iOS Developer, Bell Media

Date: May 3, 2019

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 224484 


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.  


We are searching for an experienced iOS developer to join our 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 passionate and energetic developer who takes initiative, relishes 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
  • Designers, Backend Developers, and
  • Work with a multi-disciplinary team to assess system/application requirements and recommend appropriate solutions; including
  • QA Analysts
  • Provide ongoing support of existing production applications
  • Assess 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
  • Follow 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
  • Self starter, 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); 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 
Application Deadline: 05/31/2019 


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.


Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email your recruiter directly or to make arrangements. If you have questions regarding accessible employment at Bell please email our Diversity & Inclusion Team at


Created: CanadaON, Toronto

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