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CBC/Radio-Canada iOS Senior Developer - OTT Team (French services) (Telework) in Toronto, Ontario

Position Title:

iOS Senior Developer - OTT Team (French services) (Telework)

Status of Employment:

Contractee Long-Term (Fixed Term)

Position Language Requirement:

English, French

Language Skills:

English (Reading - B - Intermediate), English (Speaking - B - Intermediate), English (Writing - B - Intermediate), French (Reading - B - Intermediate), French (Speaking - B - Intermediate), French (Writing - B - Intermediate)

Work at CBC/Radio-Canada

At CBC/Radio-Canada, we create content that informs, entertains and connects Canadians on multiple platforms. Our successes and accomplishments are driven by embodying and upholding values, which include creativity, integrity, inclusiveness and relevance.

Do you think you have the ability and drive to keep up with this exciting, ever-changing industry? Whether it be in front of the camera, on air, online or behind the scenes, you would be joining a team that thrives on making connections and telling stories that are important to Canadians.

Unposting Date:

2024-06-24 11:59 PM

At CBC/Radio-Canada, we all have a story to tell. What’s yours?

If you share our passion for Canadian storytelling, and you wish to help us engage with individuals and communities across our various digital platforms, this is where you’ll want to be!

Every day, you will have an opportunity to shape the way in which Canadians see themselves reflected in our digital services. Your work will have a direct impact on how millions of Canadians from various communities connect with our products, with one another, and with the diverse voices that make our country so unique.

You will have the opportunity to play a part in enlightening and entertaining Canadians through our innovative work in building the mediums that deliver our content. We are an innovative hub, where the talented professionals we work with are respected and valued for their contributions. Our product teams are vibrant and our work culture strives to achieve the highest standards of diversity and inclusion. We believe that hiring people with different career paths and backgrounds is fundamental in our shared success and in building healthy and highly performant teams.

When you join our mission, you are not only shaping the vision of CBC/Radio-Canada, but the future of our country.

We know that commitment to equity, inclusion and diversity is essential to creating content that mirrors and resonates with the rich and evolving makeup of our country. We’re also committed to reaching out and connecting with our audience on multiple platforms this includes creating virtual places where communities can come together.

This role offers the possibility of full-time telework. Work schedule to be discussed with Hiring Manager according to the guidelines defined by the department.

Why is this role important?

You will be an important element of our over-the-top platform team. As such, working closely with the product owners, architects and technical managers, your role is to ensure the smooth execution of product front-end development and coordinate the technical work required to deliver requested features, while adhering to the standards and practices agreed to by the development management team.

The team you will be part of is in charge of an harmonized product, powering CBC Gem and ICI Tou.TV.

Perks you can look forward to:

  • Flexible work schedules, allowing you to prioritize yourself, your family and your work.

  • Work from home opportunities

  • Competitive total rewards package

  • Opportunities to work with cutting edge technology.

  • Opportunities for continued learning and professional development.

  • Opportunities to become a member of our Employee Resource Groups.

  • Pair programming and mentorship opportunities, where you can learn from the best in the industry and help coach new talent.

  • A creative and dynamic work environment, where your ideas and contributions can be heard, valued and respected.

  • A supportive management team committed to upholding the highest standards of diversity and inclusivity.

  • An environment which favours experimentation and an iterative approach in order to achieve the highest form of technical innovation.

Your responsibilities:

  • Design and/or modify reusable components for Radio-Canada's digital platforms; such as the audio/video player.

  • Ensure compliance with standards and control the quality of the product throughout the project's execution.

  • Stay informed of new trends in the various fields of digital development.

  • By being proactive, propose solutions to the challenges encountered.

  • Participate in Agile Scrum activities designed to review ongoing production projects in order to make necessary corrections and adjustments, or completed projects to measure their results.

  • Participate in the development of user stories for our various products.

  • Ensure the good performance of developed applications to handle high loads.

  • Participate in sprint planning, retrospectives, and application deployments.

  • Participate in code reviews and solution deployments.

We are looking for a candidate matching the following profile:

  • University degree or equivalent experience

  • At least 3 years of experience in software development

  • Experience in developing complex and high-performance mobile applications

  • Proficiency with Xcode, Git, and the Swift language

  • Experience in developing an application published on the App Store

  • Experience in developing within code review context (pull request)

  • Knowledge of programming patterns (such as MVC, MVP, or MVVM)

  • Knowledge of SOLID architecture principles is an asset.

  • Ability to read, produce, and adhere to software architecture diagrams (UML, sequence diagram, etc.).

  • Interest in working on an application available on multiple form factors (mobile/tablet/TV).

  • Knowledge of SwiftUI, Combine

  • Knowledge of AVPlayer, CoreData, and AlamoFire is an asset.

  • Knowledge of Cocoapods (including the design/maintenance of internal pods)

  • Knowledge of audio-video broadcasting on the web (streaming) is an asset.

  • Knowledge of other programming languages is an asset.

  • Knowledge of design patterns is an asset.

  • Good general knowledge and strong intellectual curiosity (to acquire and develop new knowledge and skills)

  • Critical thinking (to question and propose new ideas)

  • A keen interest in the major trends and challenges of the digital world

  • Meticulousness, independence, and resourcefulness

  • Excellent stress management and priority setting

  • Analytical and conceptual thinking skills

  • Flexibility, initiative, and dynamism

  • Ability to work in a team, excellent communicator

  • Bilingualism (English and French) spoken and written, mandatory

Please note that due to the nature of the mandates and responsibilities of this role, all candidates will be required to work in a multilingual environment, where business will be conducted in both official languages (English and French). Therefore, employees working in this role will be expected to make the required efforts and adjustments to navigate this multilingual environment in a respectful manner for all.

Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to being a leader in reflecting our country’s diversity. That’s because we can only create and tell the stories that connect Canadians, by having a workforce that mirrors the ever-changing makeup of our country. That’s why we, as an employer, value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada’s public broadcaster. For more information, visit the Diversity and Inclusion section (http://cbc.radio-canada.ca/en/working-with-us/jobs/diversity-inclusion-cbc-rc) of our website. If you have accommodation needs at this stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an e-mail to recruitment@cbc.ca .

You are invited to consult and familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct, which can be found on our corporate website (http://cbc.radio-canada.ca/en/vision/governance/corporate-policies/values-ethics/conduct) . All employees must adhere to the Code as a condition of employment. We also invite you to take a look at our policy on conflicts of interest (http://cbc.radio-canada.ca/en/vision/governance/corporate-policies/human-resources/conflicts) . In the event that you become an employee, it will be important to inform us, as quickly as possible, of any situation that, because of your hiring, constitutes or could appear to constitute a conflict of interest.

Primary Location:

1000, Rue Papineau, Montreal, Quebec, H2K 0C2

Number of Openings:

1

Work Schedule:

Full time

At CBC/Radio-Canada (http://cbc.radio-canada.ca/en) , we create content that informs, entertains and connects Canadians on multiple platforms. Our successes and accomplishments are driven by embodying and upholding values, which include creativity, integrity, inclusiveness and relevance.

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