Senior Platform Developer

Covent Garden
£60000 - £62000
05 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Platform Developer - Broadcast OTT Up to £62,000 + on-call and overtime allowance, bonus & comprehensive benefits Central London or Chalfont St Peter, Bucks Bring your knowledge of IP streaming for Broadcast OTT to Arqiva, global leader in communications infrastructure. Working on IP streaming for Broadcast OTT is the key to this Senior Platform Developer role, which reports to our Head of Product Development. Supporting the IP streaming and OTT live product set, which uses Media Exel encoders at its core, you'll also be part of the evolution of these products into Cloud provisioning. Initially, you'll focus on a split between satellite & media and terrestrial broadcast products. Engaging with Analysts, Testers and Architects, you'll produce solution designs based on the functional and non-functional specifications provided, in addition to providing technical leadership within the team, sharing knowledge and skills and providing mentoring support. Other deliverables include: * Developing and extending libraries and frameworks * Researching emerging technologies and identifying opportunities and risks * Identifying and resolving cross-platform compatibility and performance issues * Liaising with business users to set-up complex requirements and resolve operational issues * Cover an out of hours (3rd line) on-call support You must have in-depth knowledge and solution skills in content acquisition/ingest; metadata; encoding; live streaming; IPTV, audio/video codecs; VoD, and storage technologies for delivery to TV, set-top-box, web and mobile platforms online. Your good working knowledge of server-side scripting with LAMP and of remote Linux server management and monitoring tools matches your broad technical skills across areas such as XML, HTML, PHP, CSS, Java, JavaScript and web technologies, You can also offer: * experience of producing UX applications from graphic designs and specification * ideally, experience working with iOS or Android * an understanding of video technologies (MPEG, DVB-T) and/or consumer electronics. At Arqiva, our vision is to be central to every vital connection in a world which depends on a continuous stream of information. Always. At the forefront of communications infrastructure and media services, we're the people who make connections happen in the digital world. Our values are about being ingenious, straightforward and collaborative, clearly and simply, to enable us to go that extra mile for our customers. If this describes you and your career aspirations, to APPLY for this Senior Platform Developer role, please click on the button below. Package description Senior Platform Developer - Broadcast OTT
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