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Junior Software Developer

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Want to use your expertise to connect to an IT career with a difference? As a junior software developer at WorkSafeBC, you’ll do just that. Using leading-edge technology, you’ll help connect British Columbians to healthy and safe workplaces – providing support for injury prevention programs, rehabilitation services, workplace insurance, and strong health and safety cultures.


Are you a junior software developer with strong technical skills in front or back-end development? Do you have a passion for design and collaboration, and a drive to create work that matters?


As a member of growing DevOps team in our head office in Richmond, B.C., you’ll build and support customer-focused, front and back-end applications that are designed to assist us in promoting workplace health and safety and providing support and rehabilitation to those who are injured at work. You’ll support the DevOps team’s delivery and continuous improvement by assisting and mentoring other roles in their work, and promoting a great team dynamic and respectful and collaborative culture.


What you’ll do

As a software developer you will:

  • Develop code in an Agile environment
  • Assist UX specialist and business engineers with defining business requirements, non-functional requirements and user stories to design a solution that that meets desired business outcomes
  • Create application prototypes and user interfaces that support the technical solution and apply this to create the application build
  • Collaborate with and support the solution architect with detailed solution design to deliver desired business outcomes and cost-effective sustainment
  • Contribute to the architecture of the solution to ensure it satisfies the requirements, design, implementation, and deployment
  • Identify and build developer tests that cover required behavior of the functional components, as well as performance and environment testing
  • Apply Agile methodology and working knowledge of DevOps tools, technologies, and processes
  • Working knowledge of Cloud technology concepts essential to the development of Cloud applications


Is this a good fit for you?

We’re looking for people who can:

  • Contribute to the team dynamic by promoting a culture of collaboration culture across the organization
  • Use communication skills to explain the project design in a way that other team members understand
  • Energize and motivate the team to build positive morale
  • Think critically through complex problems to form practical solutions


Your experience and educational background:

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science or a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) field
  • Work experience with Agile methodologies, Cloud, and DevOps environments is considered an asset
  • Full-stack development experience using programming, scripting languages and frameworks such as .Net, C#, Python, JavaScript, SQL, JQuery, AngularJS, HTML5, CSS3, XUnit, NUnit
  • Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered


Who are we?

At WorkSafeBC, we’re dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces across B.C. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries or diseases occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We also work diligently to sustain our workers compensation system for today and future generations. We’re honoured to serve the 2.3 million workers and 231,000 registered employers in our province.


What’s it like to work at WorkSafeBC?

It’s challenging, stimulating, and hugely rewarding. Our positions offer tremendous diversity and excellent opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important and so are the people we do it for.


Our benefits

Being part of WorkSafeBC means being part of a strong, committed team. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package may include vacation, optional leave arrangements, health care and dental benefits, and contributions toward your retirement pension. As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work — and life. Learn more about what we offer.


We’re an inclusive and accessible employer, committed to employment equity objectives, and we invite applications from all qualified individuals. Please note that this position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.


To apply

Visit and select Careers to submit a resume and cover letter that details your characteristics, accomplishments, and prior work experience related to the requirements for the position. We can only accept applications submitted through our website.


Thank you, in advance, for applying. Unfortunately, we’re only able to contact those whose applications we will be pursuing further.


Posted: January 3, 2019
Closes: March 4, 2019
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1001-5000 employees

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About WorkSafeBC

Who are we? We’re a team of more than 3,000 people, working together across 15 offices in the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island, and B.C.’s interior. Our vision is to keep British Columbians free fr...