React Job: Full Stack Developer, SSO (English Services)

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Toronto - Canada

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Job Family Media Production
Primary Location Toronto
Position Language Requirement English Only
Language Skill Level (Reading) -
Language Skill Level (Writing) -
Language Skill Level (Speaking) -
Status of Employment Contract
Work schedule(s) Full-time

Working at CBC:

At the CBC, we all have a story to tell. What’s yours?
If you share our passion for Canadian storytelling and you wish to help us engage with individuals and communities across our various digital platforms, this is where you’ll want to be!
Every day, you will have an opportunity to shape the way in which Canadians see themselves reflected in our digital services. Your work will have a direct impact on how millions of Canadians from various communities connect with our products, with one another, and with the diverse voices that make our country so unique.
You will have the opportunity to play a part in enlightening and entertaining Canadians through our innovative work in building the mediums that deliver our content. We are an innovative hub, where the talented professionals we work with are respected and valued for their contributions. Our product teams are vibrant and our work culture strives to achieve the highest standards of diversity and inclusion. We believe that hiring people with different career paths and backgrounds is fundamental in our shared success and in building healthy and highly performant teams. When you join our mission, you are not only shaping the vision of the CBC, but the future of our country.
Why is this role important?
The product vision of the SSO (Single Sign-On) Membership Authentication team is to harmonize all of the English and French Services of CBC/Radio-Canada’s audience facing authentication systems into one unified system. Once implemented, the product will bring value to the end-user by simplifying the authentication process, unlock the potential for a personalized experience, and offer a single unified view of CBC and Radio-Canada authenticated users. You will be working with a cross-functional product team, which is located in Toronto and Montreal.

The team is involved with designing standardized self-contained login/logout components for use across the web and mobile that integrate to third party APIs. Planning and communication with other teams is also necessary to ensure a smooth transition of authentication and safe deployment. There will be flexibility in the technical environment used by the team as the authentication system is improved in the future.
In this role, you will work alongside a team of back-end and full stack developers, UX expert and QA Developer. There will also be collaboration with other teams in CBC/Radio-Canada to find ways to enhance the Membership experience to serve our audience better. Our authentication system is foundational to how our audience will control what data they share with CBC to ensure privacy protection.
Here’s why we should work together:
Our digital teams’ values - collaboration, learning, and continuous improvement - embody who we are as a people-focused, digital-forward employer. We follow lean startup principles and use an Agile approach. Our dedicated people managers work closely with every individual to ensure we are leveraging their strengths, championing their ideas and supporting their pursuit of new skills and their desired career progression.
Here at CBC Digital Strategy & Products, we want you to be happy and feel good at work. It is essential that work be a safe space where our employees are able to share their authentic selves with one another and to push each other to challenge conventions.
Perks you can look forward to:
  • Flexible work schedules, allowing you to prioritize yourself, your family and your work;
  • Work from home opportunities;
  • Competitive total rewards package;
  • 20% of time for innovation, learning and development; wherever your interests lie;
  • Opportunities to work with cutting edge technology;
  • Opportunities for continued learning and professional development;
  • Opportunities to become a member of our Employee Resource Groups;
  • Pair programming and mentorship opportunities, where you can learn from the best in the industry and help coach new talent;
  • A creative and dynamic work environment, where your ideas and contributions can be heard, valued and respected;
  • A supportive management team committed to upholding the highest standards of diversity and inclusivity;
  • An environment which favours experimentation and an iterative approach in order to achieve the highest form of technical innovation.
How you will make an impact:
  • You will provide a unified membership experience across all CBC products using our Customer Identity Access Management (CIAM) system.
  • You will support teams working to increase loyalty and drive engagement through building and strengthening the relationship with our audience.
  • You will find ways to enhance the Membership experience to serve our audience better by collaborating with other teams in CBC.

What you bring to our team:
  • The education: A degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent is preferred, but we know not everyone gains their programming skills this way.
  • The hands-on expertise. You have:
    • Developed enterprise applications that may hav
    • e used ReactJS or another similar framework.
    • Strong understanding of Javascript, React, Typescript.
    • Strong knowledge of .NET core.
    • Ability to follow test-driven development.
    • Knowledge of containerization, cloud environments and test automation tools is a nice-to-have.
    • Knowledge of OAuth 2.0 and OIDC protocols and their implementation in an SSO (Single Sign On) solution.
    • Knowledge of Azure is a nice-to-have.
    • Knowledge of Android / iOS development is a nice-to-have.
  • The desire to learn: You can quickly pick up new tools and positively respond to change.
  • The collaborative approach. You thrive in a team-focused environment. You have an understanding of Agile methodology and you are dedicated to applying it in a real-word environment.
  • The communication skills: You know how to listen and relay empathy and understanding for diverse perspectives. Your powers of observation help you understand your audience and communicate with the right level of detail.
  • The flexibility. You are comfortable working with remote team members. You are willing to learn French and you can work in a bilingual environment.

Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.

Please note that this is a 6-month contract opportunity.

To apply:

At the CBC, we recognize that not everyone takes the same path when it comes to building their skills. We value diversity of thought and of experience, and we are excited to hear from you! Hands-on experience, intelligence, innovation, a passion for learning, and a team-focused approach can combine to form the best set of qualifications. If you feel you meet most of the qualifications and you are excited by the possibility of adding to the rich culture of the CBC, take a chance and express your interest by applying now!

If you’re interested in reading more about the various backgrounds of the talented people that make up our teams, our exciting new projects, and what we’re currently working on, check out our Digital Labs blog on Medium!

CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to being a leader in reflecting our country’s diversity. That’s because we can only create and tell the stories that connect Canadians, by having a workforce that mirrors the ever-changing makeup of our country. That’s why we, as an employer, value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada’s public broadcaster. For more information, visit the Diversity and Inclusion section of our website. If you have accommodation needs at this stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an e-mail to [email protected]
You are invited to consult and familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct, which can be found on our corporate website. All employees must adhere to the Code as a condition of employment. We also invite you to take a look at our policy on conflicts of interest. In the event that you become an employee, it will be important to inform us, as quickly as possible, of any situation that, because of your hiring, constitutes or could appear to constitute a conflict of interest.

Job Posting Date Sep 22, 2022, 8:48:16 AM
Unposting Date Ongoing