Software International INC - Toronto, ON

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Reporting to the Development Manager, this role is responsible for the development of large scale Internet web sites. We are responsible for evaluation, design, selection and implementation of pragmatic, cost effective technologies, to support our various clients’ business models.

Skill Requirements:
Proven team building and leadership experience in a web development environment
Staff training and team development skills and experience
Strong written/verbal communication skills
Experienced in estimating effort and elapsed time required to complete project deliverables.
Skilled in both Object Oriented and Non-Object Oriented Design and programming techniques.
Several years of skill in PHP and at least one other object oriented language such as perl or Java.
Experience designing with large scale distributed databases.
Strong business and technical analytical ability so as to create robust technical design documentation from business requirements documentation.
Proven ability to define success criteria to meet and measure quality expectations.

Motivating and leading a team of 6 to 10 application developers.
Provide feedback on business requirements documentation to ensure resolution of any apparent ambiguity or contradictions.
Functional Breakdown, Design, Programming, testing and maintaining web site applications to support the business requirements.
Perform impact analysis for design modification and obtain signoff from the Architecture Team.
Participation in the selection and implementation of third party software to support design where it is practicable.
Communicating with several third party billing processors to setup and maintain robust ecommerce billing solutions.
Appropriate documentation for each development step – including functional, design, and testing specifications.
Developing and documenting workload estimates (ie: Creation of workload breakdown plan to define and track software development efforts)
Delivering functionality within these estimated effort and time frames
Selection, implementation and/or modification of web development practices and methodologies to support continuous improvement efforts.
Provide assistance to junior programmers to generate Low Level Design documentation for new or modified functionality.
Conduct documentation and code reviews for their team members to ensure standards compliance.
Define test methodology and use cases to analyze and verify software programs, forms, reports and interfaces.
Communicate issues and status information to Project Management Office concerning system development activities.
Liaison with Project Management Office to resolve scheduling conflict and project dependencies.
Update system data and prepare conversion requirement as necessary for new implementation and production rollout.
Participate in project status review meetings with other Team Leads and the Development Manager
Conduct Design reviews with Technical Architect, Project Manager and Manager of Software Development for final design approvals.

Technical Expectations:
5–6+ years of PHP 4/5 design/coding/testing/implementing using Open Source approach
4+ years of Object Orientation design and development experience for large scale distributed web applications
Linux, Mac O/SX, MySQL, PHP, Apache/Light HTTP technologies experience
Computer Science trained graduate or equivalent work experience

Why work at Our Client:
Competitive compensation
Flexible work hours, including summer hours
We offer industry leading health and benefits packages, including subsidized memberships to local fitness clubs
Education and training reimbursements
Monthly company sponsored events
We feed you, weekly!

About this company
SPI specialises in plumbing, heating, mechanical, electrical, ventilation, domestic air conditioning installations, service and maintenance...