Senior Software Engineer, Roku (Remote)

REQ ID:  10071

Secaucus, New Jersey, US, 07094


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Position Summary:


As a Senior Roku Engineer, you will be responsible for the planning, building, testing, and deployment of entirely new NBA products on the most-watched device - Roku. You possess a proven strong technical industry aptitude, have experience building for multiples set-top box platforms, and wish to further your expertise in software design and architecture. You'll lead in a team distinguished by diversity in life, vision, and previous experience while sharing an ambitious and creative worldview reflecting the values of our organization. You will find an opportunity to shape and scale products to millions of passionate, engaged fans around the world, and to shape a small team of collaborative, supportive, and visionary builders alongside you.


Major Responsibility:


  • Contribute BrightScript/BrighterScript code with responsibility for major product features while ensuring best practices are maintained throughout our project architecture
  • Create iterative and approachable code commits illustrated in well-documented pull requests
  • Design, implement and maintain the appropriate unit, UI, and integration tests
  • Own workflow processes, automations, and integrations
  • Manage workload and organization using agile methodology and project ticketing tools
  • Perform constructive code reviews and collaborate in larger architecture and design discussions
  • Collaborate with platform API colleagues to design and consume network resources for minimal latency and optimal efficiency
  • Mentor and encourage your peers and associate engineers
  • Research, present, and propose novel initiatives that advance our engineering and product goals
  • Work with your colleagues to ensure project milestones and shared objectives are well-planned, transparent, and balanced for the team to achieve


Required Skills/Knowledge:


  • 5+ years of professional experience architecting, developing, and launching software products and/or services
  • Mastery of prevailing patterns, designs, idioms, and a desire to respectfully debate their merits and trade-offs
  • Experienced with building apps for various platforms and needs
  • Well-versed in standard workflow tooling for source management and CI/CD
  • Experience with agile development philosophies and practices
  • Understanding of the role asynchronous code plays in modern application architectures Interest in specific domains for sports and live-sport-event technologies: Video streaming, low-latency networking strategies, etc.




  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience


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About the NBA

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a global sports and media organization with the mission to inspire and connect people everywhere through the power of basketball.  Built around five professional sports leagues:  the NBA, WNBA, NBA G League, NBA 2K League and Basketball Africa League, the NBA has established a major international presence with games and programming available in 215 countries and territories in more than 50 languages, and merchandise for sale in more than 200 countries and territories on all seven continents.  NBA rosters at the start of the 2021-22 season featured a record 121 international players from 40 countries.  NBA Digital’s assets include NBA TV,, the NBA App and NBA League Pass.  The NBA has created one of the largest social media communities in the world, with 2.1 billion likes and followers globally across all league, team, and player platforms.  Through NBA Cares, the league addresses important social issues by working with internationally recognized youth-serving organizations that support education, youth and family development, and health-related causes.

Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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