Star Media Group

  • Development Team Lead

    System ID
    2018-1306
    Location
    Toronto
    Job Category (EN)
    Information Technology
    Business
    Toronto Star Digital
  • Job Description (EN)

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    Work with us

    TheStar.com serves millions of readers per month across multiple channels. To grow and evolve the team, we’re looking for creative and hardworking leaders with a passion for problem solving in the challenging space of modern news media.

     

    Work in a modern process

    Our development team is full of smart people with oodles of experience building cool things. Many of us came to The Star from the start-up world, and we’ve brought that start-up mentality and culture right along with us. We have a lot of cool stuff to build.

     

    Work in a world class organization

    We're looking for people who are interested in shaping the future of big media. We offer the opportunity to work with some of the finest development minds on the largest media sites in Canada, backed by a company that has been delivering content to its readers for more than a century.

     

    What you’ll do

    • Lead the technology aspects of a strong technical team.
    • Build engaging mobile experiences.
    • Write modern and maintainable code.
    • Ensure our applications are meeting modern standards and have modern feature sets.
    • Coordinate with team members to ensure project success.
    • Help the team identify and anticipate bottlenecks in application code and propose improvements.
    • Drive and organize initiatives.

     

    We’re looking for people with

    • Minimum 4 years experience developing production-ready code
    • Experience working in an Agile development environment
    • Strong understanding of Mobile with a core strength in iOS. Ideally with Android as well. OR Strong understanding of Web with a core strength in React and Redux.
    • Proficiency with developer tools and debugging techniques
    • Ability to assess risks, scope, and obstacles as they relate to front-end development
    • Ability to explain functionality and decision-making behind an application that you've worked on.
    • Master of Git.
    • Strong ability to utilize and execute on continuous deployment and integration.
    • Testing experience preferred.
    • Experience with JIRA or similar project management tracking software.

     

    Perks

    • Competitive pay
    • Great benefits
    • RRSP matching
    • On-site gym & shower
    • On-site bike parking
    • Waterfront location

     

     The Company is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free recruitment process to applicants with accessibility needs in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require an accommodation during this process, please inform The Company of your requirements.

     

     

     

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