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Roku Architect / Lead Engineer
Greenwood Village, Colorado  |  Hybrid
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Applied on September 30, 2022
Job Id #57404 Posted July 7, 2022

Our client, a large telecommunications company, is seeking a Roku Architect / Lead Engineer to join their internal Digital Platform Agency. This role is Front-end, UI-centric role.

  • Hands-on coding while also helping to guide the direction of the codebase and feature-specific implementations 
  • Mentoring more Jr. developers (but not directly managing)
  • Solutioning, prototyping, and POC’ing in support of new features
  • Documentation and diagraming as needed
  • Influence future hires, team-building decisions, and awesome team culture
  • 5+ years experience as a UI/Front-end Architect or Lead Engineer 
  • Demonstrated capability of learning and implementing front-ends/UIs in multiple development languages
  • Examples: Javascript, TypeScript, Python, C++, C#, Java, Brightscript, .NET, Visual Basic – Essentially any object-oriented development language
  • Experience working as a front-end/UI engineer within the video or streaming space, and/or working with Connected TV devices like Roku, SamsungTV, LGTV, FireTV, Xbox, etc. 
  • Keywords: DAI, DRM, streaming, video, player, connected devices, 10-foot
  • Direct experience on the Roku platform writing in Brightscript and using Scenegraph
  • Great communicator, a team player, and brings positive energy to the team

Horizontal facilitates valuable and productive conversations between you and potential employers. We can assist you in growing your career by partnering you with employers that offer challenging assignments. For those that join the team, we offer competitive compensation and benefits including medical, dental, vision, and retirement. Check out all we have to offer and how you can become part of the Horizontal Talent Team. In compliance in compliance with state laws and regulations related to job posting requirements, the salary range for this role is $15.00 -$115.00 per hour (hourly rates in other locations could differ). This is not a guarantee of compensation, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location.

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