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Global Relay
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Frontend Web Developer

Reference ID: GRDV322
Software and Programming
Full Time
Vancouver, BC     

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Job ID: GRDV322

Location: Vancouver, BC

Term: Permanent Full Time

Global Relay is the leading provider of cloud-based electronic message archiving, supervision, and eDiscovery solutions for the global financial sector, delivering services to 20,000 customers in 90 countries, including 22 of the world’s top 25 banks. Global Relay Archive securely captures and preserves email, instant messaging, mobile messaging, Bloomberg ® ®, Thomson Reuters, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and more — with Blackberry, iPhone, iPad, Android, Outlook and Web access.

Global Relay is headquartered in Vancouver's Gastown, with offices in New York, Chicago, Raleigh, Halifax, London, and Singapore. We strive to be a top employer and have been recognized with numerous awards, including Canada’s 50 Best Small and Medium Employers (2014-2015), Canada’s Top Employers for Young People (2014), Ingenious Award (2014), Top 10 Best Companies to Work for in BC (2011-2012), Canada’s Top 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures (2013), Canada’s Best Managed Companies (2013-2014), and Deloitte's list of the 50 fastest-growing companies in Canada (2011-2014).

With over 370 employees, Global Relay is growing rapidly and looking for new talent. Global Relay provides fantastic opportunities to individuals with passion in business and technology. For those with international business aspirations, Global Relay offers invaluable exposure to doing business with some of the most influential companies in the world. Global Relay is also ideal for people who want to create innovative technologies using massively scalable "big data" architecture and a strong focus on mobile.

Global Relay is 100% privately held and employee controlled. We develop, own and operate every aspect of our services, with no reliance on outsourcing or third-party subcontractors. We are not venture capital dependent, making us a truly Canadian organization.

Apply today – we have five floors of great open space offices with a fast-paced vibe, lots of amenities, a roof top deck & BBQ, and an in-house chef, all located in the heart of Gastown near Waterfront Station. To learn more about our culture and community involvement, please visit ( ).

The Role:

As a front-end Web Developer, you will be part of a team building a modern, sophisticated web application using cutting-edge technologies and current best practices for web development. You will work with designers and server-side developers to implement the client-side of a fully-interactive, single-page style AJAX web application.

Keep your skills sharp and current in this exciting, Agile environment.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Using JavaScript, HTML, CSS and Java implement web UIs and APIs for Global Relay's core service offering
  • Collaborate with application teams on user interface designs
  • Work with interaction designers to ensure the application is usable and accessible
  • Write functional tests using web testing frameworks and automate them in continuous and nightly builds
  • Participate in writing User Stories


We’re looking for a well-rounded web developer who can move comfortably between all aspects of client-side web development. Specifically, we are looking for these attributes:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience building Rich Internet Applications
  • Experience with a wide variety of web technologies: JavaScript, HTML5, CSS/Sass/Less, AJAX, JSON
  • Experience using JavaScript frameworks such as jQuery, ExtJS, Ember, Knockout.js, backbone.js, and Angular
  • Experience with Java development
  • Experience building web service APIs
  • Experience with Agile development practices is an asset
  • Graphic/visual design or UI design skills will be beneficial

To Apply:

If you are interested in this position, please apply with your cover letter and resume in one PDF document . No phone calls please; applicants must be eligible to work in Canada.

Posted: October 26, 2016
Closes:November 24, 2016
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About Global Relay

Global Relay is the world leader in cloud-based messaging, archiving and search technology for the financial sector. Global Relay is headquartered in Vancouver, with offices in New York, Chicago, L...