Senior Front-End Developer

Competition #
Location - St. John’s, NL (or remote)
THE OPPORTUNITY

We’re looking for an experienced Senior Front-End Developer to join our Application Development Team within the Bluedrop family. 

WHO ARE WE?
We’re hard workers and experts in our field but, we don’t take ourselves too seriously – we’re candid, flexible and diverse. Bluedrop was founded in 1992 and currently has over 200 employees within our two core divisions, working out of offices in St. John’s and Halifax, along with remote staff around the globe. Our workforce training arm, Bluedrop Learning Networks, is recognized as a first-to-market leader and e-learning innovator. Over our expansive history, we’ve supported training delivery and digital transformation with a vast array of clients including governments, industry groups, and individual employers. We do the majority of this work through our flagship SkillsPass™ technology,  which is a cloud-based SaaS training, certification, and compliance management platform.
HOW DO WE OPERATE?

We Bluedroppers are a focused bunch – most of the time. We know why we’re “here,” we know what we “do” and how each of us contribute to it; and we also have a clear understanding of our core values and behaviours that align with our core vision, our passion, and our culture.

We’re passionate about transforming training for our clients.

WHY DO WE EXIST?

 

To empower people & organizations threatened by a fast-changing labour market to survive and thrive.

WHAT DO WE DO?


We provide a cloud solution to transform the way our clients deliver,

 track, and validate training for their external stakeholders.

HOW DO WE BEHAVE?

CORE VALUES

  • Never bite your tongue
  • Work hard, laugh harder
  • Compassionate always
  • We get it, you have a life
  • Roll with it
ABOUT THE JOB

Bluedrop’s software engineers are a critical part of our team, and lead the charge in developing advanced solutions that help transform how our current and future clients connect millions of employers, workers, and related stakeholders within a seamless training ecosystem. Our solutions are not simple- they are cool, complex, and help vastly improve training development and delivery for all types of clients, industries, and use cases.

 

Given that e-learning and workforce training requirements continue to advance and evolve at exponential rates, we need to not only keep up-we need to continue to lead the way, and get ahead of our clients’ needs and provide advanced solutions to help them optimize their training needs, and advance their overall operation. So-we need our engineers to be enthusiastic, nimble and versatile, and eager to tackle challenges in a fast-paced, dynamic environment that is continuously evolving in alignment with market evolutions and our clients’ ever-changing requirements. If you want a job where every day is essentially the same…you should probably keep looking.

 

As a Senior Front End Developer you will be working with our software development team to plan, design, code and test features for our Integrated Skills Management system.  Sound good so far? Take a look at the specifics below and decide if Bluedrop is the place for you to take the next exciting step in your career!

Qualifications
  • Fluent in modern front-end frameworks for web applications and front-end architecture.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Experience working in a team, mentoring and collaborating with other developers and participating in code reviews.
  • Expert knowledge of React.
  • A solid understanding of state management approaches in React, including Redux and Context API. 
  • Knowledge and experience with different approaches to styling React components, including JSS and CSS-in-JS.
  • Can explain approaches and challenges to unit testing front-end applications.
  • Knowledge of UI/UX design would be considered an asset.
  • Experience with WCAG 2.0 accessibility requirements would be considered an asset.
  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment would be considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of RESTful API design would be considered an asset, including how to optimize the number of API requests within single page applications.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and oral. Ability to communicate and present to all levels of an organization
Responsibilities
  • Help guide the direction of front-end implementation, adhering to industry best-practices.
  • Create sophisticated, interactive, and highly available web applications.
  • Ensure code quality through best practices, including unit testing and code review.
  • Help evolve our standard component library.
  • Provide guidance on UX design.
  • Integrate with various third-party applications and data sources.
  • Provide input and estimates for planning.
  • Mentor and provide support for team members.

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious, career-oriented individual who would like to be part of a dynamic, growth-oriented and client-first organization. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, a flexible work environment, as well as exceptional career growth potential.

 

Please forward your resume to people@bluedrop.com in confidence, to be considered for this current opportunity. While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Bluedrop Learning Networks Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We just hire the best…

Bluedrop Learning Networks Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We just hire the best…

 

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Contact

HQ: St John’s
Newfoundland, Canada
1.800.563.3638
Email: info@bluedrop.com