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Frontend Software Engineer - Living Room

Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom

Job Description

Job Title:
Frontend Software Engineer - Living Room
Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom
Full-Time, Permanent
Software Engineering

What's your new role about?

Frontend Software Engineer
Here at DAZN we broadcast hundreds of live sporting events each week, around the clock, and require scalable, reliable, solutions that form the backbone of our platform.
We have an exciting Frontend Engineering opportunity within Living Room here at DAZN.
DAZN is growing rapidly; growth within the team and opportunities to lead engineering initiatives are abundant. We need people who are happy to take ownership, enjoy solving complex problems and want to help us build a strong engineering culture of fun and inclusivity.
We’re now mostly a remote team, with only occasional office visits (post-covid) so we can get together, socialise, and meet other people in the flesh. On average we'd expect teams to meet up a few times a month.

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.
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.
This role can be based in London. The internal job title is Living Room. – Software Engineer
Benefits include access to DAZN, 25 days’ annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years), annual performance-related bonus, private medical insurance, life assurance, pension contributions up to 5%, family friendly community, free access for you and one other to our workplace mental health platform app (Unmind), learning and development resources, opportunity for flexible working (remove if role is 100% office based with shifts e.g. Broadcast Ops), and access to our internal speaker series and events.
You’ll be set up for success if you have:
·       Expert in 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
·       Worked in a TDD environment experience using CI/CD experience with Living Room Devices i.e. Smart TV's, Xbox, PlayStation. Roku, Amazon Firestick, Apple TV, etc and /or OTT / VOD / Streaming

Here's a little more about us…

At DAZN, we bring ambition to life. We are innovators, game-changers and pioneers. So if you want to push boundaries and make an impact, DAZN is the place to be.

As part of our team you'll have the opportunity to make your 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.

If you're ambitious, inventive, passionate, brave and supportive, then you're the kind of person who's going to enjoy life at DAZN.

We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment, both inside and outside of our walls, that values equality and diversity and where everyone can contribute at the highest level and have their voices heard. For us, this means hiring and developing talent across all races, ethnicities, religions, age groups, sexual orientations and gender identities. If you’d like to include a cover letter with your application, please feel free to. Please do not feel you need to apply with a photo or disclose any other information that is not related to your professional experience.

We look forward to hearing from you.