Senior Software Engineer BIRMINGHAM 55K

  • Location:

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Software & Web Development

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Mollie Dyson

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Senior Software Engineer BIRMINGHAM 55K


An exciting opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic Software Engineer to work for an award winning leading provider of content protection solutions to the media and entertainment industry! This specialist company in video security is expanding their team and you could be exactly what they're after. Their client base reaches on a global scale including the likes of broadcasters and platforms. Content owners range from TV and movie producers to even prestigious leagues and event operators.

Sounds pretty cool right? Keep reading.

The Role

Located in the Birmingham office, you'll join the team reporting to the Team Lead, giving you huge opportunity to work on a large-scale distributed applications. You'll need a good understanding of network communications, a passion for problem solving and the drive to meet deadlines!

A Typical Day

* Working as part of a team on a large-scale application that supports services in use by major global media companies.
* Conducting research into new video search, delivery and capture technologies, and implementing solutions for these.
* Liaising with other teams within the company working on related technologies (such as video fingerprinting, watermarking and front end portal) to ensure delivery of an integrated service to our clients.
* Being responsible for the full development life-cycle, from design and prototype through development, testing, and deployment.
* Delivering to rapid timescales in a dynamic environment.
* Working closely with other team members in an agile environment, sharing knowledge and mentoring.
* Demonstrating drive and enthusiasm, innovating, working with minimal direction, meeting requirements, and delivering to a high standard.

What Skills are Needed?

* BEng / MEng / BSc / MSc in relevant subject or equivalent experience.
* Proficiency in one or more modern general purpose programming languages such as PHP, C/C++, Python, JavaScript etc.
* Knowledge of basic data structures and algorithms as well as object-oriented development and design patterns
* Knowledge of TCP/IP fundamentals and web technologies
* Experience with Unix/Linux systems, including scripting skills.
* Experience with relational databases, particularly MySQL
* Experience with version control systems, especially Git.

Desirable (i.e Bonus Points!)

* Knowledge of media technologies such as video codecs
* Experience with packet analysis tools (e.g. tcpdump, Wireshark etc.).
* Experience in computer vision, machine learning, NoSQL databases and/or big data
* AWS cloud services (including ECS, EC2, CloudWatch, RDS, Lambda, S3)
* GitLab CI or other CI / CD tooling
* Docker

You've read this far - might as well check out the great benefits!

* Flexible working options
* Pension scheme
* 25 days holiday (increases with length of service, plus extra day off for your birthday)
* Group Health Insurance and more!
* You will work at the cutting edge of a high growth industry with an opportunity to shape the technical vision of a large cloud-based platform.
* You will have the opportunity to work on solutions for some of the biggest and most well known sports and entertainment brands in the world.
* Our hardware products are installed in broadcast head-ends worldwide, and our software components are deployed into millions of set-top boxes and streaming video players worldwide.

This fantastic opportunity is NOT to be missed click apply now!

Alternitvely send your CV to Mollie on mollie.dyson@oscar-tech.com and connect with me on LinkedIn, I'm always up for a chat! https://www.linkedin.com/in/mollie-dyson-mcipd-02aa00119/

Mayvbe this isn't quite right for you? We offer £500 in referal vouchers if you know anyone who fits the bill.

Senior Software Engineer BIRMINGHAM 55K

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