Red Bee Media is the world’s leading Managed Service provider to the media industry. Working with the best media brands in the world, we enrich and ensure media experiences.
Every day, people on all continents watch television programs prepared, managed and broadcast by Red Bee Media staff. Every year, the business delivers more than 2.7 million hours of programming in more than 60 languages for nearly 600 TV channels. Its content discovery portfolio spans more than 10 million movies and program titles, covering over 25 languages, and includes an image database covering over 90 percent of all programming available across traditional TV, video on demand (VOD) and subscription video on demand (SVOD). It provides over 230,000 hours of captioning each year – more than 100,000 hours of which is live
Content Discovery is all about providing metadata that powers TV Electronic Programming Guides (EPGs) on set top boxes across the UK, Europe, and America. We work with some of the biggest names in the industry including Sky, the BBC, and UKTV, and we are continually looking to grow and expand our business into new markets.
This is an exciting opportunity to work with some of the biggest names in the industry, delivering new features and functionality using cutting edge technology based around our new ‘Content Discovery Metadata Management Platform’ (CD MMP). There will be opportunities to travel between our three main tech delivery sites (London, Dallas USA, and Chennai India) whilst working in a truly Agile (Scrum) environment.
The software engineer is a key role within the platform development team working to design, author and implement software solutions within CD MMP that allows Red Bee and its client base to tackle an ever changing media environment.
Reports to: Head of Content Discovery Development
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
- Having strong communication skills, both written and spoken, as you will need to work regularly with off shore teams
- Being enthusiastic for new technologies and their application for both business and consumers
Essential Qualifications and Experience:
- Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience
- Experience working with C# and .NET (or equivalent OO language such as Java)
Desirable Qualifications and Experience:
- Some exposure to AWS design/development/deployment, including in particular:
- API Gateway
- Some knowledge of what it means to be Agile
The role would predominantly be based in Ealing, London. There would be opportunity to travel to our other development centres in Chennai (India) and Dallas (America)
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