Web Application Developer

Web Application Developer

Are you passionate about clean standards-based, user-friendly web applications/data-driven websites and able to build robust, accessible front-end code that conforms to current web standards? Are you interested in working in a creative atmosphere with smart people who are delivering the best work possible for our clients, which include well-recognized, world-leading Fortune 100 companies? If so, Quarry Integrated Communications might be the place for you!

Quarry is currently seeking a Web Application Developer to join our Digital team. Applicants should have expertise in PHP, popular PHP frameworks, relational database design using MySQL, Git-based version control, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript (including jQuery) and Mobile First Responsive Web Design using Progressive Enhancement techniques.

What you’ll be doing:

• Maintain and continually improve upon existing LAMP-stack based hosting infrastructure, including existing hosted websites.
• Work with Front-end developers to implement full-service CMS and/or web application installations, including integrations with third party tools/systems, SSO platforms, SaaS providers and other data-driven web services.
• Collaborate with the rest of the Digital team to recommend and implement customized technology stacks that solve for use case scenarios and support an overall end-user experience.
• Interface directly with client-based and/or thirdparty IT departments to collaborate on joint infrastructure setup and maintenance needs.
• Maintain and improve upon legacy code of existing sites.
• Assist in building responsive and elegant cross-browser user interfaces for a range of sites with our team in a fast-paced environment.
• Translate visual design comps into standards-based, accessible code that is search engine optimized.
• Manage multiple projects and deliver them on time, to spec and with an appropriate level of communication.

What we’re seeking:

• Expertise in the PHP server-side language, with experience in other languages like Python or Ruby on Rails a plus.
• Experience with PHP frameworks such as CodeIgnitor and/or Laravel.
• Expertise in LAMP-stack server administration, with CentOS/Redhat-specific experience a plus.
• Expertise in relational database design and management, primarily using MySQL, with MariaDB, SQLite and PostgreSQL experience a plus.
• Expertise in the Git version control system, including specific experience with Github and/or Github Enterprise, branch management, working with/across multiple Github Organizations and using Github webhooks to automate various aspects of code promotion across multiple development environments a plus.
• An understanding of usability, accessibility, cross-browser compatibility and semantic markup.
• Experience with Mobile First, Progressively Enhanced Responsive Web Design.
• Knowledge of unobtrusive JavaScript based on browser feature support.
• Experience with Mobile Web Development.
• Knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and W3C standards compliance.
• Experience with JavaScript frameworks such as AngularJS and/or Node.js is a definite plus.
• Proficiency with Mas OS X and Adobe Creative Suite.

Quarry is the buyer experience agency for savvy marketers who want to transform their brands. Our clients span a broad range of industries and audiences, with one element in common: all market highly engineered goods and services across a complex buying journey.

Interested applicants, please send an email to Shelley Facey, Director People (careers@quarry.com) with your résumé and a cover letter to let us know why you’re the perfect fit for this role.


Date Posted:
Jun 16, 2015 7:14 AM PDT
Company:
Quarry Integrated Communications Inc.
Website:
http://www.quarry.com
Contact:
careers@quarry.com

Company:
Quarry Integrated Communications Inc.
Location:
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Quarry is the buyer experience agency for savvy marketers who want to transform their brands. Our clients span a broad range of industries and audiences, with one element in common: all market highly engineered goods and services across a complex buying journey. Celebrating over 40 years in business, Quarry is a recipient of the Marketing Profs’ B2B Marketing Agency of the Year. more