Developer, Digital Video Solutions

Quebec City, Quebec

Req Id: 348253 


At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content – we advance how Canadians connect with each other and the world.

If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values, 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.  

About the Role:

To support its growth, Bell Media is looking for a Digital Video Solutions Engineer to join its Content Ingest & Delivery team supporting the delivery of video on our mobile and web applications (Crave, CTV, CTV News, TSN, CP24, BNN, RDS and more). The candidate will play a key role in the development and evolution of our video platforms within a talented multidisciplinary team.


In this role, you will be part of a strong technical team evolving our video pipeline to enable new features, improve video/audio quality and overall set the technical direction of the platform.


 Job Duties/Accountabilities:

  • Translate business requirements into application’s architecture and participate in the analysis, design, development, integration and support of new of new, robust end to end video systems
  • Design and implement new features from specification to final test and automation
  • Provide technical direction on the integration of third-party libraries, APIs and SDKs.
  • Research new trends and technologies in the VOD/OTT industry and provide recommendations that leverage these new technologies
  • Perform proof-of-value assessments and present recommendations to the technical & management teams
  • Validate architectural decisions by building the necessary software components, and proof of concept deployments
  • Effectively manage technical risk: i.e. understand and articulate the impact of the architecture decisions.
  • Act as a technical video adviser for internal stakeholders.
  • Help with troubleshooting VOD/OTT related issues in lab and production environments.
  • Identify opportunities for architectural improvements in the current landscape
  • Provide accurate estimates based on business requirements
  • Assure the quality of the and principles in every tasks work by writing and running unit tests
  • Influence future technical direction


Critical Qualifications/Competencies:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology or a related discipline.
  • Experience with modern JavaScript development, or other programming languages and open to learn JS.
  • Experience with video streaming & DRM technologies (DASH/HLS, Fairplay/PlayReady/Widevine)
  • Experience with commercial and open-source video players such as BitMovin, ExoPlayer, VLC, etc…
  • Experience with Streaming video protocols such as H264, HEVC, HLS, MPEG-DASH, Microsoft Smooth Streaming.
  • Experience working with public CDNs (Akamai, Fastly, Limelight)
  • Communication skills with the ability to participate in customer/partner/stakeholder meetings and workshops.
  • A passion for learning new technologies and standards.
  • Strong team player who values the input and opinions of others.
  • A hands-on and mindful approach to complex technical challenges.
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude with the ability to simultaneously handle multiple tasks and priorities


Preferred Qualifications/Competencies:

  • General knowledge surrounding Ad Tech (Google IMA SDK) is a plus!
  • Experience contributing to open source projects
  • Experience with media cloud technologies like Amazon Elemental MediaLive & MediaPackage
  • Experience with commercial content management vendors & tools
  • Experience with DevOps tools and CI/CD pipelines, including enabling continuous delivery for development teams using scripted cloud provisioning and automated tooling
  • Experience with Video transcoding libraries (libav, ffmpeg, x264, x265, mpeg2)
  • Experience working with public CDNs (Akamai, Fastly, Limelight)


#LI-GM #talent



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 : Ontario : Ottawa || Canada : Quebec : Montreal || Canada : Quebec : Quebec City 
Flexible work profile:
Application Deadline: 06/10/2022 


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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