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Web Application Developer

Opie Marketing Group, Inc., based in Burlington, Ontario, owns and operates a number of leading ecommerce websites.

We are seeking an experienced web-based application developer to join our growing team in a fast-paced, goal-oriented work environment.

The position of Web Application Developer will report directly to our Senior Software Architect and will collaborate with the software development team on web-based applications projects, as well as assist with the support and maintenance of our expanding platform.


  • Design and implement product and platform features
  • Develop new programming code and adapt existing code to meet business requirements
  • Test and identify any bugs, technical problems and glitches
  • Database management, form development and integration into our platform
  • Provide ongoing support of existing production applications

Skill Requirements:

  • University degree in computer science or information systems preferred, or an acceptable combination of education and experience
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience with:
    • Web application development using PHP
    • HTML/CSS/Javascript/Ajax with strong Web User Interface principles
    • Object-oriented programming
  • Proven experience with:
    • PHP Framework (Zend Framework, PEAR Framework)
    • jQuery, AJAX, XML, XHTML Web Standard, CSS
    • PHP MVC Design Pattern
    • Version control system, SVN, CVS, GIT
  • Understanding of integrating third-party web services using APIs
  • Ability to perform technical analyses based on business and technical requirements
  • Experience with and current knowledge of Linux O/S and Apache
  • Solid understanding of web architectures, user-centric design, and usability testing
  • Strong knowledge of browser compatibility problems for all platforms and major browser types
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and documentation skills
  • Fluency in English (written, verbal, and comprehension)
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability and desire to continuously learn and adopt new technologies and techniques
  • Effective time and project management skills
  • Experience with other programming languages (.NET, Java, HTML5, CSS3) is an
  • Experience with the following systems is an asset: Ubersmith (billing system), Silverstripe/Sapphire (CMS)


Salary commensurate with experience. Please submit salary objectives with your application.

Contact Information:


We would like to thank each applicant; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.



Opie Marketing features a multi-channel network, called the Opie Network (, that provides an extensive reach of potential partners for advertisers, delivering millions of leads and customers annually. Furthermore, Opie Marketing owns and operates over 50 consumer and business-to-business information sites that also attract millions of visitors, searches and registrations annually across a broad number of niche oriented verticals.

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