Manager of Software Development - 5G, IoT, Video

At Rogers, we connect Canadians to a world of possibilities and the memorable moments that matter most in their lives. Every day we wake up with one purpose in mind. To bring loved ones together from across the globe. To connect people to each other and the world around them. To help an entrepreneur realize their dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.


Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuel us, and moments define us.


As we grow our team, the well-being of our team members remains our top priority. To ensure the health and safety of our team members, including those in the recruitment process, our team members are working from home, and are equipped to do so safely and efficiently.


The Technology Service Layer Development organization is looking for a Software Development Manager that has real-world hands-on experience in leading an agile software development team which is responsible for design, build and implementation of highly scalable software applications for IOT, 5G and Connected Home Technologies.


Reporting to the Director of Device Technology & Syndicated Services, the successful candidate will leverage his/her knowledge in building technical roadmaps and vision, stakeholder management, Scaled Agile methodologies, solution architecture, and software development lifecycle management to play a critical role in building Service Enablement Microservices and integrating them into the Rogers Network.


This position requires creativity and innovation, strong communication skills, and collaborate with various cross-functional teams across Rogers.


  • Manage the day-to-day activities of the team within an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Establish a team vision and drive its technical roadmap delivery through the implementation of an open culture that fosters creativity and innovation
  • Develop team level resource plan and adjust resource allocation as needed based on delivery plans and identify capability and skillset requirements
  • Define overall delivery approach (technical and functional)
  • Lead and empower the team to identify continuous improvements opportunities and execution
  • Monitor delivery throughout the Sprint and provide input to prioritization where needed
  • Act as an escalation point for resolution of external dependencies impacting delivery
  • Work closely with the team to architect and develop the best technical design and approach
  • Support PI planning activities to prioritize and align on common program objectives to develop platform delivery plan which balances between feature delivery, platform enhancements and operations.
  • Manage delivery velocity expectations with business stakeholders both during and outside of PI planning context
  • Liaise with other workstreams as needed and facilitate issue resolution as needed
  • Continuously increase value delivery and quality through implementation of DevOps processes and automation tools
  • Review and evolve platform monitoring and report on key KPIs
  • Hire, coach and mentor individual team members
  • Educate business and executive stakeholders on the role and strategic goals of managed platforms
  • Perform annual budgeting as needed, including resources, tooling and infrastructure funding requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field
  • 7+ years of working directly with software development teams
  • 2+ years of people management experience
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong business acumen and technical vision
  • Strong track record of building productive and successful software development teams and developing talent
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Demonstrated project management knowledge and successful agile delivery
  • Solid understanding of agile software development life cycle and systems design
  • Expert Knowledge of DevOps tools and methodologies
  • Hands on knowledge of cloud platforms and services
  • Deep understanding of microservices architecture
  • Experience with software design patterns
  • Knowledge of emerging and existing technologies
  • Experience in deployments using Kubernetes orchestration platforms is a plus
  • Strong technical aptitude, communication skills and willingness to learn a new application/domain are a must


As a condition of hire, all new employees will be required to provide proof of vaccinations against COVID 19. Any request for an exception under Human Rights legislation must be supported by evidence to be considered by Rogers on a case by case basis.

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Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: No Selection
Work Location: 8200 Dixie Rd (341), Brampton, ON
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Software Development
Requisition ID: 252623
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  1. Our people are at the heart of our success
  2. Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  3. We do what’s right, each and every day
  4. We believe in the power of new ideas
  5. We work as one team, with one vision
  6. We give back to our communities and protect our environment


What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Rogers FAQ.
Posting Notes:  Digital & Technology





Brampton, ON, CA

Being a Rogers team member comes with some great perks & benefits including:

· Health & well-being benefits
· Donation matching
· Paid time off for volunteering
· Wealth Accumulation including: Pension plan & Employee stock options
· Generous employee discounts
· Leadership development, Mentorship, and Coaching programs

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