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Senior Web Developer – Health Industry (Downtown Vancouver) AD_SWD ***Completed***

Our client is a leader in the predictive analysis of specific health indicators. Their business combines SaaS based mobile and web applications based on their proprietary biomathematical model with wearable technology to provide actionable insights

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Web Developer to work as an integral part of a small and passionate engineering team - the ideal candidate will embrace collaborative innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Working on different aspects of the core product will involve a mix of front-end, back-end, database and infrastructure activities.


  • Design and implement web application features

  • Stay up to date with the latest front-end and fullstack development principles

  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices, and standards

  • Collaborate with product management and engineering team to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience

  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks

  • Present and defend designs, key milestones, and deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders

  • Participate in engineering discussions and activities relating to database and cloud infrastructure

Skills and Qualifications

  • B.Sc Computing Science, B.Eng Software Engineering, or equivalent

  • At least 4 years experience in developing web applications

  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript, including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object model

  • Thorough understanding of Bootstrap.js and its core principles

  • Good knowledge and understanding of user-centred design techniques and principles and being able to design web and desktop applications that achieve their goals and deliver the intended user experience

  • Hands-on experience managing databases – MySQL or otherwise

  • Strong familiarity with Ruby on Rails will be an advantage

  • Being proactive and able to work independently on a project

  • Highly desirable experiences: Experience managing Linux based infrastructure, CentOS or otherwise.

A flexible and cohesive work environment is offered. You will work with a dedicated team who thrive on learning from and mentoring each other.

Contact: Amanda Du Toit