Senior Software Engineer

Bristol City Centre
£48000 - £55000 per annum
10 Jul 2019
07 Aug 2019
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
This company designs and develops world class products. Their customers are leading global brands who depend on them to help them assure the highest quality in devices and media services using emerging technologies in media distribution and consumption.

The role:
As Senior Software Engineer, you must be able to:
- Lead in a project development context, on product architecture and wholly own technical solutions for new and existing products.
- Interact with customers in a pre-sales and requirements gathering phase.
- Represent their company in standards organisations and industry associations on a technical basis with the awareness of commercial context to interface with sales and business development.
- Be a role model among the other engineers in terms of quality of work delivered, methodology, attitude, approachability, initiative and innovation.
- Develop a deep understanding of relevant technical domains and be regarded as subject matter experts by the team.
- Contribute new ideas / improvements to products, services, infrastructure or processes beyond previous experience.

The technologies they use:
- Python, Django, PHP for the backend
- JavaScript/ HTML for the frontend
- JavaScript for test cases and API communication
- C/C++ for performance critical features and SDK integration
- Windows / Linux OS
- SVN for version control
- Jenkins for continuous integration
- Redmine for bug tracking
- JIRA for project management
- Slack / Wiki for collaboration

Minimum required experience:
- At least 4 years software development experience with over 1 year working in a senior engineer or leadership role
- Experience of broadcast and consumer electronics industry, covering technologies like:
o networking and/or content streaming (TCP/IP, HTTP, UDP)
o applications, web-technologies (such as HTML5)
o media formats, e.g. MPEG, H.264, H.265, AAC, ISOBMFF, MPEG-DASH
- Educated to degree level in either Computer Science, Electronic Engineering or another technical/scientific subject.

The Environment:
They know their strength lies within their employees. They strive to create an open, collaborative working environment where they encourage ideas from everyone.

They host regular company-wide breakfasts / lunches, as well as technical talks on a range of topics.

They have a dedicated social team, who organise events and activities for everyone throughout the year.

Why Apply?
- Working on current and emergent broadcast technologies
- Opportunities to progress within their company
- Flexible working opportunities
- Opportunities to travel around the UK and internationally
- Great benefits via Perkbox including: Gym membership, Retail discounts, Life assurance, Matched contribution pension scheme etc

Start date: ASAP - This is a full time, permanent position
Interview process: Telephone interview, followed by online coding test. Depending on results, there will be a face to face interview.

Please note: All candidates must be able to work without restriction, in the UK

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