Programmer Analyst
Umbra - Toronto, ON

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Umbra is a world leader in providing innovative and contemporary home accessories designed with originality and high quality as the focus. Recognized as a truly entrepreneurial workplace, we offer a dynamic, results-oriented team environment for our passionate team of associates. We are currently looking for an enthusiastic individual who is highly organized and has the proven ability to problem-solve.

o Review business requirements and project specifications to determine best development approach using latest web standards and technologies.
o Recommend and perform necessary user acceptance testing, QA, and load testing during development and deployment to ensure project expectations are met.
o Implement internal web sites and applications based on Sharepoint 2010 and related technologies.
o Configure servers and install operating systems and software.
o Perform ongoing upgrades and security updates for existing platform solutions, as needed, to ensure optimal server performance.
o Work collaboratively in a team environment to generate new ideas, improved efficiencies, and sharing of knowledge.
o Work collaboratively with offshore third party developers.

Knowledge Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • The candidate must have strong project management skills and experience.
  • Minimum of 3years experience in web development technologies, systems and servers, including Linux, PHP, Apache and IIS.
  • Solid experience in front-end web development using HTML/HTML5, CSS2/CSS3, ASP and JavaScript.
  • Experience with .NET and VB/C# technologies.
  • Strong knowledge of MySQL, MS SQL and other database technologies
  • Exposure to web reports and Analytics tools.
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.

Skills Requirements:

  • Good understanding of the organization's goals and objectives.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

For more information about Umbra, please visit our website at .
We thank all applicants for their interest, however we will only contact those candidates selected for an interview.