Cooperative Education Job Opportunity – Junior Programmer

Cooperative Education Job Opportunity – Junior Programmer

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Samson-Kenny I.M. Solutions is a Canadian I.T. company based in Petit de Grat, Nova Scotia specializing in information management products and services (databases).

Title: Junior Programmer (Cooperative Education Program)
Position Type: Term – 16-weeks – 35 hr/week – $15 per hour.

Start Date: May 1, 2014.

Location: Isle Madame, Nova Scotia

Supervisor: The successful candidate will report directly to the CEO, Robert Samson

Job Description
The Junior Programmer will work primarily on a variety of database driven web application products that are under active development or currently being used in production environments.


  • Primarily, the successful candidate will work extensively on the user interface of current and new products.
  • Gather requirements and participate in solution design and development.
  • Database design.
  • PHP application development.
  • Update and convert current applications to Yii framework.

Education Level:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in the field of Computer Science.

Required Competencies Skilled in HTML, PHP, Javascript and CSS.

  • Experience with MySQL, JQuery.
  • Knowledge of frameworks, specifically the Yii PHP framework would be a definite asset.
  • Comfortable working in a Unix environment.
  • Graphic design experience would also be an asset.
  • Good interpersonal skills.

Organizational Outcomes:
By the end of the work term, the student will have improved the efficiency of our organization and will have enhanced the user experience for our new and existing products.

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