Senior Software Engineer - Java

Zoek Pin London, Greater London, England


Unspecified (Full time)

Posted 28 days ago

**Able to work remotely**

Our client provides content discovery services, including metadata normalization
A new generation platform that automatically aggregates content from numerous
sources as one.
This is done exclusively in the cloud, solely as SaaS run to standard SLAs, and they actively develop the
platform such that each customer benefits from the advances others require. With a small
, dedicated team where everyone makes things and everyone is supporting prestigious
customers and, by extension, millions of end-users and devices.

Established in the UK for 10+ years, they work with broadcasters, platforms, telecoms and VOD
providers in the UK and abroad. Customers include all the major broadcasters, as well as BT,
Amazon, YouView and more.

The Software Engineers build practical distributed systems. They work hard to make sure their build, test, monitoring and

hosting systems are world-class and easy to use.

You will be part of our engineering team, who make and design critical web services both in up-front design and going support of our operations and systems.

Our client process billions of data points each day to ingest, clean, match and enhance linear schedules (think broadcasters) and on-demand catalogues (TV, radio, music, social, etc.) in real-time. They develop efficient algorithms to help end-users find content and help customers understand how their content is used. Performance is really important: we want our user

interfaces to be fast and responsive, and we process too much data to afford the costs of badly engineered systems.

They are makers - that spend most of their time making things, not just talking about making things. Everyone can have their say, work on things that matter to them, and see the results go live to millions. Joining our client means real challenges, hard but satisfying work, plenty of opportunities to learn about and use new technology.

If this sounds like a breath of fresh air, we’d love to talk.

What you’ll do:

As a start-up, they operate in an ever-changing environment. Your work will include:

● Write solid code. You’ll need to write good, structured, high-quality code in Java.

● Build a top-class development environment. Develop shared systems and tools including the maintenance of production and test environments.

● Stay technically ahead. Make sure you are abreast of the latest technology and tools including products and services offered by their competitors, clients and partners in the media ecosystem.

● Push the envelope. Experiment with new technologies to propose and build small experimental projects that extend their knowledge and experience.

● Think like a hacker. Ensure that their product and services are secure.

Who you are:

The following are essential prerequisites for this technical role:

● Computer Science or related engineering degree;

● 5+ years of experience would be ideal;

● Good English and communication skills;

● Good working knowledge and experience of Java; and

● Knowledge in AWS, Microservices, React, Node JS and HTML/CSS

would be a plus.
Why apply?

● Attractive salary and benefits.

● Flexible hours and location(within reason). If you are based out of the UK, we’d like you to overlap at least 80% of your time with UK hours between 10am-6pm.

● Real challenges, hard but satisfying work, plenty of opportunities to learn about and use cutting edge technology.

● Work in a small team with a horizontal hierarchy: just one team, no departments, no bureaucracy. You will work with everyone equally, and as an equal, with the same tools and processes.

● Everyone strives for excellence daily and takes pride in impacting the lives of millions.

● We work with some of the world’s biggest and best brands.

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