Senior Web Developer

Senior Web Developer

Camp Pacific (formally known as DARE)
Sr. Web Developer
Contract Position

We are currently seeking a highly skilled and adaptable Senior Web Developer with extensive experience in both designing and implementing successful web-scale applications. The Senior Web Develop will design, develop and implement code for our award winning campaigns, applications and websites with backend technologies.

The successful candidate will play a key role in development efforts and should excel working alone and in a team while being an integral part of helping us grow our Tech team. Creativity and outside-the-box thinking is welcome, must take pride in getting the job done and enjoy a fast paced design and development environment.


  • Perform hands-on coding of new solutions and maintenance of existing code
  • Designing and implementing scalable, reliable and maintainable web-based technologies
  • Developing and maintaining clear project documentation
  • Participate in and drive concept, design and code reviews for functional changes
  • Build new features, services and web applications
  • Testing and trouble-shooting
  • Assist in developing project requirements and timeline planning
  • Follow industry best practices in application design, security and performance
  • Provide continuous value to projects through regular enhancements, timely bug fixes and refactor of legacy code

Technical Expectations:

  • 5+ years of experience in web development with backend technologies (LAMP – primarily PHP, Linux, Apache, MySQL)
  • Expert with object oriented programming and MVC design pattern
  • Strong working knowledge of open source content management/frameworks (e.g – SilverStripe, Codelgniter, Symfony, Zend, ExpressionEngine)
  • Experience using one or more API’s; especially Twitter, Instagram, Flickr, YouTube, or Facebook
  • Advanced knowledge of MySQL databases, scalable, high-performance, open source NoSQL databases
  • Experience with Linux, Apache/Light HTTP, server set-up, bash-scripting and server side caching mechanisms (e.g – memcached)
  • Experience with web and server security (e. – ssl, xss, sql injection)
  • Git and Subversion experience a big plus
  • Fluent in JavaScript, CSS, HTML, JQuery and AJAX technologies
  • Proven experience in troubleshooting and solving complex problems
  • BS degree in computer science or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Strong written/verbal communication
  • Solid team player with passion to participate in team building
  • Strong web application documentation, design coding and testing experience
  • Proven analytical ability to create/modify application code to support new functionality
  • Strong debugging experience with code written by other developers
  • Proven ability to provide effort and elapsed time estimates for assigned work
  • Proven experience in meeting workload estimates as defined in project work plan

Bonus Assets:

  • Enthusiasm and an interest in all things technology
  • Experience building on custom platforms
  • Knowledge of Mobile Web and HTML5
  • Any specific experience with ASP.NET, C#, Objective C, iPhone app development
  • Experience and knowledge with front end optimization

    Date Posted:
    Aug 4, 2015 2:04 PM PDT
    DARE Vancouver

    DARE Vancouver
    Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

    Dare is one of North America's leading agencies. Their success comes from their culture of innovation and unique agency structure, adding tech and planning to the traditional mix. Dare has a very simple strategy when it comes to recruitment. People have to be "good" and "nice". If you tick both boxes, read on. more