Senior Front End Engineer

Closing Date: 01 February 2019
Location: Glasgow

STV are on a mission to become Scotland’s digital entertainment hub. The world of media streaming is fast- paced and constantly changing and STV is determined to lead the way with our new digital strategy. Our development teams are working to transform our video streaming service, STV Player, into a world class platform. Our challenge is to blend leading-edge technology with intuitive user interfaces and engaging user experiences.

STV is Scotland’s leading digital media brand. Each month, our commercial broadcast channel reaches 3.5 million viewers and the STV Player is the fastest growing Video on Demand service in the UK. This role is a unique opportunity to work on a multi-platform product that reaches a huge national audience across Scotland.

About the role

You will be working within a cross-functional team within STV Digital, delivering the STV Player across our range of supported Connected TV platforms. As a Front End Developer you will be responsible for crafting performant, accessible user interfaces to ensure that our users can enjoy the growing library of content that STV Offers, on the platform of their choice. You will work with internal stakeholders and key 3rd party suppliers to ensure that ancillary requirements are met and delivered.

About you

Come and speak to us if you…..

• Have at least 3 years of professional experience
• Are an expert in HTML, CSS and JavaScript (ES6)
• Sweat the details
• Have a consumer focused approach
• Enjoy working as part of a team
• Show a passion for continual improvement
• Show how to optimize for client side performance
• Use TDD and BDD to ensure your work….works
• Are skilled in using JavaScript frameworks such as React and Redux
• Have experience in mentoring a team
• Understand and have used agile methodologies.