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Software Engineer - Smart TV/ Devices Apps

Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom

Job Description

Job Title:
Software Engineer - Smart TV/ Devices Apps
Location:
Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom
Schedule:
Full-Time, Permanent
Team:
Software Engineering
Department:
Technology
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What's your new role about?

Do you want to be part of a team that engineers a global product that’s used by millions of users daily?
 
DAZN is one of the fasting growing OTT companies in the world and stream over 40 different sports, from more than 300 different leagues, in over 200 countries. Since we launched in 2016, we have streamed more than 600 million hours of content!
 
A BIT ABOUT YOUR TEAM:
 
Teams are typically made up of around 5-8 Engineers, a Product Manager, Scrum Master and an Engineering manager supported by a Principal engineers. Our team are a group from various and diverse backgrounds, we tend to have a flat structure within a team as everyone brings something different and has different experiences and knowledge.  The team you will be joining is currently in charge of the catalogue chapter that is a large component of the TV app and help create the DAZN App that runs on various devices such as PS5, LG TV’s, Android living room devices (e.g. Fire Stick) and so on.
 
Tech stack: JavaScript, React, Mobx, CSS, HTML5
 
Here's what you will do (not all of it, just the important stuff!)
 
We work using Agile and XP practices such as Scrum and Kanban and all work together in or own TV room.
You would be picking items up from the backlog and working on them usually in the form of pair programming; working towards delivering to acceptance criteria and the teams Definition of Done, the app is built mostly using React and vanilla JS.
Aside from the day to day work you'll be part of refinement, planning retros and helping both your team and DAZN as a whole be a great place to work, our culture is very important to us and we want everyone to help define and drive it.

Skills/experience required

  • JavaScript ( React.js would be great, otherwise we can teach you)
  • Own and drive testing and quality and realise it’s a whole team responsibility
  • Solving UX problems within TV Apps and/ or devices - We know on TVs its often more of a challenge then the web
  • Smart TV and/or devices (PlayStation, Xbox, Firestick, Roku, Chromecast, etc) ecosystem experience

IT WOULD BE GREAT BONUS IF YOU HAD THESE TOO:

  • Worked in a TDD environment 
  • Experience using CI/CD

Here's a little more about us…



At DAZN, we bring ambition to life. We are innovators, game-changers and pioneers. There are no limits to what we can achieve. So if you want to push boundaries and help change the world, DAZN is the place to be.
 
As part of our team, everyone has the opportunity to make their mark and the power to make change happen. We're doing things no-one has done before, giving fans and customers access to sport anytime, anywhere. We're using world-class technology to transform sports and revolutionise the industry and we're not going to stop.
 
Because for us, it's all about Limitless Ambition - never settling, always restless, always wanting more for our customers. We're growing fast and have made a big impact so far, and that's just the beginning. There's so much we can do. Working with us is exciting, empowering and truly global.
 
If you're ambitious, inventive, passionate, brave and supportive, then you're the kind of person who's going to succeed at DAZN. Come and join our team.
 
Who we are and what we do:
 
* Headquartered in the UK with 2,200 employees located in over 25 countries.
* Home to DAZN – the largest, fastest-growing global sports streaming service live in over 200 countries and territories.
* We guarantee affordable access on most connected devices including smart TVs, set-top boxes, streaming sticks, smartphones, tablets, PCs and game consoles.
* We work across every aspect of the way fans engage with sports; from production, through to content distribution and commercialisation.
 
We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment, both inside and outside of our walls, that values equality and diversity - where everyone can contribute at the highest level and have their voices heard. For us, this means hiring and developing the best people across all races, ethnicities, religions, age groups, sexual orientations and gender identities. We actively discourage any photos, personal letters or disclosure of any information that concerns other information than your professional experience.