Digital UK leads the development of Freeview, the nation’s most widely used television platform. We work with world-leading companies to deliver television which informs, educates and entertains, ensuring every home in the UK can access high-quality television without the need for a monthly subscription. We are owned and funded by our shareholders, the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Arqiva.

We are currently recruiting for two exciting new roles:

Head of Software Development

We are looking for a talented Head of Software Development to work on the development of the Freeview Play connected television service - which is already used in 5.4 million TVs and is a standard feature of the majority of the new televisions and receivers which are sold each year within the UK.

  • You will have experience of leading, developing and maintaining a range of complex software products and services. 
  • You will have a strong and broad knowledge of IP video technologies, including HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, MPEG4, HEVC, DASH or other adaptive streaming technologies.
  • Ideally, you will have specific experience of developing apps for Connected TVs (and set-top-boxes) using HTML5 and/or HbbTV.

We have a collaborative and supportive culture and we are looking for someone who is a natural team player. You’ll bring positivity and creativity to what you do and play a part in our ambition to be the world’s best free television service.

We are a flexible working employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. Our reward package is competitive and salary will be dependent on experience.

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Closing date: 6 January 2020

CVs to: donna.wallis@digitaluk.co.uk

 

Front-End Software Developer

We are looking for a new Front-End Software Developer to work on the development of the Freeview Play connected television service – which is already used in 5.4 million TVs and is a standard feature of the majority of the new televisions and receivers which are sold each year within the UK.

  • You will have experience of developing and maintaining a range of complex software products and services. 
  • You will have a strong and broad knowledge of IP video technologies, including HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, MPEG4, HEVC, DASH or other adaptive streaming technologies.
  • Ideally, you will have specific experience of developing apps for Connected TVs (and set-top-boxes) using HTML5 and/or HbbTV.      

We have a collaborative and supportive culture and we are looking for someone who is a natural team player. You’ll bring positivity and creativity to what you do and play a part in our ambition to be the world’s best free television service.

We are a flexible working employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. Our reward package is competitive and salary will be dependent on experience.

Download job description

Closing date: 6th January 2020

CVs to: donna.wallis@digitaluk.co.uk