Reporting to the Senior Manager, Customer Experience Systems Development, this position will be part of an agile development team, taking part in web initiatives from conception to post-production. This role is key to Porter's business development by developing and supporting web technology initiatives. The position calls for someone who is passionate and motivated to bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks and feels.Duties & Responsibilities :
Build responsive and elegant websites that meet usability and accessibility web standards and best practices
Program multilingual websites, including using techniques to Search Engine Optimize (SEO) pages in both languages
Analyze and ensure technical feasibility of proposed application designs
Deep understanding of best practices when writing reusable code and libraries that can stand massive scale
Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability
Collaborate with the Web Development team, web designers and business stakeholders to improve usability
Integrate data to/from various back-end services and databases with established input validation
Be responsible for testing the usability of customer-facing web applications during development and provide after-hours support as needed
Ensure high-quality graphic standards and brand consistency
Create quality mockups and prototypes
Maintain and support multiple projects and deadlines
Suggest areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions
Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies and trends
Any other duties as requested by the Manager, Web Development
Actively participate in Porter's Safety Management System (SMS) including, reporting hazards and incidents encountered in daily operations; understand, comply, and promote the Company Safety PolicyBehavioural Competencies:
Concern for Safety: Identifying hazardous or potentially hazardous situations and taking appropriate action to maintain a safe environment for self and others.
Teamwork: Working collaboratively with others to achieve organizational goals.
Passenger/Customer Service: Providing service excellence to internal and/or external customers (passengers).
Initiative: Dealing with situations and issues proactively and persistently, seizing opportunities that arise.
Results Focus: Focusing efforts on achieving high-quality results consistent with the organization's standards.
Fostering Communication: Listening and communicating openly, honestly, and respectfully with different audiences, promoting dialogue and building consensus.Qualifications :
Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Digital Design, Computer Science or a closely related field of study.
Excellent organizational skills with a high degree of attention to detail
Ability to work effectively within a team environment and accept direction
Clearly articulate ideas and thoughts verbally
In-depth understanding of the entire web development process (design, development and deployment)
An ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment
Excellent analytical and multi-tasking skills
Aviation industry experience would be considered an asset.
Expert knowledge and understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and front-end frameworks, including jQuery, Knockout and Bootstrap
Experience building ASP.NET web applications using C#, , Microsoft .NET 4.0+ , Visual Studio IDE
2+ years experience working with server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
2+ years experience creating websites that adhere to W3C WCAG 2.0 Level AA guidelines.
Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, AJAX and XML
Good understanding of SEO principles
Experience with front end UI/UX design
Expert at image authoring tools like Photoshop/GIMP
Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them
Experience with distributed source control tools such as Git, Mercurial, etc.
Familiarity with project management and bug-tracking software such as JIRA, Bugzilla etc.
NICE TO HAVE:
Experience in Agile Scrum Methodology
Experience in mobile app development on the iOS and Android platforms will be considered an asset.
Experience with SOAP and REST API web services would be an asset.Company Description :
Since 2006, Porter Airlines has been elevating the experience of economy air travel for every passenger, providing genuine hospitality with style, care and charm. Porter's fleet of Embraer E195-E2 and De Havilland Dash 8-400 aircraft serves a North American network from Eastern Canada. Headquartered in Toronto, Porter is an Official 4 Star Airline® in the World Airline Star Rating®. Visit www.flyporter.com or follow @porterairlines on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.