.NET Software Architect, Video Software Development, Bell Media

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City : Toronto

Category : Media Programming and Production

Industry : Telecommunications

Employer : Bell

Req Id: 190801 


Bell is a truly Canadian company with over 137 years of success. We are defined by the passion of our team members and their belief in our company's vast potential.

To ensure we continue to be recognized as Canada's leading communications company, we're committed to finding and developing the next generation of leaders. This means creating best-in-class career and development opportunities for our employees.

If you're passionate, driven and find yourself seeking interesting work, new challenges and continuous learning opportunities, then we want you to join our team.

Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital media, including CTV — Canada's #1 television network, and the country's most-watched specialty channels. It is a critical component of Bell's commitment to leverage strategic investments in broadband networks to offer Canadians the best available content on any of the four screens they choose: television, smartphone, tablet and computer.


The Team

The Digital Video Services Development team is responsible for the creation of services that power awesome online experiences, including the country’s most recognized brands, such as TSN, RDS, CTV and Crave TV. Our team’s mission is to deliver digital experiences that entertain, inform, engage and inspire audiences through the screen of their choice – at home or on the go – on the web and through connected consumer electronic devices.

We work in a collaborative, agile environment with team members from all of Bell Media’s brands to develop specifications, make recommendations and build experiences that Canadians expect. We routinely explore the latest emerging technology to always remain at the forefront of the Digital Video industry.

What we can do for you!

We offer great benefits and working conditions including flexible health and life insurance, employee discount plan, flexible hours, heavy investment on people development and training, pension plan and employee stock plan, open space environment and access to cutting edge-technology.

Position Description:

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Digital Video Services Development, the Software Architect is responsible for leading the development team that designs, develops and maintains the software used in the ingestion and delivery operations of Bell Media Digital. This includes championing best practices, interfacing with various stakeholders and other development teams, owning the various agile rituals the team performs on a regular basis, and coaching team members of striving for.

The successful candidate will be expected to be a self-motivated individual who will take it upon themselves to coach their team, make improvements to the system to ensure continued service and always put their customers first. Accordingly, the position demands a seasoned technology professional with exceptional oral and written communication, influence and coaching skills, a strong sense of ownership, and an orientation towards fostering effective teams that are continuously improving.

Critical Qualifications/Competencies:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in media or telecommunications in the areas of Software Development, IT, Technology Development, or Engineering functions
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft’s .Net Framework and the C# programming language
  • Knowledge of interacting with and managing a PostgreSQL RDBMS
  • Previous experience with Linux operating system, specifically Red Hat
  • Proficient in delivering projects through agile methodologies
  • Ability to meet with stakeholders and development teams to coordinate efforts
  • Exceptional oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong leadership, facilitation skills and coaching skills

Preferred Qualifications/Competencies:

  • Previous experience developing video software is an asset
  • Previous experience with .Net Core is an asset



Bilingualism is an asset (English and French)


Additional Information:

Position Type: Management
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Toronto
Application Deadline: 06/24/2018

Please apply directly online to be considered for this role.  Applications through email will not be accepted.


Bell is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees and customers feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live and serve, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.


Created: Canada, ON, Toronto

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