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Front End Software Engineer - WorldGaming

Cineplex

October 2nd, 2017 | 3:22 PM EST

Toronto, ON

Full-time

Company Overview

Cineplex is one of Canada's leading entertainment companies and operates numerous businesses including theatrical exhibition, food service, amusement gaming (Player One Amusement Group), alternative programming (Cineplex Events), traditional and digital media (Cineplex Media and Cineplex Digital Media), out of home leisure and entertainment (The Rec Room), eSports (World Gaming), and home entertainment content (CineplexStore.com). Cineplex is also a joint venture partner in SCENE - Canada's largest entertainment loyalty program.

Job Description

The Front-End Software Engineer will join the WorldGaming team in creating the next generation of digital experience across our products and platform. The Front-End Software Engineer will work closely with product owners, and other software engineers to design and implement technical solutions to meet business objectives and requirements. The Front-End Software Engineer will also be responsible for researching new technologies & techniques, rapid prototype, select and integrate new technologies to create innovative user interface and experience.

Responsibilities

The ideal candidate should have:

  • At least 5 years of professional hands-on web development.
  • An online portfolio or samples of work demonstrating previous experience creating consumer facing web products. Please include URL and relevant info within your CV.
  • Proficiency with most (if not all) modern web, JavaScript, caching and analytics frameworks and APIs.
  • Proficiency with modern web, iOS and Android design patterns and standards.
  • Proficiency with running web development using agile SDLC processes.
  • Design, develop and deploy high availability, high scalability, high performance, and secure, social media enabled consumer facing web sites, native apps and applications.
  • The ability to translate high-level business requirements into tactical project definitions across multiple digital properties.
  • The ability to scope initiatives accurately and prioritize work items appropriately.
  • Able to create web prototypes in lightning speed, and have fun doing it.

Qualifications

Nice to have skills / qualifications:

  • Previous work experience with Lean UX and Agile UX processes and development.
  • Previous work experience with Java and NodeJS.
  • Previous work experience with hybrid mobile tools, such as Cordova or Ionic.
  • Previous work experience with both SQL and NoSQL databases.
  • Previous work experience designing and managing APIs and related technologies.
  • General concept around how mobile applications, including iOS, Android and Windows Mobile, are being developed.

Additional technical keywords include:

  • HTML/HTML 5, CSS 3.0, JavaScript, HTTP, Apache, Nginx, OWASP
  • Backbone.js, Knockout.js, Modernizr, Bootstrap, TypeKit, jQuery, Zepto, LESS, SASS, AngularJS, underscore, coffee-script, SPDY
  • Responsive Web, Mobile Web, Design Patterns
  • RESTful API, CRUD, Web Services, Perl, Socket.io
  • CVS, Git, Subversion

Additional Info

WorldGaming, a division of Cineplex Entertainment, is a leading gaming platform that facilitates tournaments, leagues and gaming ladders for the competitive gaming community both online and in live venues. WorldGaming currently has an opening for the position of Front End Software Engineer , reporting to the Chief Technology Officer. This position is based at our WorldGaming office located at 208 Adelaide Street West in Toronto.