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OTT Software Developer - 14 Month Mat Leave Contract

Location: Cineplex Entertainment Home Office
City: Toronto, Ontario

OTT Software Developer - 14 Month Mat Leave Contract

Cineplex is one of Canada's leading entertainment companies and operates numerous businesses including theatrical exhibition, food service, amusement gaming (Player One Amusement Group), alternative programming (Cineplex Events), traditional and digital media (Cineplex Media and Cineplex Digital Media), out of home leisure and entertainment (The Rec Room), eSports (World Gaming), and home entertainment content (CineplexStore.com). Cineplex is also a joint venture partner in SCENE - Canada's largest entertainment loyalty program.

We are proudly a Canadian company with approximately 13,000 employees in Canada and the US, and we offer competitive compensation, incentive and benefits programs. To learn more about Cineplex please visit our website at www.cineplex.com.

The Digital Commerce department has an immediate opening for the position of OTT Software Developer , reporting to the Director of Technology, Digital Commerce. Please Note: this is a 14-month contract

The Cineplex Store is a premium Canadian online destination for the sale and rental of movies, ranging from the latest releases to timeless classics. Our goal is to provide our guests an unparalleled experience for the discovery, purchase, and viewing of their favourite films, whether from their computer, mobile, or connected living room devices. If you are interested in an unlimited supply of popcorn, working with leading technologies, supporting the latest devices, and helping to define and deliver the future of digital movie viewing, this is the place for you! Visit us at CineplexStore.com.

Key Areas of Responsibility:
  • Design, develop, and support software solutions on multiple of platforms, using a variety of modern technologies
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of Cineplex Store applications for 10-foot platforms, including Smart TVs, Xbox One, and Roku
  • Work as a member of agile teams to deliver industry-leading products
  • Assist with project planning and implementation by reviewing project requirements and providing estimates and recommendations for the execution of the project
  • Analyze business and system requirements and design solutions that fulfill customers' needs
  • Work closely with Product Management and User Experience teams to deliver intuitive and compelling applications
  • Work with 3rd parties (technology partners and external vendors) to integrate new technologies and shepherd Cineplex Store applications through platform certification processes
  • Create design and architectural documentation that describes how software systems are constructed
  • Write high-quality and maintainable code in a variety of languages
  • Participate in design and code reviews with both internal development teams and third party vendors
  • Collaborate with the QA team to define how best to test Store applications
  • Work with the Operations team to troubleshoot production issues and tickets escalated from the Guest Services team
  • Work collaboratively with cross functional teams and ensure projects are successfully delivered on time
  • Other duties and tasks as requested
Qualifications and Experience:
  • 5+ years of Software Development in a web-based environment
  • 2+ years of experience with connected devices (Smart TVs, Game Consoles, Mobile Phones, Tablets)
  • Strong command of HTML5, CSS3, AJAX, JSON, XML, JQuery
  • Extensive experience programming in Javascript, particularly using MVC frameworks such as Angular.js
  • Experience with application development for Android using Java and/or iOS using Objective-C would be an asset
  • Experience with Brightscript and Roku Development an asset
  • Knowledge of server-side development in Java, .Net, or PHP would be an asset
  • Deep knowledge of managing projects within version control systems
  • Experience with developing software in a Continuous Integration environment
  • Experience working with CMS platforms
  • Experience with large scale consumer facing applications
  • Experience with video streaming implementations and DRM technologies
  • Experience with eCommerce environments, particularly product catalog, order workflow, account management, digital wallet, and payment implementations a significant asset
  • Experience with troubleshooting production issues on live applications
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Strong understanding of the software development lifecycle, particularly for web-based applications
  • Strong understanding of web-based software architectures and technologies
  • Experience working within Agile development teams
  • Deep knowledge of media technologies and industry trends
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent field
Interested applicants, please apply today.

While we appreciate all interest, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. As part of Cineplex Entertainment's standard recruitment process, suitable candidate(s) will be required to undergo pre-employment screening as a condition of employment or promotion.

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