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J.J. MacKay Canada Limited (MacKay Meters), an industry leader in the design, development and manufacturing of innovative industrial grade parking solutions and equipment, is currently seeking Intermediate Software Developers to join a dedicated team of technical professionals in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Location: 1342 Abercrombie Road, New Glasgow, NS

Key Responsibilities:

  • Object-orientated PHP development, proficient in all stages of web development from conception to deployment;
  • RESTful API Experience (experience with PHP cURL library);
  • Strong JSON Experience;
  • HTML and current CSS styling;
  • JavaScript, jQuery or Prototype experience is a plus;
  • Develop software solutions using PostgreSQL and NoSQL (MongoDB);
  • Linux command line, BASH, and writing shell scripts;
  • Subversion or GIT source code management tools;
  • Ability to read and comprehend technical specifications;
  • Strong conceptualization and visual communication abilities;
  • Exceptional attention to detail.


  • University or College Diploma with a concentration in Software Development required;
  • 3 to 5 years of PHP Experience;
  • Self starter with a passion for building high quality web applications;
  • Experience with CentOS (Linux) preferred;
  • Experience with PostgreSQL and NoSQL (MongoDB) database(s) preferred;
  • Experience with developing code in a Continuous Delivery environment;
  • Highly detail and customer service oriented;
  • Good sense of priority and emergency;
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

Work Experience:

  • Software Development: 3 to 5 years required

Criminal Records Check:

  • The successful candidate must provide a satisfactory criminal records check.


The successful candidate will be a team player and someone who is innovative and adaptive to change.  These are permanent, full-time positions in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.  Salary offered will be commensurate with experience and ability.  In addition, we offer group insurance benefits and company RRSP.

Please send your cover letter, résumé, indicating project experiences and role in each to by August 18, 2018.  Please no telephone inquiries.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

About J.J. MacKay Canada Limited:

J.J. MacKay Canada Limited is a Nova Scotia based company and an industry leader in the manufacture and supply of innovative parking equipment and parking solutions. We have been providing our parking products, services and solutions to Canadian, US, and International clients for over 50 years. The parking IT solutions we provide include traditional client/server applications with associated databases installed at our client sites as well as products that require customized software development, mobile applications, web based (remote) applications and client data hosting.  Our web site is

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