Senior React Developer

  • Job Category:

    IT Software- Programming

  • Industry:

    Information Technology

  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario

  • Advertised:


  • Position Type:


  • Job Term:

    1 year

  • Rate:

    $70 Per Hour

  • Job ID:



Required to translate technical systems specifications into working, tested applications. This includes: 

·       Developing detailed programming specifications 

·       Writing and/or generating code 

·       Compiling data-driven programs, maintaining, and conducting unit tests 

·       Resolves and troubleshoots technical problems which arise during the use and operation of software packages, including technical assistance in implementation, conversion and migrations 

General Skills: 


·       Experience in programming and analysis; specialized software package support at the specified experience level 

·       Ability to collaborate with IT Professionals throughout the Software Development Life Cycle 

·       Experience in structured methodologies for the development, design, implementation and maintenance of applications 

·       Experience in design, code, test, debug and document applications 

·       Experience in the use of object and/or third generation language development tools 

·       Experience in one or more programming languages 

·       Experience in application design, latest design patters, deployment and troubleshooting 

·       Experience with relational and hierarchical database technologies 

·       Experience in the use of information retrieval packages using query languages 

·       Experience with one or more communications protocols 

·       Experience in structured methodologies for the design, development, implementation and maintenance of applications 

·       Experience eliciting and documenting information from diverse business area stakeholders and subject matter experts 

·       Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills; verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal and negotiation skills 

·       A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines 

Desirable Skills: 


·       Knowledge and experience with programming Internet-ready applications 

·       Knowledge and experience in rapid application development (RAD) methodologies 

·       Knowledge and understanding of Information Management principles, concepts, policies and practices 

·       Experience with middleware and gateways 

·       Experience reviewing, analyzing, and modifying product installation scripts including encoding, testing, debugging 

·       Ability to provide post-implementation support and resolve any post-implementation technical issues 

·       Experience conducting design walkthrough sessions with project team 

·       Knowledge and understanding of Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA) and related regulations and standards 

·       Ability to provide user and system documentation as required



Experience and Skill Set Requirements

Must have skills:

  • 5 + years' - JS Developer with Node, JS frameworks, React
  • Experience collaborating with a multidisciplinary agile team


Digital Experience and Product knowledge -15

  • Strong knowledge of software standards and best practices in delivery of complex, user-centric IT solutions.
  • Experience with defect management lifecycle and tools such as Jira


Development experience - 30

  • 3+ years' experience with mobile and responsive front-end development in React Native
  • Build effective UI design, accessibility, security-driven development, web standards, and design systems
  • Experience with semantic accessible HTML5, CSS/SCSS, Foundation, Bootstrap, ES6, TypeScript
  • More than proficient in JavaScript
  • Knowledge and experience of backend stack (some examples include: Node.js, Redis, RabbitMQ, Kafka, Golang or similar)
  • Demonstrated experience with Cloud delivery / deployment models and working with DevOps


Framework & testing experience - 25

  • Hands-on experience with modern web frameworks technology stack - REACT and Next.js web framework preferred
  • Identify experience with browser/mobile automated testing (Unit Testing, SIT, UAT, etc.) using tools such as BrowserStack
  • Experience with testing frameworks like Selenium, Selenium Grid, Protractor, Cucumber, Karma, Jasmine, Mocha, Chai
  • Experience with WCAG 2.0 and ARIA implementation and accessibility best practice


Design and Architecture - 15

  • Experience in micro service design and implementation of IT solutions from the architectural design
  • Understanding of modern architectural principles for cloud-based solutions
  • Proven experience designing modern architectural patterns to support delivery of complex IT solutions that are reliable, secure, responsive and scalable


Leadership & methodologies -15

  • Experience on a build/run team using agile methods such as understanding of product backlog in sprint planning, conveying vision for team on end-product, experience part of scrum ceremonies, etc
  • Experience collaborating with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Comfortable participating in design sprints and bringing your product and technical ideas to the wider team


Team composition - Incumbents will report to Engineering Manager, others on Team include a QA Automation Engineer, UX Designer, Lead Dev, Senior Dev


Must have skills:

  • 5 + years' - JS Developer with Node, JS frameworks, React
  • Experience collaborating with a multidisciplinary agile team

Nice to Have:

  • Public Sector exp.






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