Co-op Placement − Website Code Wrangler
Short term with possibility of extension
City, Province, Country:
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Communications / Media
Number of Positions:
May 18, 2012
May 27, 2012
In order for your candidacy to be considered, you must currently be enrolled in a university or college co-op program.Position TypeShort-term co-op work term (September to December) with the possibility of extension
$1,328 to $1,754 payable biweekly (job grade 13 or 14), depending on the qualifications of the candidate.
Canada's central bank is the nation's pre-eminent macroeconomic policy institution. No other employer in the country offers you the unique opportunity to work at the very centre of Canada's economy, in an organization with significant impact on the economic and financial well-being of all Canadians. No matter what your area of expertise, you'll enjoy an open culture and a superior work environment that will challenge, energize, and motivate you to excel. (More info)
In short, youll be developing for the many sites that power the Bank of Canada's web presence, including bankofcanada.ca, credit.bankofcanada.ca, currencymuseum.ca and others. This assignment will provide candidates with an opportunity to be exposed to a variety of work with all kinds of people. These positions will be of interest to candidates considering a career in web development, communications and information design. Your work will include (but will not be limited to): participating in agile projects identifying, recommending and implementing better ways of doing things writing custom plugins to support the needs of the Bank of Canada community contributing to open-source web projects creating online tools and website features documenting your code quality-assurance testing of web pages and functions
experience building WordPress themes and plug-ins experience running and developing on open-source platforms such as Linux solid writing skills experience in low-level programming language passion for blogging and a deep understanding of the XML-RPC API experience in developing and launching mobile websites and/or apps experience with jQuery, Adobe Flex and AJAX frameworks knowledge of how, and when, to optimize PHP and SQL experience in open-source projects some basic design/typography/UX skills a plus ethical hacking certification
Condition of employment: Candidates must be eligible for reliability status clearance. There will be no relocation assistance provided for this recruitment action. We are committed to employment equity and we encourage applications from qualified men and women, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. Only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.Why Work with Us? Students make up one-half of our development team. We want your passion and ideas to make the Internet a better place. We offer a great work environment that boasts a fitness centre with loads of programs.Priority will be given to candidates who are legally entitled to work in Canada.Qualified candidates are required to submit a detailed resumι and a covering letter highlighting how their education, training and experience meet the above-mentioned Key Requirements.
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