Intermediate Backend Developer (French Services) – CBC

Job Family Media Production
Primary Location Montreal

Position Language Requirement French Only

Language Skill Level (Reading) –
Language Skill Level (Writing) –
Language Skill Level (Speaking) –

Status of Employment Contract
Work schedule(s) Full-time

What it’s like working 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.

Your role

Looking to join a dynamic team of about 100 web, Backend and mobile developers, QA and more?

Want to develop innovative solutions to promote Radio-Canada content?

Want to work with some of the top talent in the industry?

If you answered yes to these questions, Radio-Canada Digital Media is looking to hire several intermediate Backend developers for its development team.

You will play an active role in creating innovative projects on Radio-Canada’s major platforms, such as ICI TOU.TV, and ICI RADIO-CANADA PREMIÈRE. You will take an active role in implementing our personalization initiatives. You will be required to evolve our existing platforms, including our Customer Identity Access Management (CIAM) system, subscription platform, and content index (Elasticsearch).

When you work for CBC/Radio-Canada, you’re not only joining the undisputed leader in expressing Canadian culture – you’re also participating in its digital revolution. Here, you’ll find a stimulating, state-of-the-art and team-focused work environment.

Curious to know more about Radio-Canada Digital Media? Visit our website ( and watch the wrap-up video of our 2018 Hackathon (

Help us build the web of tomorrow – today!

Key Responsibilities:
Assist in designing the above solutions to meet business objectives
Assist in the management of backlog story of our various products
Ensure that internally developed applications perform well and can meet high demand
Write business rules in the domain layer of Radio-Canada (DDD)
Write automated tests
Participate in sprint planning, retros and applications deployment
Participate in the code review process

We are looking for a candidate with the following:
University degree or equivalent experience
At least four years’ experience as a software developer
Proficiency in C#, TypeScript is an asset
Proficiency in Visual Studio or VS Code
Knowledge of GIT
Proficiency in MS SQL and Mongo databases, ElasticSearch
Proficiency in OAuth 2.0 protocol
Proficiency in ASP. NET Core and Web API
Familiarity with Docker container, Cloud, Azure or other environments, an asset
Knowledge on one or more of the following: Layer7, Viafoura, Zuora, LoginRadius, an asset
Meticulous, self-reliant and resourceful
GraphQL, an asset
Proficiency in French, functional knowledge of written and spoken English is an asset
Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.

Please note that this is a 12-month contract position, renewable annually.
As well, it is important to distinguish that this is not a consulting mandate, but rather a regular, long-term opportunity as an employee with Radio-Canada, complete with competitive benefits.

If this sounds interesting, please click on ”Apply online”. 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 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

You are invited to consult and familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct, which can be found on our corporate website. 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. 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.

Wherever in the wording of the job description either gender is used, it shall be understood to include all genders.

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