Senior Software Developer

Website MOOV Limited

We’re searching for an experienced Senior Software Developer to join our close-knit team within a fast paced, exciting broadcast environment.

 

You’ll be responsible for designing and building bespoke software for a range of different projects and work closely with the Head of Software Development all the way through to final delivery and live television broadcasts.

 

This role would suit someone who has experience in the delivery of projects and using C# in a desktop application development environment. You’ll be used to working in a 60/40 split between our London Stratford office and, home-based.

 

We are MOOV.  

 

We are a leading sports and events graphics company offering an array of services including virtual studios, 360-Virtual Reality solutions and graphics software development.  

 

We work with some of the top UK and international broadcasters such as BBC, Liverpool FC, IMG, and ITV. We’ve also been BT Sport’s graphics partner since 2013, working with them across a varied sporting calendar including the Champions League, MotoGP and the Heineken Cup.  

 

MOOV have continued to contribute to many high-profile events including Wimbledon, Commonwealth Games, Children in Need, the Royal Wedding, and long-standing shows such as Mock the Week. 

 

In 2000, Duncan Foot and Nev Appleton co-founded MOOV and their vision was always clear, to deliver high-quality graphic solutions coupled with exceptional, multi-skilled staff. As the range of our services that we provide to clients continues to grow, it’s an exciting time to join our team. 

 

At the heart of what we do, our people come first. We are an ever-adapting organisation providing an exciting, flexible, and diverse working environment. We offer a flexible office/home-based solution to help you achieve a work/life balance. You’ll work with some fantastic, talented MOOVers who love what we do and continue to help us grow and adapt with the industry! 

 

What you’ll do as a Senior Software Developer

Your duties will range from time-to-time dependant on the workflow however some of your main duties will include the following:

  • Design and build bespoke software and data systems to support and enable live graphics productions for our clients
  • Build large data processing, storage and, live graphics control systems for on-going sports and new software systems for individual projects
  • Engage with projects from their initial planning and scope, through development to final delivery
  • Support during live television broadcast with guidance and support from the Senior Management and, colleagues to deliver projects on-time and effectively
  • Work on projects from solo quick turnarounds to larger systems that require a range of different technologies and development resources.
  • Providing advice, training and guidance to fellow team members and mentoring where needed
  • Debugging and resolving issues
  • Communication with our design and operational teams to scope and produce software to their requirements
  • Liaise with 3rd party vendors to integrate data and services using their API’s or, other means of delivery.

 

 

What we’re looking for from a Senior Software Developer:

  • Someone with exceptional communication skills who can liaise with technical and non-technical stakeholders on new projects and technical support
  • Superb problem-solving skills in a rapid turnaround environment
  • An important thing for us is someone that can adapt well within our business and have a creative and innovative approach to development
  • A quick learner – someone that can pick up new concepts and techniques
  • Work effectively on your own as well as collaborating with other members of the development team
  • Ability to balance urgency and, communicate this process to colleagues
  • Someone that has a deep understanding of the sports and productions that we are supporting with software development.
  • Experience in executing projects and being able to work to tight deadlines

 

On the technical front:

  • C# in a desktop application development environment – the right individual for this role will be able to demonstrate and discuss significant contributions made to previous projects
  • MySQL and/or Microsoft SQL Server database development – the right individual for this role will be able to demonstrate and discuss significant contributions made to previous projects
  • WPF UI design and implementation.
  • Experience debugging/troubleshooting and providing support for software services.
  • Working with and extending features in existing code bases.
  • Requirements gathering and specification design.

Desired skills (not required)

  • Web development. (ASP.NET, JavaScript, Node.JS, Angular/React etc)
  • Hardware and networking installation and setup. (Primarily for Windows based systems)

There is a reason why in our employee survey, ALL our team confidentially said they love to work at MOOV. Culture in our business is really important to us – whilst we continue to add new benefits to offer the best, here is a rundown of our core benefits available to MOOV employees:

 

  • Cycle to work scheme – If you’re an individual who enjoys a cycle into work, we’ve got you covered when it comes to saving money on a bike or equipment to use for commuting to our locations
  • Easy giving – A tax-efficient solution to support good causes directly from your pay package
  • Wellbeing support – you’ll have free, unlimited access to the Headspace app upon completion of your probation
  • Discounted Gym membership – for those of you that are active gym members or, would like to get in shape on a discounted price!
  • Private healthcare – you’ll be able to provide cover for you and your family, by being granted access to our fabulous private healthcare (through Vitality), on top of receiving free annual eye tests (private healthcare is subject to one years’ service)
  • Paid volunteering day – per year
  • Blood donation – receive half a day annual leave to give blood
  • 5 and 10 years in service bonus – once you’ve hit that milestone here at MOOV, we want you to know how we value your work and time, Therefore, you’ll receive a lump sum and an additional holiday bonus on your 5th and 10th year anniversary with MOOV

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@moov.tv