Senior Director - Media Engineering

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Date: May 26, 2018

Location: Toronto, ON, CA, M4Y 2Y5

At Rogers we’re for supporting you on a journey to a rewarding career. Whether you’re a developer, an analyst, or a customer care consultant, Rogers is the place where ideas become reality. We embrace change, and find ways to do better. And we deliver on that commitment by fostering an environment of passion and innovation for all people.


Senior Director - Media Engineering


Rogers Media is seeking an exceptional candidate to fill the role of Senior Director, Media Engineering.  Reporting to the Vice President, Media Technology and Operations, the position will have accountability for the maintenance and sustainability of the day-to-day engineering functions of our many national radio and television facilities.  As a progressive leader, you will support our transition from legacy systems to next generation media tools and platforms. 


Your technical acumen is second only to your strong leadership and interpersonal skills.  You are a highly collaborative individual with a strong desire to build and nurture great teams.  You will influence change, drive innovation, and enable our creatives to delight viewers everywhere.


What you’ll be doing:


  • Lead our national Media Engineering team that provides technical services to all of our Radio and Television operations
  • Work collaboratively with the Director, Media Technology & Support to implement next generation tools and platforms
  • Actively participate in defining the long-term technical vision and plan of our business
  • Own the wireless portfolio for Media including transmission facilities, government and community liaison, and long-term strategic planning
  • Shepherd the Media Engineering team through a period of unprecedented technological change in our industry
  • Work closely with Vice President, Media Technology and Operations and Finance to manage and track operating and capital budgets, forecasts, variances and results.


What you have:


  • Solid technical background in next generation media technology backed by at least 10 years of progressive experience in engineering, IT, and/or operations
  • Experience leading large teams (e.g. 50+ staff) with a minimum of 5 direct reports at the managerial level
  • Track record of managing multi-million dollar budgets successfully with accurate tracking and reporting
  • University undergraduate degree or college diploma in related field
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills, with ability to manage multiple priorities in high pressure situations
  • Strong financial and business acumen
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong ability to coach and mentor individuals on the team
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams and achieve goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
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 & Engineering
Requisition ID: 116928
As a proud Canadian company, we're dedicated to making things easier for our customers. We’ve been embracing and leading change for over 50-years, and we’ll continue to seek out new opportunities to bring our customers simple solutions for today and tomorrow.
We recognize that success is determined by the strength and diversity of our people. We work together because we want to win together, and these five shared values guide and define our work:
  1. Simplify and innovate
  2. Take ownership of the what and the how
  3. Equip people to succeed
  4. Execute with discipline and pride
  5. Talk straight, build trust, and over deliver
Why Rogers?  Because your tomorrow inspires our today.
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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