The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
Information Technology
Full-time - Permanent

Under the authority of the Technical Publications and Proposal Manager, the Web Developer/XML Specialist plays a key role in designing and developing web-based outputs for delivery to the customer and end-user. You will work closely with the Technical Publications team to produce Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMS).

What you'll do


  • Create and maintain web based IETMs
  • XML transformation
  • Troubleshoot web based IETMs
  • Support technical publications, CMS, IETM output, and relating software by utilizing problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Collaborate to create strategic initiatives to design, code, and test software used to create IETMs and deliverables
  • Configure and track user environments for technical publication related software
  • Update and support in various formats that allows clients to easily access IETM content via a graphical user interface

What you'll need


  • Diploma or certification in Web Application Development or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a Web Developer and Internet Solutions Developer
  • Expert in XML transformation
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, and other relevant web design coding languages
  • Proficiency in development processes and tools such as MadCap Flare or similar programs
  • Knowledge of Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (ITEMs) an asset.
  • Knowledge of Technical Publications Standards (AG-006 and S1000D) is an asset
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Exceptional organizational skills with an ability to handle multiple initiatives and deadline.
  • Proficient computer skills including in MS Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Must be able to obtain a Government of Canada Security Clearance.

A little bit about us

Bluedrop Training & Simulation

Bluedrop Training & Simulation Inc. (BTS) operates within the defense and aerospace industry where it designs and develops highly specialized, high performance, tactical training for front line operators of equipment working in complex environments and high-risk situations. This includes, training systems needs analysis, custom courseware development, virtual simulation training devices, and ongoing training support for in service support. Typical customers include Tier one OEMs such as Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Sikorsky.

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