fuboTV is hiring a

Software Engineer - Android

New York, United States

Who are we?

fuboTV is the fastest growing video streaming startup (backed by some of the world's largest media companies) that is reinventing live television for the entire household in the cord cutting era.

Originally founded as a soccer streaming service, fuboTV is the leading sports-first cable replacement in the U.S, growing to nearly 250,000 paying subscribers.

fuboTV broadcasts most NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL games, all major soccer leagues, and a wide range of college and other sports. fuboTV also broadcasts a wide variety of news, movies, and entertainment programming including the FOX, NBC, CBS, and Turner broadcast catalogs, plus Showtime, AMC…and much more! fuboTV can be accessed on multiple platforms, including web, Android, iOS, tvOS, Fire TV, Android TV, Roku and Chromecast.

About the Role:

fuboTV is looking for exceptional Android Engineers with a passion for crafting simple systems that solve complex problems.

As a Software Engineer on our Android Team, you will develop the heart of the application which is the player. Your day to day job will be adding new features to the player framework and improving existing ones.

We are looking for Software Engineers who care about code quality, uptime, performance, continuous integration and deployment, SOLID design principles, test-driven development, and agile (with a lowercase "a") methodologies.

Our Android tech stack:

  • Core library and frameworks: ExoPlayer, OkHttp, Retrofit, RxJava, Kotlin & Java
  • Testing: JUnit, Instrumentation test, Espresso, Selenium and we have our own high-level testing tools
  • Tools and infrastructure: Android Studio, CI, Static code analyzing, Code Coverage

Expected skills:

  • Have experience in working on at least one Android mobile applications that have been submitted to Google Play Store.
  • Write clean, well-tested code
  • Have a strong knowledge of profiling and debugging tools
  • Be familiar with RESTful APIs to connect Android applications to backend services
  • Solid understanding of Android memory management, concurrency, and memory leaks
  • Ability to develop flexible and maintainable library and API for clients

Bonus qualifications for this role:

  • Understanding how video, audio, and adaptive streams work
  • Experienced in ExoPlayer and Chromecast Sender SDK, Android IMA SDK and other Media player frameworks
  • Have an application development experience for AndroidTV and FireTV devices
  • Have experience with Kotlin
  • Understanding packaging protocols HLS and DASH.
  • Have experience with DRM systems
  • Dynamic client-side ad insertion

Perks & Benefits:

  • fuboTV provides a highly competitive compensation based on experience and market standards.
  • Robust benefit package including stock options, Health/Dental/Vision coverage sponsored up to 100% for employees, 401k, Life Insurance, and commuter benefits
  • Free Premium fuboTV Account
  • Health and Wellness initiatives including discounts on Gym Memberships.
  • Unlimited PTO days and regular company-wide activities.
  • fuboTV's main Headquarters are located in Midtown Manhattan.
  • fuboTV is an e-verified company

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