Front End Software Developer
D2L
Kitchener, Ontario Toronto, Ontario
1d ago

Multiple locations

Kitchener, Ontario Toronto, Ontario Vancouver, British Columbia Winnipeg, Manitoba

D2L is a cloud company that is modernizing education and building the Future of Work. The old models of teaching and learning are in the midst of the largest transformation in history, and D2L is at the heart of that fundamental shift.

New models of teaching and learning enable a personalized, student-centric experience and deliver improved retention, engagement, satisfaction, and results for learners of all ages in schools, campuses, and companies.

D2L is disrupting the way the world learns, by providing the next generation learning environment and solutions to engage and inspire learners.

And most importantly, by giving customers a platform that is easy, flexible, and smart. No other company provides a solution as robust and innovative as D2L.

D2L’s has had a singular mission for 20 years and is dedicated to that same mission in the years ahead : to transform the way the world learns and by doing so, we will help improve human potential globally.

We are looking for talented, passionate web developers to join our web platform team. The components and services our platform team designs and builds are used by our entire product development group, and will be seen by millions of users.

We’re looking for developers who are constantly on the cutting edge of the web technology space, and are always looking for ways to learn, innovate and improve.

They take pride not just in getting things done, but in getting them done well.

How will I make an Impact?

  • Writing beautiful, scalable, efficient, cross-browser front-end UI components and systems
  • Collaborating with talented designers to ensure our applications are usable, accessible and responsive
  • Troubleshooting, analyzing and resolving performance bottlenecks
  • Incorporating automated unit, integration, perceptual, performance and accessibility testing into the development process
  • Evangelizing best practices in front-end engineering
  • What is D2L looking for from me?

  • Comfortable working anywhere in the stack (front-end, server-side application code, database, cloud), but who has a passion for client-side development
  • Experience with but without a reliance on modern front-end frameworks like React, Vue.js and Polymer
  • Interest in working with emerging technologies like web components, JavaScript modules, service workers, TypeScript, Progressive Web Apps
  • Experience building accessible web applications, and the related standards (ARIA) and assistive technologies
  • Keen to work with other teams to understand their needs, and to develop tools and libraries to support them
  • Comfortable creating documentation, guides, walk-throughs, videos and presentations to evangelize your work
  • Experience with web performance techniques to make web applications super fast
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