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Software Engineer (Client Developer) (UK 1235)

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  • Department: Technology
  • Job Title: Software Engineer (Client Developer) (UK 1235)
  • Reports to: Software Development Team Leader
  • Location: London (Hammersmith), United Kingdom
  • Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week

 

SO WHAT’S YOUR NEW ROLE ABOUT?

The Client Developer will be responsible for the development and delivery of all client side aspects of our DAZN product, developing new features and launching new platforms. A successful candidate will have a proven ability in delivering customer facing JavaScript applications, a desire to work in a fast paced, Agile software development environment and a passion for building a world class product.

DAZN are going to change the way people watch sports forever, by putting the consumer first, providing more sport, no ads, no long contract and a single low monthly fee. As part of the DAZN tech team, you will play a lead role in this by designing and building world leading streaming services across web, mobile and TV platforms, working on new feature releases and evolving the next phase of our application framework. With a rapidly expanding company; growth within the team and opportunities to lead engineering initiatives are abundant. We need people who want to help us build a strong engineering culture and a fun, vibrant workplace.

 

WHAT WILL YOU DO IN YOUR NEW ROLE?

% of role

Deliver high quality, robust and testable code adhering to internal engineering procedures, code conventions and development methodologies.

70%

Contribute to comprehensive documentation that supports the development and support lifecycles.

10%

Work to continually improve software deployment to ensure iterative releases and rapid deployment of updates to our customers across all platforms.

5%

Mentoring and supporting other developers with their day-to-day work.

10%

Monitor system performance and resolve any issues or failures in staging or production environments.

5%

DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AN INTERVIEW?

Skill Level (out of 4)

Experience with JavaScript (vanilla JS, prototypes, scoping, design patterns, memory profiling).

4

Track record of successful software delivery through all phases of development, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.

4

Experience of working in an Agile software development environment.

3

Familiar with build automation and continuous integration.

3

Ability to write unit tests using JavaScript in a common library such as Jasmine.

3

 

 

DO YOU HAVE THESE DESIRABLES?

Experience with React or Node.js
Experience on cross-platform development on smart TV game and consoles.
Experience in the development of a high-profile digital video service.
Experience with test driven development.
Experience with AWS, Docker, Kubernetes.
Working knowledge of object-oriented design, design patterns and extreme programming.
 

 

THESE ARE THE PERFORM/DAZN COMPETENCIES YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED IN YOUR ROLE….

Learn and Grow; On-going drive for learning and ability to apply new knowledge and skills
Teamwork & Collaboration; Working collaboratively with a group of people in order to accomplish a task or achieve a goal.
Drive & Energy; Self–motivated and driven to succeed, focused on results and passionate about the job.
Creativity & Innovation; Ability to generate and translate an idea into a product or service that creates value for business.

 

IF YOU HAVEN’T YET GOT A FEEL FOR THE CULTURE AT PERFORM/DAZN, THEN READ ON…

Here at Perform we like to consider ourselves a progressive,dynamicfun and fast-paced global sports At DAZN we’re building a global digital video subscription service, offering live and on-demand sports content across multiple connected devices (web, TV and mobile). We believe in putting the consumer first while providing more sport for a low monthly fee.

We have a strong team here with people from Netflix, Amazon Video, BBC iPlayer, YouView and Now TV.  And we are working to launch in new global markets every year. Check out DAZN here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkRZbLzDMi8 or have a look at our recent campaign for the NFL (American Football) in Canada: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZERuRasIYQ

DAZN is part of Perform Group, which gives you the opportunity to work in a larger team with an in depth knowledge of the sports industry and a cutting edge advantage when launching new features in that market.

DAZN is currently available in Canada, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, USA and Japan on most connected devices including Smart TVs, smartphones, tablets and games consoles. DAZN is a part of Perform, a leading global sports media group. Visit http://media.dazn.com/en/ for more information.

 

BENEFITS

You’ll receive up to 25 days annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years), Single cover Aviva Private medical insurance*Life Assurance (4x annual salary), matching pension contributions up to 5%, Season Ticket LoanCycle to Work Scheme*, and Childcare Voucher Scheme*.

And there’s more…… You’ll have access to the Perform Grouponline learning portal (MindTools) and be part of our Career Deal, which aims to support your continued professional development. We also have a structured management development programme and a financially rewarding Refer a Friend scheme. If you fancy a move abroad; Perform are currently seeking the best talent in a number of countries around the world!

*Please Note – some of these benefits will be available to you upon successful completion of your probation.

Find out more about our brands and what we do at DAZN & Perform

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