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Software Developer
Ref No.: 17-00082
Location: Newtown, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date: 01/01/2018
The opportunity
Are you passionate about technology? Do you want to be part of the team that is revolutionizing TV advertising? Our Client's teams share a passion to solve problems of today to innovate for tomorrow. They develop real-time advertising software solutions, with low latency, high performance and throughput so it can continue to meet the challenges and growing demands of our customers.
They're agile, with a dedicated Scrum Master, who keeps them focused on their tasks. They are highly dedicated, motivated, and passionate individuals, collaborating in teams and striving to find the best solutions to problems using the right tools. It is a high energy and fast-paced environment, and often demanding, so they are seeking people who are self-motivated, love to learn fast, can get things done and embrace challenges to solve difficult and complex problems.

Your responsibilities
  • Develop features, services and tools for set-top boxes, under the direction of senior engineers
  • Port set top box software to different platforms
  • Help investigate field issues and support production systems
  • Design, develop, test and document software
  • Diagnose root cause of defects/ issues and implement software solutions
  • Be resourceful, flexible, and an excellent collaborator supporting the Development scrum team
  • Someone who thrives with large scale, distributed enterprise architectures
  • Someone who is eager to learn new technologies, follow emerging trends and keep abreast of industry news
  • Write unit test code to automatically test the key parts of the system
  • Work closely with test engineers to review requirements, system designs and plan for both manual and automated testing

Our requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, or equivalent
  • 7+ years of experience in the computing industry
  • Strong C++ language skills
  • Experience working in a UNIX environment, Linux
  • Exposure to all phases of the software development lifecycle
  • Actively participate in an Agile/Scrum environment and on all tasks
  • Deep understanding of object-oriented design, data structures, and algorithms
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • An aptitude for analytical problem solving
  • The ability to quickly learn new technologies

Highly preferred candidates also have
  • Set Top (STB) development is preferred
  • Broader video engineering experience such as MPEG encoding and transport, multiplexing and ad insertion is a plus
  • Digital advertising experience and Cable or Satellite industry knowledge is preferred
  • Experience with any of the following:
    • SCM and CI tools like Git, Gerrit and Jenkins
    • ALM tools like Confluence and JIRA
  • Experience developing:
    • Real-time distributed systems
  • Inter-process communication using UNIX sockets
  • Strong UNIX shell scripting skills, and using utilities like SED, AWK, etc.