Software Developer – Information Technology – Corus

Toronto, ON,
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.
At Corus Entertainment we value team work, innovation, creativity, continued learning and responsible business practices that promote engagement with the communities that we support. We have an exciting new opportunity to join our expanding Data Science team as we continue to address business challenges and develop products that allow partners to increase their reach and awareness of possible solutions.

Software Developer
Division: Corporate – Information Technology
Work Status: Full-time
Location: Corus Quay / Remote

About the Role
You will be responsible for supporting the work of the Data Science team in developing and delivering data driven products, tools, and workflows using internal data sources and cloud based technology stacks. Being the glue that interconnects functional components of the team, the Software Developer will facilitate the ingestion of data from third party sources by constructing pipelines and monitoring the state of data backfills and appends. As Machine Learning products begin to mature you will have the opportunity to support the automation of ML workflows to provide solutions at scale for both internal and external facing initiatives.

Provide support to the Data Science team in the construction of data pipelines and workflows
Development of integration layers from data sources to data lake as necessary to support construction of automated data pipelines
Development of integration layers from data lake as necessary to support external consumers of data
Facilitate data transformation requirements as part of ETL process for onboarding data sources
Support integration of third party or external tools as required by Data Scientist – e.g. machine learning services, analytics engines, and other cloud services
Work with Enterprise Application Development and/or Digital Development teams as appropriate to implement end user applications where required
Operationalize machine learning models developed by Data Science Team, including code refactoring as needed, and supporting any application/workflow scale out requirements
Documentation of code solutions
Maintain code repositories according to internal standards and direction
Participation in Data Governance, ethics and policy initiative
About You
Basic Qualifications:
BA/BS degree in Computer Science or other related field or equivalent work experience (5+ years)
Expertise in Python, including Object Oriented approaches
Experience using Python to consume APIs
Experience with GIT
Experience with Google Cloud Platform and/or Amazon Web Services cloud platforms
Experience working in an Agile environment
Understanding of the engineering/software development lifecycle
Great communication skills with the equal ability to work with technologists as well as translating to non-technical business stakeholders with ease
Proven capacity to deliver excellent results to stakeholders/clients
Commitment to continuous education in a fast evolving industry
Preferred Qualifications:
Self-directed, accountable, proactive, organized, efficient, tenacious (persistent about bringing open items/projects to closure), engaged, enthusiastic, able to lead, motivate and drive results
Ability to manage multiple projects successfully
Two or more years professional experience at a media company is desirable
Exposure to data science/data analytics is desirable
Exposure to python data processing libraries like Pandas is a plus
Web Design experience with knowledge of the Model View Controller design pattern
Experience using different frameworks for web development such as Django, Angular, React, etc.
Proven interest in experimenting to build Data Science applications
Experience developing visualizations using D3 or another visualization library
Client service focus
Great communication skills, written, verbal, presentation and the ability to influence others
Solutions oriented approach to problem solving
Teamwork focus and ability to operate in a matrix style organization
Proven capacity to deliver excellent results to stakeholders/clients
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.

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