Software Developer

Mississauga, ON

About IMAX Corporation 


IMAX is not your everyday entertainment experience, so it's not surprising that IMAX employees and their careers go beyond the ordinary. Our employees share a passion for quality in everything they do. Our Hollywood people are movie business insiders with years of production experience. Our technology experts are unashamedly geeky – people who can talk for hours, and be riveting, about color gamut and lasers. Our business people are consummate sales and marketing professionals who are spreading the IMAX word around the world. 


Of course we offer all the benefits you'd expect from a company with over 40 years of history. Yet, beyond this, we know everyone works differently and is motivated by different things. That's why we offer competitive pay and a wide assortment of benefits – to help you make the most of your life at work and away from it. 


As the world's leading entertainment Technology Company, IMAX has revolutionized the way people experience movies. Specializing in immersive motion picture technologies, our employees are driven by a passion to take audiences around the world to places they've only dreamed of. 


Come explore IMAX – where innovation, creativity and passion come together. 


Who we need


Reporting to the Manager, Software Development, we are looking for Software Developers to join our lab environment for a 12-month contract.

If you are passionate about expanding your skills in mechatronics, this is the opportunity to consider.You will contribute to the Raiden Project, working with a cross-functional group on hardware and across products, including the latest technology for our new IMAX camera lasers.You will create and implement solutions to meet customer requirements and special requests. You will participate in the end to end process from research and development to code reviews, testing, and documentation.  


Raiden is the next generation of the IMAX flagship projection system. The cutting edge laser and image processing technology means the new projector will be able to light up the largest IMAX screen in the world with a balance of warmth and sharpness to create clarity, detail and size that make IMAX more than a movie. 


This is an opportunity to play an active role at a world-class media broadcast company focused on the best possible viewing experience. 


What's in it for you


Inspiration. You are passionate about the art and science of film and want a role at an organization that inspires. You want to take on the challenges of connecting computerization and hardware to build the exciting products such as our newest IMAX camera lasers. 


Ignition. We foster a continuous learning environment, sharing knowledge and best practices to learn every day. This is a top-class Theater system with complex camera technologies and extremely high quality and availability standards for the 1600 theatres set up for IMAX. 


Involvement. You want to be mentored and in turn mentor junior team members while given the chance to work with our Technical and Sustainment teams. You will grow your hands-on skills and exposure to cutting-edge technology and products used in huge international films to elevate the audience experience. You want to be part of the IMAX 3.0 development. 


What you bring:

  • The education and experience. You have a degree in Mechatronics, Computer or Electronic Engineering or another related field. You have software engineering and software design experience in Agile and Waterfall environments, taking an OOD approach.
  • The technical skills. You have professional experience with C# and C++ programming using the .NET framework and with relational databases. You have worked on the hardware side of technology, gaining exposure to network programming, TCP/UDP, sockets, FTP, Web Service and SNMP.
  • The growth mindset. You have and R&D mindset and can quickly learn new tools, technologies, and processes. You have an interest in image processing and pattern recognition using tools such as Matlab/OpenCV.
  • The interpersonal skills. You are a collaborator who can work with cross-functional teams. You have effective and flexible communication skills.


Our Commitment to you:


At IMAX you'll be part of a culture built on respect - one that recognizes the unique talents of everyone on the team. We're proud of the differences that make us all unique and we support unity, acceptance and equal rights for all. Diversity and inclusion among our employees are critical to our success as a global company.


If you feel you can make a contribution to our growth and success, and you have 70% of the qualifications we are looking for, we encourage you to apply. While we can’t make any guarantees, we will review your submission in full. Express your interest here. We thank all applicants for their interest in IMAX but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Before you start with IMAX, all employment is subject to background and reference checks. Additionally, our U.S. employees are subject to our mandatory Covid-19 vaccine policy.


IMAX is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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