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Senior React Frontend Software Engineer

for Online TV Streaming Giant

  • Location

    Europe

  • Area

    React

  • Tech Level

    Senior

Tech Stack

React, TypeScript, Redux, Saga, REST API

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    About the Client

    Founded in 2013, our client is a hugely popular, cutting-edge online streaming television company from California. This free broadcasting service provides millions of viewers with more than 100 exclusive live and original channels that users won’t find on local TV. The content is full of TV shows of all kinds, premium news, on-demand movies, cartoons, viral videos, sports, lifestyle and trending digital series. In a nutshell, there is literally everything you’d like to see on your screen – hand-picked by people who know and love the entertainment industry.

    More so, they offer a free app that runs seamlessly on multiple mobile, web and various connected TV streaming devices. Well-known online giants The Verge, Venture Beat, and Vibe declared our customer as ‘awesome’. So, we can say for sure that our client is redefining the future of television.

    Project details

    Our client is led by a seasoned team of entrepreneurs, TV and technology executives, and top-of-class team members. $43M+ funding with investors like US Venture Partners, Sky, Chicago Ventures, Universal Music Group, United Talent Agency and Pritzker Group. Top app with millions of users across platforms like web, iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Vizio, Samsung, and more.

    One of the hottest startups in Los Angeles and one of the leading video platforms in the industry -often covered in NY Times, Forbes, Techcrunch, Variety, USA Today, CNN, Mashable and more!

    High energy culture. Passionate entrepreneurial team. Massive market. Employing the best of the best in the industry. We’re building the future of television!

    Your Team

    Our team is led by some of the best entrepreneurs and executives in media and technology. Our Executive Chairman was the Chief Content Officer of Spotify. Our co-founder and CEO was the CEO of Threadless and board member of Trunk Club and Smule. Our principal architect built the first Roku for Netflix. You’ll be joining a world-class startup team, with multiple exits under their belt, to build the future of television.

    Our team solves business and technology problems. We run many experiments. We iterate on successful tests and turn them into products. We deploy those products across our apps to millions of users. We obsess over data. We run a lean, agile, vegan, non-gmo, all organic development process. Our team is aligned with company goals and KPIs. We have autonomy on how to solve problems. We bring out the entrepreneur in every engineer. We work together to build the future of TV.

    What's in for you

    • Interview process that respects people and their time
    • Professional and open IT community
    • Internal meet-ups and resources for knowledge sharing
    • Time for recovery and relaxation
    • Bright online and offline events
    • Opportunity to become part of our internal volunteer community

    Responsibilities

    • Work jointly with Product, QA and Backend teams to delivery a best-in-class user experience to entertain millions of users
    • Design/implement features that anticipate failure and corner cases
    • Maintain detailed documentation on features, flows and processes
    • Effectively communicate and document progress via Jira, Slack and Confluence
    • Work with a variety of OTT devices like Set Top Boxes and Connected TVs across multiple countries
    • Take ownership and responsibility for your work
    • Attend and give feedback in code review sessions
    • Capable of working in a fast-paced agile environment

    Skills

    • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering, Computer Science, or a related experience
    • Minimum 5+ years of software development experience
    • Minimum 3+ years of ReactJS Web Application development experience
    • Experience integrating REST APIs, ability to quickly pick up new APIs/SDKs
    • Experience using React 17 with hooks, Redux and Saga
    • 1+ years Typescript development experience
    • Experience developing and supporting high traffic consumer or business applications

    Skills that will get you noticed:

    • Experience building streaming video applications
    • OTT Connected TV / Smart TV / Embedded Devices app development experience
    • Strong ability to troubleshoot / debug issues
    • Deep knowledge and understanding of web browser rendering and UI performance optimization
    • Experience implementing and troubleshooting front end analytics
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