Front-End Engineer (Javascript) // Zattoo

July 17, 2017
Zattoo is designing the future of television, live and on demand. We build Apps for mobile, web and big screen on systems like Apple, Android, Samsung, Amazon Fire TV, Xbox One and many more.

The Role

Zattoo is searching for a highly motivated Software Developer with proven experience in Javascript development to join our world class engineering team. You will play a key role in creating and developing the Zattoo experience on Big Screen platforms (e.g. Samsung or LG Smart TV, JS based STBs) and you will be able to take the expertise lead in areas such as pointer remote optimization or video streaming. We’re looking for someone who wants to push the borders of what’s possible on these platforms. That includes working with latest industry standards (React.js/Redux/Webpack/ES6), introducing content discovery and personal features to our apps and tapping into the world of VOD. You’ll help us make the Zattoo apps even better, whether it’s by implementing new features, improving performance or making sure the user interface is top notch.

You will be part of the Product and Engineering team which is in charge of envisioning, designing, building and operating all of Zattoo’s services and products. Within this team we are almost 50 people with different nationalities and are spread across all our offices in Ann Arbor, Berlin and Zurich.

The Tasks

  • Develop, maintain, innovate and improve our Big Screen applications (B2C and B2B) with hundreds of thousands active installations
  • Work in a small team of developers, designers and product managers to conceptualize, build, test and release applications
  • Gather requirements around functionality and translate those requirements into elegant functional solutions
  • Implement compelling device specific user interfaces/experiences and optimize performance for the applications
  • Discuss topics like feature implementation, customer requirements and customer feedback with our internal business teams
  • Contribute to developing the concept for the next generations’ TV experience

What we expect from you

  • 2+ years proven experience in Javascript application development with very good knowledge of Javascript based native-/single-page web apps
  • outstanding software development experience proven by interesting work, open source contributions and hobby project
  • Fluent in writing well, self documented code
  • Experience with
    • software architecture and design patterns
    • using HTTP based APIs
  • Comfortable working with remote colleagues and multidisciplinary teams
  • Fluent verbal and written English language skills
  • Open minded, outgoing, self-confident and positive personality
  • Bonus: BS/MS degree in computer science or similar discipline
  • Bonus: Experience with React, ECMAScript 6 (2015 Specs), Node.js and/or webpack
  • Bonus: Comfortable with basic server side adjustments in a linux environment

What’s in it for you?

  • Flexible work schedules
  • Cool and comfortable office
  • Relaxed atmosphere, no dress-code
  • Working with an awesome product
  • Motivated and international team


  • Berlin

We are Zattoo

At Zattoo we want to create a new TV experience, independent from location, time and device.

Since our start in 2006, we bring a huge selection of sport events, movies and TV series to the favourite devices of our users. In addition, our B2B team delivers TV and VOD solutions to cable operators, internet service providers and many others, thus positioning Zattoo as a top notch technology partner.

We have built a great team that defines and develops the TV experience of the future together. We treat each other with respect and pull on one string to make our vision reality. Flat hierarchies and open communication enable us to cooperate transparently and to act fast. At Zattoo we can be ourselves and simply do what we are best at.

Join us and become part of our Stream Team!

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