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Senior Android Software Engineer

Vienna; Klagenfurt; Berlin; remote - Europe

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Bitmovin provides API based software that powers the world's largest OTT online video providers with video developer tools, built by industry experts.
Come join the team building innovative online video software for developers and content owners worldwide!

Bitmovin is looking for a Senior Android Software Engineer to join our Player Mobile SDKs team. We’re building the Kotlin/Java-based player library powering apps on Android, AndroidTV and FireOS.
The ideal candidate will have a strong software development background and Kotlin experience. We are looking for candidates who have a passion for tackling complex problems in a performant and maintainable way.

 

As a Senior Android Software Engineer you will

  • Develop high-quality, well-tested, reusable and scalable code that will be used by Bitmovin’s enterprise customers like discovery+, DAZN, BBC, RTL, RedBull Media House, Globo, ClassPass, The New York Times and millions of users worldwide
  • Be involved in all stages of development, from product ideation through architecture and execution
  • Develop new and improve existing features as well as investigate and resolve issues
  • Suggest, plan and implement improvements to code structure and architecture in service of testability and maintainability
  • Ensure quality and stability by writing automated tests and leveraging code reviews for your work and the work of others
  • Mentor & sponsor junior and mid-level engineers
  • Continually evaluate emerging technologies to stay ahead
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of technology standards, industry trends, emerging technologies, and software development best practices

It would be great if you have

  • Strong communication skills in English in both written and spoken form
  • 3+ years of programming experience with Kotlin/Java and Git
  • Passion for software craftsmanship, best practices, design patterns, automated testing and clean code
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting abilities
  • Ability to refactor code to improve performance, testability or architecture
  • A positive and resilient attitude, even when encountering problems or when things go haywire
  • Well-organized with a high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • A sense of urgency and ownership over the product

It would be even better if you have

  • Excitement for the unknown – you’re always ready to learn something new
  • Experience with library development
  • Experience with cross-platform mobile development using Kotlin

You don’t have experience with all the points above? Don’t worry, we will support you with learning, training and coaching on the job.

Bitmovin’s Benefits

  • Working with an innovative, fast-growing and international team with low hierarchy
  • Opportunity to make an impact on the multimedia industry, with target markets EU, US and APAC
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working hours
  • Home Office bonus
  • Investment in growth and education
  • Subscription to one of our customer’s streaming services 
  • No routines, but new challenging projects with global impact
  • Regular and fun company events and team activities (hackathons, summer party, …)
  • Free choice of hardware
  • Company holidays
  • Volunteering Time Off 
  • Seasonal gift package (swag)
  • The opportunity to work for an exciting start-up, building innovative video solutions

Bitmovin’s Benefits Austria and Germany

  • Additional days off (bridge days)
  • Hybrid work (home office / onsite flexibility)
  • Sodexo - Lebensmittel Pass Card (Austria)  
  • Bike leasing (Austria)
  • Sponsorship of public transport  ticket (Austria)
  • Lunch benefit ( Austria)
  • Free snacks and drinks in our offices (Vienna, Klagenfurt and Berlin)



Bitmovin is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity at our company and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


About Bitmovin

Bitmovin, a YCombinator company,  is a fast growing privately owned technology leader, located in San Francisco, CA and Klagenfurt, Austria.
The company was founded by the co-creators of international media standards like MPEG-DASH, that is used today by Netflix, Youtube, and others. Bitmovin is the technology leader in online video technologies such as cloud-based encoding, adaptive streaming players, 360°/VR streaming and performance analytics. Bitmovin is backed by top investors such as Atomico as well as industry leaders like the former VP Engineering of Netflix, former CTO of Cisco, founder of Unity3D, and many others. Bitmovin’s customers include the top media and technology companies worldwide, including discovery+, fuboTV, DAZN, BBC, RTL, RedBull Media House, Globo, ClassPass, The New York Times and many others.
Working at Bitmovin is fast-paced, fun and challenging with colleagues and customers worldwide.

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Bitmovin does not accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates. The submission of referrals or resumes by anyone other than a candidate directly to Bitmovin will be deemed gratuitous, and the company will not be obligated or bound in any way to pay any fee if the candidate is hired.

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