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Requisition Number:  4585
Position Type:  Short-term
Position Length:  January to May 2021 (with the possibility of exten
Location: 

Ottawa (Downtown), ON, CA

Closing Date:  September 27, 2020 -23:59 EST

Diversity and Inclusion
As one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, we offer you a superior work environment that allows you to reach your full potential both professionally and personally. We make career growth and professional development a priority. We are committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes, and a work environment that supports our diverse workforce.

Let our team know if you need accommodation or support during the recruitment process due to a disability or other reason. We can provide support in multiple ways, from using this site and submitting your application, right through to the interview process. If you are the successful candidate, you can also discuss accommodation needs when you receive your offer.

Contact accessiblecareers@bankofcanada.ca to discuss how.

Web Development, Student Work Placement


Take a central role
The Bank of Canada has a vision to be “a leading central bank—dynamic, engaged and trusted—committed to a better Canada.” No other employer in the country offers you the unique opportunity to work at the very center of Canada’s economy, in a diverse and inclusive organization with significant impact on the economic and financial well-being of all Canadians. You will be challenged, energized and motivated to excel in an environment where we are reinventing central banking, renewing ways of doing business and reinforcing a culture of innovation.

Find out more about the next steps in our Recruitment process

 

About the position
You will be developing for the many sites that power the Bank of Canada’s web presence, including bankofcanada.ca, design.bankofcanada.ca and bankofcanadamuseum.ca. You will have the opportunity to work on several different projects with a variety of people. If you are considering a career in web development, communications or information design, this placement is perfect for you. 

 

Your future responsibilities
As a Web Developer you will participate in agile projects; identify, recommend and implement innovative ways of doing business; and write custom plug-ins to support the Bank of Canada’s web presence needs. You will also contribute to open-source web projects, create online tools and website features, document your code, and conduct quality-assurance testing of web pages and functions.

 

Your education and experience
You must be currently enrolled in a university or college program or you must be a full-time or part-time student.

 

Assets
•    experience building WordPress themes and plug-ins
•    experience running and developing on open-source platforms such as Linux
•    basic design/typography/UX skills
•    experience with automated testing 
•    experience with code versioning (GIT, SVN)

 

Your knowledge and skills
•    a strong understanding of the web, including HTML, JS and CSS
•    proficiency with the LAMP/WAMP stack
•    knowledge of typography and design basics, with the ability to create simple and usable interfaces
•    great communication skills: we’re an agile team, so frequent and clear communication is a must
•    self-driven work ethic: you need to be a self-starter who loves taking initiative and seeing things through to completion
•    curiosity and the desire to learn: our business is changing and growing fast
•    flexibility is key: who knows what skills will solve the issues of tomorrow?

 

What you can expect from us
This is a great opportunity to join a leading organization and be part of a high-performing team. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package designed to meet your needs at every stage of your life and career.

 

As one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, we offer you a superior work environment that allows you to reach your full potential both professionally and personally. We make career growth and professional development a priority. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes, and work environments that support a diverse workforce. If you require accommodation measures during any aspect of the recruitment process, we will work with you to address your needs. Information related to accommodation measures will be treated as confidential.

 

•    For more information on key benefits, please visit www.bankofcanada.ca/careers/working-here.

 

 

What you need to know

  • Language requirement: English or French essential
  • Priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents
  • Security level required: Reliability or Secret 
  • There will be no relocation assistance provided

 

What you can expect from us
This is a great opportunity to join a leading organization and be part of a high-performing team.

 

  • Salary $22.55 hourly (job grade Student C)

 

We strive to make our policies, programs and workplace more inclusive, respectful and barrier-free. We encourage applications from women, Indigenous peoples, veterans, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and persons of all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions.

 

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and further to public health guidelines, preventative measures are being taken to ensure health and safety during the recruitment process. All interviews are conducted via Skype.