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The Opportunity

Fredericton, NB
Technology and Digital Media
Experienced
Full-time

Close Date: October 26, 2017 at 4:30pm ET

Do you have a passion for e-Learning?
Do you thrive in creative environments?
Are you ready to be a part of an innovative, ever-expanding organization?

If you answered yes to these questions, we’re interested in you!

At UFred, we’re passionate about helping working professionals achieve their goals through online education, and our Development team is all about creating the absolute best online experience for our students. Our Development team is a group of creative, passionate and collaborative people who are dedicated to achieving organizational goals by enhancing the online experience. Ambitious and enthusiastic, this team works tirelessly to create all things UFred, and they pride themselves on delivering an experience that leaves students feeling more engaged with their learning. 

What you'll do

Responsibilities

The day-to-day of a Senior Developer at UFred:

The Senior Developer, reporting directly to the Manager of Development, is responsible for the development of world-class learning solution projects for all industries. The position is also responsible for working with the team to streamline efforts required to design and develop courses, that are reflective of the latest trends in development and technologies. Meticulously detail oriented and creative, UFred's future Senior Developer isn't afraid of hard work, and is eager to showcase some of their best projects.

As a Senior Developer, you can expect to:

  • Develop custom learning solutions on multiple platforms
  • Handle UI-UX Development
  • Work closely with designers to create interactive activities such as click and displays, scenarios, simulations, etc.
  • Work with LMS Administration, to upload and test on internal systems, create user accounts for students/clients, and deliver login information
  • Explore new technologies to enhance the department’s internal processes and procedures
  • Help enhance our team and goal-oriented environment
  • Assist in mentoring junior/intermediate team members
  • Work collaboratively with a team of talented Instructional Designers, Graphic Designers, and LMS Administrators
  • Update and improve existing courses
  • Ensure our final products exceed quality standards

What you'll need

Qualifications

Some of the things we look for in a Senior Developer include:

  • Experience with Moodle, Lectora, Cisco WebEx, and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with the Programming Languages HTML5, CSS, Javascript, and PHP
  • The ability to take initiative and work with minimal supervision
  • Effective problem-solving and technical trouble-shooting skills
  • The ability to work individually in a goal-oriented environment
  • The ability to schedule work and meet deadlines
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to foster strong working relationships with all levels within the company

We're looking for

Core Skills

Moodle Microsoft Office Cisco Technologies Lectora PHP JavaScript CSS HTML 5

A little bit about us

University of Fredericton

The University of Fredericton is fully recognized as a degree-granting institution by the Province of New Brunswick. Our mission is to provide our students with an exciting, rewarding and affordable lifelong learning path of professional education, with programs scheduled to accommodate both professional and personal lives.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

Compensation Package

In addition to your base compensation, joining the UFred team means you will be part of a rapidly expanding organization with a mission to provide quality and affordable education globally. UFred values its employees and ensures they are able to enjoy Wellness and Balance, Professional Development, and Service opportunities.

  • Wellness and Balance: UFred employees start their career by completing a Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace course. They actively utilize subsidized Health and Vision Care, as well as an RRSP Match program. They spend paid time off with those who are important to them between Christmas and New Years, as well as and on their birthdays. The possibility for flexible work arrangements, subsidized gym memberships, and Wellness days are additional benefits enjoyed by our staff.
  • Professional Development: UFred supports both internal and external opportunities to support your development needs.
  • Service: UFred employees actively participate in a wide range of volunteer and fundraising initiatives within and around the Fredericton Community on a regular basis.

Hours of Work

This is a full-time position (35 hours), under regular business hours. The position is available in Fredericton, NB.

If this sounds like a team that you’re ready to be a part of please apply!

We thank all those who apply!

The University of Fredericton is fully recognized as a degree-granting institution by the Province of New Brunswick. Our mission is to provide our students with an exciting, rewarding and affordable lifelong learning path of professional education, with programs scheduled to accommodate both professional and personal lives.