Senior Web Developer – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

Senior Web Developer

Department: Marketing
Employment Type: Full-time
Minimum Experience: Experienced
Compensation: $62,000 – $76,000
Location: Sydney, NS
Term: Permanent, Full-Time
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

About the Organization

Established in 2001, Protocase Inc. is a rapidly expanding company that focuses on combining advances in software with innovative manufacturing techniques to offer unique custom manufacturing to the engineering, design, and research industries. Using the expertise and dedication of 370+ employees (and counting), Protocase is proud to have a client base of more than 16,000 customers throughout North America and around the globe. Customers include Boeing, L3, Raytheon, Google, Apple, Microsoft, NASA, MIT and many more. We are proudly ISO:9001 certified and AS9100D registered, as well as ITAR compliant and registered with Canadian Controlled Goods.

To learn more about the company, visit:

45Drives offers a new way to store data. Instead of locking customers in to proprietary software contracts, 45Drives builds its storage systems with open-source software and commodity hardware, offering an unmatched price for a fully supported data storage solution customers can have confidence in. It’s important to us that we stay true to our community roots in our product development, technical support and business practices.

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Why Protocase & 45 Drives?

Full disclosure, we work a little differently here at Protocase Inc./45Drives. This isn’t a job where you punch in and punch out. we come to work every day because we wish to earn a living in a meaningful way. We believe too many people exist without finding joy and meaning in their everyday jobs. At Protocase Inc./45Drives, we create workplaces where our people want to come to work in the morning and feel good when they go home at the end of the day. It only exists and thrives because each of us contributes in our own way. Does this sound like something you want to be a part of?

Our Values:

  • Our Customers are #1
  • Help Others Succeed
  • Build and Maintain Functional Relationships with Everyone
  • Trust
  • Openness, Honesty and Transparency
  • Respect
  • Common Sense

About the Opportunity

Protocase and 45Drives is currently seeking a Senior Web Developer to join our marketing team in Sydney (Cape Breton), Nova Scotia. Our companies’ websites are a primary means of communicating with prospective and current customers about our products and services.

As a Senior Web Developer, you will assist the marketing team taking on several key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best practices
  • Integrate data from various back-end services
  • Gather requirements based on technical needs
  • Create and maintain documentation
  • Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling our site
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies and industry trends

Essential Skills

  • Completion of high school, as well as relevant post-secondary program
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) and attention to detail
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Excellent time-management skills
  • Thrive working in a team environment
  • Criminal record check and security clearance

In order to succeed in this role, you must be proficient, with 5+ years’ experience in the following areas:

  • PHP
  • JavaScript/Jquery
  • Apache
  • Linux
  • Web Server Maintenance (software upgrades)
  • CSS

About the Benefits

Besides an annual salary that ranges between $62,000 and $76,000, you will also enjoy the following benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Life Insurance and Group Insurance Benefits as well as a cost-shared Company Pension Plan after six months of full time employment
  • Two weeks’ vacation (three weeks’ vacation at three years of employment; four weeks’ vacation at five years)
  • Cost-shared YMCA Fitness Membership after three months
  • Regular social events such as lunches and team-building sessions, as well as seasonal parties.