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JavaScript Software Engineer

  • Sky
  • Lisbon, Portugal
  • 15/04/2024
Full time Broadcast Engineering Engineering Software Development

Job Description

Join us at Sky Portugal and be part of our exciting journey to lead the way in the streaming tech world!

Join us as a JavaScript Software Engineer as we redefine the future of streaming video technology. Together, we will shape our culture, solve technical problems, and create extraordinary streaming experiences that captivate audiences worldwide.

Our streaming video SDK is at the forefront of technology, leveraging modern video codecs, adaptive bitrate streaming, low-latency streaming, and support for live streaming. We ensure seamless playback across various platforms, including web browsers, smart TVs, gaming consoles, and streaming media devices. This compatibility allows us to reach a wide audience and provide exceptional streaming experiences regardless of the device or operating system.

What You'll Do:

  • Design, implement, and document new features for the streaming video SDK, ensuring high-quality code and adherence to coding standards.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders across the organization to gather requirements, understand user needs, and provide technical expertise.

  • Continuously improve software performance, scalability, and processes, enhancing the functionality and optimizing the video SDK.

  • Provide production support, promptly investigating and resolving incidents, ensuring system stability, and minimizing downtime.

  • Deliver regular releases of the streaming video SDK, following established schedules and version control practices.

  • Contribute to the maintenance and improvement of existing features, ensuring code integrity, and addressing technical debt.

  • Participate in code reviews, contribute to code quality, and actively propose innovative ideas and solutions.

  • Actively contribute to the overall improvement of the software development process, proposing and implementing innovative ideas and solutions.

What You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Software Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent practical experience. Experience in game development, embedded or another performance-critical system a plus.

  • At least 2 years of experience implementing and delivering commercial software products within an agile development environment, utilizing version control systems such as GitHub and issue tracking tools like Jira.

  • Proficiency in TypeScript and JavaScript, with a solid understanding of software engineering principles and the trade-offs between memory and performance optimization.

  • Effective communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively within a distributed global team. 

  • Knowledge of software testing principles and experience in writing and executing comprehensive test cases.

  • Strong problem-solving abilities, with a proactive and analytical mindset to troubleshoot and debug issues efficiently.

  • Familiarity with streaming video technologies, protocols, and standards, such as HLS, DASH, and streaming video monitoring tools such as Conviva is a plus.

  • Fluent in English

Benefits & Perks:

  • Competitive Rewards: Above market salary, yearly bonus, and access to a share-save plan.

  • Work-Life Flexibility: Embrace a hybrid working model and enjoy flexible holidays.

  • Employee Benefits Plan: Access a wide range of benefits that are designed and tailored to your everyday needs.

  • Health and Well-Being: Comprehensive health insurance for you and your family.

  • Continuous Learning: Access learning and development opportunities and an additional budget that you can use for education and professional training.

  • Tech Perks: Mobile phone with a data plan, and access to several partnerships and discounts.

  • Entertainment Goodies: Enjoy the best of entertainment with a complimentary SkyShowtime subscription.

  • Referral Rewards: Participate in our employee referral program and reap the rewards.

Why wait?

Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can't wait to hear from you!

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