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Shaw Communications
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Senior Software Developer

Department name: Information Technology
Business unit: TOPS
Position ID: J1121-2528

A little about us

What we do at Shaw matters - in a world where being connected has never been more critical, we bring the best wireline and wireless technology and solutions together to create exceptional customer experiences. Every day we help millions of Canadians live their best-connected lives through the strength, capacity and combined power of our Fast LTE and Fibre+ networks.

At Shaw we say we’re brighter together, and we believe it’s the diverse mix of brilliant people here that really makes us shine. When you join our team, you’ll see we are so much more than just a company. Shaw connects you with limitless opportunity, an incredible culture, career development and a great benefits package. We are a friendly, collaborative group, and we have a lot of fun finding new ways to delight our customers.

Come dream bigger and brighter with Shaw.

The role

As a Senior Software Developer in the Video Applications team, you will be involved in the software development lifecycle in our fast-paced Agile development environment. You will work with other developers, our architect and testers to collaboratively develop software solutions for Shaw’s Video products. You will stay abreast of technology trends and combined with your experience, will deliver software, create best practices and mentor junior staff.

A typical day

This role involves being a part of our Agile methodology, which includes attending standups, assisting with sprint planning and reviews. It’s within this methodology that you will work with the team to build software that adheres to standards and technical direction that you’ve helped create. You will work with both our team and our internal customers to ensure only relevant and useful features and services are worked on. As the domain expert, you may be called in to assist with particularly difficult or complex operational issues.

Your skills/experience

• A degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering
• 5+ years of software development experience in a professional environment
• Experience with software design, coding, testing, and maintenance
• Experience with software development of Databases, APIs and User Interfaces
• Must have experience with MS SQL Server and developing TSQL stored procedures
• Must have experience creating and developing against relational databases
• Nice to have experience with NoSQL databases, Javascript (React, Angular, Node, Express), Python, Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, CI/CD
• Ability to prioritize and manage work on critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
• Highly motivated, energetic, reliable and goal oriented

Other details

•This position requires the successful completion of a criminal and credit background check
•As a condition of employment, all new employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination with a federally approved COVID-19 vaccine (or proof of a valid exemption)

Posting closing date: December 17, 2021

• This role will be based in our Calgary Hopewell location
• This posting will close: Dec 1, 2021

At Shaw, we believe diversity and inclusion are integral to the continued growth and success of our entire company. We believe diversity and inclusion enhances our Company’s culture and creates a sense of belonging where people feel comfortable bringing their true selves to work. This in turn promotes innovation through harnessing the variety of experiences, thoughts, and perspectives our employees have to offer. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, regardless of race, gender, age, or any other identifying characteristic.

Shaw Communications, through its third-party vendor, collects and stores information applicable to the candidate profile you create when you submit the information asked for below. The use and disclosure of the collected information is for the sole purpose of job search and placement activities for Shaw Communications. The information is subject to Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act. The information will be retained and when disposed of, it is done so in a secure manner. Your profile will become inactive and moved to the archive if you do not access your profile for a period of 1 year.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies, please.