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Senior Javascript Developer / Technical Coach

Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Who we are

Since 2006 we have been building an innovative TV Application Platform for TV operators to give their customers access to the latest and most popular series, films, music and more. With the complete product suite, consisting of the TV App Store, App Manager, Dashboard and App Library, TV operators are able to launch, operate and monetize their own branded TV App Store. We are a market leader in the industry, with a broad portfolio of international customers that includes many of the largest media companies and operators in the world such as Vodafone, Liberty Global, KPN, NOS, Turkcell and beIN, offering content owners a reach of millions of TV viewers worldwide.

From our offices in Rotterdam, Wroclaw and Silicon Valley we are working with a dedicated team of ambitious colleagues on innovations in the field of technology and entertainment every day. We are expanding rapidly and are looking for enthusiastic, talented and creative colleagues who want to grow along with us.

Job description

As a technical coach you share your knowledge with the other team members, help them fixing complex technical challenges and are able to find solutions behind the issue. As Senior Javascript Developer you develop complex (international) TV apps which will run on top of the Metrological Application Platform on the set-top box from TV operators. Depending on the customer, you will start with your own creativity or you will work on the client’s specific wishes. The result of your work? The apps are used daily, worldwide, in the TV App Stores of, among others, Comcast, Liberty Global (Ziggo / UPC), Vodafone and KPN. Furthermore, you will also analyze any difficult app integration issues and support in the communication of issues to other technical teams.

You are part of the app development team, consisting of 13 team members, including Designers, Frontend App Developers and QA.

Core responsibilities

  • You are liaising with the technical teams of Metrological to ensure all relevant knowledge is available in the app development team and address any technical issues that pertain to other technical teams;
  • You support in defining the app development tooling and environment;
  • You are able to support the team members of the app development team;
  • You are a hands-on senior Javascript developer and capable of building Javascript apps for TV applications;

Job specification

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer sciences or related technical area or proved related technical experience;
  • You are experienced with the entire software development process (must);
  • At least 5 years of experience with JavaScript ES5/ES6 (must);
  • You have experience developing in a resource constrained environment (e.g. limited memory, GPU, CPU) (must);
  • Experience with Canvas/WebGL based applications and SDK is a plus;
  • You are very communicative and love to technically guide and coach colleagues;
  • Experience with NodeJS (advantage);
  • You have an excellent command of the English language, in word and in writing;
  • You show initiative, are pro-active and show creativity;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Compensation

We offer you a dynamic role in an environment with a promising future, where there is room for individual and professional growth. You will get a working spot in an inspiring environment with the latest equipment, so you can get the most out of yourself and the job.

Besides a good salary (depending on knowledge and experience) you will get a laptop and mobile. Metrological is so rapidly growing that there are virtually unlimited career opportunities.

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