Python Developer – Digital Technology – Corus

Toronto, ON, Canada
Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Are you creative, dynamic and passionate? Do you like to think outside of the box and find new ways to achieve your goals? Corus Entertainment has an exciting opportunity for you. If you have a passion for excellence, and would like to work for Corus Entertainment, we encourage you to apply.
About the Role:
Are you an experienced Python developer who stays current by experimenting with new technology and looking for ways to make the web better for everyone involved? Then we are looking for you to join our development team working on exciting media rich features to support our TVE/OTT strategy across our brands.

You’ll be working on things like:
Working closely with Design, UX, QA, Product Owners, and other developers to deliver best in class products.
Collaborating with members across multiple scrum teams to solve challenging requirements.
Writing code which adheres to acceptance criteria and Corus’ coding standards and best practices.
Participating in regular code reviews to help identifying ways to refactor code, to support continuous improvement our of applications.
Contributing to the overall architecture strategy for Corus’ video delivery applications.
Contributing to Corus’ overall strategy to provide our customers with the best experience.
If You Have the Following….We Want to Hear From You!:
A Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, with strong fundamentals and problem solving skills
At least 5 years of software development experience
Hands on Python experience with Django REST framework, developing web services
Experience developing cross-platform real-time, secure REST API services
Knowledge of PostgreSQL, REDIS and Elasticsearch
Experience with software development design patterns and best practices
Experience deploying software in a cloud host, such as AWS
Experience in multi-server, scalable architecture, using micro-services and containers
Familiar with DRM integrations (FairPlay, Widevine, Playready, etc.)
Experience with digital signing and cryptography industry standards practices and protocols
Experience with integrating ads with video players
Knowledge of Adobe analytics or Google Analytics
Ability to work independently and as part of a fast-moving team
Good communication skills
Knowledge of Video Streaming technology – HLS, Smoothstream, and DASH
Knowledge of Transcoding and Transmuxing workflows
Knowledge of Angular 5+, JavaScript
Experience with Git/GitHub use and integration
Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment
Why Corus?

Corus is a driving force in the media industry with a diverse portfolio of strong brands that entertain and inform audiences through great storytelling and compelling content, reaching millions of people around the world every day.

We have a passionate drive to connect with the world around us: to express, to share, to be part of people’s lives. Walk around our offices, our stations, our studios across the country and you’ll feel it. You’ll see it in action.

You’ll see it in the open communication and the approachability of our people. You’ll see it in our care for quality work and the interest in new, creative solutions. You’ll see it in how we work with external partners, and how we care about our communities. These are all core to the values we commit to living each and every day – Win Together, Think Beyond, Make It Happen, Learn Every Day, Show We Care. Our values describe what makes us pretty unique – and amazing – place to work.

At Corus we value and actively involve the full range of what makes people unique in order to create a strong and innovative company where amazing people thrive. A company where people have the full opportunity to show their unique value and develop their potential. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people of colour, people with disabilities, people from all gender and sexually diverse communities and people with intersectional identities.

Corus is also committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

How to Apply

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*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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