Full Stack Developer

Date: Jul 16, 2021

Come play a key role in building the future of Sports & Media! Everyone wants to be part of a transformational team – and that’s exactly what we’re building at Rogers Sports & Media. A team that innovates and a team that wins.

At Rogers Sports & Media we are committed to creating and growing teams that are digital-first, fast-moving and bold-thinking and are focused on delivering impact with everything they do. Our impressive collection of assets includes media properties, sports teams, sports events & production, venues, e-commerce platforms and a close connection with our Connected Home and Wireless team. Collectively, we touch 30 million of Canadians every month!

Not only is our business strong, but so is our culture. We genuinely care about each other and working in an environment that allows each of us to bring our best authentic selves to work. That starts with our firm commitment to a diverse, inclusive and safe workplace. We’re also dedicated to giving back by using our media megaphone to help Canadians who need it most. Our team is All IN on diversity and inclusion – find out more at www.allinforequity.ca.

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 temporarily working from home.

Are you up for the challenge and the fun?  If so, consider the following opportunity!

We’re looking for two… Full-Stack Developers in our Media Innovation Lab at Rogers Sports & Media!

Experimentation is at the heart of innovation and is essential to the creation of new ideas, concepts, and products. At Rogers Sports & Media, we want to advance the state-of-the-art in content consumption and create truly personalized experiences to delight our customers. To help service that mandate, we have launched a Media Innovation Lab and are looking for two Full-Stack Developers to contribute to this dynamic team.

Full-Stack Developers in the Media Innovation Lab will be part of a lean skunkworks team to evaluate, scope and develop prototypes that challenge creative and technical boundaries. Drawing on broad development experience, you will plan and build prototypes that bring concepts to life and show potential value for all areas of the business including our sports, news, entertainment and multi-channel retail properties. Everyone on the team will be change agents promoting a culture of experimentation and will have a high degree of collaboration with internal and external partners to amplify our innovation capabilities.

The Media Innovation Lab will emulate a start-up culture where team-members will perform a diverse set of tasks to ensure our success—an amazing opportunity for someone who thrives on a challenge and is happiest when disrupting the status quo.

What you will do...

  • Taking a human centered approach, you will work on prototyping solutions for innovative products, services and processes. You will have the ability to co-create with Rogers Sports & Media’s strategic partners (internal and external) through design sprints and workshops with the potential to see your work in the hands of customers.
  • Use rapid prototyping methodologies to design, build and test concepts
  • Work with internal and external partners to build a rich development ecosystem to support testing a diverse set of concepts
  • Participate in all phases of the innovation process to help define feasibility, viability and scope of experiments
  • Apply concepts, industry research, best practices, agile methodologies and tools (Jira, Confluence)
  • Gather data and feedback to share outcomes of experiments

What you will bring…

  • Fluent in Agile and Rapid Prototyping practices
  • Expert understanding of JavaScript and its frameworks; Angular, React, Vue etc.
  • Experience working with standard cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, Google etc.)
  • Full understanding of NPM & Node.js
  • Experience with native mobile development (Android and iOS)
  • Familiarity with data technologies such as no-SQL or distributed databases (Hadoop, Spark etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills to share work and demonstrate outcomes so business partners get the necessary insights to make informed decisions
  • A highly collaborative nature to build strong relationships with internal and external partners
  • A sense of curiosity to work with new technologies outside of your existing expertise
  • 5G technology
  • Media technologies (video & audio streaming, OTT etc.)
  • AR/VR and second screen experiences
  • Systems and/or workflow automation

Here’s what you can expect in return:

  • A competitive salary and benefits that include access to our Employee Share Accumulation Program, Retirement Benefits and a variety of other perks including 50% off Rogers services and Blue Jays tickets
  • A manager who deeply cares about your development and long-term career at Rogers
  • A team that trusts and wants to win together
  • Smart and accomplished colleagues who are focused on both the “what” and the “how”
  • Flexibility to work from home even after the pandemic ends
  • Your choice of hardware and software (iPhone or Android/Mac or PC etc.)
  • 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
  • Not from the city? No problem! Rogers invites candidates to apply no matter where you are located as you will be working remotely. (Include for all roles that are not required to be in a specific geographic location)
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.

Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 1 Mount Pleasant (083), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Software Development
Requisition ID: 213705
Posting Notes:  Media 

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Location: Toronto, ON, CA

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