Sr. SharePoint Developer

Posting Date: Jun 21, 2024

Location: New Brunswick, CA NL, CA ON, CA Prince Edward Island, CA Nova Scotia, CA

Company: Medavie Blue Cross

What makes us a different kind of employer?


As a national health solutions partner, Medavie is committed to improving the wellbeing of Canadians — and in our digital-first culture, technology is key to providing the products, services and solutions that increase access to care and improve health outcomes.


Our technology team is the backbone of our organization with over 500 employees and growing. We are constantly creating, testing, and learning to enable personalized, digital experiences in all we do. When you join us, you’ll be part of an in-house, innovation led team focused on cutting edge digital health solutions that help provide the best care possible, when and where it’s needed.


Job Title: Sr. SharePoint Developer
Department: IT
Competition: 86412
Internal/External: Both
Employment Type: Full Time Permanent
Location: Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, PEI, Ontario - Remote
Salary: Comprehensive Compensation + Benefits
Reports To: Team Lead 

Position Overview: We are seeking a talented SharePoint Developer to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for designing, developing, and implementing customized solutions within the SharePoint platform to meet business requirements. The candidate should have a strong understanding of SharePoint architecture, SharePoint Online (Office 365), SharePoint Server (onPrem), and related technologies. The role will involve collaborating with stakeholders to gather requirements, architect solutions, develop code, and provide ongoing support and maintenance.


What we offer:


  • Permanent full-time position with opportunity to grow in a well-established organization 
  • Flexible work arrangements and emphasis on work-life balance 
  • Remote and hybrid work options
  • Comprehensive health, vision and dental plan that is 100% employer paid effective on your first day
  • 100% employer-matched Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Annual Incentive Bonus which recognizes your contribution to our success.
  • In addition to paid vacation, we offer a gifted week of vacation in your first year and an optional Vacation Purchase Program.     
  • An organization where we encourage personal learning and growth with opportunities for career development and advancement
  • Providing wellness benefits, health resources and fitness center discounts


Security Clearance Requirement: In conjunction with our contract with the Federal Government, you will be required to have Reliability Status Clearance (Enhanced Level B) prior to your start date.  This includes; Fingerprinting, Criminal Record Check, Credit Check and you must have resided in Canada for at least 5 years and hold Permanent Resident or Citizenship Status.


Key Responsibilities:

  • SharePoint Knowledge: Understand the architecture, features, and capabilities of SharePoint. Familiarize yourself with SharePoint versions, including SharePoint Online and on-premises versions.
  • Understanding of SharePoint Security: Learn about SharePoint security models and how to manage permissions and access control.
  • SharePoint Designer: Although not as commonly used as in the past, SharePoint Designer can still be useful for certain tasks, so knowing how to use it is an advantage.
  • (Required to modify Classic Templates - Old technology no longer needed)


  • SharePoint Code Management
    • SharePoint Framework (SPFx): Learn how to use SPFx to create client-side web parts and extensions for SharePoint. (Required to modify Modern Templates)
    • Web Development Skills:
      • HTML/CSS/JavaScript: Strong front-end web development skills are essential for customizing SharePoint sites and creating user interfaces.
      • jQuery: Often used in SharePoint development for client-side scripting.
      • ASP.NET: Knowledge of ASP.NET can be beneficial for server-side development in SharePoint.
    • C# Programming: SharePoint solutions often involve server-side code, and C# is a key language in SharePoint development.
    • REST and CSOM: Understand SharePoint's client-side object model (CSOM) and how to interact with SharePoint data using Representational State Transfer (REST) APIs.
    • PowerShell Scripting: SharePoint administration and deployment often involve PowerShell scripts.
    • Visual Studio: Familiarize yourself with Visual Studio, the primary integrated development environment (IDE) for SharePoint development.
    • Version Control Systems: Proficiency with version control systems like Git is crucial for managing and collaborating on SharePoint development projects.



  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a SharePoint Developer or similar role.
  • In-depth knowledge of SharePoint architecture, including SharePoint Online (Office 365) and SharePoint Server.
  • Proficiency in SharePoint development tools such as SharePoint Designer, Visual Studio, and Power Platform.
  • Experience with SharePoint customization using JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, HTML, and SharePoint REST API.
  • Strong understanding of SharePoint workflows, forms, web parts, and other components.
  • Experience with SharePoint integration with other systems and applications.
  • Ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions.
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


Medavie Blue Cross strives to foster a culture where everyone is enabled to achieve their full potential - a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) where we live our values every day in the way we treat each other, our members and the communities we serve. Accessibility is a top priority.


For applicants with disabilities, we provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Medavie Blue Cross Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.


We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest. Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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