Technical lead / Java - Broadcast / VOD

Job Title: Technical lead / Java - Broadcast / VOD
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £550 - £635 per day
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBBH70072
Contact Name: Robert Lindsay
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 26, 2018 17:08

Job Description

Technical Lead / Java -Broadcast / VOD

We currently have a Senior Developer / Technical Lead role available for a global broadcast company.

They is a great opportunity working on a high profile project with flexibility to use modern frameworks including Java 8 working on greenfield VOD projects.

*The key for this is a technical lead who is passionate about learning new technology and supporting the team and growing the internal dev community


  • Go OR Java Development - need to be open to new technologies
  • Design, develop, test, support and enhance web applications and backend systems.
  • Build systems to process large video and sports datasets in parallel on massive clusters.
  • Write and review technical documents, including design, development and revision.
  • Collaborate with Product and Engineering partners to enhance and integrate core platforms.
  • Collaborate with Operations Analysts to detect and prevent failures and automate all tasks and workflow

Ideal Requirements:

  • Go / Java / Python / React or similar
  • Java and common Java-based frameworks nice to have
  • Strong experience in software development working with Java, (C#/ Go nice to have)
  • Experience in building serverless services running on GCP or AWS
  • NoSQL and SQL-based Modeling
  • consuming side of REST-based APIs (mobile apps, modern web based apps)
  • Gradle, Go, Docker, Vagrant, Git
  • Deployment to PaaS-type environments (EC2 or similar)

Nice to Have's:

  • Exposure to VoD/OTT/TVE type of services
  • Experience in database design and other data storage solutions.
  • JVM-based languages (Scala, Groovy, Clojure, JRuby, Jython)
  • Video related technologies
  • Kanban and/or scrum based development processes

If you feel you skill set matches the above requirements, please send your CV through or contact Robert on 0207569 9971.

Technical Lead / Java -Broadcast / VOD

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