Keypath LLC

Full Stack Web Developer - Toronto

Job ID
2020-3023
Job Location
CA-Toronto
Category
Information Technology

Overview

Full Stack Web Developer

 

We are looking for the right developer to build applications for online learning

 

Through this opportunity you’ll have a chance to impact students around the world. Keypath Education is making a global impact in online education. We are looking for a candidate that is passionate about technology with the skills to provide an incredible user experience for students.

 

 

Be Bold and Do Meaningful Work

 

It takes many skills to design and deliver the most career-relevant online programs with the world’s leading universities. If you’re looking to use your unique set of skills to make a difference, we are always on the lookout for diverse motivated individuals.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To: 

  • Work in a creative team environment to build full stack applications for student engagement
  • Develop responsive html/CSS/JavaScript (jQuery) code to form page templates, prototypes and production code, that is performant and accessible across all common browsers
  • Provide diligent user testing and ensure your work delivers an intuitive and memorable user experience
  • Advise on user interface best practices to meet performance and client requirements
  • Develop images for courseware through image creation/manipulation software packages
  • Develop animations and interactive elements to enhance student engagement within the online environment
  • Mentor Front End Web Developers
  • Contribute to continuous improvement

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of 3+ years professional experience with PHP or Node.js
  • Minimum of 1+ years professional experience with Laravel, Express or similar framework
  • Proficient in client-side technologies including (X)HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript (jQuery)
  • Demonstrated experience in server-side development with PHP, Node, and other languages.
  • Demonstrated experience in Database development with MySQL, PostgresSQL, MongoDB,  or equivalent
  • Good working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite with expertise in Photoshop and Illustrator in particular
  • Experience in working collaboratively with wireframes and technical specifications for interactive websites
  • Strong HTML skills, and an ability to create elegant, semantically clean mark-up
  • Strong understanding of CSS, its cross-browser quirks and a keen eye for details
  • Demonstrated experience in managing maintainable, scalable, cross-browser code that is a delight to experience on any device
  • Knowledge of Web Accessibility Standards
  • Experience working with learning management systems such as Blackboard, Moodle, Canvas and others is strongly preferred
  • Ability to work with multiple deadlines and multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Ability to adapt and to solve problems proactively and creatively
  • Understanding of the Higher Education Sector is preferred

Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • A critical thinker
  • Curious and confident to ask questions and learn quickly
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities and multiple tasks
  • Team player
  • Always demonstrate the Keypath values – Commitment, Collaboration, Innovation and Lifelong Learning

  

Benefits:

 

Keypath Education offers a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Life insurance, disability and RRSP
  • Generous paid leave policies
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Get a degree at one of our Partner Programs with free tuition!

 

 

About Keypath Education:

 

Our global mission is: Educate professionals to transform their world... We do this by partnering with the world’s leading universities who want to deliver career-relevant education to more professionals, Keypath Education provides a market-led & tech-focused online education solution. We set ourselves apart from other providers thanks to our global team of education experts who provide us with a breadth of diversity and data, which allows us to respond quickly to the “Future of Work” trends. We have an unwavering commitment to the student experience, an unrivalled desire to innovate, and a drive to leave a positive mark on the world. 

Keypath acts as an extension of the university's team, keeping its brand and academic rigor intact while accelerating the growth and quality of the university program portfolio and providing an exceptional student experience through industry-leading technology. Services provided include market research, program development, marketing, student recruitment, retention, and course development. 
 
Aside from the great perks and investment in our people's own learning and development, it's our culture that makes Keypath Education unique. We truly put our people first – our employees and our students. Our mantra is, "Be Bold and Do Meaningful Work." We seek out unique challenges. We move fast by choice. We push ourselves to be lifelong learners and demand the best from one another. It's what defines Keypath – and we wouldn't have it any other way.
 
To deliver on this mission, the first thing we did was hire the best and brightest leaders in online learning. We opened offices in Melbourne, London, Chicago, Toronto, and have virtual employees all over the world to support our university partners.

While our journey is just beginning, our team has accomplished so much already. We work with more than 25 partners worldwide, supporting 100+ degree programs. Our university partners are recognized for their academic quality, with most being regionally or nationally ranked. Also, 13 are globally ranked - a distinction given to only 3% of universities in the world. 

 

  

 

Note: The above statements outline nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and skills required. All employees may be required to occasionally perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities

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