Senior Web Developer | Canadian Discovery Ltd.

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Employment type: 
Contract
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

Canadian Discovery Ltd. is a private, Calgary-based company that provides fully-integrated geoscience services to a diverse range of resource sector stakeholders. We are looking for a senior web developer to transition our Digest and CEO products into a Content Management System as part of a broader initiative to upgrade our product content and platform.

Senior Web Developer
We are looking for a web developer familiar with CMS’s such as Drupal or Joomla to lead the development of our new integrated Digest and CEO website. This is a contract position with the possibility of permanent employment. Timelines and salary expectations will be discussed in the interview.

See the current websites here:
http://www.canadiandiscovery.com/Digest/
http://www.canadiandiscovery.com/CEO/

The new CMS website needs to:
• Be easy to maintain and update with new content.
• Load all historical content.
• Be searchable by content and metadata.
• Be optimized for search engines.
• Have social media buttons and RSS feeds.
• Have different levels of access for clients.
• Use our in-house authentication service.
• Be able to support comments or forums in the future.
• Be able to support online purchases in the future.

Tasks
• Work closely with stakeholders and our publications design team to help design the website.
• Establish timelines for deliverables.
• Lead the development of the new website with assistance from a junior developer.
• Train a junior developer to maintain the website.
• Test and document your work.

Knowledge and Skills
Required:
• Experience designing and developing websites similar to the one described above. Please provide examples of your work.
• Experience using CMS’s such as Drupal or Joomla.
• Experience optimizing for search engines.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Preferred:
• Experience with Silverlight, Team Foundation Server, WCF, SQL Server, DevExpress, GIS, ESRI Suite, C#, Python, Javascript, or similar technologies would be an asset.
• Understanding of database structures and relational frameworks (SQL Server, stored procedures and triggers, schema manipulation).
• Oil and gas industry or geoscience related experience.
Education and Work Experience
• Certificate, diploma or degree in applied technology/information systems, or equivalent work experience.

Application Deadline
May 2, 2014 (or until position is filled)

Canadian Discovery is an employee-owned company offering a unique and stimulating work environment with flexible hours and competitive compensation. We have weekly organic fruit deliveries and regular social events. We recycle and compost. Our CDL Care team leads fundraising events to give back to the Calgary community. For more information about our company, products and services, please visit: www.canadiandiscovery.com.

Please send resume and cover letter to:
Kevin Rakhit, Team Liaison & Human Resources, Canadian Discovery Ltd.
300, 706 - 7 Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 0Z1
careers@canadiandiscovery.com

Thank you to all applicants; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.