Senior Front End Developer

THE OPPORTUNITY

We’re looking for an experienced Senior Front End Developer to join our Development Team within the Bluedrop family. 

WHO ARE WE?
HOW DO WE OPERATE?

We Bluedroppers are a focused bunch – most of the time. We know why we’re “here,” we know what we “do” and how each of us contribute to it; and we also have a clear understanding of our core values and behaviours that align with our core vision, our passion, and our culture.

We’re Passionate about enabling Skills & Credentials. Without Boundaries

WHY DO WE EXIST?

 

To empower people & organizations threatened by a fast-changing labour market to survive and thrive.

WHAT DO WE DO?


We provide a cloud solution to transform the way our clients deliver,

 track, and validate training for their external stakeholders.

HOW DO WE BEHAVE?

CORE VALUES

  • Never bite your tongue
  • Work hard, laugh harder
  • Compassionate always
  • We get it, you have a life
  • Roll with it
ABOUT THE JOB

Bluedrop’s software engineers are a critical part of our team, and lead the charge in developing advanced solutions that help transform how our current and future clients connect millions of employers, workers, and related stakeholders within a seamless training ecosystem. Our solutions are not simple- they are cool, complex, and help vastly improve training development and delivery for all types of clients, industries, and use cases.

 

Given that e-learning and workforce training requirements continue to advance and evolve at exponential rates, we need to not only keep up-we need to continue to lead the way, and get ahead of our clients’ needs and provide advanced solutions to help them optimize their training needs, and advance their overall operation. So-we need our engineers to be enthusiastic, nimble and versatile, and eager to tackle challenges in a fast-paced, dynamic environment that is continuously evolving in alignment with market evolutions and our clients’ ever-changing requirements. If you want a job where every day is essentially the same…you should probably keep looking.

 

As a Senior Front End Developer you will be working with our software development team to plan, design, code and test features for our Integrated Skills Management system.  Sound good so far? Take a look at the specifics below and decide if Bluedrop is the place for you to take the next exciting step in your career!

Qualifications

 

  • Minimum of five years professional experience with front-end web development.
  • Fluent in modern front-end frameworks for web applications and front-end architecture.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Experience working in a team, mentoring and collaborating with other developers and participating in code reviews.
  • Expert knowledge of React.
  • A solid understanding of state management approaches in React, including Redux and Context API.
  • Knowledge and experience with different approaches to styling React components, including JSS and CSS-in-JS.
  • Can explain approaches and challenges to unit testing front-end applications.
  • Knowledge of UI/UX design would be considered an asset.
  • Experience with WCAG 2.0 accessibility requirements would be considered an asset.
  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment would be considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of RESTful API design would be considered an asset, including how to optimize the number of API requests within single page applications.
Responsibilities
  • Help guide the direction of front-end implementation, adhering to industry best-practices.
  • Create sophisticated, interactive, and highly available web applications.
  • Ensure code quality through best practices, including unit testing and code review.
  • Help evolve our standard component library.
  • Provide guidance on UX design.
  • Integrate with various third-party applications and data sources.
  • Provide input and estimates for planning.
  • Mentor and provide support for team members.
This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious, career-oriented individual who would like to be part of a dynamic, growth-oriented and client-first organization. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, a flexible work environment, as well as exceptional career growth potential.

Please forward your resume to people@bluedrop.com in confidence, to be considered for this current opportunity. While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Bluedrop ISM is an equal opportunity employer. We just hire the best…

Bluedrop ISM is an equal opportunity employer. We just hire the best…

Enhancing Critical Workforce Skills

Bluedrop’s experience and proven eLearning content development capabilities are foundational in supporting our customers’ upskilling & reskilling requirements, and in maximizing the power of the SkillsPass™ Integrated Skills Management Platform.

Whether for broad State/Province upskilling programs, or single use, rapid response training requirements for a specific industry requirement- we can deliver an online solution with proven effectiveness and verifiable training results.

EXPANSIVE

Bluedrop has developed and deployed eLearning training to support large and diverse upskilling and reskilling initiatives of governments and industries around the globe.

EXPERIENCED

Bluedrop has amassed a a vast library of proven and impactful eLearning courses. Specialization includes commercial truck driver training, workplace productivity, entrepreneurship and a host of regulatory inspired courses,

CONNECTED

The eLearning content solution combined with our SkillsPass ISM platform to help connect workers, employers, and related stakeholders. We also offer full execution support and program management including marketing, adoption, and customer support specialists that help drive successful uptake and results.

Our Solution – Multi-Stakeholder Benefits

Offers online training, certification, and credential management capabilities to support the transformation of broad-based upskilling/reskilling.

Is industry-agnostic, and is now securely deployed with governments, industry associations and employers around the world, with close to 3 Million users.

Enables the deployment of wide ranging course content options to support skill development including industry mandated, OH&S, and upskilling in those critical in-demand functions required in the new digital economy.

Provides partners with a digital, single line-of-sight into training results, credentials, and certifications at the industry through to the individual level.

