Full Stack Developer

Date: Jun 2, 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 a Full Stack Developer to join our Technology team at Rogers Sports & Media. The Media landscape is changing. Canadians are increasingly tuning in to streaming as their main source of TV consumption but also want more engagement and more personalization. Rogers Sports & Media understands this need to continuously evolve and transform to delight our fans.

The role of Full Stack Developer is that of a change agent within Rogers Sports and Media. The department goals can be summed up as follows: Innovation, Simplification, Integration, Collaboration, Acceleration and Automation. With these in mind, we are looking to revolutionize both how content is created and consumed. From VOD creation, content ingest, video distribution, streaming, fan engagement to even how Video Journalists create stories in the field, one thing is for certain…you’ll never have a dull or boring day in this department.

What you will do…

  • Lead design sessions with Manager to determine and identify technical requirements with the stakeholders and product owners.
  • Be a self starter that can work independently with key stake holders to listen to the needs of the business and help create roadmaps.
  • Develop and administer different test suites covering unit, integration, and functional testing
  • Interact with project management to plan projects schedules and technical direction. Work with both internal and external development groups, become mentor for more junior developers.
  • Take initiative to identify present and future obstacles, issues, and opportunities. Take actions to address such obstacles.

What you will bring…

  • Expert Experience coding using general purpose programming language (Java, Python, C# and Javascript)
  • Expert Experience in Microservices/SpringBoot, and Angular/Angular Material.
  • Expert Experience in Web Services protocols such as REST, SOAP and API design for extensibility and portability as well as XML/JSON data formats.
  • Expert Experience installing, configuring, and administrating SQL and noSQL databases especially PostgreSQL
  • Experience installing and working with either Microsoft Azure and AWS Cloud services. Embrace and advocate change in a in a complex hybrid environment (IaaS/PaaS).
  • Experience in using CI/CD pipelines like Azure Devops, Jenkins
  • Experience with scripting (bash/python)
  • Experience in Splunk, Elastic or Zabbix would be an asset.
  • Experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies
  • Good knowledge with collaboration tools such as: Microsoft Teams Suite, Azure Boards, JIRA and Confluence.
  • Previous background in either broadcast or streaming would be a major asset.
  • Video streaming protocols like knowledge of UDP, RTMP, SRT, Zixi, WebRTC, HLS, DASH, Microsoft Smooth Streaming would be an asset.
  • Understanding of video compression standards like MPEG2, MPEG4 and H264 would be an asset
  • Oral and Written Communications: Ability to express oneself and communicate with others verbally ‐ it includes tone, style and structure and the ability to produce a variety of technical and business documents that demonstrate command of language, organization of thought and orderliness of presentation.

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


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 WFH(084), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Software Development
Requisition ID: 232727
Posting Notes:  Media 

Job Segment: Developer, Network, SQL, Database, Java, Technology

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

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