Front-End Software Developer

Front-End Software Developer

Location: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Type of Employment: Full Time/Permanent  

MetOcean Telematics is a leading global provider, designer and manufacturer of satellite IoT enabled solutions. MetOcean’s products span across oceanographic & environmental monitoring equipment, naval targeting and covert surveillance markets.

For more than four decades we have assisted domestic and international customers with developing and integrating Iridium hardware into a wide range of devices and applications.  MetOcean Telematics ensures critical data is transmitted, received and processed in the fastest and most reliable manner possible anywhere in the world.

Our head office is located in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.

The Position

Reporting to the Technical Lead of Software Development within the Product Development Department, the Front-End Software Developer is responsible for building and maintaining the front end, or the client-side portion of our web-based applications. This will encompass all application views that a user interacts with.  The job also involves working closely with back-end developers to implement their server-side work.

The challenge

The Front-End Developer is responsible for, but not necessarily limited to, the following:

  • Design, maintain and improve the user experience for the company’s backend systems for web-based applications
  • Design and implement applications that are intuitive to use
  • Optimize applications to improve performance
  • Ensure system reliability and scalability
  • Collaborate with the software development team members to discuss and improve the web applications’ usability and user experience
  • Independently write well designed testable code with unit tests
  • Engage with existing applications and development standards

Required Qualifications & Experience

  • 6+ years of experience with web software development
  • Excellent User interface design skills, for web applications
  • Strong Experience with Front End frameworks, ReactJS
  • Strong object-oriented design and programming skills using Java
  • Ability to promote usability and user experience best practices
  • Experience with server-side web frameworks such as Java2 EE, and Spring MVC
  • Excellent knowledge of server query languages (SQL) and database design
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • High energy level with the ability to think creatively – passionate about the business

Qualifications considered an Asset

  • Experience with mobile application development
  • Knowledge of satellite and terrestrial communications

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent, Master’s degree is an asset

The Perks:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Profit sharing
  • RRSP matching
  • 100% Employer paid group benefits

To apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume with Front-End Developer as the subject title to HR@metocean.com