Shaw Communications Front End Web Developer Full Time in Calgary, AB

Shaw Communications

Branch Calgary AB CA

Front End Web Developer
Calgary, AB

Script and other similar web technologies. • Proficient with cross-browser/cross-platform issues and web standards….

Shaw Cablesystems’ Technical Network and Operations department located in downtown Calgary is currently seeking Front End Web Developer to join their team. This position reports directly into the Lead, Development.

The successful candidate will be accountable for the design, development, and maintenance of a variety of applications and databases documenting the Shaw coax and fibre plant as well as associated operational networks.


• Responsible for the maintenance and enhancement of the client side layer for existing applications
• Routinely deal with and resolve difficult front end technical issues
• Provide estimates for front end development
• Take responsibility for the quality of deliverables
• Develop software in the context of a focused project, while ensuring alignment to current and developing architectures
• Understand and help refine un-stated requirements
• Aid in the development of the front end architectural framework and design
• Evaluate and introduce new tools and techniques to the development team
• Work and collaborate with cross-functional teams including UX, design, and marketing
• Proactively identify areas for improvement, seek solutions and make recommendations

Required Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

• HTML, CSS, JavaScript and other similar web technologies
• Experience with JavaScript web frameworks like Backbone, React, Angular, Ember, etc
• Experience building, maintaining and enhancing widely-used and popular consumer websites
• Able to work under pressure and produce before deadlines
• Experience with JavaScript MVCish frameworks (such as Backbone, Ember, Angular)
• Experience with distributed version control systems such as Git
• Familiarity with JSP, ASP; Full-stack experience a plus
• Strong collaborative skills and flexibility in fulfilling multiple roles
• Post secondary degree or technical diploma in computer science or related field
• 3+ years of experience with JQuery, JavaScript, CSS, AJAX, HTML, and related technologies
• 3+ years of progressive experience in web application development
• Experience working with responsive frameworks (Bootstrap, Foundation, HTML5Boilerplate) and Object Oriented JavaScript
• Familiarity of HTML syntax for multiple specifications, including HTML5
• Knowledge of how to employ the jQuery library for visual effects, event handling and document manipulation
• Experience with css microprocessors (Less and Sass)
• Working experience of XML, web services, SOA and REST principles
• Proficient with cross-browser/cross-platform issues and web standards
• A willingness to work in multiple programming languages and platforms
• Team player with excellent communication skills both written and verbal
• A positive, “can-do” attitude and customer focused approach that will enable you to deal with challenging situations with integrity, empathy and sincerity
• A credit and criminal check will be required

If you value a workplace that promotes accountability, exemplifies loyalty, never compromises integrity and has a strong social conscience then start your career with us by applying now.

We thank all interested applicants; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted. This position requires the successful completion of a criminal and credit background check.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Calgary, AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-03-24
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