Standardbred Canada Job Opening

Published: January 22, 2022 12:08 pm EST

Standardbred Canada has a full-time position available in the IT department for a Senior Drupal 8 Developer/Architect.

Our Mission:
“Standardbred Canada is the national leader that records and communicates information about Standardbred breeding and racing.”

Our Vision:
“Standardbred Canada is an essential support for the standardbred horse industry in Canada.”

Our Values:
“It’s about the H.O.R.S.E. of course” ... ‘Honesty / Integrity’, ‘Own It’, ‘Respect’, ‘Service to Others’, ‘Excellence’”

We are Standardbred Canada (SC), a non-profit association with over 6,000 members and the National Breed Registry for harness racing in Canada. We maintain and manage pedigree and racing data for standardbred horses in Canada and promote and support the industry by offering equine news and services for our members and race fans through a national magazine, website and excellent customer service.

We have a full-time position available in the IT department of Standardbred Canada for a Senior Drupal 8 Developer/Architect. We do have a work from home policy but physical presence in the office in Mississauga, Ont. will be required at some time.

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Work with a team of developers, designers, and project managers

  • Develop custom Drupal modules and themes, and help configure Drupal websites

  • Select and debug Drupal contributed modules

  • Learn how to use other web development platforms and frameworks (Java related framework)

Skills required:

  • 3+ years of Drupal experience and 5+ years of development experience

  • Ability to create Drupal themes and modules following best practices

  • Experience working with a team and using a standardized development workflow

  • Familiarity with the Linux command line

  • Understanding of software development practices

  • Familiarity with Git

  • Ability to write technical documentation

  • Experience integrating Drupal with third-party APIs (Must Have)

  • Experience working with SASS, JavaScript, jQuery

  • Experience using a project management tool like Azure Workflow

  • Experience with Java and Jasper Reports

  • Strong communication skills in English (oral and written)

  • Knowledge of Amazon AWS

What kind of person usually gets along easily with us:

  • Collaborative and open to feedback

  • Love sharing what you know

  • Organized and able to work on several projects concurrently

  • Creative, curious, and proactive at problem solving

  • Not afraid of learning new tools and taking on new responsibilities

Interested applicants are asked to please send your cover letter, and resume to :
[email protected]

Deadline for application: February 1, 2022

We thank all those who apply but only those applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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