Senior Web Developer (Ottawa)

Senior Web Developer (Ottawa)

We provide web based recreation software. With head offices in the ancient city of York, UK, Legend’s mission is to change the world in our own small but vital way, helping people get more active more often.

We love what we do. Fortunately so do our customers. Building on our excellent reputation we are now entering the Canadian market. Based in Ottawa, Ontario, we are now recruiting. Our first priority is to find good local software engineers who feel the same way we do.

We want people who want to make an impact; people who like the freedom to get creative as we tackle some really interesting problems. And most of all, individuals who want to do good and help us in our mission. In return we will provide excellent rewards, a nurturing environment and we help you learn and grow with a generous approach to personal development.

Our success to date has been a result of listening to customers, studying opportunities to bring innovation to the industry and then taking the initiative with a hefty ongoing commitment to R&D. After all, our mission is pressing and there is much work to be done. Fortunately each innovation brings such immediate feedback it is truly rewarding work.

We see possibilities for innovation on wearables, self-service, smartphone, social media, loyalty, energy, business intelligence, payment methods, to name a few.

If this interests you, here are some particulars.

Background notes

  • Agile ‘scrum’ methodology
  • Microsoft technologies
  • Generous package
  • Period of UK based training and induction


We have several vacancies for senior developers. Candidates should be able to demonstrate experience in developing web based business applications using Microsoft technologies. The specific skills important to us are identified below although we seek talent first as opposed to applicants with specific tools.

Experience of the following is considered very important to us:

  • C#(.NET v4.0)
  • HTML & CSS
  • SQL Server

Experience of the following helps a bit but not essential to your application:

  • Entity Framework
  • Unit Testing (TDD, MS Test, Jasmine)
  • Javascript Frameworks (jQuery, Knockout, Backbone.js, Require.js)
  • Web Services (WCF, REST)
  • HTML5 / CSS3
  • Experience of SCRUM/Agile development methodologies
  • Location

Legend’s Canadian offices are located in the heart of Ottawa – Little Italy, which is where you will be based. However, there will be a fantastic opportunity for ‘on the job’ training with Legend’s core development team in the York (UK). Successful applicants will be invited to attend a six week to three month (based on your availability) training scheme at our York offices. Travel and accommodation costs will be fully covered of course.

Application Process

Selected candidates will be offered a telephone interview. From the telephone interview we will quickly select a short list of second stage applications. Second stage candidates will be asked to undertake a small programming test lasting no more than one hour. There will be a final personal interview in Ottawa prior to employment offers being made. We expect to conclude all employment offers by 31st May, 2015.

How to Apply

To apply, please email your resume and covering letter to: James O’Brien Legend Recreation Software Legend Recreation Software is not accepting calls or emails from employment agencies regarding this or any currently advertised roles. Resumes submitted to Legend Recreation Software from recruitment agencies without written consent will be considered Legend’s property. No fees will be paid if these candidates are hired without a written agreement in place between Legend and the recruitment agency.

Date Posted:
Apr 27, 2015 9:05 AM PDT
Legend Recreation Software Inc.

Legend Recreation Software Inc.
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Legend Recreation Software Inc. deliver hosted and online software applications and services to the recreation, leisure and fitness industry. Legend is a successful innovator in Online, Mobile, BI and CRM/Back-Office systems and has a continuing track record of growth in our 13 years of business. Legend is the leading operator in the UK now expanding its operations to Canada with offices in... more