This opportunity allows you to lead the vision and technical strategy for creating the best-in-class Android TV experience on devices supported by United Cloud. You will follow the development of Android TV, new features, announcements given by Google, and identify use cases that would utilise said features.
Now, it’s time for preparing the next-gen TV experience through customer premise devices and we’re looking for a System Architect with know-how in Android TV ecosystem. In this role, you will be responsible for setting the technology strategy, decision making, advising and supporting engineering teams in building next-gen, secure and scalable solution for more than 500K provisioned Android TV STBs across Europe.
What you'll have here:
Scalability: Working on products that are constantly growing in a term of new features and number of users. Our products are usable every day, and within millions of users there are some of your friends, neighbors, family members.
People: You will work with experts, community leaders and senior engineers who made these products from scratch. They will reveal to you how the whiteboard idea turns into a worldwide platform.
Internal learning sessions and innovation challenges: We are an innovation center primarily and you can be part of initiatives, research and focus groups… and don’t miss to take a place in innovation challenges and hackathons.
Tech stack: We are technical agnostics and programming languages are just a tool, but they can make our job easy. Thus we’re following the latest technology trends.
Engineering mindset: Writing application code is just part of the story – here you can mix tools, improve your knowledge about clean code, unit tests and other agile technical practices, and be involved in all application lifecycle management stages.
Career growth: We strongly believe in feedback culture and development plans. Also, on weekly basics you can share your knowledge, new interest or interesting practices with community.
Create technical strategy and vision for creating the best-in-class Android TV experience on devices supported by United Cloud.
Closely follow the development of Android TV, new features, announcements given by Google, and identify use cases that would utilise said features.
Understand the desired business or departmental strategy and outcomes and translate those requirements into a demand for new or enhanced technologies, trends, standards and/or products as required.
Work closely with decision makers to identify, recommend, develop, implement and support cost-effective technology solutions.
Decide on the right strategy and approach to support business plans and goals.
Advise on the best tools and other technology elements to achieve mid-term functional objectives.
Break down outcomes into defined parts ensuring they will meet the requirements. The structure should be captured in the high-level system architecture document which becomes an important reference to ensure alignment, consistency and clarity across all projects and implementations.
Decide on the architecture – formulate the design and organisation of the system. Create a solution structure which will meet the requirements, balancing the goals and constraints on the solution.
Advise and support development teams on recommended solution by a combination of mentoring and hands-on involvement.
Ensure constant improvement of team’s technical skills and practices
Ensure defined solution meets UC technical and security standards.
Work closely with other experts, System Architects, DevOps, and other technical roles to create and maintain product.
Communicate with management and other stakeholders to address and suggest further improvements.
What we're looking for:
5+ years of practical experience as a multi-disciplinary technology generalist
Exceptional software development and/or engineering background
Practical experience in dealing with complex problems through decomposition & integration
Exceptional understanding software, hardware, and user interactions, integrations, and interfaces
Know-how of the Android TV ecosystem.
Understanding of Agile process and principles.
Outstanding internal and external communication, presentation, and leadership skills.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills.
Creative thinker with a vision.
Attention to detail.
BA in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, Marketing or other relevant fields.
High proficiency in written and spoken English.
WE HAVE MORE THAN COOKIES:
Choose your workplace during the Covid-19 pandemic
Flexible working hours
Gifts for special days
Private health insurance
Sports and fitness
Here’s the thing:
We come to work every day to face exciting and challenging creative problems. And we come armed with an extremely Agile mindset and a bundle of opportunities for career growth and personal development plans.
We come and go relaxed and happy as we know United Cloud has our back, making sure our work and private life are in a perfect balance.
Our team is made of smart people, ambitious enough to make the change and brave enough to move boundaries. There is always room for more individuals like that, so send us your CV.