Software Developer - Creative Services (Job Req #2024-125)

Ottawa Campus, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Req #1850
Friday, April 12, 2024

Why Work at Ross Video? We have a great group of people working together to create and deliver cutting edge products that look amazing and are easy to use. We go all out so that our customers can have the best possible experience and achieve quality results. With a product focus, continual learning, results driven processes, and creative thinking, we constantly strive to improve our solutions and to deliver results. If you've ever watched live television, news, sports, or entertainment, you've seen our products in use. All of the major Hollywood award shows, most professional sports teams, and many of the largest broadcasters in the world use Ross Video technology. Get behind the scenes and learn about what it takes to make live events possible. If that resonates, and you’re someone with integrity, commitment, and a strong drive to deliver great products, we’d love to hear from you.

As a Software Developer at Ross Video, you will play a key role in building new technologies to enhance our client's broadcast & stadium productions. Leveraging your experience working across the full stack, you will collaborate with our talented team to create storytelling tools to improve our client's quality-of-life.


Who you report to:  Manager, Commercial DashBoard Development


What we offer: 

Ross offers competitive salaries and comprehensive health plans, as well as several perks to help you perform at your best.   

Some of these perks include flexible hours, generous paid time off, fitness/wellness allowance, employee share ownership program, professional development support and a ton of fun social activities and events! 

Best of all, you will be part of the Ross Video team, and we’ve got a pretty energizing environment here.  


What the job is all about:

Responsible for the execution of and participation in creative and technical services activities, including, but not limited to:


Application Development:

  • Participate in the full lifecycle of software development (requirements gathering, designing, building, testing and maintenance)
  • Collaborate with a team of phenomenal motion graphic designers to help bring their creative vision to life
  • Write clean, concise, and efficient code across the entire stack
  • Design and write tests
  • Identify and resolve bugs quickly
  • Influence products seen by millions of viewers


Device and Data Integration:

  • Develop integrations to external data sources for use in real time graphics applications via RESTful APIs, message-based queues (e.g. Active MQ), etc...
  • Travels to customer sites to commission field integrations with customer equipment that is not available in Ross Video Ltd’s laboratory for practical reasons. (not all cases).


Productivity Growth:

  • Works with Ross team members to identify and curate commonly used devices and user interface patterns to enable increasingly rapid development of new custom solutions that are partially based on these.
  • Create and update operational guidelines and support documentation to ensure Ross Video can effectively support customers in the future.


Who you are:

  • Knowledge of JavaScript or TypeScript
  • Knowledge of ElectronJS
  • Knowledge of NodeJS
  • Knowledge of TypeScript would be an asset
  • Knowledge of SQL Databases would be an asset
  • An avid, independent learner with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Enjoy working on high-visibility projects with fixed timelines
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently and their priorities
  • Team-oriented
  • Ability to handle conflict in a professional and calm manner
  • Organized and very detail orientated
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and observational skills
  • Enthusiastic
  • Able to work co-operatively with Ross and end users and a good fit with our Code of Ethics and Culture Statements
  • 2+ years using front-end technologies (JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3), including a modern, popular JavaScript framework (we use React with Redux)
  • 2+ years using NodeJS
  • Video or multimedia production experience is highly desirable, especially graphics
  • System Integration experience



  • Willing to travel on a project-by-project basis, and spend the working week at customer premises.
  • Valid passport
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Sports fan, preferably in the six major professional North American sports leagues (American Football, Basketball, Hockey, Baseball, Soccer, and/or Golf), is highly desirable
  • Ross Ottawa Office or Remote (Canada or US)
  • Some travel required, up to 20%.



Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
At Ross, we embrace diversity, and we want you to bring your authentic self to work. We are committed to building a team that includes a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. Inclusivity drives innovation and creativity, and that’s something we’re passionate about at Ross!  We believe everyone should be able to enjoy a rewarding career at Ross, regardless of race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, veteran status, physical or mental disability. If a disability means that you need any additional support during the recruitment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.

Other details

  • Job Function Creative & Technical Services
  • Pay Type Salary
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