Sears Canada Backend Developer in Greater Toronto, Ontario

Location: Sears Canada, Head Office - Yonge and Dundas - Full Time Backend Developer

Job Description

We are looking for a Back-End Web Developer responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary focus will be development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your coworkers into the application. A basic understanding of front-end technologies is therefore necessary as well.

Responsibilities

  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by a front-end developers with server side logic

  • Building reusable code and libraries for future use

  • Optimization of the application for maximum speed and scalability

  • Implementation of security and data protection

  • Design and implementation of data storage solutions

  • {{Add other responsibilities that are relevant}}

Skills And Qualifications

  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies and platforms, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3

  • Good understanding of server-side CSS preprocessors, such as LESS and SASS

  • Understanding accessibility and security compliance {{Depending on a specific project}}

  • User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments

  • Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system

  • Management of hosting environment, including database administration and scaling an application to support load changes

  • Data migration, transformation, and scripting

  • Setup and administration of backups

  • Outputting data in different formats

  • Understanding differences between multiple delivery platforms such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform

  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes

  • Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests

  • Proficient knowledge of a back-end programming language {{Depending on the specific case, a developer should have the knowledge of one or more of PHP, Python, Ruby, Java, .NET, JavaScript etc.}}

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git

  • Proficient understanding of OWASP security principles

  • Understanding of “session management” in a distributed server environment

System ID: 2016-37585

Job Industry (Choose up to 3 industries) (EN): Retail Head Office and Warehouse

Career Level (EN): Experienced