Careers

Web Application Developer

Gravit-e Technologies is seeking a web application developer capable of handling the development and maintenance of projects in a dynamic and challenging environment. You should enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with multiple projects on the go and must have a love of learning.

  • This is a full time position in a small, growing company located in the downtown Vancouver area.
  • This is a technical position, not a design position.
  • This position offers significant opportunities for education and advancement.

Core Responsibilities & Duties

  • Develop rich, interactive web applications using JavaScript/AJAX, PHP and MySQL
  • Create and maintain well designed HTML and CSS templates
  • Design & implement  highly usable web application end-user experiences
  • Involvement in all steps of application development including: requirements analysis, prototyping, implementation, and testing
  • Staying on top of the latest trends in application development, from coding techniques and frameworks to best practices.

Education & Experience

  • 2 years of professional web development experience, or equivalent experience working on personal or open source project contributions, with a focus on database-driven applications.
  • A degree or diploma in Computer Science or Information Technology, or equivalent experience

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Strong background in PHP and MySQL programming 
  • Solid understanding of and experience in applying object-oriented programming principles
  • Strong technical skills, specifically hand coding HTML, JavaScript and CSS.
  • Demonstrated ability to write clean, accessible and standards compliant mark-up.
  • Familiarity with cross-browser issues (IE, Firefox, Safari, Chrome, etc.) on all platforms.
  • Must be fluent in English, and have excellent written/oral communication skills

Required Traits 

  • Strong initiative and positive attitude
  • Professional, organized, efficient and accurate
  • Proven attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated and have excellent time-management skills
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and work under pressure/deadlines
  • Able to work both independently and in a team-based environment
  • Must be a quick learner and have a desire for continuous learning

Nice to Haves

  • Experience with Smarty or other PHP template libraries.
  • Experience with Subversion, Mercurial , or other version control systems.
  • Experience working with Prototype, Scriptaculous and other AJAX libraries
  • Experience working with Mac OS X and Linux
  • Experience with one or more PHP web application frameworks: Symfony, CakePHP, Zend, etc.

Interested? Please apply with resume and cover letter to careers@gravit-e.ca. Qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview. Due to the quantity of applications, please do not contact us about your application or apply in person. 

Junior Web Application Developer (Part Time)

Gravit-e Technologies is seeking a junior web application developer interested in working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with multiple projects on the go. This is an ideal position for a student who has completed one or two coop work terms and is looking to gain real-world experience working part time while completing their degree.  

  • This is a part time position in a small, growing company located in the downtown Vancouver area.
  • This is a technical position, not a design position.
  • This position offers significant opportunities for education and advancement.
  • While there will be an opportunity to telecommute part of the time, you will be spending at least part of your time working from our office.

Core Responsibilities & Duties

  • Work with senior development team to develop rich, interactive web applications using JavaScript/AJAX, PHP and MySQL
  • Create and maintain well designed HTML and CSS templates
  • Involvement in all steps of application development including: requirements analysis, prototyping, implementation, and testing
  • Staying on top of the latest trends in application development, from coding techniques and frameworks to best practices.

Education & Experience 

  • 6-12 months professional web development experience, or equivalent experience working on personal or open source project contributions, with a focus on database-driven applications.
  • Working towards a degree or diploma in Computer Science or Information Technology, or equivalent experience

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Experience in PHP and MySQL programming 
  • Solid understanding of and experience in applying object-oriented programming principles
  • Ability to write clean, standards compliant HTML and CSS.
  • Experience with JavaScript programming, specifically with AJAX interfaces
  • Must be fluent in English, and have excellent written/oral communication skills

Required Traits 

  • Strong initiative and positive attitude
  • Professional, organized, efficient and accurate
  • Proven attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated and have excellent time-management skills
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and work under pressure/deadlines
  • Able to work both independently and in a team-based environment
  • Must be a quick learner and have a desire for continuous growth

Nice to Haves

  • Experience with Smarty or other PHP template libraries.
  • Experience with Subversion, Mercurial, Git or other version control systems.
  • Experience working with jQuery or Prototype
  • Experience working with Mac OS X and Linux
  • Experience with one or more PHP web application frameworks: Symfony, CakePHP, Zend, etc.

Interested? Please apply with resume and cover letter to careers@gravit-e.ca. Qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview. Due to the quantity of applications, please do not contact us about your application or apply in person.