Senior Development Manager

Date: Jul 14, 2019

Location: Toronto, ON, CA, M4Y 2Y5

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 her dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.

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


Who we are

We are Rogers, a dynamic Canadian media and telecommunications company. Innovation is our legacy and building a brilliant digital future is our mission. As a leading Canadian company, we are passionate about winning and committed to pursuing the best. This translates into everything we do, including the selection of a candidate.


Rogers is currently seeking an unusually talented and experienced person for the role of Senior Development Manager on the Digital Experience team.  The successful candidate will be part of a fast-paced development team responsible for the delivery of an exceptional online customer experience. You must be able to dive deep into the details on business, operations and engineering.


What we want you to do

You have significant experience creating web interfaces and services for large public-facing websites, and the desire to advance that art with CSS 3, HTML 5, Javascript, jQuery, Angular JS, Springboot and responsive frameworks such as Bootstrap.  You are comfortable with complex large-scale systems and have numerous years of experience in this space.  Additionally, you have an eye for attractive user interface design and can produce both code and the basic artwork to deliver a complete user interface compatible with our design lexicon.  You are a black-belt in Responsive Web Design, Javascript, Angular JS, CSS, HTML, jQuery and AJAX and have experience delivering high-quality code and a clean, effective visual experience.  You also possess strong technical thinking and demonstrated ability to lead software design and coding in at least one modern programming language such as Java, C#, C/C++, Ruby, Python, or JavaScript.  You also bring experience in Amazon Web Services (AWS) and in the area of leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine learning for delivering innovative customer experiences.


Primary Function:

You will oversee a team of Developers who are responsible for designing, developing and implementing front-end and services code supporting the customer experience within  Consume or create state of the art web services to create user interface interactions that delight and inspire the user.  Create visually attractive and functionally effective user interfaces by understanding all the use cases, their relative weights, and applying creative thinking and advanced techniques.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline.
  • 8+ years of experience in understanding all aspects of software engineering, including coding, architecture, and network engineering.
  • Experience leading a team of direct reports.
  • Strong technical thinking and demonstrated ability to lead software design and coding in at least one modern programming language such as Java, C#, C/C++, Ruby, Python, or JavaScript.
  • 5+ Years experience of hand coding the following: JavaScript, Angular, jQuery, CSS, CSS3, HTML, HTML5, AJAX Methods.
  • 5+ years experience: Demonstrated ownership of software engineering roadmap and experience with managing the day-to-day activities of a team using Agile processes (Scrum/Kanban).
  • 5+ Experience with cross-browser compatibility
  • 3+ years experience with Responsive frameworks (Bootstrap 3.0)
  • 2+ years experience with Social Media APIs (Facebook, Twitter, etc)
  • Understanding of SEO and accessibility issues and how they relate to development.
  • 2+ years Sketch or Photoshop
  • 2+ years experience SQL
  • Strong knowledge of leading CMS (Content Management Systems) and Experience Management platforms such as TeamSite/LiveSite, Adobe AEM, Contentful, Oracle/Endeca Experience Management.
  • Ability to lead templating and component build efforts in a CMS that can be leveraged by both development teams and business/product teams as appropriate.
  • Strong organizational and estimation skills with Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Exceptional customer relationship skills including the ability to discover the true requirements underlying feature requests and recommend alternative technical and business approaches.
  • Strong Nice to have: Experience with Amazon Web services (AWS), Spring boot and developing solutions related to Artificial intelligence (AI) and Machine learning, being part of a movement to make our customer experiences more intelligent. 
  • Strong Nice to have: Proficient in Event-based architecture, Kafka, Kinesis.
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: Digital & Program Management
Requisition ID: 150861
Together, we'll make more possible, and these six shared values guide and define our work:
  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 can also reach out to our team at to begin a conversation about your individual accessibility needs throughout the hiring process.



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