HealthForceOntario Marketing and Recruitment Agency - Toronto, ON

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HealthForceOntario is the province’s strategy to ensure that Ontarians have access to the right number and mix of qualified health care providers, now and in the future.

The HealthForceOntario strategy is:

- Identifying and addressing Ontario’s health human resource needs.
- Engaging partners in education and health care to develop skilled, knowledgeable providers and create the health care delivery teams that will make the most of their abilities.
- Introducing new and expanded provider roles to increase the number of providers working in health care and build on the skills of those already in the system.
- Making Ontario the employer-of-choice for all health care providers.

Position Information

Position Title: Developer
Organisation: HealthForceOntario Marketing and Recruitment Agency
Location: 163 Queen St. East, Toronto, Ontario
Supervisor’s Position Title: Manager, Information Technology (IT)
Scheduled Hours of Work: 35
Position Type: Permanent, full-time

Purpose of the Position

Develop and support web-based applications for the agency.

Under the direction of the Manager, IT, and working closely with the Senior Applications Developer, the position will develop and support web-based applications for the Agency.



1. Construct, develop, code, debug and maintain web-based applications.
2. Conform to in-house software development processes.
3. Participate in code reviews.
4. Write technical documentation.
5. Apply rigorous testing methodologies and use cases to analyze and verify software programs, algorithms, data transformation, forms, reports and interfaces.
6. Communicate issues and status information to Manager, IT concerning system development activities.
7. Generate application test data as necessary and validate any data conversion requirements for final implementation and production rollout.
8. Participate in project status review meetings with Manager, IT and other stakeholders.
9. Other duties as assigned by the Manager, IT.


1. 8+ years of production programming experience of which 4+ years of solid PHP design/coding/testing in open source environment building large scale distributed web sites.
2. Experience working in a formal software development environment.
3. MySQL, PHP 5, HTTP technology experience.
4. Computer Science trained graduate or with equivalent work experience.
5. Strong written/verbal communication skills.
6. Strong web application documentation, coding and testing experience.
7. Proven analytical ability to create/modify application code to support new functionality.
8. Strong debugging experience with code written by other developers.
9. Proven ability to provide effort and elapsed time estimates for assigned work.
10. Proven ability to execute project deliverables within effort and elapsed time estimates.

We thank all applicants for their interest and we will only contact those candidates selected for an interview. Please submit your cover letter and resume by January 6, 2014 at 11:59 pm and include Developer in the subject line.

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