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Hiring - Front-End Web Developer

From: Global R.
Sent on: Thursday, March 21, 2013 4:37 PM

Hello VanUE Members,

Position: Front-End Web Developer

Job ID: GRDV172, GRDV176

Location: Vancouver, BC

Term: Permanent Full Time

Global Relay is the world leader in cloud-based messaging, archiving and search technology for the financial sector. Global Relay is headquartered in Vancouver's Gastown, with offices in New York, Chicago, London and Singapore. We strive to be a top employer and were recognized by numerous awards including Top 10 Best Companies to Work for in BC (2012 and 2011), CEO of the Year (for our CEO Warren Roy in 2012) and Deloitte's list of 50 fastest-growing companies in Canada (2012).

Since 1999, more than 16,000 firms spanning 90 countries have entrusted Global Relay to securely archive their electronic messaging -- including email, instant messaging, BlackBerry, social media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook) and more. Our intuitive apps for iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry and Android let people access all their communications anytime, anywhere. With over 200 employees, Global Relay is growing at a rapid pace in Vancouver and internationally. Global Relay provides fantastic opportunities to individuals with passion in business and technology. For those with international business aspirations, Global Relay offers invaluable exposure to doing business with some of the most influential companies in the world. Global Relay is also ideal for people who want to create cool technologies using massively scalable "big data" architecture and a strong focus on mobile.

Apply today -- we have three floors of great open space offices with a fast-paced vibe, lots of amenities, a roof top deck & BBQ, all located in the heart of Gastown near Waterfront Station. To learn more about our culture and community involvement, please visit (

The Role

As a front-end Web Developer, you will be part of a team building a modern, sophisticated web application using cutting-edge technologies and current best practices for web development. You will work with designers and server-side developers to implement the client-side of a fully-interactive, single-page style AJAX web application.

Keep your skills sharp and current in this exciting, Agile environment.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Using HTML, Javascript and CSS, implement web UIs for Global Relay's core service offering
  • Collaborate with application teams on user interface designs
  • Work with interaction designers to ensure the application is usable and accessible
  • Write functional tests using web testing frameworks and automate them in nightly builds
  • Participate in writing User Stories


We’re looking for a well-rounded web developer who can move comfortably between all aspects of client-side web development. Specifically, we are looking for these attributes:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience performing web development focused primarily on the client-side
  • Experience using an MVC framework in a production environment
  • Understanding  and experience with of a wide variety of web technologies: HTML/XHTML/HTML5, CSS, AJAX, XML/XSLT, JSON, JavaScript
  • Experience using Ext JS or other JavaScript frameworks such as jQuery, prototype.js,, Mootools, backbone.js, mustache.js
  • Experience with Java or C# development
  • Graphic/visual design or UI design skills will be beneficial
  • Experience with Agile development practices is an asset

How To Apply:

If you are interested in this position, please send your cover letter and resume in one PDF document. Save your PDF using the following format to indicate your full name and application date e.g. John Smith (Apr[masked]); and send to [address removed]. Reference "Frontend Web Dev_GRDV172/176" in subject line.

No phone calls please; applicants must be eligible to work in Canada.

To learn more about us and other career opportunities, please visit



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