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Web Developer or Web Developer Lead

Scope Statement

The Web Developer Lead manages and implements websites and online applications, develops, tests, produces and maintains website and online application code and content, in support of the company’s strategic initiatives and business operations. The incumbent is guided by defined procedural constraints, and works under the moderate supervision of the Director, Web Centre of Excellence in support of all business units.

Impact Statement

Leads research and development efforts for websites and applications from Proof of Concept (POC) and architecture to production and delivery in support of the organization’s strategic objectives

Researches and implements operational and performance metrics and services in support of business sales, marketing and growth strategies

Detects, troubleshoots and tracks content and functionality to ensure compliance with web governance, accessibility, privacy and legal

Responsibilities include

Manage all levels of website and application code from development to staging to production

Research and identify new and emerging technologies that are aligned with and in support of strategic objectives and initiatives

Promote improvements for software development practices, processes and standards with consideration of quality, innovation and productivity

Manage back-end administration of third party website services and hosting

Support and maintain social media technologies, SEO and online marketing and e-commerce platforms

Liaise with key stakeholders to support business objectives and projects by providing value and input at all stages of project lifecycle

Liaise with IT Operations to develop and maintain performance and operational monitoring for online assets

Knowledge / Experience / Certification

5+ years work experience in a web environment with relevant code and development experience

In-depth knowledge of PHP, Drupal, Drupal Commerce, (LAMP), and/or Java and related libraries

Advanced knowledge of JavaScript, AJAX, HTML5, CSS required

Knowledge of, version control (Git and SVN), CI, and automated testing an asset

Experience with development methodologies (e.g., Scrum) and project management

Knowledge of Google Analytics, Google Search Appliance and monitoring tools an asset

Knowledge of other relevant and/or emerging programming languages/frameworks (Node.js, Symfony, Ruby) an asset

Experience with cloud infrastructures, SaaS, API development and architecture an asset

Education / Professional Courses

Completion of a University degree or equivalent experience

Key Skills

Demonstrated ability to manage multiple task and work streams concurrently

Demonstrated ability to pivot and adjust work items to match shifting business priorities

Demonstrated capability to manage all forms of stakeholder, client and vendor communication in a professional and timely manner

Ability to work independently and as a team member

Ability to think logically, analyze and solve problems

Well-developed communication, negotiation, persuasion and presentation skills

Key Competencies



Driving for Results




Interpersonal Communication

Judgment and decision-making


Working Conditions

Office environment

Prolonged periods of concentration and attention to detail

Prolonged periods of sitting while using a computer and/or telephone

May be required to work overtime

Travel may be required


Management and employees on a local and national basis

Third party vendors and service providers

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