iOS Developer, Bell Media

Date: Jan 7, 2019

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 224484 


Bell is a truly Canadian company with over 138 years of success. We are defined by the passion of our team members and their belief in our company’s vast potential.

To ensure we continue to be recognized as Canada’s leading communications company, we’re committed to finding and developing the next generation of leaders. This means creating best-in-class career and development opportunities for our employees.

If you’re passionate, driven and find yourself seeking interesting work, new challenges and continuous learning opportunities, then we want you to join our team.

Our Network team plans, designs, builds and operates Bell’s multi-billion dollar networks, including the continued expansion of our fibre optic network, HSPA+ and LTE —  Canada’s largest and fastest wireless network.

The service we provide is the foundation of Bell’s competitive advantage and a critical step towards achieving Bell’s goal to be recognized by customers as Canada’s leading communications company.



We are searching for an experienced iOS developer to join our dedicated team focused on the development and support of our video player technology, which is used in all iOS Bell Media apps. Our developers work closely with Product Owners to develop specifications and make recommendations on the use of new and emerging technologies. Development, UAT and product support are all elements of this position.


The right individual for this role will be a motivated and energetic developer who takes initiative, enjoys finding solutions to a varying number of challenges, is detail-oriented and takes extreme pride in their work.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop new features of iOS video player and enhance reference application
  • Develop and write automated tests
  • Work with a multi-disciplinary team to understand system/application requirements and recommend appropriate solutions; including
  • Designers, Backend Developers, and QA Analysts
  • Provide ongoing support of existing production applications
  • Understand how the technology being implemented works and being able to explain it to others
  • Provide documented option analyses and lead/drive decision making on those options
  • Assist in the collection and documentation of user's requirements, development of user stories, estimates and work plans
  • Participate in peer-reviews of solution designs and related code
  • Prepare reports, manuals and other documentation on the status, operation, maintenance and support of applications
  • Assess opportunities for application and process improvement and prepare documentation of rationale to share with team members and
  • other affected parties
  • Adhere to high-quality development principles while delivering solutions on-time and on-budget
  • All other duties as assigned



  • 5+ years experience with native iOS development (iOS SDK, Swift, Objective C, Cocoa Touch)
  • Fluency in Objective C
  • Experience with iOS 9+ SDK, AutoLayout and Storyboards
  • Experience with Git
  • Experience with automated testing (XCTest preferred)
  • Experience building iOS applications using web services, including knowledge of networking protocols
  • Experience with agile development methodologies (Scrum)
  • Experience with debugging, performance profiling and optimization
  • Experience with planning and writing technical documentation
  • Superior problem solving skills
  • Internally motivated, able to work proficiently both independently and in a team environment
  • Strong communication skills with both internal team members and external business stakeholders
  • Strong initiative to find ways to improve solutions, systems and processes
  • Detail oriented with good time management skills and the ability to prioritize in a fast paced environment
  • Keeps up to date on industry best practices and technology


Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of Chromecast SDK
  • Experience with AVFoundation and AVKit
  • Experience with third party analytics libraries, (Krux, comScore, Omniture, Conviva, MOAT)
  • Experience working with Google IMA




Bilingualism is an asset (English and French)


Additional Information:

Position Type: Management
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Toronto
Application Deadline: 01/31/2019

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


Bell is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees and customers feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live and serve, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.


Created: CanadaON, Toronto

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