Senior Python Engineer
This is a great opportunity to work with a friendly team that is responsible for the quality of software on a range of connected TV devices using IP and broadcast networks. We offer career development, and experience of working with cutting edge technologies.
Are you an expert level Python developer that has been using Python regularly in your recent employment?
Are you interested in working in the TV industry and improving our products using computer vision techniques?
Do you like to solve problems using automation and come up with new innovative solutions?
Do you have the ambition to continually improve the frameworks you are working on by incorporating technologies like image recognition, audio analysis, and machine learning?
Are you interested in working on a highly performing technology team with engineers who are focussed on quality, reliability, and continuous delivery?
Do you like to drive changes and contribute to our roadmap and technology strategy?
Do you like to mentor other team members, who will look to you for technical guidance on a range of engineering problems?
Skills and experience required:
Expert level Python programming skills
Be able to independently pursue quality throughout the organization
Agile Development Methodologies
Great communication and stakeholder management skills
You’ll have a clear and logical approach to problem solving
Tools that we use:
Continuous Integration e.g. Jenkins
Containers e.g. Docker, Kubernetes
Computer vision e.g. OpenCV
Version Control (GitHub)
YouView is an on-demand TV service with over 70 live digital channels. It seamlessly combines seven day catch-up on BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All 4 and Demand 5 with a library of on demand television programmes, films and radio. A range of quality content is available via on demand players from Netflix, Now TV, Milkshake!, UKTV Play, STV and S4C. YouView has record, pause and rewind TV functionality as well as a simple search and more. Our social, supportive team is made up of the brightest minds available, in a truly dynamic business with clear growth and development potential.
YouView launched in summer 2012, brought BT Sport over IP in 2013, an upgrade to 4k and the launch of Netflix in 2014, partnered with Sony to offer the UI for its TVs in 2015 and brought the first UHD device to the UK. YouView launched a major upgrade to its underlying platform in 2017 with an award-winning UI in the UK with a powerful cloud back office providing new data and insights into how consumers watch and find TV. It recently announced the launch of Amazon Prime with BT and the arrival of Sky Atlantic in early 2019.
YouView continues to innovate and is working with the BBC to trial a UHD version of BBC iPlayer. YouView has won a number of major industry awards including Advanced TV Innovation of the Year at the 2017 Content Innovation Awards and Best Platform at the annual T3 Awards and most recently winner of the National Technology Awards for TV, Film and Broadcasting Technology of the Year.