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Senior Roku Developer / Technical Lead

Ref: BROADBEAN_575631659083849

on 29 July 2022
Contract Type
£620 - £625
Job Title: Senior Roku Developer / Technical Lead
Location: London/Leeds
Duration: 07 months contract
Daily rate: £625 GBP Per Day, Inside IR 35
Job description:
We're looking for a developer lead who can support the delivery of increasingly transformational Roku products and plug into an ecosystem of cloud services at massive scale with millions of users.
We need people who are as comfortable at a whiteboard scribbling a design as they are working on detailed specifications for a distributed team of developers. We're also looking a developer who is as satisfied with their designs as they are the end product, and can problem solve and overcome challenges at every stage of the lifecycle.
Perhaps you enjoy sifting insight from vast sources of viewer data, rapid prototyping a feature to unravel its feasibility or just conducting a really audacious technical test to solve a problem, all of these things combine with collaboration with our delivery leads and product managers to make bring amazing Connected TV products alive
In our team you will learn:
* To use the latest in platform engineering including Cloud technologies like AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform
* How to make incredible things happen on different Roku devices, or unravelling complicated problems stringing together cloud and physical infrastructure to build, test and deploy in innovative ways
* How to deliver Roku applications serving millions of users for products with a global reach
* How to work day-to-day with clients ranging from developers and testers through to product managers and directors
In this role you will:
* Lead the end-to-end design of performant, secure, robust and maintainable connected TV app architectures across evolving technologies
* Support the development and delivery into production of the architecture and coach engineers during delivery using a variety of methodologies
* Analyse and resolve architectural problems throughout the lifecycle of the solution working closely with either agile development and operations teams or in a full DevSecOps model
* Lead technical architecture design and assessment projects at client sites with key client partners
* Cultivate successful, motivated teams across the globe to deliver large transformational technology change for our clients
Job Qualifications:
We are looking for experience in the following skills:
* building apps including the quirks special workarounds that enable the app to work on the newest generation of Roku devices, whilst also supporting the older device ecosystem
* performance tuning, instrumenting applications for errant memory/CPU usage
* handling live and on-demand video compatibility across HLS, SmoothStreaming, DASH and various DRM flavours
* the practical release, certification and platform QA process to get apps rolled out for each device platform
* debugging applications running on a device or emulating problems locally in order to fix issues
* instrumenting, analysing and understanding the behaviour of these applications in production and at scale to troubleshoot real user issues
* Experience building Roku applications and deep knowledge / proven track record of developing in BrightScript
Set yourself apart:
* Demonstrable hands-on experience designing, building and maintaining scalable Roku products and platforms
* A track record of using technical architecture and modern engineering principles to improve the end user experience
* Demonstrable experience of upskilling, teaching and running an engineering or development team
* Prior experience working on Roku apps across a range of platforms
Location - we are happy to have someone in either London or Leeds
1 - Design & Build Enablement (P3 - Advanced) | 2 - Front End Architecture (P3 - Advanced) | 3 - Application Design (P2 - Intermediate)
Primary Skill:
Multiplatform Front-End Development


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