Senior Backend Developer

April 2 2024
Industries Telecommunications
Categories Programming, Development
Quebec, QC • Full time

Req Id: 416471

​Our team is advancing how Canadians connect with each other and the world, and developing breakthrough technology plays a vital role in making our purpose a reality. Contribute your experiences, talents and perspectives as we develop innovative digital solutions and best-in-class networks together. We know you'll feel a sense of meaningful connection and belonging within our team. Then, with our commitment to environmental, social and governance initiatives, you can feel good about your greater impact - helping people as they connect, work, learn and play.

Be at the forefront of shaping the best digital connections and next-generation technology in Canada. You'll join the largest, award-winning, high-tech team in our country, working with the brightest minds across many industries.

Bring your ideas and skills as we grow cutting-edge fibre and 5G networks, develop advanced products and services to run on these networks and then enable the delivery of content from our top media properties and services - ensuring that our customers can stay entertained and connected anytime, anywhere.


Who we are:
The software development team of the Video Technology group designs and builds backend software components for the Fibe TV, Fibe TV app and Satellite TV lines of business.

Our product portfolio covers a broad range of TV-related functions including live rights management, Video on Demand (VoD), video delivery, service provisioning, authentication, authorizations and much more.

Our team is composed of highly skilled professionals, always striving to build top-of-the-line software based on the highest industry standards. We constantly improve our ways of working to build services that are reliable and highly scalable.

Key Responsibilities

What you'll do: As a Senior Developer, you will be responsible for:

  • Write the best code, be an example for your peers!
  • Demonstrate autonomy and proficiency in software engineering and strong expertise in complex distributed system architectures.
  • Take ownership of key initiatives by supervising design and software development with your peers.
  • Engage with external teams and vendors to spearhead the delivery of our program.
  • Coach junior developers and support team growth
  • Demonstrate operational ownership and guide process improvements to enhance our service level
  • Contribute as a subject matter expert to the planning of our product roadmap.

If you love…

  • Community. Ours is awesome. You will interact with developers co-located in an Agile environment, work in an open space and work with extremely talented people
  • DevOps. We are committed to our practices and tools - CI/CD, containers, micro-services, Infra-As-Code
  • Technology. You will deal with a variety of cutting edge software technologies that will shape how Bell is transforming the television market.
  • Connect with people from different fields. You'll connect business vocabulary, product strategy and technical jargon

And you want to…

  • Sharpen your skills with the latest technologies, with access to vast resources
  • Embody and advocate a culture of quality code development
  • Openly expose problems and turn them into learning and team bonding experience
  • Work with multi-disciplined colleagues

…then, you're the perfect fit for our team! We want to get to know you.

Critical Qualifications

Who You Are / What You Have:

  • A University degree in software/computer engineering, computer science
  • A candidate with 5+ years of software development
  • Expert skills in an Object-Oriented language, preferably Java or C#
  • Strong experience with unit testing, Test-Driven Development, code review, continuous integration, continuous delivery & DevOps practices.
  • Experience with large scale distributed systems, micro-services architecture, event-streaming architecture
  • Excellent understanding of Object-Oriented principles, Design Patterns, Domain-Driven design, and software engineering best practices
  • Experience with non-SQL databases (MongoDB) and real-time stream processing (Kafka).
  • Good knowledge of web development technologies and protocols: HTTP, gRPC, RESTful services, ReactJS, Angular, Bootstrap
  • You can quickly learn and adapt to new technologies, and you have a strong aptitude for innovation
  • You are a team player who can define, establish and communicate their long term vision, who is adaptable to uncertain and changing needs
  • You are a candidate with strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills (A good sense of humor is a bonus!)
  • In the course of their duties, this person will be required to interact with French & English speaking stakeholders across Canada

Preferred Qualifications

If you have one of these, it's even better:

  • Practical experience in Go, Node.JS, Typescript...
  • Practical experience in Domain Driven Design
  • Experience with Android (Java/Kotlin) and/or iOS (Objective-C/Swift) mobile app development
  • Computer Security knowledge
  • Strong IP networking skills
  • Exposure to Agile methodologies (Scrum/Kanban)
  • Ability to lead technical teams through design and implementation
  • Experience with container environment: Docker, Kubernetes

Additional Requirements

Adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec.

Additional Information:

Position Type: Management
Job Status: Regular - Full Time
Job Location: Canada : Quebec : Quebec City || Canada : Ontario : Ottawa || Canada : Quebec : Montreal
Work Arrangement: Hybrid
Application Deadline: 04/21/2024

For work arrangements that are 'Hybrid', successful candidates must be based in Canada and report to a set Bell office for a minimum of 3 days a week. Recognizing the importance of work-life balance, Bell offers flexibility in work hours based on the business needs.

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

We know that taking care of our team members is at the heart of a healthy, positive and thriving workplace. As part of our team, you'll enjoy a comprehensive compensation package that includes a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits to support your well-being and the well-being of your family too. As soon as you join us, you'll be eligible for medical, dental, vision and mental health benefits that you can tailor to your specific needs. Plus, as a Bell team member, you'll enjoy a 35% discount on our services and have access to exclusive offers from our partners.

We value the experiences that have shaped who you are, and we know the diversity of your talent will bring even greater strength to our team. At Bell, because everyone belongs, you'll feel valued, respected and supported as you grow and reach your full potential.

We also want to make sure that everyone has an equal opportunity to join our team. We strongly encourage and welcome individuals who may require accommodations during the hiring process to please let us know. For a confidential inquiry, email your recruiter or to make arrangements. If you have questions regarding accessible employment at Bell, please email our Diversity & Inclusion Team at

Created: Canada, QC, Quebec City

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