Lead Software Engineer - Roku

Category: Engineering
Locations: Emeryville, CA
Position Type: Regular Full-time


MobiTV is a video delivery solutions expert committed to making the live and on-demand entertainment experience better across all devices and platforms. Our content delivery platform unlocks content from the traditional Set Top Box (STB) experience allowing pay TV providers to seamlessly deliver content to their subscribers on all screens.

We are looking for a Lead Software Engineer for the Roku platform, who is passionate about solving complex engineering problems, to join our Client Core Engineering team. This position entails working in a cross-functional, geographically separated, Agile team comprised of Engineers, QA, Product managers, Project managers and Operations.

Job Responsibilities

Working in an Agile team environment you will contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle to include:

  • Collaborate with Product Managers on feature definition
  • Translate product requirements into a unified application design across multiple platforms
  • Oversee team of 8+ Roku developers and testers
  • Communicate design and solve problems in close collaboration with engineers and QA who are a part of our global engineering team
  • Help build and maintain Roku applications and BrightScript libraries
  • Own the Roku app certification process @ MobiTV – Submission, Certification, store availability
  • Perform code review and enforce coding best practices
  • Write modular, efficient and testable code
  • Specify and assist in writing unit tests

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field (Master’s Degree preferred) or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years of hands-on software development experience
  • Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals including data structures, algorithms and Object-Oriented design
  • Fluency in BrightScript and the SceneGraph API
  • Experience designing and using REST APIs
  • Experience working with lower end Roku devices
  • Experience delivering multiple applications through the Roku certification process
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Agile/Scrum experience


MobiTV is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse workforce.

Principals only please. NO AGENCY CANDIDATES WILL BE CONSIDERED. Please apply directly to MobiTV. No phone calls please.

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