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Roku Engineer
Date Posted:  6/10/2021
Job ID:  Job #3396
Employment Type: Contract
Location: New YorkNew York
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We are hiring for a Roku Engineer  for a cutting edge media entertainment company. If you are ready to create an impact in a collaborative and fast-paced environment, this could be a great opportunity for you!
STAND 8 provides end to end IT solutions to enterprise partners across the United States and with offices in LA, Atlanta, New York, Raleigh, and more.

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Lead by example through coding, this is a hands-on engineering role.
  • Write clean, concise, readable code that follows common design patterns and principles.
  • Complete work with a conscientious attitude and good follow-through.
  • Collaborate with coworkers from design, engineering, product, project, QA and content teams.
  • Translate functional requirements into solutions that work well with current architecture.
  • Preform peer code reviews.
  • Utilize multi-tasking and context shifting skills.
  • Identify inefficiencies and make recommendations.
  • Develop prototypes and proof of concept projects to test the waters with new technologies or ideas.
  • Stay informed with changes in technology and formally present new processes and technologies our team.
  • Produce comprehensive, usable software documentation.
  • Provide skill development opportunities to direct reports and work with them in regular one-on-one sessions.
  • Work with personal connections, HR and recruiters to define and fill open positions.
  • Communicate team status, drive and morale.
  • Partner with other cross-functional managers to ensure capacity and velocity is maintained.

REQUIREMENTS 

  • Streaming, OTT, video on demand VOD, longevity
  • 10+ years of professional experience architecting, developing, and launching software products and/or services.
  • 2+ years of experience managing successful engineering teams including hiring and performance management.
  • High proficiency & technical leadership BrightScript and SceneGraph
  • Commanding knowledge of device manufacturer guidelines, signing, certification and publishing processes.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • You are comfortable with collaborating using Git.
  • Ability to provide code samples either privately or through a GitHub repo.
  • Several applications in an App store with a favorable rating.
  • Knowledge of debugging and profiling.
  • Must have legal right to work in the United States.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Design interest or background with a heightened attention to visual detail
  • ReactJS or ReactNative application development
  • HTML5 Video, ExoPlayer, Brightcove or other video players
  • Client-side or Server-side ad stitching technology
  • Ad Tech (VPAID, VAST) or Freewheel integration
  • Connected device development like Roku, Xbox, FireTV or Smart TVs
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