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AWS Senior Developer

  • UKTV Media Ltd
  • Remote
  • 09/09/2021
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an AWS Senior Developer to join the Technology department.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Experience and contribute to the UKTV creative culture, working with a diverse and talented team, delivering innovative cloud native systems that run UKTV’s media supply chain.
  • Have unriveled access to dedicated technical resources at key partners such as AWS and Datadog. Receive individual tailored training based on your personal objectives delivered directly by the vendors, that build to industry recognised qualifications.
  • Work with best of breed systems and tooling, on a tech stack that has been designed from the ground up to run IaC with best practice principles at its core.
  • Get stuff done, see results, grow your knowledge and experience AND make a real difference!

Knowledge and skills:

  • Is a hands-on developer who is passionate about developing scalable, highly available application solutions that leverage AWS services for Broadcast Media applications.
  • Has solid commercial application development experience (JavaScript/NodeJS)
  • Has hands-on experience developing and deploying business software
  • Has experience with building application against AWS services such as Lambda, EC2, S3, SQS, SNS, Fargate/EKS etc. 
  • Has experience with continuous integration tools (bitbucket/gitlab/github)
  • Has strong scripting skills (e.g. Bash, Python, Ruby, Perl, etc.)
  • Has hands on familiarity with automated deployment such as AWS, CloudFormation, Terraform

About UKTV

UKTV has been at the forefront of branded television for over 25 years, entertaining the nation with programmes they love. Its leading brands - Dave, Gold, W, Drama, Alibi, Eden and Yesterday - span comedy, entertainment, natural history, factual and scripted drama, and are delivered to audiences through UKTV Play, Freeview, Sky, Virgin Media, BT, TalkTalk, YouView, Freesat and Amazon Fire. The broadcaster is a significant investor in British creativity and is committed to working with new and established writers, directors, and programme-makers.

Our Purpose

We are UKTV. We are here to create TV with personality.

In a world where ‘finding something to watch’ means searching endless streams of automated sameness, we believe in creating TV experiences with more personality, that champions diversity of talent both on & off screen.

We are here to bring you a more personal type of TV: Channels and services that get you, with programmes that are hand-picked for their quality and available on any device - all crafted by fans for fans.

 Our Mission

We are a different kind of broadcaster. One that’s on a mission to become the UK’s most successful non-PSB network.

 The place that fans turn to first for the genres they love. Admired in our industry as the feisty challenger. Powered by brilliant ideas not blockbuster budgets, we’ll push ourselves to build even more engaging brands, to create and curate more imaginative programmes to form powerful partnerships and to use technology in ever more innovative ways.

 As the world of TV rapidly evolves so will we; by continuing to support our brilliant people to do their best work in a uniquely diverse, creative, and inclusive culture.

 All the spirit of entertaining and growing the communities of fans who love our shows as much as we do.

 Closing date: Monday 6th September 2021