Hammersmith, London

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Solutions Developer
We have an exciting opportunity for a Solutions Developer to join the Technology team.
 
Contribute to the creation and delivery (DevOps) of software that is used by UKTVs channel operations function. To deliver the systems that service content to UKTV linear and VoD platforms.
In this role you will get to:
  • Experience and contribute to the UKTV creative culture, working with a diverse and talented team, delivering innovative cloud native systems that run UKTV¿s broadcast media supply chain
  • Have unrivalled access to dedicated technical resources at key partners such as AWS and Datadog. Receive individual tailored training based on your personal objectives delivered directly by the vendors, that build to industry recognised qualifications
  • Work with best of breed systems and tooling, on a tech stack that has been designed from the ground up to run IaC with best practice principles at its core
  • Get stuff done, see results, grow your knowledge and experience AND make a real difference!

We are looking for someone who has:
  • Hands-on developer who is passionate about developing scalable, highly available application solutions that leverage AWS services for Broadcast Media applications.

Who you are:
Essential:
  • Solid commercial application development experience (JavaScript/NodeJS)
  • Hands-on experience developing and deploying business software
  • Experience with building application against AWS services such as Lambda, EC2, S3, SQS, SNS, Fargate/EKS etc.
  • Experience with continuous integration tools (bitbucket/gitlab/github)
  • Strong scripting skills (e.g., Bash, Python, Ruby, Perl, etc.)
  • Hands on familiarity with automated deployment such as AWS, CloudFormation, Terrafor.

Personal Characteristics:
  • You enjoy collaboration
  • You are adaptable with a “Can Do” attitude
  • You care about the team, with a focus on what you can contribute to make UKTV a great place to work
  • You are quality focused, eager to learn, to expand your knowledge of the domain as well as tech stack

Hybrid-Working

At UKTV, we are working in a hybrid environment with a mixture of home and office working. Getting together in the office as a team and a company gives colleagues an opportunity to build and maintain great relationships, encourages our culture of collaboration and creativity while recognising that colleagues need to have a healthy and happy work-life balance. 

You'll agree with your manager the split of time you spend in the office or at home based on the role that you do, how often you come together as a team and your personal preference.
 
Diversity & Inclusion Commitment

At UKTV, our inclusion vision is to truly represent society in our workforce and on-screen, and create a culture of fairness and respect where we champion difference so that every person feels included and empowered to do their best work. 

We are committed to ensuring a level playing field at UKTV where all employees and job applicants are given equal opportunity, and that we have diverse voices at the table in everything we do. We welcome applications from everyone and we want UKTV to be a place where you can be your authentic self, give your best and develop your career free from discrimination of any kind.

About UKTV

UKTV has been at the forefront of branded television for over 25 years, entertaining the nation with programmes they love. Its leading brands - Dave, Gold, W, Drama, Alibi, Eden and Yesterday - span comedy, entertainment, natural history, factual and scripted drama, and are delivered to audiences through UKTV Play, Freeview, Sky, Virgin Media, BT, TalkTalk, YouView, Freesat and Amazon Fire. 

The broadcaster is a significant investor in British creativity and is committed to working with new and established writers, directors, and programme-makers.

Our Purpose
We are UKTV. We are here to create TV with personality.

In a world where `finding something to watch means searching endless streams of automated sameness, we believe in creating TV experiences with more personality, that champions diversity of talent both on & off screen.

We are here to bring you a more personal type of TV: Channels and services that get you, with programmes that are hand-picked for their quality and available on any device - all crafted by fans for fans.
 
Our Mission
We are a different kind of broadcaster. One that's on a mission to become the UKs most successful non-PSB network.

The place that fans turn to first for the genres they love. Admired in our industry as the feisty challenger. Powered by brilliant ideas not blockbuster budgets, we'll push ourselves to build even more engaging brands, to create and curate more imaginative programmes to form powerful partnerships and to use technology in ever more innovative ways.

As the world of TV rapidly evolves so will we, by continuing to support our brilliant people to do their best work in a uniquely diverse, creative, and inclusive culture.

All the spirit of entertaining and growing the communities of fans who love our shows as much as we do.

Next Step:
Please CLICK HERE to see this role on our own website and apply.