Senior Web Developer

Protocase and 45Drives is currently seeking a Senior Web Developer to join its 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 web developer, you will assist the marketing team in 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/Requirements

  • Completion of high school, as well as relevant post secondary program
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Attention to detail
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Ability to take direction
  • 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 $54,000 and $75,000, you will also enjoy the following
benefits:

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