Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Cosmo Music is always on the lookout for qualified and energetic individuals interested in working in a positive and progressive retail environment. Cosmo Music welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We would like to thank all interested applicants who apply; however, only candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted. Note: we do not accept zipped email attachments.

Why Join the Team?

  • Competitive wages and flexible benefits
  • Opportunity to advance your career
  • A team that cares and treats you like family
  • Culture of teamwork and collaboration
  • Celebrates and rewards our team members

Integration Developer

Full Time

Are you ready to:
Be responsible for the complete life cycle of information systems, from requirements and analysis to design and development.

Scope of responsibility:

  • Maintain and extend Cosmo’s enterprise integration platform, following established architectural patterns (.Net & MySQL on Azure)
  • Collaborate with internal customers to recommend and adapt integration solutions
  • Work with internal customers and internal stakeholders to test integrations and ensure smooth go-live
  • Build, troubleshoot (test), and deploy new APIs as needed to address business needs
  • Maintain and monitor existing integrations, troubleshooting and escalating data issues as needed
  • Maintain and improve technical documentation, sharing knowledge with team members
  • Contribute to continually improving development processes, tools, and standards
  • Provide technical expertise including benefits, impacts, and rough estimates to support decision making
  • Develop with the business in mind through a deep understanding of Cosmo’s industry, customers, and business processes

This job is for YOU, if you can show us:

  • Diploma or degree in computer science, or equivalent
  • 3-5 years’ professional experience as an integration developer
  • Proven experience building API-based integrations
  • Understanding of retail industry
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills to be able to get along with fellow members of team
  • Possess good leadership capabilities as a technical subject matter expert
  • You are willing and able to work as part of a team, rolling up your sleeves
  • Possess excellent organizational and coordination abilities
  • Able to multi-task and place priorities in an orderly manner
  • You use good judgement and decision-making abilities
  • Good time management skills
  • Good conflict resolution skills
  • You grasp, master, and assimilate new concepts quickly
  • You explore innovative solutions when conventional thinking fails
  • You take initiative and are goal focused
  • You enjoy collaboration with others, while working well independently
  • You are a good listener who asks questions, provides meaningful feedback, and reflects on feedback
  • You move forward and succeed when faced with ambiguity or change
  • You have an entrepreneurial and pragmatic focus
  • You stay current with emerging technology and trends

Technical skills:

  • C# .Net
  • MySQL
  • PHP
  • Integration platforms and architectural pattern
  • Channel – understanding of inheritance, SOLID principles, and design patterns
  • Strong database knowledge at the basic level
  • Experience with Azure (service bus, load balancer, MySQL, scheduler)
  • Experience with Dynamics an asset
  • Experience integrating with ERPs, ideally in a retail and distribution environment

Qualified applicants should submit a resume to:
Peter Fudge
IT/Technology Manager
peter.fudge@cosmo.ca

Close date is February 12, 2021; please submit your resume or interest in this role before this date.

Music Teacher

Contract Basis

If you have a passion for sharing the joy of music, a desire to teach, a degree in music, and a great rapport with all ages, we want YOU on our teaching faculty at Cosmo School of Music! Must have music degree or equivalent certificate. Must be reliable, dedicated, motivated, and able to teach all ages.

The School of Music is currently looking for teachers for the following specific instruments/disciplines:

  • Brass
  • Piano
  • Violin
  • Voice

Qualified applicants should submit a full resume with references to:
Rob Cooper
Director of Cosmo School of Music
rob.cooper@cosmo.ca

AV Rental Associate - Pro Audio, Lighting & Video

Full-Time

Cosmo Pro is Toronto's fastest growing Audio Visual provider for private, corporate, and live music events across Ontario. We are currently seeking to expand our Rental Team in Richmond Hill, and your working area would be generally within, but not limited to, the GTA.

  • Primary responsibility of representation at our retail rental department, with the right candidates proving themselves to eventually provide on-site support for client events
  • Our success relies on you delivering service beyond our client's expectations – every time – you are expected to have a neat and professional appearance and ensure accuracy and efficiency when dealing with internal systems and outside vendors
  • Must be able to learn and adapt in an ever-changing environment, both as part of a team and unsupervised in the field, follow procedures and complete systems entry and paperwork accurately
  • Working times may include irregular hours and on-call status including days, evenings, weekends, and holidays

Experience:

  • Strong customer service skills
  • The candidate must be able to work both in team and independent environments
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs

Qualified applicants should submit a full resume with references to:
Ryan McLeod
Professional Services Division Manager
ryan@cosmo.ca

Musical Instrument Sales Associates

Acoustic Guitar Specialists, Pro Audio Specialists, Keyboard/Piano Sales

Cosmo Music is seeking an energetic, responsible and motivated individual to join our team!

The ideal candidate should have at least two years retail or industry experience, be customer service oriented, have a good base-knowledge of Guitars and Pro-audio gear and be interested in helping create a welcoming and positive retail experience for Cosmo Music customers.

Minimum skills and requirements:

  • Excellent organizational abilities; can prioritize and meet timelines in a busy environment
  • Thorough knowledge of at least one family of instruments
  • Exhibit superior interpersonal, customer relations skills
  • Ability to anticipate situations and problem-solve independently
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with strong attention to detail
  • Availability to work evenings and weekends

Cosmo Music is always on the lookout for qualified and energetic individuals interested in working in a positive and progressive retail environment.

Qualified applicants should submit a full resume with references to:
Andrew Lai
Retail Manager
andrew.lai@cosmo.ca

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