Senior Web Developer (Temporary)

Job Description

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Employee Group: Support Staff
Faculty/Department: Marketing and Communications
Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus)
Reference Number: 17/S/120
Payband: J
Hourly Range: $36.42 - $42.22
Hours/Week: 40
Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Details: This is a temporary replacement position that may continue up to September 7, 2018.


The Senior Web Developer leads and communicates the technical and functional development of Sheridan’s primary web properties including supported marketing systems, software and web applications. The incumbent leverages their expertise and knowledge of web application architecture and development to achieve the strategic goals and objectives of Sheridan College through digital marketing initiatives.  The supported marketing systems, software and web applications are: (Sitecore CMS, WordPress), Emarketing (Emma EMS, Sitecore EXM, Subscription Centre), Print Experience Manager (PXM), Digital Marketing System (DMS, xDB) and the Continuing Education Online Store (E-Store/Active Commerce), in addition to numerous related smaller software, systems and applications. 


Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Leading evaluation and development efforts of technical enhancements and modifications to the existing corporate websites and applications
  • Developing recommendations by comparing advantages and disadvantages of custom development and purchased alternatives
  • Designing and developing user interfaces to internet applications by setting expectations and features priorities throughout development life cycle; determining design methodologies and tool sets; completing programming using languages and software products; designing and conducting tests
  • Integrating applications by designing database architecture and server scripting; studying and establishing connectivity with network systems, search engines, and information servers
  • Providing guidance to other development staff as required
  • Supporting and developing other web developers by providing advice, coaching and educational opportunities
  • Assessing and analyzing the requirements for new website features, functionality, and application modules for design and implementation purposes
  • Meeting with end-users to determine needs, timing and define scope of new projects, modules and enhancements
  • Providing senior technical support to maintain the existing corporate websites and applications
  • Troubleshooting complex web application issues. Tracking and monitoring the resolution of reported issues
  • Providing high-level technical evaluation and analysis for web application enhancements and upgrades
  • Performing other related duties as assigned



The successful candidate will have a 3-year diploma/degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Marketing, or a related field, with a minimum of 8 years of web software design and development experience utilizing web based technologies (ideally .NET) and relational databases (ideally MSSQL or Oracle) (or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience).  In addition, a minimum of 1 year of experience with Content Management Systems (development, customization and integration) is required. Experience with Sitecore CMS is preferred. The Sitecore Certified Professional Developer or Microsoft .Net Certification preferred. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong ability to research, troubleshoot and analyze data, along with excellent oral and written communication skills. The incumbent must have the ability to work in a team environment, the ability to problem solve, organize and prioritize duties, make decisions, work independently and deal with conflicting deadlines. A current Microsoft Certification would be considered an asset.



Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process.  At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.


Note: Copies of educational credentials are requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.


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