Backend Web Developer

Information Technology
Nova Scotia
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Backend Web Developer
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Reference # JG-13530

Meridia Recruitment Solutions has partnered with Cossette, a communication and marketing agency, to recruit for their Backend Web Developer role in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
That entrepreneurial spirit, that passion that drives Cossette to find new paths for some of the most recognized brands in the world. They are an eclectic collective with multifaceted expertise, who act locally for global impact. They take risks, empower and go beyond.

Role Description:

Cossette is searching for someone with drive, passion and energy to create something great. An ambitious and highly skilled back-end web developer who can build advanced web solutions for a variety of clients.
The ideal candidate will be an expert at server-side web development and be ready to take on software design challenges that push far beyond the requirements of the typical website. If you are passionate about web development, and software engineering in general, this position will offer you many unique and challenging opportunities.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Develop fast, flexible, and well-designed web services to power consumer facing websites
  • Build efficient data sharing systems, using distributed architecture
  • Design high performance database schemas, and write efficient SQL
  • Analyze technical specification documents, and build integration systems to match
  • Evaluate huge sources of technical data, photos, and videos, and create new web services to expose them
  • Support front-end developers by building required server-side components, and designing clear API’s
  • Work closely with analysts and dev-ops personnel to continuously add new features and refine existing systems

Your Qualifications:

  • Expert knowledge of PHP & SQL
    Experience working with JSON, XML formats, and interacting with web services
    Strong understanding of fundamental software architecture concepts, such as object-oriented & async programming, and framework concepts such as MVC
    Experience with revision control systems such as GIT or SVN, and dependency management tools such as PHP Composer
    Solid understanding of Apache, IIS, and Windows and Linux web hosting environments
    Good code testing & debugging skills, with a strong attention to detail
    A positive and professional attitude, strong personal organization skills, and the ability to work within a diverse team environment
    Experience with the Rust programming language would be considered an asset (nice to have)
    Experience with front-end web development, including some form of JS/CSS build & automation tools such as system.js, rollup.js, gulp.js, Sass, etc. (nice to have)
    Familiarity with network architecture, hosting infrastructure, and database replication concepts (nice to have)
    Experience building CRM/Intranet software (nice to have)

To express interest in this opportunity please apply online by clicking"Apply Now" below:
For more information contact Jamie Grant, Partner at 902-420-1809 or Brooke Ireland, Consultant at 902-421-1214

Meridia Recruitment Solutions connects leading organizations with top talent by building strong relationships and creating ideal matches with candidates because we are only successful when you are. We appreciate your interest in this opportunity.
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