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JUNIOR DEVELOPER

Organization:
Cabinet Office
Division:
Ontario Digital Service
City:
Any City
Job Term:
1 Permanent, 1 Temporary
Job Code:
UEA068 - Systems Officer 4 (Excluded)
Salary:
$1,297.84 - $1,658.73 Per Week
Posting Status:
Open
Job ID:
116321
The Ontario Digital Service (ODS) is tackling complex public problems with digital approaches. We are building a people-centered approach to the design and delivery of government services, programs and policy.

The ODS is improving the online experience for Ontarians by redesigning the most important government services for the digital age. We own and support a growing number of public facing internet-era products including web content management, web publishing, online public consultations, open data catalogue and visualization, laws repository, location and mapping, search, API and more.

What can I expect to do in this role?

• You will support the development, implementation and maintenance of cost effective web technology solutions and services.
• You will provide open source web technology solutions using agile development methodology to transform the online experience for Ontarians interacting with government.
• You will research new and emerging technologies to support the development and implementation of forward-thinking standards and best practices for Ontario Digital Service (ODS) work.
• Working with a high-impact team, you will be constantly learning new technologies and techniques through research, experimentation and from your exceptional colleagues.

What you bring to the team

You think digital by default and embrace new ideas that put users first to find the best solutions.

You believe diversity and inclusion helps create the best conditions for people to achieve the best results, knowing the best ideas come from everywhere and everyone.

We are looking for someone who is solution oriented, and knows how to get the job done.

Why join the team

Join us and help make government work better for people by delivering simple, effective and straightforward digital services and products. We provide employees with constructive feedback to foster their career growth, and opportunities to collaborate with talented people.

We offer:
• work that makes an impact
• learning and development opportunities
• open and inclusive work environment
• flexible work arrangements
• health and dental benefits
• pension plan
• generous vacation

We will help you achieve your goals through continuous learning, professional development and support.

How do I qualify?

Knowledge and Skills:

• You have knowledge of open source web technologies (NGINX, Linux, Apache, MySQL,PHP, PostgreSQL) , web content management solutions (Drupal, WordPress), open source search solutions (Elasticsearch), semantic accessible HTML5, CSS/SCSS, jQuery, Javascript, NodeJS, Angular, Vue, Express, MongoDB, and other emerging web technologies and cloud delivery / deployment models, to develop products that are forward-thinking and ensure a positive user experience for Ontarians.
• You have experience in integrating systems and components using Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA).
• You have knowledge of theory and principles of systems design and development to support the design, development, testing and implementation of systems solutions.
• You have experience in researching industry best practices to support the development of strategy and standards, and to apply them your work (e.g. security and accessibility by design).

Project Experience:

• You have experience in undertaking and leading parts of complex projects of different sizes, ensuring alignment to project plans and best practice.
• You can work with management or colleagues to anticipate and resolve project issues
• You have familiarity with code version control systems (Git).

Communications and interpersonal skills:

• You have strong communications skills to participate in team discussions, make solution recommendations and document/explain work.
• You have the ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment, to explain your ideas to colleagues, both technical and non-technical.

Application Instructions:

If you're interested, skip the cover letter and just send us an email including the following:

1. your resume
2. where you saw our job ad
3. a paragraph on why you want to be a part of the ODS team
4. a link to your best work

Submit your application by email to DigitalJobs2@ontario.ca – put “Hire me” in the subject line. We'll get back to you soon after the closing date.

Please do not include shortened URLs, because your email will not reach us (for example, https://goo.gl/8lvNl6).

Additional Information:

Address:
  • 1 Permanent, Any City, Anywhere in Ontario
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, Any City, Anywhere in Ontario
Compensation Group:
Excluded
Schedule:
6
Category:
Information Technology
Posted on:
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

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