Software Engineer - Web Development in Madrid

Eurovision Labs

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Onsite
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Full-Time
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Job Description

Eurovision Technology Hub is looking for a Software Engineer (Web development) to join the Eurovision Services (ES) Global Operations & Engineering team at our technology hub in Madrid, Spain.

ABOUT THE ES GLOBAL OPERATIONS & ENGINEERING TEAM

The ES Global Operations & Engineering department is the central point of contact for all customers receiving operational services from Eurovision Services, coordinating the management of requirements and delivery for all events, transmission and media services between broadcasters, EBU Members, sport federations and event organisers. The ES Global Operations & Engineering department is responsible for delivering high-quality technical solutions and achieving ambitious operational objectives, implementing reliable delivery solutions to provide outstanding value and services for our customers, while optimising costs to improve our bottom line.

As part of the software engineering team, you will be working with top international engineers specialised in media and will see your developments implementes in broadcast solutions for Tier 1 global sports and news content.. The Software Engineer will be part of a small, talented and motivated core team that will support Eurovision Services in delivering the most innovative and reliable solutions for our customers around the world.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS POSITION

In this role as Application Engineer you will:

  • Be responsible for implementing our next generation of web applications based on Agile/SCRUM methodology
  • Analyse requirements, design and write code for new features and user stories
  • Prepare and execute unit and integration tests
  • Participate in peer reviews and software inspections
  • Estimate and plan software development work
  • Identify and correct defects and their root causes
  • Partner with team members, end users and other development teams
  • Support users to evaluate and iterate on new features for a correct user experience
  • Brainstorm with other software engineering teams responsible for the backend developments, product owners and software architects
  • Research new technologies to solve relevant problems, delivering proof-of-concepts as required.

YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

The successful candidate must have advanced knowledge of software programming and

experience developing using Agile/SCRUM methodology:

  • Some years of experience working as part of a software development team
  • Some experience developing rich UI/Front-end for user-facing web applications
  • Proficiency implementing software in Java or PHP
  • Experience with JavaScript and frontend frameworks (Angular, Bootstrap, etc.), HTML5 and CSS
  • Comfortable with large projects in source control (Git, SVN), continuous integration and writing unit tests
  • Interest and aptitude to independently learn new technologies
  • Must be capable of working independently to solve problems
  • A willingness to learn and apply software engineering best practices to your work
  • As with any engineer we hire, the ability to communicate well in English is crucial (English is the working language)

ADDED VALUE

Additional experience in the following areas would be a bonus:

  • Experience working collaboratively with geographically distributed and international teams (our headquarters are located in Switzerland),
  • Some experience in OTT/Media/Broadcast software development projects,

Perhaps you are missing some of the listed skills and required experience, but you are self-motivated and eager to learn? Then we still want to meet you!

ONCE ON BOARD YOU WILL

  • Be part of an outstanding multi-cultural and international team of software engineers
  • Get involved in Tier-1 media projects with impact and visibility
  • Occasionally travel to our headquarters in Switzerland for workshops and training
  • Enjoy our labs, designed to foster a culture of sharing, openness and creativity
  • Choose your working environment: Apple MacOS or Microsoft Windows
  • See your code in cinemascope: Big screen (30-34”) on a comfortable desk.

EDUCATION

Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering or similar degree (Master or Bachelor).

BENEFITS AND PERKS

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • 28 working days of vacation for all employees
  • A flexible 40-hour working week for work-life balance
  • Recognition bonus system
  • Personal incentive plan
  • Private health insurance
  • Company pension fund
  • Ticket restaurant card
  • Public transport card
  • Sponsored gym membership
  • Choose your own laptop backpack
  • Start-up culture but with a consolidated business behind it
  • A multi-cultural environment, made up of a dynamic and international team
  • Enjoy long-term stable employment
 
  • Media

  • Privately Held

  • Geneva, Switzerland

  • 150-200

  • 1953

About us:

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) is the world’s foremost alliance of public service media (PSM). Our mission is to make PSM indispensable. We have 73 Members in 56 countries in Europe, and an additional 33 Associates in Asia, Africa, Australasia and the Americas


We are one EBU with two distinct fields of activity: member services and business services.

Our member services strive to secure a sustainable future for public service media, provide our Members with a centre for learning and sharing and build on our founding ethos of solidarity and co-operation to provide an exchange of world-class news, sports news and music.

Eurovision Media Services, our business arm, has an outstanding global reputation and is the first choice media services provider for many media organizations and sports federations around the world.

We have offices in Brussels, Rome, Dubai, Moscow, New York, Washington DC, Singapore and Beijing. Our headquarters are in Geneva.

Discover more about the EBU on www.ebu.ch and EMS on http://www.eurovision.net.

About Eurovision Labs:

Eurovision Labs in Madrid is the new technology hub for the EBU's new subsidiary, Eurovision Services. The Labs will be responsible for delivering media & broadcast core solutions applying the most advanced software engineering techniques. The new offices in Madrid are specifically designed to boost creativity and facilitate innovation and learning in an amicable work environment. As part of the technology team, you will be working with top international engineers specialized in media while seeing your developments applied in Tier-1 worldwide sports and news content. The applicants will be part of a small, talented and motivated core team that will support Eurovision Services in delivering the most innovative and reliable solutions for our customers around the world.

Join our new technology hub in Madrid:

No vacancy, but you think your profile could be of interest to us? Are you self-motivated and eager to learn? Then we want to meet you!

We are seeking profiles from the software and telecom industry which are passionate about software, internet and telecommunications. If you are hands-on, have some knowledge of programming, scripting, Linux OS, IP stack, networks, devOps, integration, QA or project management then let’s have a chat to see how you can fit the team.

Once on board you will:

• Be part of an outstanding multi-cultural and international team of engineers,

• Get involved in Tier-1 media projects with impact and visibility

• Occasionally travel to our headquarters in Switzerland for workshops and training,

• Enjoy our labs, designed to foster a culture of sharing, openness and creativity,

• Choose your working environment: Apple MacOS or Microsoft Windows.

Education:

Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering or similar degree (Master or Bachelor).

Benefits & Perks:

Competitive salary and benefits.




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