Senior Software Developer (.NET)
- Toronto, Canada
A.K.A. New Media Inc (A.K.A.) is a strategic technology and communications company that has been developing online and offline solutions for leading organizations since 1997. Since its inception, A.K.A. has exemplified a passionate commitment to providing the highest quality communication and technical solutions. We seek opportunities of social impact and maintain immense pride in all of the solutions and services we provide.
This position is a key role on our raisin® product team. raisin is a state-of-the-art online fundraising event management and donation system currently used by some of Canada’s top fundraising organizations. raisin empowers not-for-profit organizations to maximize their online fundraising efforts and reduce costs.
If you are excited about product development, developing with the latest Microsoft technologies, committed to continually bringing the best-in-class solutions to the market, and working on a product that makes a difference in the lives of individuals each day – then read on and apply.
•Development of the UI, business and data access components of ASP.NET-based web applications according to business requirements and/or under guidance from system architect/team lead.
•Programming and debugging ASP.NET-based web applications according to technical specifications and/or under guidance from system architect/team lead.
•Creating technical specifications describing functionality and implementation of existing and new system components.
•Working with QA and technical support people helping them to understand and resolve technical issues.
•Supervising some development and QA activities as needed.
REQUIRED SKILLS: Must have a minimum of 5 years of relevant Internet application development experience on the .NET platform, including experience in the development of UI, business and data access components for multi-tiered web applications and improving usability of existing applications with ASP.NET & AJAX. Must be able to create technical documentation for existing and newly designed components. Strong analytical and technical research skills are the must as well.
SPECIFIC SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT SKILLS REQUIRED:
•Programming and debugging ASP.NET-based web applications
•Microsoft .NET platform (4.0/4.5.1) C#, ASP.NET Webforms, ASP.NET MVC 4, AJAX,
•Microsoft SQL Server 2008/2012, including creation of stored procedures (medium complexity).
ADDITIONAL SKILLS: Familiar with standard System Development Lifecycle methodologies such as Object-Oriented Analysis and Design, classic structured Analysis and Design. Exhibit work experience completing projects through the entire SDLC.
Proficiency with other types of development tools, languages and database environments including Microsoft SQL Reporting Services & SQL Management Studio, Crystal Reports, Telerik controls & Microsoft TFS will be considered an asset.
The individual should be responsible, self-motivated, energetic, and inquisitive with strong interpersonal communication and teamwork skills. Clear and concise written and verbal communication with effective time management.
NOTE: - No third party inquiries. Local candidates will be given first consideration. Only parties of interest will be contacted.