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Web Developer

June 7, 2022

We are looking for a Web Developer to provide services on existing Know History applications and to work with our Digital History team in the development of new applications which further the research, presentation, and documentation of Indigenous and Canadian history. 

Key responsibilities will include software design, development, and support, including writing application code, writing technical specifications, liaising with system users, conducting QA activities, and deploying applications. The Web Developer will work both independently and collaboratively with KH staff, clients, communities, and external partners to take new software features from concept to deployment.

The ideal candidate has demonstrated experience creating web APIs in C# and .NET, user interfaces using a JavaScript framework such as Vue.js, and SQL Server databases, all coming together to build custom applications from conception to completion.

You are able to manage your time effectively, are able to work independently, and understand how your work contributes to the bigger picture without losing track of the small details. You are passionate about your work and can effectively communicate ideas, obstacles, and solutions to non-experts. 

This is a full-time position and can be worked remotely from anywhere in Canada.

Primary Responsibilities

  • .NET Core / .NET 6 Web API development
  • Vue.js (or similar JS framework) UI development
  • Query and stored procedure writing in SQL Server / MySQL
  • Working within production and development server infrastructure as required for collaborative work with partner organizations
  • Conducting User Needs Assessments
  • Quality assurance testing through every phase of the development life cycle
  • Maintaining strong quality metrics and technical documentation
  • Supporting writing of technical proposals, estimates, and reports, including collaborating with partner organizations as required
  • Supporting Know History’s technical operations as needed
  • Other related duties as needed

Position details

  • Hours: Full-time with flexible hours
  • Location: Remote, anywhere in Canada
  • Compensation: Starting at $80,000/year, with paid vacation, paid sick leave, and health and dental benefits
  • Travel required: Occasionally
  • Other: State-of-the-art equipment is provided (e.g., laptop, dual monitor, peripherals), team members are also provided other resources, facilities, and training

Essential Skills and Experience

  • A minimum of 2 years working with C# 7+and .NET
  • A minimum of 2 years working with Vue.js (or similar JS framework)
  • A minimum of 2 years working with SQL Server (or similar SQL based language)
  • Knowledge of GitHub
  • Knowledge of nUnit (or similar unit-testing framework)
  • Knowledge of Entity Framework
  • Experience writing queries and stored procedures
  • Experience planning and creating clean logical databases and table structures
  • Experience writing software requirements specifications
  • Ability to communicate regularly, professionally, and clearly at general, technical and management levels
  • Ability to write clear and concise reports and to communicate effectively in written and spoken English
  • Post-secondary education in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Software Development is preferred, or equivalent professional experience and training

Additional Skills and Experience

  • Experience with Microsoft Azure .NET/SQL Development
  • Experience with NuGet and creating packages
  • Knowledge of CQRS
  • Knowledge of Owin/OAuth
  • Knowledge of Service-Oriented Architectures and Event Sourcing
  • Knowledge of FluentValidation
  • Knowledge of StructureMap / Lamar
  • Experience working with Indigenous and historical datasets (or similar)
  • In-depth knowledge of best practices for privacy and data security
  • Visual Studio 2019+
  • ReSharper Extension or Rider IDE in place of Visual Studio

How to Apply

If you are interested in joining Know History’s team for this role, please send your resume to resume@knowhistory.ca. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Know History is committed to providing equal employment opportunities. We know that, in order to understand our collective history, we need to prioritize Indigenous and diverse voices across all aspects of our organization. We strongly encourage candidates to apply and self-identify if they are Indigenous, members of racialized communities and visible minorities, people with disabilities, and people of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression. 

We are dedicated to providing an inclusive and supportive environment. If you have any questions or require accessibility or cultural accommodations, at any point in the application process, send us an email and we’ll work with you to make sure your needs are met.