Software Developer – HCS Control UI (12 Month Contract) (Job Req #2024-158)

Ottawa Campus, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Req #1870
Wednesday, May 22, 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.

Ross Video is a world leader in Live Video Production Equipment.  Our products are used by a who’s who of the global entertainment industry, including top broadcast networks like NBC, ABC, CBS and Fox in the USA; Rogers, CTV and the CBC in Canada and others around the world from Fiji to Finland and everywhere in between.  We are # 1 in video production gear used in world-class Stadiums that host the top-tier sporting events such as the Olympics and NFL Superbowl. We create everything that touches video including robotic camera systems, video routing and processing platforms, production switchers, to graphics, virtual set and other software systems.   Our products are used by top touring live acts to provide video walls, backdrops, and other production elements. Top webcasters like Revision 3 and use Ross, as do other familiar names such as Peloton, Apple and Google. Our equipment is even used in deep-sea exploration and on the International Space Station.  Join Ross and you will have a chance to work on advanced technology used to create and deliver content that connects people all around (and even above) the globe.


The successful candidate will contribute to the development of a rapidly growing and expanding live production control system adaptable for use in workflows ranging from traditional broadcast studios to highly scalable IP based facilities, and the growing field of streaming and cloud-based productions.


Who you report to: Director, Hyperconverged Solutions - Control Systems

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:

  • User Interface design and implementation for Web UIs in Embedded/Server Linux, container, or similar environment.
  • Conversion of existing application UIs from existing framework to HTML/Web-Based implementation
  • Developing new and extending UI features within an existing application framework.
  • Developing interfaces that facilitate communication within and between modules.
  • Troubleshooting and debugging developed UIs and interactions with other system modules
  • Estimate development tasks and project effort levels.
  • Participating in code design and code reviews.


Who you are:

  • Training and Practical Experience in HTML/Web UI Development using HTML, React, JavaScript and related technologies.
  • Experience developing for embedded systems, single-board-computers or other space-constrained environments preferred.
  • Familiarity with Unix/Linux development environment, command line tools, and scripting languages (e.g. bash)
  • Experience with Agile software development methods (e.g. Scrum), issue tracking (e.g. Jira) and version control systems (e.g git)
  • Ability to provide accurate estimates for task & project durations and drive towards completion.
  • Other experience, desirable skills, or areas of interest, considered a plus:
    • Application software and UI / Device Web interface design experience
    • Experience with Other common UI frameworks (e.g. Qt, Gtk, Java Swing)
    • Knowledge of broadcast studios, especially router / distribution systems is helpful.
    • Live production or Broadcast industry experience or knowledge of relevant workflows, standards, and practices,
    • Programming experience in one or more of the following languages C, C++, Java, Go, Python
    • Bachelor’s Degree, program certificate or equivalent experience Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science or related field
  • You revel in problem solving, take ownership of and have pride in your work.
  • You enjoy the creative process of ‘finding a way’ to overcome challenges.
  • You are a flexible, adaptable, self-starter that thrives in a dynamic environment.
  • You like people and working with a skilled team. 
  • You recognize that communication skills are as important as technical skills.
  • You want to be part of a team that builds great, successful products that customers love.
  • 3-5 years UI and Web development experience minimum


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 Research & Development - General
  • Pay Type Salary