SAFEGUARD

With security and support that safeguards our client investments in two key ways:

  1. Battle-Tested Solutions– Having met the highest levels of audit, scrutiny, and testing related to data security, privacy/consent legislation, and web content accessibility guidelines.
    • Our consent-driven architecture supports the latest regulations and best practices in data privacy/consent, security, accessibility. The platform is secure and audit-proof- with SOC 2 Type I Audit Certification, PCI standards compliance, adherence to all SaaS security and privacy requirements, and more.  
    • We are global leaders in this space. Over the past few years, we have been through 500 governmental client Threat Risk Assessments, passed 5 Provincial PIAs, launched with 8 governments and 5 regulators, been approved and deployed by the US state departments to deploy the solution in 30 Countries.  
  2. Full Delivery Support Options– Our experienced Adoption Services Group can help clients realize their objectives after launch. We help ensure that if you build it, they actually will come.
    • Our team has managed client training initiatives that have impacted millions of workers, and support training stakeholders (e.g., training partners and employers) to adopt solutions.
    • Our optional managed services range from supporting client adoption efforts to full outsourcing of the rollout and operation of training initiatives. For some of our clients, we actually operate their entire training solution, including:
      • Full onboarding and training for stakeholder groups (such as training partners or employers) 
      • Generating awareness, engaging with potential partners, performing system demos, signing on partners, etc.
      • Sales and Marketing– we staff account management and sales roles, complete marketing strategies, design and place advertising, and develop promotional materials.

DELIVER

Providing end-to-end training delivery and credential management for all training formats…

  • This can include virtual, online, in-person, and blended training. Core capabilities include:
    • Manage learning paths that can include combination of online, virtual and blended offerings
    • Manage prerequisite requirements 
    • Track microcredentials that can be combined to form a master credential
    • Allow clients to build their own online courses and assessments 
    • Provide bookmarking so that learners can complete training in multiple sessions 
  • We have a globally recognized team of Learning Design and Production experts that work with industry SMEs to produce online and blended courseware and microcredentials.  They can take a project from concept to finished product within a few weeks. 
  • Over the years we have also amassed a large library of specialized courseware to address stubborn or urgent skills gaps with almost immediate time-to-launch and value.

REIMAGINE

A seamless online training ecosystem connection for all stakeholders or partners…

  • Including governments, regulators, industry associations, unions, career centers, training providers, employers and more.
  • These cross-organizational and complex training situations would overwhelm an LMS. SkillsPass fixes that, with a robust suite of NexGen features and functionality including:
    • ONLINE TRAINING HUB– our embedded MarketPlusTM online training marketplace- allowing our clients to go beyond their own training offerings and consolidate external training sources, whether classroom, online, or virtual. 
    • UNIQUE ARCHITECTURE– Industry open architecture solution design that enables third party solution integration and the bringing together of key partners/systems and eliminating the siloed, restrictive nature of the traditional LMS.
    • TRAINING PARTNER INTEGRATION– Training partner enablement through unique storefronts to accept bookings, track attendance, and issue certificates working in concert with each client’s marketplace. APIs are also available for Training Partners with their own software.
    • DIGITAL WORKER PASSPORT– The industry-first SkillsPass Worker Passport, allowing end-users to access and share their validated credentials securely with employers and regulators (via QR code).
    • MULTI-LEVEL REPORTING– Robust reporting and insights at an employer and industry (client) level. Clients can provide a business account for each employer partner to allow them to track valid certificates, assign training, and see the final results and expiry notifications. The platform also generates valuable client insights about training completion at certificate, demographic, partner, industry, and regional levels.

Demonstration

Simply complete the form below and a Bluedrop ISM team member will contact you to arrange your 30 minute power demo of the SkillsPass training platform and our related workforce training solutions.

Giving Bank:
Eligibility Requirements (None)

  • Connect with us and send us your information – we’re happy to learn more and explore whether we are a fit.

Charitable Events and Fundraisers:
Eligibility Requirements (None)

  • Connect with us and send us your information – we’re happy to learn more and explore whether we are a fit.

Online Training Development:
Eligibility Requirements
  • Ability to clearly explain the challenge or gap that you are looking to address through online training.
  • Ability to describe how the training will benefit your organization or participants.
  • Training needs to be developed, launched and demonstrate results within 12 months. 
  • Organizations need to be based in Canada.
Technology Upgrades:
Eligibility Requirements
  • Ability to clearly explain the technology challenges you are looking to address through an upgrade or change.
  • Ability to describe the upgrade or change that is required and how it will benefit your organization and operations.
  • Project needs to be developed, launched and demonstrate results within 12 months.
Women in Tech Grants:
Eligibility Requirements
  • Applications can be received from the following:
    • Either a women registered in a recognized technology related program.
    • A registered college or university wanting to provide a grant.
    •  A registered not-for-profit or charity that support women in tech programs.
  • Student and organizations need to reside in Newfoundland and Labrador
Community Skills & Economic Empowerment:
Eligibility Requirements
  • Ability to clearly explain the problem you are looking to address through this project.
  • Ability to describe how this project will help you better assist your participants.
  • Projects need to be developed, launched and demonstrate results within 12 months.

Eligibility Requirements

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Contact Us

Let’s keep this simple- just fire us an email, or give us a call if you have questions, or simply want to chat more about workforce skill development!
info@bluedrop.com
1.800.563.3638
18 Prescott Street, St John’s, Newfoundland, Canada