Senior Web Application Developer

Victorian Epicure Inc.

June 17, 2014

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Job Specialization: 
Software Development
Company Overview: 

Our story:

We are Canada’s largest 100% Canadian women-led Direct Sales Company. Started in the back of a station wagon in 1991, we're no ordinary family-owned business, and we don't intend to become one. Our mission is to transform lives by revolutionizing our industry with a viable entrepreneurial opportunity for women, helping Canadians make better food choices, and sharing the delight and joy of cooking (whether you’re a beginner, foodie, or pro in the kitchen).

Our President & Founder Sylvie Rochette, and CEO Amelia Warren were named 21st among Canada’s Top 100 Female Entrepreneurs for 2013 and are celebrated by PROFIT/Chatelaine W100.

Working at Epicure means being passionate about what you do. Be part of an amazing team, in an extraordinary place, with a very exciting future.

Join us. Make your journey count while you continue to build a great career.

Job Summary: 

Competition #: 2014-15

We need a smart and savvy Senior Web Application Developer to join our Home Office team, nestled in a rolling vineyard just north of Victoria BC, to help develop extraordinary systems that support our Consultants across Canada. You’ll be accountable for business-critical applications and systems using your passion, vast skills, and proven experience to deliver quality products that solve web-based business problems and meet business goals. You’ll also use your knowledge of best practices to mentor peers.

You are:

  • Professional, not conventional
  • Confident, not arrogant
  • Clever, not clichéd
  • Savvy, not too-cool-for-school
  • Expert, not know-it-all

You have energy, discipline, and a drive for success. Above all, you have heart. Plus, you love cooking, tasting, trying, and eating delicious, nutritious food.

Your story:

  • You have experience with Node.js (javascript, mocha, karma, jsunit, express, sails, mongo)
  • You have significant experience developing web applications that support multiple web browsers with javascript, HTML, CSS, and AJAX
  • You have demonstrated experience developing with SQL Server and TSQL, including the use of tools for synchronization, deployment, profiling and optimization
  • You are a senior ASP.NET (MVC) and C# web application developer
  • Extensive experience with javascript libraries such as jquery and any of the following: angular.js, knockout.js (backbone.js or ember would be considered an asset)
  • You know several design patterns and understand when to use them
  • You have worked in an agile / SCRUM team environment
  • You have in depth knowledge and workings of version control systems such as Subversion, Mercurial, Git
  • Experience developing sites with a CMS and DNN experience would be an asset
  • You understand and regularly follow quality assurance techniques and best practices (unit testing, integration testing, etc.)
  • Your career history encompasses at least 8 years of software development experience, at least 5 years of which have been focused on the development of Node.js (javascript, mocha, karma, jsunit, express, sails, mongo) and TSQL related web applications
  • You have experience operating in a 24x7 e-commerce environment requiring participation in an on-call rotation
  • You are very passionate about software development and are continually learning and sharing your experiences with others
  • You enjoy working with a tight-knit team and are comfortable collaborating with senior level stakeholders
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