Web Developer // FUNKE Digital TV Guide GmbH

July 19, 2017
Are you living and breathing HTML5, JavaScript, CSS and PHP? Curious about working on a project funded by Google for the next 2 years? Do you enjoy toying with new APIs and being creative with your peers to get the maximum out of them? Are you an entrepreneurial spirit with a passion for video and television?

At FUNKE Digital TV Guide we’re experts in Multiscreen Content Discovery. We build services that have won multiple awards, are pre-installed on all new Samsung TVs and recently received funding from the Google Digital News Initiative for the next 2 years. Based on metadata from brands such as TV DIGITAL we build Smart TV experiences and personalized multiscreen solutions. And we enable third parties to do the same with our Content Discovery API.

We’re hiring a new key player for our talented team in Berlin:

Web Developer (permanent, full-time)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Web Development: Build and maintain video-centric websites and web views for desktop, mobile, tablet and smart TVs, utilizing HTML5, JavaScript, CSS and our Content Discovery API
  • API Development: Prototype and sandbox with our newest API features, generating best practices

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Customer support: Help our API clients realize their visions by providing best practices, training and hands-on assistance
  • Developer outreach: Represent our company and API at industry events like hackathons and meetups
  • Vendor & partner evaluation: Help us find the best external partnersand tools to achieve our goals

Required Hard Skills:

  • Degree or formal training in Computer Science
  • At least 3 years of web development experience, preferably in the TV and video space
  • Fluent in HTML5, JavaScript, CSS. Familiar with AngularJS
  • Diligent about version control, clean code, unit testing and continuous integration.
  • Familiar with agile development processes and workflows with standard tools like Git and Jenkins
  • Experience with PHP/Symfony and/or packaging for deployments on Debian is a plus

Soft Skills:

  • Passionate about media, TV & video
  • Strong communicator with fellow developers. Ability to write and present in English
  • Desire to shape the future of television
  • Self-motivated, results-oriented problem solver
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Language Skills

Fluent English is required. German and additional languages are a plus.

Send your application to: jobs@fmg-guides.com

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