Web Developer, Professional Services Team

ExcelSystems Software Development Incorporated

June 24, 2015

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Job Category: 
Job Specialization: 
Software Development
Company Overview: 

ExcelSystems Software Development (ESD) are the authors of a suite of web development, modernization and document distribution tools primarily targeted at the IBM i. Our software products have won numerous industry awards and are licensed by over 2000 companies worldwide, including many Fortune 500 companies. From our two offices in Sidney, BC we also provide support and professional services for customers across the world. We are part of the Quadrant group of companies, with offices and sister companies in Chicago, Boston and Asheville. Our partnerships and international dealer network have enabled us to become a leader in the IBM midrange marketplace.

Our Professional Services Division works with clients to develop unique browser based applications, often integrated with the company's back-end business system. This work varies greatly and includes customer portals, ecommerce, touch screen and mobile apps, distribution scheduling, sales and executive dashboards, payment gateway integration, and much more.  We are involved from the inception of the project through to rollout of the completed application.  Development work is typically done remotely from our offices. Travel is required only occasionally.

Job Summary: 

This is mid to senior level position with our professional services division.  As a member of the team you will work with a group of 15 developers and project managers to develop and deliver applications to a broad spectrum of clients around the world.   You will enjoy diverse exposure to many different business applications, designs and technical implementations.  After you settle in you will use your experience to take a lead role in our development projects.  This will include initial business analysis, prototyping, communication with clients and peers, team leadership and hands on development.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • An experienced web application developer (3-5+ years experience)
  • Fully competent with
    • HTML/JavaScript/CSS
    • PHP development, Object oriented PHP, an MVC framework (preferably Zend Framework 2)
    • SQL and relational database design
    • Responsive and mobile design experience
  • An excellent communicator
    • Comfortable delegating tasks and facilitating team meetings
    • Effective communicator with clients, peers and PMs
  • A leader
    • Ability to delegate tasks and lead small teams
    • Lead by example with a strong work ethic

Experience in the following areas would be an asset:

  • Business Analysis
    • Comfortable with initial analysis, review and digging into the details with our clients
    • Consolidating the information collected to develop a specification
  • User Interface Design
    • Good eye for designing good user interface/experience
    • Ability to use prototyping tools such as UXPin, Protoshare, Balsamiq


ESD offers a competitive salary, comprehensive extended benefits and RRSP matching plan

How To Apply: 

Please email applications with attached resume and cover letter to jobs@excelsystems.com