Senior Full Stack Developer (Front End Primary)

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  • Location: Toronto, ON
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2865

Senior Full Stack Developer (Front End/UI Primary)

  • Seniority: Senior 
  • Type: Contract to Perm/FTE
  • Contract:  12 months to start, with conversion to FTE as early as 6 months in
  • Location:  Fully remote across Canada (must be based in Canada and able to work during ET hours)
  • Start Date: June 2024

Our Client

Our client is a global leader within FSI, offering a comprehensive range of financial solutions, including insurance and benefits services tailored to individuals, families, and businesses worldwide. They emphasize comprehensive coverage, flexible options, and personalized solutions to meet the evolving needs of their clientele. Our client is committed to providing reliable insurance protection, including life, health, disability, and critical illness coverage, along with robust employee benefits packages for businesses. Their dedication to innovation, customer service, and financial stability makes them a trusted partner for insurance and benefits solutions, and a supportive workplace catering to accessibility and remote work options across Canada.

The Role

Our client’s IT Platforms and Engineering team is seeking a Senior Full Stack Developer with extensive UI experience, to join them for an exciting new contract to FTE opportunity. This team is dedicated to delivering exceptional technology solutions for digital clients, working closely with Architecture, Operations, Journey, and Platform teams to foster an innovative engineering culture. The aim is to enhance financial security, health, and connectivity for clients.  The successful candidate will be integral to an Agile team, focusing on the development, support, and analysis of large-scale applications and systems. We are looking for a team player with strong technical skills, problem-solving abilities, initiative, and accountability as well as strong communication skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with system designers, business analysts, application analysts, and testing specialists to develop high-quality web applications tailored to user needs.
  • Write efficient, high-quality, and well-documented code.
  • Perform estimation, coding, testing, debugging, and implementation tasks as needed.
  • Develop unit and integration tests, and create automation tools.
  • Advocate for continuous improvements in user experience, code sustainability, and application security.
  • Participate actively in agile ceremonies.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of professional front end/web development experience.
  • Advanced skills in JavaScript/ES6, React.js, HTML, CSS/SCSS, Webpack, XML/JSON.
  • Experience with multiple languages/technologies: Java, Spring MVC, Spring Boot, API development, Open API, AJAX, SOAP, REST, C#, ASP.NET.
  • Solid understanding of web applications and platforms, including Windows Server, Linux, WebSphere Liberty, and familiarity with frameworks like Bootstrap.
  • Database experience with SQL Server, Oracle, and MongoDB.
  • Familiarity with DevOps tools (e.g., Bitbucket, CDD, Jenkins, Gradle).
  • Knowledge of web accessibility guidelines (WCAG 2.1), accessibility tools, and assistive technologies.
  • Proficiency with developer tools and debugging techniques (e.g., SonarQube, SonarLint).
  • Expertise in developing responsive web designs and testing across multiple browsers, devices, and platforms.
  • Experience in building single-page applications (React SPA) and using React Hooks.
  • Knowledge of OWASP secure coding guidelines.
  • Commitment to staying updated with web development trends – both frontend and backend.

Preferred Qualifications/Nice to Have

  • Experience with Design Systems (e.g., Storybook.js).
  • Familiarity with web development stacks such as Parsley.js, AXIOS, React-Bootstrap, React Context, Node.js.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Experience Manager
  • Experience in an Agile development environment

Personal Attributes

  • Strong customer focus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Continuous improvement mindset.
  • Ability to create reusable components and identify opportunities for reuse.
  • Capability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.

Benefits

  • Engaging and challenging work with opportunities for career growth.
  • A friendly, collaborative, and inclusive culture.
  • Flexible workstyle (Hybrid or Office) based on your role.
  • Competitive salary and bonus structure.
  • Flexible benefits and vacation.

Special Requirements

  • Occasional travel between client’s office locations may be required depending on the assignment.
  • Periodic weekend/after-hours work may be necessary for project implementations and system upgrades from time to time.
  • Eligibility for special clearance from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police is a plus.

 

NOTE TO RECRUITERS
*See enclosed in BH files the FTE benefits & perks for once they’re converted*
*These are to be discussed with them once qualified, not sent over by email, as this document contains details that we don’t want re-published anywhere*

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