Lead Video Player Engineer, iOS - New York , New York | STAND 8

Lead Video Player Engineer, iOS
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Lead Video Player Engineer, iOS
Date Posted:  10/21/2021
Job ID:  Job #4009
Employment Type: Salary
Location: New York New York
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We are hiring for a Lead Video Player Engineer IOS 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.

OVERVIEW
You are essential to providing our digital audience a great experience every time they press play and will be key to developing industry-leading playback performance. You will be working in an extremely fast-paced environment where you’ll be expected to take ownership of building video playback solutions and provide deep technical expertise across the entire software delivery process.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Spearhead the design and architecture for iOS/tvOS player features
  • Build core playback features for iOS/tvOS
  • Lead efforts in performance, scalability, security, architecture and engineering best practices
  • Track and prioritize numerous tasks for various team members
  • Provide technical specifications and documentation
  • Collaborate with team members to deliver software using agile methodologies
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest in emerging technologies/trends on mobile platforms

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 7+ years of experience in a software engineering role
  • Experience with Cocoa design patterns, XCode tools
  • Experience leading a mobile application team at a tech company
  • Experience with RESTful APIs, unit testing and end-end testing
  • Excellent programming skills in Swift, Objective C
  • Demonstrable knowledge of dependency managers such as Cocoapod
  • Demonstrable knowledge of building responsive user experiences across phones and tablets
  • Git, SVN, Jenkins, Docker, Agile methodologies
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) with an ability to work in a highly collaborative environment

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Experience with AVPlayer, Video Streaming technologies (HLS)
  • Experience with analytics platforms (Conviva, Segment)
  • Excellent documentation skills, UML diagrams