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Full Stack Engineer - Streaming app at Media Tech Startup (Deep Tech)

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  • London
  • fulltime

About Tellygence Technology:

Tellygence Technology is a media technology start-up based in London. We are building the next-gen streaming app for watching TV Programmes.

Problem we are solving: We are overwhelmed with choice. With so much TV content to choose from, deciding what to watch is a mammoth challenge. It is painful and time-consuming. At TellyGence, we are redefining the content discovery process, so you can spend less time searching and more watching. 

Job Description:

We’re seeking a Full Stack Engineer to join us on our vision to build an innovative media-tech company. Here, you will take complete, end-to-end ownership of projects across the entire stack. Our ideal candidate has experience building products across the stack and a firm understanding of mobile application frameworks, APIs, databases, and multiple back end languages.

Objectives of this Role

  • Work across the full stack, building highly scalable distributed solutions that enable positive user experiences and measurable business growth
  • Develop new features and infrastructure development in support of rapidly emerging business and product requirements
  • Assume leadership of new projects from conceptualization to deployment
  • Ensure application performance, uptime, and scale, maintaining high standards of code quality and thoughtful application design
  • Work with agile development methodologies, adhering to best practices and pursuing continued learning opportunities.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or engineering
  • 3+ years of experience building large-scale software applications
  • Expertise with any of the following: Java, Kotlin, Objective C or Swift
  • In-depth understanding of Android, iOS and API Development (any two)
  • Cloud-Based mobile services such as Firebase, Azure, or Amazon (at least one)
  • Gradle, Git, Jira, or alike tools is a must
  • Experience with one of the following cloud services: AWS, GCP or Azure
  • Design and development of MicroServices involving Load Balancers, Databases, Caches, Security, Message Queues, etc.
  • End to end development and deployment in Distributed Systems
  • Excellent debugging and optimization skills
  • Unit/integration testing experience
  • Highly capable, self-motivated, collaborative and personable
  • Consumer first approach
  • Strong coding skills

Other Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Video Streaming or Ads Services is a huge plus
  • Release Management: Signing, Submissions, Staged Rollouts on Playstore, iTunes
  • Exposure to various Analytics, Attribution tools like Amplitude, AppsFlyer
  • Knowledge of CI/CD systems is desirable

Tellygence offer

  • A unique opportunity to work on an innovative new product development, get the level of responsibility and ownership that would take years longer to get in a technology company or in a traditional media company
  • Huge development opportunities - you will be joining a start-up in the early stages with high growth potential
  • Great company culture: informal, non-hierarchical, ambitious, highly professional yet startupy, collaborative and entrepreneurial   
  • Competative Salary & Shared ownership - you have vested ownership in a piece of Tellygence.
  • Flexible working - we accommodate a hybrid model including remote working

Tips for a successful application

  • Only apply to us if you are genuinely interested or curious about this role; this is not for someone who is just looking for "a job"
  • Write us a short, honest, and direct message if you'd like to apply. Tell us about why you are interested in this particular role at Tellygence and in Tellygence in general.
  • Do not send us generic copy paste applications, we are looking for authentic people who share our interests, values and ambitions!
  • Note: All offers are conditional on references, verification of the right to work in the UK, and successful background screening check. This will include previous employment verification, qualification verification (if relevant) and a relevant criminal check.
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