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Software Developer - Digital Delivery



Software Engineering
Mississauga, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024

IMAX is not your everyday entertainment experience. With over 50 years of history as a global innovator in entertainment technology, our employees and their careers have constantly gone beyond the ordinary at IMAX. We combine proprietary technology with industry-leading knowledge and relationships with top studios and filmmakers to create theatrical experiences that take audiences beyond the edge of their seats to a world they never imagined. IMAX has revolutionized the way people experience movies and continues to push the boundaries of entertainment experiences beyond blockbusters and into exciting new directions.

Come explore IMAX – where innovation, creativity and passion come together. Get inspired, get involved, and ignite your future with IMAX!

Job Description:

Join our team as a Software Developer in our Digital Delivery division at the forefront of high-end theater technology. Reporting to the Director of Software and QA, you will craft and execute cloud-based image processing pipelines and workflows for movie production within our cloud-enabled media processing platform. Additionally, you will contribute to the development of

What You'll Do:

  • Software development which produces solid working code and solving problems in a fast-paced environment

  • Design, build, test and maintenance of our media processing platform on AWS.

  • Design, build, test and maintenance in our digital space specifically within

  • Develop in an agile environment while meeting deadlines

  • Create, revise and maintain design documentation.

  • Create intuitive interfaces to complex processes

  • Develop and recommend alternative design approaches.

  • Identify product/service innovations and develop, quote, and implement solutions to meet special customer requirements and requests.

  • Conduct studies for specific projects as requested.

  • Provide input and comments at design and code reviews.

What You'll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, or related field

  • 1-2+ years of software engineering experience, including formal documentation of requirements, designs, and implementations

  • Proficiency in Node.js/JavaScript and Next.js

  • Experience with microservices architecture

  • UI development experience (e.g., React)

  • Backend development experience in languages like Java or C#, with recent focus on Node.js

  • Experience with multi-server web front ends and multiple data stores (SQL, NoSQL, caching layers)

  • Strong grasp of AWS services such as EC2, S3, RDS, ELB, Fargate, and API Gateway

  • 2+ years of experience with Cloudflare CDN tools

  • Proficiency in multiple coding languages (e.g., Python, C#, C++)

  • Knowledge of network programming (TCP/IP, Socket, SNMP)

  • Experience with cloud technologies/platforms (AWS)

  • Familiarity with container concepts (Docker, Kubernetes)

  • Ability to guide front-end developers in architectural decisions

  • Experience with communication software and standard protocols

  • Proficiency in version control systems (GIT, SVN, etc.)

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Quick learner with demonstrated teamwork abilities

  • Motivated by excellence and able to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Familiarity with SQL or NoSQL databases

At IMAX, you will be part of a culture built on respect – we are committed to creating a welcoming and diverse atmosphere across our organization.

For consideration, please apply online. We thank all applicants for their interest in IMAX but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.