Junior Software Developer

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Junior Software Developer

CKUA Radio

Salary range: $40,804 to $56,106
Deadline to apply: June 21, 2024.

CKUA is seeking enthusiastic and detail-oriented individual to join our IT and broadcast
technology team as a junior software developer. As the CKUA dunior software developer, you
will have the opportunity to play a crucial role in designing and maintaining CKUA websites which
are a vital link in CKUA’s mission to enrich lives and support music, arts and culture in Alberta.
This position reports to and works extensively with the IT systems administrator.

Key Responsibilities:

Develop and write clean, maintainable code using programming languages and tools relevant
to a project’s requirements

  • Work with cross-functional teams to align the technical with business goals and user
  • Conduct thorough testing of software
  • Analyze complex technical problems and find innovative solutions
  • Create documentation for code, processes, and projects
  • Manage software deployment
  • Perform routine maintenance, updates, and improvements so software is functional
  • Integrate security best practices into all work
  • Participate in code reviews to provide and receive constructive feedback from peers
  • Investigate and resolve issues reported by users or identified through monitoring and testing
  • Integrate third-party services, APIs, and libraries to enhance software functionality
  • Coordinate internal and external vendors to improve overall functionality and ease of process

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • A high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proficiency in HTML, JavaScript, PHP, and Python programming languages
  • Skill in identifying and resolving bugs and writing practical unit tests to ensure software quality
  • Understanding of database systems, SQL, including the ability to design, query, and optimize
  • Working knowledge of WordPress, Bootstrap, React, JSON, and Google Analytics
  • Excellent verbal and written communication with outstanding organizational skills
  • Able to effectively communicate technical challenges and solutions to non-technical
  • Must be a team player who can also work independently
  • Engages in continuous learning


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Development, or related field
  • Three years of related experience
  • Experience with WordPress, Blackbaud Luminate Online API’s is considered an asset
  • Project Management experience with Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) is preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Power App’s and Power Automate is considered an asset

Work location and hours:

  • CKUA’s Edmonton building, the Alberta Hotel
  • 40 hours per week

This is a union position within the collective agreement with IBEW 2228. Compensation will be within Band 2 ($40,804 to $56,106).

To apply, email your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are interested in the position of CKUA Junior Software Developer, to careers@ckua.com by June 21, 2024.

Interviews will begin as resumes are received.
We appreciate all applications, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For more details visit JuniorDeveloper2024.pdf (ckua.com).

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