At Zattoo we are building and operating on one of the most sophisticated video services on the planet: we decode hundreds of 24/7 live TV channels (including the most popular TV stations in Europe and the US), integrating state of the art UI for high-class VOD services and aim for the best user experience in our apps. The Android ecosystem is one of the most important ways for users to enjoy our service. We collaborate with Google and Amazon to make sure we leverage all the potential of these powerful ecosystems for our service.
All this is envisioned, built and maintained by our highly skilled Android team. As Engineering Manager - Android Application Development (f/m/x) your role is to enable your team to do their best. As a leader, you should be approachable, thoughtful, listen well, and facilitate easy exchange of ideas, knowledge, and practices. You should bring your own ideas on how to further optimize the architecture and help extend the capabilities of our system every day. You should be curious about the inner workings of our video encoding and streaming and be able to think and operate at scale.
Provide organizational leadership for the Android team which is shared across different teams
Enable and support the professional growth of direct reports
Constantly raise the bar on quality and best practices
Own the technical vision with the support of the senior developers
Represent the Android team and collaborate with other departments to conceptualise, build, test and release best-in-class applications
Work hand in hand with other engineering managers and reduce complexity by optimizing joint processes
Lead the hiring process for the Android team
BS Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
6+ years of development experience with at least 4+ years in Android application development and a deep understanding of the Android system build and application framework
3+ years of experience leading and mentoring a team of software developers
Strong organizational, leadership, and communication skills
Comfortable in working with remote colleagues, multidisciplinary teams and external partners
Proven track record of shipping several large-scale projects with multiple dependencies across various teams
Fluent verbal and written English language skills
TV app development (Cast API)
Adaptive video streaming / HLS experience
Reward: strong market competitive salary
Recharge: 30 days vacation plus public holidays
Regulate: trust-based flexible working hours and the option for remote working 8 weeks per year
We’re sharing: Free access to the best streaming experience on the market
We’re developing: your own development budget, German classes and Zattoo all-company hack days
We’re inclusive: ‘Zattooies’ are a fun, engaged, and diverse team made up of 40 nationalities
We’re healthy: yoga classes, health checks, team sports, organic fruit, vegan options and more!
We’re responsible: we are carbon-neutral, an active employee Green team, discounted BVG tickets and free bike rentals
We’re sociable: a calendar of events with fireside chats, lunches, in-house bar, BBQ’s, monthly socials, summer party and an annual off-site event
Zattoo enables our users to view indiscriminately and we reflect that in our team too. Regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law we encourage everyone to apply and will give everyone equal consideration. We are an equal opportunities employer, join us and help build a diverse team dedicated to the future of TV.
You can learn more about us at: https://zattoo.com