base across seven provinces, our advanced solutions include Internet, Mobile, TV, Telephone, Security and Automation, Data Communications, and exclusive locally produced programming on Eastlink Community TV.

We embrace diversity, inclusion, equity, and accessibility throughout all levels of the organization and encourage members of equity groups to self-identify during the application process.

We are looking for an experienced full stack developer with a demonstrable track record of contributing at a senior level to new and existing web-based applications and platforms.

You will be responsible for:

  • Engaging in a dynamic, collaborative work environment
  • Contributing to the ongoing evolution and improvement of our software development practices, platforms and people
  • Supporting the execution of our Agile Scrum approach to work by exemplifying the Scrum values of Courage, Focus, Commitment, Respect and Openness
  • Developing new features for our public website and internal business tools, including back-end administration features
  • Working with clients to solve complex problems, providing options while ensuring they have the tailored solutions required to meet their objectives
  • Building high-quality, reusable code and libraries for future use

What’s in it for you?

  • The opportunity to work with a company that is constantly evolving and will provide challenges and inspiration for someone who is truly passionate about software development
  • Develop and influence solutions from conception to implementation
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Continued training and support for professional development
  • Comprehensive benefits package and defined contribution pension plan
  • Discounts on Eastlink’s products and services

Skills & Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of development experience with a focus on web technologies
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks
  • Prior experience developing web applications using C# / .net core 8 and MS SQL
  • Familiarity with CMS concepts such as structured content and skins/themes
  • Experience with version control systems (preferably, Git)
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and workarounds
  • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring adherence to them
  • Experience working as a member of a Scrum development team
  • Experience developing and deploying solutions that include cloud services and platforms

The ideal candidate:

  • Embraces the importance of a good user experience
  • Excels at collaborating with teammates and clients of varying technical backgrounds and is able to adapt communication style to best match their needs
  • Understands the benefits of developing within a framework of established standard, best practices and processes, and exercises the required discipline to adhere to them
  • Continues to develop their expertise and takes a proactive approach to staying current with new technologies and trends in their field
  • Always thinks about how we can do things better, contributing to workflow improvements and team discussions

Experience with the following would be considered an asset:

  • Techniques and best-practices for designing responsive web pages
  • Delivering WCAG 2.0 AA compliant accessible web sites
  • Asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Continuous integration and release management tools
  • Server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as Sass
  • Automated web testing tools and techniques

Why Choose Eastlink?

Eastlink operates in a culture of continuous improvement through listening, learning, and adapting, which enables us to respond quickly to the evolving needs of both employees and customers. We recognize that our truly greatest competitive edge is our people and that delivering a great customer experience begins with a great employee experience. Our philosophy of developing and training our team “on the ground” not only helps to create a strong onboarding experience but also readies employees for future growth opportunities within the organization.

Get your careers started with us and stay with us, your journey begins here!

Competition Number: 9540
Company Website: www.eastlink.ca
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About Eastlink

About Eastlink

Our Story
In the early 1970s, Eastlink entered the cable television business in Amherst, Nova Scotia with a handful of employees and a single cable license. Since then, this Platinum Status Canadian Best Managed company has grown to more than 1,700 employees delivering world-class communications, entertainment, television and advertising services to hundreds of thousands of residential, business and public sector customers in Atlantic Canada, Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia and Bermuda.
Eastlink has been heralded as a pioneer in the Canadian telecommunications landscape and carries the distinction of being the first cable company in Canada to enter the telephone market, and the first in North America to combine cable, Internet and telephone service in a communications and entertainment bundle.

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