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Web Developer

Web Developer

Job ID 
SW Engineering
Position Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Web Developer - Halifax, Canada

Quest Software is looking for an experienced web developer to join an agile development team in Halifax.  This team is building commercial software which simplifies and improves the management of critical enterprise data.  The team member will be responsible for the design, development and successful implementation of software utilizing the latest software best practices.  The candidate will be working in a highly agile, SCRUM team and using the latest of technologies and coding environments.  We are looking for candidates with experience in both front and back end web development.


  • Work on an R&D team building commercial solutions for numerous Microsoft technologies including Azure AD, Office 365, Active Directory, Exchange, SharePoint, Skype for Business, SQL Server, etc.
  • Design, estimate, code, test, document and maintain several components of the product in an Agile lifecycle
  • Be a member of an agile SCRUM team and be motivated to produce high quality code with low defect rates by utilizing the latest best practices and static analysis tools.
  • Develop leadership within the team by taking on design activities for components and taking ownership of their success.


  • Experience with writing RESTful Web Service using Web API and WCF Web Services
  • General understanding of Windows networking infrastructure
  • Amazon AWS or Microsoft Azure experience
  • Working knowledge of Active Directory/Exchange Server/SharePoint/IIS/SQL Server
  • Working knowledge of NAS platforms such as NetApp and EMC
  • Knowledge of virtualization


Completion of a computer science undergraduate degree or equivalent

  • Minimum of 4 years working experience in software web development
  • Excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills
  • Experience in writing quality code with techniques such as unit testing, mocking, automation, Integration testing, code coverage, and continuous integration
  • Experience working with agile development teams
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team environment
  • High proficiency in either “Front End” OR “Back End” web development


Front End Web Developer Requirements:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in:
    • HTML / CSS
    • JavaScript / JQuery
    • Bootstrap
    • AngularJS
    • Consuming RESTful APIs
    • Secure Web Development Practices
    • Experience creating and communicating web site designs / wireframes
  • Experience in the following would be a great asset:
    • Angular2
    • TypeScript
    • Material Design/Materialize

Back End API Web Developer Requirements:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in:
    • C# / Java (We use C#)
    • Experience creating and testing RESTful APIs
    • Dependency Injection
    • Securing APIs
  • Experience in the following would be a great asset:
    • Azure/AWS
    • .NET Core
    • CORS
    • ORM (Entity Framework / nHibernate)

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