Imagine Communications

Senior Software Developer

Job Locations CA-ON-North York
Posted Date 10 months ago(4/17/2017 4:46 PM)
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Company Overview

Every day, Imagine Communications is delivering billions of media moments all over the world — anywhere, anytime and on any device.


Imagine Communications delivers innovative, end-to-end media software and networking solutions to over 3,000 customers in more than 185 countries, including the top broadcast facilities and the most technologically advanced sports and live-event venues. Today, we’re driving an industry transformation by investing deeply in a new generation of media enabled by IP, virtualization, cloud infrastructure and software-defined networks.


At Imagine Communications, groundbreaking work is part of our everyday environment.  All our employees play a vital role in our organization, helping the media industry enable instant access to moments that matter.  Wherever your skills fit in our business — from engineering and sales to service and support — you’ll find you gain much more than just a job. At Imagine Communications, you’ll gain the opportunity to contribute to the transformation that’s taking place in the way the world is consuming media.


If you’re looking to join a market leader and take your career to the next level, contact us today!


Imagine Communications Corp. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, marital status, ancestry, protected veteran status, genetics and any other protected group status or non-job related characteristics as directed by law.

Specific duties include but are not limited to



Our Software Developers are detail-oriented and extraordinarily passionate. We thrive on designing simple and scalable solutions to complex problems and delivering leading edge software products for our customers.  We are looking for an exceptionally ambitious and communicative hands-on individual who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and who has the passion and skills to take our product offerings to the next level.


You are an accomplished senior developer, with applied knowledge of object-oriented design with appropriate use of best practices, design patterns, and frameworks and an appreciation of the implication of software designs and implementation choices on application performance, scalability and maintainability. You have great problem solving skills.


You will work in a collaborative team environment that encourages you to perform at your best, and challenges you to engineer elegant solutions to complex problems. You will work with other senior developers and technical leads to design and develop robust software components for high- performance critical workflows.



  • Identify, implement and deliver technical software solutions.
  • Participate in product definition and design.
  • Provide sizing estimates.
  • Work closely with the design team throughout the development process from initial design to software integration.
  • Analyze and tune system designs to identify and eliminate performance bottlenecks.


Required Qualifications


  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or Engineering.
  • 8+ years of software development experience.
  • Strong programming skills with C/C++ and/or Java.
  • Solid foundation in computer science with in-depth understanding of system architecture, object oriented design, concurrent programming, inter-process communication, operating systems and network fundamentals.
  • Experience developing highly scalable, multi-threaded applications.
  • Ability to analyze, debug, and prototype solutions and accurately document and communicate designs.
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills.


Preferred Qualifications (one or more of the following an asset)

  • Experience with virtualization and cloud based software deployment.
  • Familiarity with broadcast industry concepts such as timecode, SDI formats, and ancillary metadata formats.
  • Experience with Video / Audio compression formats such as h.264, MPEG2, etc.
  • Experience with Image manipulation such as color spaces, bit depths, encodings, etc.
  • Exposure to networked media distribution technologies.
  • Experience with Agile project methodologies such as Scrum.
  • Experience with common scripting and automation languages like Python, Ruby, and Perl.
  • Experience in designing and implementing web based applications using HTML5, XAML Java Script as well as various web / data exchange technologies.


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