SAIT Senior Web Development Specialist in Calgary, Alberta
Senior Web Development Specialist
Communications and Marketing Department
At the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), we are the shapers. The makers. The originals, driven by a passion for excellence and impact. We are a global leader in applied education, an Alberta Top Employer and a destination workplace for people empowered to make a difference in the lives of students. We offer action-based learning, solution-focused research and enterprising collaborations with partners from around the world. With a newly launched brand and ongoing celebrations marking 100 years of educating skilled workers, now is an exciting time to join this one-of-a-kind place…SAIT.
The Communications and Marketing department supports the achievement of priorities in SAIT's strategic plan, tells SAIT’s story, enhances our brand and executes on marketing strategy across SAIT, in collaboration with schools and departments. We continually seek to raise the bar, improve our practices and showcase creativity.
As the Senior Web and Development Specialist, you will contribute to and implement the annual digital website plan, ensuring alignment with overall divisional priorities and the strategic goals of SAIT. You will manage the work flow for 5 team members who will look to you for guidance, education and support to achieve annual performance goals. You have excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills, working independently to determine and implement appropriate fixes to resolve client’s needs. You possess the proven ability to prioritize projects and assign tasks to team members, meeting tight timelines. If you have excellent knowledge of web analysis, development and testing and are open to learning and accepting challenging assignments, please apply!
Note: This an internal competition for the Employees of SAIT Only
Develop and lead the technical implementation of strategic SAIT web initiatives
Support of custom-created web application environments and infrastructure
Manage integration of web properties such as Banner-related systems, Acalog, and other SAIT enterprise systems,
Research emerging user experience and web developmenttrends and best practices to make recommendations
Assess change management requirements for deploying new or improved technologies, standards and practices
Assist in the development of innovative tools to increase response times and effectively manage requests and issues
Help manage the day to day workgroup activities, assigning team tasks to ensure optimum performance of key web properties and identifying barriers to improve collective performance
Manage and oversee backend development of web components and enhancements within the Content Management System (CMS)
Manage relationships with third party vendors for technical improvements and project deliverables
Identify client and stakeholder needs and priorities, collaborate to generate solutions and make decisions
Plan, schedule and allocate adequate resources (people, materials, tools) to effectively and efficiently meet team and institutional objectives
Diploma or Degree with specialization in Web Development or demonstrated experience in a related field
Minimum 4 years’ experience in post-secondary environment
Minimum 2 years’ experience with Ingeniux Content Management System
Experience with SEO, Google Analytics, and Google Webmaster
Experience with Digital Architecture’s software suite and creating web templates
Proficient with the following web development technologies and tools:
Excellent knowledge of user experience (UX) design and best practices
Experience with managing the needs of stakeholders and audiences
Proficient in cross-browser, cross platform development, working with and improving upon custom made CMS
Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced and evolving environment
Must be able to effectively manage competing priorities
Why Work at SAIT:
Enjoy a stimulating work environment, a beautiful campus overlooking downtown Calgary and a great benefits package including: comprehensive health and dental coverage, a defined benefit pension plan, professional development programs, generous paid time off, free access to our Wellness Centre, transit subsidies and more.
Please continue with the online application process through the SAIT careers website or Workopolis.com. Online applications are strongly preferred.
Closing Date & Time: December 6, 2016 by 11:59 PM MT
If you have any questions about the role please contact email@example.com. Please do not apply to this email address; all applications should be made through our online system.
SAIT is committed to equity and diversity within its community and invites applications from all qualified applicants
SAIT’s vision is to be a global leader in applied education
System ID: 2016-23665
Job Classification: Technical Systems Analyst II
Job Type: Full-time Permanent
Employee Group: APT - Exempt
Department: Communications & Marketing
Post End Date: 12/7/2016