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Senior Software Engineer, Middleware/CTV

Auckland · Full-time

About The Position

Accedo - Transforming the Video Experience

Accedo develops applications and solutions for the Television, Broadcast and Streaming industry, providing a range of engineering challenges for our Development Teams. We offer a portfolio of experience-centric video solutions that enable our customers to monetise video and transform video services to meet rapidly changing consumer expectations and to compete better. Accedo customers include over 350 of the world’s leading video service providers, such as Sky TV NZ, Vodafone NZ, Spark, TVNZ, Fox, HBO, NBC Universal, StarHub, among many others.

 

What we are looking for

Accedo is looking for a full-time permanent Senior Software Engineer, Middleware/CTV in the Global Service Management team based in Auckland, New Zealand to provide expert development and project implementation skills for the Asia Pacific region in at least two of the following platforms: iOS, Android or JavaScript (Web/Middleware/CTV). This position offers NZD$95k - 125k per annum and you are required to work 40 hours per week from Monday to Friday. Your major responsibilities will include:

  • You will play a key role in bug fixes in the production applications and verify resolution
  • Feature development, SDK updates and code enhancement, refactoring, and review
  • Actively participate in Customer discussions, requirements analysis and testing support


Skills and Experience

  • Expert knowledge of platform specific language, frameworks and tools
  • Excellent knowledge of software development fundamentals (data structures, algorithms)
  • Expert with at least one SCM system and related concepts, e.g. Git, Subversion, Bitbucket
  • Strong experience integrating open source or 3rd party APIs and Libraries
  • In-depth understanding of development methodologies (Agile/Scrum, Waterfall), testing practices, and tools and knowing when to apply each method to achieve the desired outcomes
  • Possess System or Solution architect experience for non-trivial projects with:
  • ○ Knowledge in the most common pitfalls and know how to properly design an application (both front-end and server components)
  • Good instincts around project planning and estimations
  • Passion and the “get the job done” attitude to solve various problems
  • Excellent English communication skills both verbal and written, fluency in additional language(s) would be hugely advantageous
  • JavaScript (Web/Middleware/CTV) Engineering Requirement

○ Proficient and experience in HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, AJAX and jQuery

○ Excellent knowledge in building dynamic web applications with JavaScript frameworks such as React / Redux, Node.js, AngularJS

○ Server-side scripting skills (Node.js, Express)

○ Experience designing and building RESTful API services

○ Experience in using cloud service providers (e.g.: AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)

○ Experience in other tech stacks is also beneficial (Java, Ruby, PHP, etc.)

○ Familiarity with gulp, grunt, webpack is a plus 

Requirements


  • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, IT or related discipline(s)
  • At least 5 years of professional experiences developing applications in multiple platforms
  • Experience in Video and media based development projects (DRM, OVPs, Advertising, Analytics)
  • Strong experience and knowledge of Design and Architectural patterns and knows when to apply them
  • Interested and eager to dive into new technology areas and immerse in topics relevant to the business
  • Ability to mentor junior developer, technical support engineers and team members
  • Exposure to Agile, Continuous Integration, Test Driven Development is a plus


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