IT and Network Engineering

Director, Digital Media Development, Bell Media

Req Id: 268460 


At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content – we’re revolutionizing how Canadians communicate.

If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values bold ideas, professional growth and employee wellness, we want you on the Bell team. 

Bell is making unmatched investments in our world-leading broadband fibre and wireless networks because we know they’re the backbone of the products and services our customers love. If you’re excited about transforming the way people connect, our Network team is the right place for you.  

The Bell Media Digital team is focused on creating amazing and rich digital experiences for our audiences and keeping Canadians connected, informed, and entertained as technology changes at lightning speed. We’re looking for innovative team players ready to guide some of the most well-known entertainment brands in the country through a digital transformation.


Position Description:

As a leader within the Digital Media Development team in Network, you will play a key role in the building and influencing of how we deliver on Bell Media’s digital platforms, which connect audiences across all of our brands and delights users with new and engaging experiences every day.


In this role, you will be supporting a team of over 70 people who build and support the platforms behind our Sports, News and Entertainment bands and our Digital Video Pipeline.


Job Duties/ Accountabilities:

  • Drive the continuous improvement of the end-to-end software lifecycle process (architecture, development, deployment, support);
  • Lead the software and system architecture to ensure a great user experience and cost effective delivery at scale;
  • Partner and collaborate across Bell Media and Network to ensure best end to end digital experience for our customers;
  • Accelerate the adoption and convergence of emerging software, business intelligence and cloud technologies underpinning our Network software-centric strategy.


Key Qualifications/ Competencies:

  • Demonstrated experience leading high-performing teams, including the following:
    • Great Coach - experience in leading and coaching people and teams to improve performance and creating enthusiasm for the work we do;
    • Passionate – ability to energize and motivate those around them to deliver on Bell Media's priorities;
    • Change Leader – highly effective in the ability to mobilize teams and execute on critical initiatives needed to transform our business;
    • Bridge Builder – collaborates and partners with key stakeholders to deliver solutions that maximizes value delivery sooner;
  • Experience in leading Agile software development teams using Scrum or Kanban;
  • Experience with continuous integration, continuous delivery, build and test automation;
  • Experience developing scalable applications on modern frameworks;
  • Prior experience with commercial content management tools & vendors;
  • Excellent understanding of commercial OTT services, modern Web Services and APIs;
  • Excellent understanding of the services provided by public cloud providers such AWS, MS Azure, GCP;   
  • Experience with Streaming video protocols such as HEVC, HLS, MPEG-DASH, Microsoft Smooth Streaming;
  • Prior software development, architecture or system integration experience using Java, JavaScript or Python a plus;
  • Experience in Mobile applications integration;
  • Keen attention to Security and Privacy;
  • Experience with Authentication & Authorization services;
  • Experience in systems servicing large amounts of data like Sports Statistics;
  • Understanding of the Ads and Analytics landscape


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Bilingualism is an asset (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec. 


Additional Information:

Position Type: Management 
Job Status: Regular - Full Time 
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Toronto || Canada : Quebec : Montreal 
Application Deadline: 09/27/2020 


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


At Bell, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where every team member feels valued, respected, and supported, and has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.


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