Senior Web Application Developer - Vancouver

Dye & Durham is Canada’s leading provider of services and software products to the legal profession since 1874. Our value proposition is based upon improving the efficiency of our customer’s business operations and to help them grow their book of business. We are on an exciting journey and are looking for people that share our values and passion to become the leading provider of legal solutions in Canada and the UK.

We are hiring for Web Application Developers who can quickly ramp up on our mix stack of technologies but primarily Ruby on Rails based application, and work with our team to create new applications and enhance existing ones. Our entrepreneurial environment will provide plenty of opportunities for you to demonstrate your capabilities and be recognized for your accomplishments.

  • Design and implement the Company’s next generation of web applications
  • Work with our diversely skilled team to enhance software development process and standards
  • Develop new client-facing features
  • Write reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Design the layout and workflow of the application
  • Prepare mock-ups and storyboards for new user-interfaces to be developed
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Candidate must have a strong understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards.
  • Consult with clients and seek feedback to ensure development is meeting their requirements
  • Follow best practices in development
  • Prioritize tasks to meet deadlines
  • Organize code into logical and maintainable units
  • Independently research potential development solutions
  • Present alternate development solutions for larger stories/requirements to allow the business to make more informed decisions about direction of products and services
  • Manage software systems in an efficient manner by automating operations
  • Participate in the development and documentation of platform requirements
  • Act as a mentor to employees in other practice areas
  • Collaborate in a team environment
  • Provide over the top customer service to both internal and external clients
  • Participate in learning and development opportunities
  • Recognize and seize opportunities to promote our range of products and services to clients
  • Promote and personally demonstrate the Company’s core values when dealing with employees, clients and other business stakeholders
  • 5+ years of proven Ruby on Rails experience
  • Have working knowledge of JSON, HTML, CSS, JavaScript (specifically jQuery), Bootstrap and other technologies such as Apache, NGINX and MySQL
  • Strong training in object-oriented design and programming
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player with positive attitude, proactive mind-set and strong work ethic
  • Able to meet tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated and eager to learn
  • Bachelor of Computer Science or Software Engineering degree
  • Significant experience with large-scale, high-performance systems
  • Preference for developers with some working knowledge of Java, Spring Boot, .Net and React
  • Experience with Atlassian tools such as Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket and Bamboo
  • Experience using a version control system such as Git
  • Familiarity with current and upcoming ROR features and best practices
  • Familiarity with a variety of architectural patterns, frameworks, and libraries
Other Info:
  • Competitive compensation package with comprehensive benefits and a pension plan
  • Opportunity for career advancement in entrepreneurial environment
  • Downtown Vancouver office location
  • Option to work remotely when needed (may change as per project requirements)
  • Employee and Family Assistance program services available on joining date
  • Other paid days off including Boxing Day, Paid Moving Day, Paid Volunteer Day, etc.
  • Fun and friendly work environment with frequent parties and special events happening every month!
How to Apply

Submit your application with salary expectations to [email protected] Thank you for your interest in Dye & Durham; only qualified applicants will be contacted for interview.

Position: Senior Web Application Developer - Vancouver

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Dye & Durham Vancouver Office

Employment Type
Beginning of employment
Legal Technology
Date posted
March 12, 2019
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