You're using an older version of Internet Explorer that is no longer supported. Please update your browser.
You're using an older version of Internet Explorer and some functionality may not work as expected. Please update your browser for the best experience.
Employment Office Logo

Web Developer

Reference ID: 95856

Share job:

Job Location icon
Edmonton, AB
Job Type icon
Full Time
Job Category icon
Information Technology

  • Great opportunity for a Web Developer with experience in UX/IU design!
  • Competitive remuneration package, flexible work schedule, and a great opportunity to develop your skills set! 
  • Don't miss this opportunity to work on a project that will make a difference to First Nations communities!

About Apropos Information Systems

Apropos Information Systems is a family owned and operated organization which uses both core staff and highly skilled partner organizations to deliver quality products and services that provide social value.

Our services include Data Management, Spatial Analysis, and GIS Training, and we work with our clients so they can gather and manage quality information and use the best available knowledge to make informed decisions.

About the Opportunity

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Web Developer to join our team in Edmonton for a one year contract. 

In this role, you will be working on the LOUIS Toolkit and Data Management and Mapping Program which Apropos Information Systems is working on in conjunction with The First Nations Technical Services Advisory Group (TSAG).

Responsibilities include: 

  • Reviewing and refining current UX/UI design
  • Developing new user interactive interfaces/dashboards
  • Collaborating in the development of a user-driven reporting framework
  • Attending user advisory group meetings with staff from partner communities

In order to qualify for this role, you will have a Degree in Computer Science or related discipline or recognized technical certificate and a minimum of 2 years of software development experience with a minimum of 1 year of experience in UX/IU design. 

You will also possess:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of web development frameworks (Django or similar)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Javascript and CSS
  • Knowledge and competency developing interactive web interfaces

The following are assets, but not required:

  • Experience with database design (eg. PostgreSQL) 
  • Basic knowledge of GIS and mapping 
  • Knowledge and competency with Python, Bootstrap, JQuery, Leaflet, and D3.js 
  • Familiarity with Linux or similar Unix based Operating Systems 

Above all, you must have a solid written and spoken communication skills, strong attention to detail, and good interpersonal skills. The ability to work both independently and as part of a collaborative team is crucial. 

About the Benefits

In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with a competitive hourly salary plus benefits including:

  • A health spending account of up to $2,500 per year (after 6 months)
  • RRSP matching of up to 2% (after 6 months)
  • Flexible working hours that support a healthy work/life balance

If you have a real desire to learn and have your work make a real impact in the lives of others, this could be the role for you! Apply today! 

Posted: January 10, 2018
Closes:February 5, 2018