Senior iOS Mobile Application Developer

Posted 19 May 2020

FOX Television Stations (FTS) Digital

New York IT Jobs (Mobile App Developer Jobs)


OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY Fox TV Stations

FOX Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.

JOB DESCRIPTION

FOX Television is an evolving business where creativity and drive can make a lasting impact on world-wide consumer entertainment. We are building a team of mobile app developers to deliver game-changing mobile experience for millions of dedicated fans. The ideal candidate will have an outstanding track record of delivering quality consumer-facing apps, experience working in teams, excellent communication skills, and a winning attitude. If you are passionate about delivering great software within a world-class engineering team, submit your resume today.

At FOX Television, we encourage you to innovate, to see the big picture, and positively impact millions of customers. You will work closely with product management and fellow engineers to define and implement reliable, scalable and secure software on iOS and tv/OS platforms. You will enrich FOX’s customer experience through features like content delivery, live streaming, video on demand, interactive services, content recommendation, and dynamic ad insertion.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Work with relevant stakeholders to scope, design, test, and deploy new product features
Write secure, scalable and maintainable code using object-oriented design principles
Maintain stable releases with automated and manual tests
Debug app defects and in-field crash reports
Implement industry best practices (Agile, DevOps, coding standards, design patterns, test automation, etc.)
Apply your experience and insight to improve team processes, tools and development culture
Ensure timeliness and quality of team deliverables
Other duties as deemed appropriate.

REQUIRED:

Excellent problem solving, communication and collaboration skills
Strong working knowledge of native mobile technologies
Current experience with iOS and tvOS
Strong work ethic
Eagerness to learn new things
4+ years of professional experience developing beautiful, well-reviewed mobile applications
5+ years of professional software development experience
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and experience

DESIRED:

Significantly contributed to multiple releases of iOS or tvOS apps in the App Store
Experience working within mixed engineering organizations including local, remote, and vendor resources
Experience using agile methodologies for software development
Familiarity with client/server, database/web interfaces, and ad technology stacks for native mobile apps
Experience with SmartTV and OTT platforms
Sense of humor

About FTS Digital: FOX Television Stations (FTS) Digital, the digital arm of one of the nation's largest owned & operated TV station groups, is committed to being the digital leader in Live, News and Sports. We invest in the very best people, technology and ideas, and we’re here to drive transformation of traditional media to exciting heights. We’re looking for creative, innovative leaders who are passionate about digital and crave a challenge. We’re all in. Are you? Let’s go!

EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job. Examples of a reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. Please send an email to ftsdigitaljobs@foxtv.com or call (212) 301-5853, or visit our readily accessible office located at 1999 S. Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90025, and a member of our recruiting team will assist you.”

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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