The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
Information Technology
Full-time - Permanent

Bluedrop Training & Simulation Inc. (BTSI) is looking for a proactive and professional individual to serve as a Web-App Programmer. Under the authority of the Director of Products & Development, this individual will work with our development team to develop and maintain our suite of eLearning products.

What you'll do


  • Work with our core development team to plan, design, code, test, and deliver our web-based eLearning products.
  • Build sophisticated, highly interactive, API driven web applications for desktop and mobile.
  • Write clear, concise, well tested code and deploy it rapidly and iteratively.
  • Connect with various applications and data sources to integrate data and functionality.
  • Provide design and documentation at an application or function capability level.
  • Participate in establishing and maintaining application standards and processes.
  • Debug and resolve software problems.
  • Provide status/progress reports.

What you'll need


  • A University degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a combination of education and previous experience would be considered.
  • Strong knowledge of a common server-side framework like PHP, Coldfusion, or ASP.NET.
  • Strong analytical skills for complex and creative problem solving.
  • Experience using:
    • JavaScript
    • CSS
    • HTML & HTML5
    • Relational Databases
  • Strong understanding of standards required to support multiple web browsers/versions and best practices required to get consistent results in both behaviour and layout.
  • Strong knowledge of common JavaScript frameworks like jQuery, Vue, or React
  • Self-motivated and strong desire to be part of a team.
  • Strong commitment to quality. 
  • 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.