Sr. Mgr BE Development

Date: Jul 19, 2021

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


At Rogers 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 5G 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


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.


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


Are you looking to join a team that is passionate about Mobile applications, that possesses a genuine start-up mentality, and that work on cutting edge business and consumer products? Then consider Rogers.


We are looking for a Sr. Manager BE Development to lead a team of Back End developers and who gets excited about challenges and will cease every opportunity to apply his/her knowledge, experience, and resourcefulness within Rogers Digital’s mobile app Development team.


What you will do:

You will oversee a team of back end developers who are responsible for designing, developing and delivering the digital mobile self-serve experience and commerce capabilities for our mobile applications.  The team will be responsible for producing micro services to be consumed by the Rogers and Fido mobile applications by understanding all the use cases, their relative weights, and applying creative thinking and advanced techniques. The development effort will also be used to push our CI/CD, devops, and cloud-native development practices to maturity. Technologies in use will span a varied stack from Java services on SpringBoot deployed using Azure Kubernetes, Play/Akka services, and others.


  • Manage, negotiate, and coordinate with technology, and business stakeholders on prioritization of tactical and strategic technology initiatives, as well as monitor the entire project process
  • This role is accountable for end-to-end delivery of new microservices and enhancements
  • Provide estimates and participate in High Level Solutions as part of project life cycle
  • Implement processes, best practices, and tools allow for multiple paths of delivery. i.e., create simplified, consistent, reusable, efficient and flexible solutions
  • Development culture and developer experience
  • Recommend improvements and drive alignment across the Digital landscape for Rogers and Fido
  • Lead and influence others including senior leadership team on best practices
  • Inspire others to adopt the new processes and improvements based on program retrospectives
  • Manage the team of Developers in the mobile application team and lead on implementing the technical roadmap
  • Will be responsible to establish a code quality processes for delivery, code control and sustainability – governance and enforcement of best practices


What you will bring:

  • 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.
  • 5+ years of experience leading teams and co-ordinating deliveries across many verticals towards a common delivery
  • 3+ years’ experience of demonstrated ownership of software engineering roadmap and experience with managing the day-to-day activities of a team using Agile processes (Scrum/Kanban/SAFe).
  • 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, Angular, React or JavaScript.
  • 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 recommend alternative technical and business approaches.
  • Excellent communication (oral/written) and presentation to senior leadership is a definite asset
  • Working knowledge of key technical concepts such as modern backend applications, cloud-based systems, web services, Kubernetes and container frameworks, etc.
  • Mobile front end (iOS and Android) development is an asset.


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.)


Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 1 Mount Pleasant (083), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: None
Posting Category/Function: Digital & Program Management
Requisition ID: 242067
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 matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Rogers FAQ.

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