Android CTV Developer @ Fox Corporation - Los Angeles, CA

Job Overview

2 months ago

Android CTV Developer

Fox Corporation - Los Angeles, CA

Fox TV Stations
Fox Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 29 stations in 18 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Seattle.
Work on an exciting area of focus for FOX in the Local News space as FTS brings new Connected TV apps to market for its local and loyal audience. The Android CTV Developer role offers entry onto a newly defined and talented team of developers dedicated to the FTS Connected TV experience. This role owns the codebase for the Android TV and Fire TV platforms.
As the primary Android developer on the CTV team, you are responsible for new feature development, enhancements, bug fixes, and code deployment. Apply your coding skills with engineering excellence to deliver compelling and innovative local news experiences.
  • Work with product managers and engineering leadership to scope, design, develop, test, and roll out amazing customer experiences
  • Strive to write secure, scalable, and maintainable code using object-oriented design principles and industry best practices
  • Maintain stable releases with automated and manual tests
  • Prototype to confirm solution approach
  • Debug app defects and in-field crash reports
  • Document analyses, approaches, and solution designs
  • Deliver engineering excellence with industry best practices (Agile, DevOps, coding standards, design patterns, test automation, etc.)
  • Apply your experience and insight to improve team processes, tools and development culture
  • Ensure timeliness and quality of your deliverables
  • Take imprecise requirements and derive details for a complete solution
  • In-depth working knowledge of web-service and data-driven architecture
  • Other duties as deemed necessary and appropriate.
  • Solid working knowledge of Android 12 for TV as well as Kotlin, Android Architecture components, Java Foundation and Standard libraries.
  • Current relevant experience developing for Smart TV, set-top, or OTT platforms
  • 3+ years of professional experience developing relevant Android TV or Fire TV platforms
  • Comfortable with developer tools including Jira, Confluence, GitHub, Charles Proxy
  • Demonstrable problem-solving expertise
  • Clear and thoughtful communication
  • Thrive on collaboration
  • Strong work ethic
  • Eagerness to learn new things
  • Experience working within a mixed engineering organizations including local, remote, and vendor resources
  • Experience using agile methodologies for software development
  • Familiarity with client/server, database/web interfaces, and ad technology stacks for native mobile apps
About FTS Digital: FOX Television Stations (FTS) Digital, the digital arm of one of the nation's largest owned & operated TV station groups, is committed to being the digital leader in Live, News and Sports. We invest in the very best people, technology and ideas, and we’re here to drive transformation of traditional media to exciting heights. We’re looking for creative, innovative leaders who are passionate about digital and crave a challenge. We’re all in. Are you? Let’s go!
Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job. Examples of a reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. Please send an email to M or call (212) 301-5853, or visit our readily accessible office located at 1999 S. Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90025, and a member of our recruiting team will assist you.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.
At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

Similar Jobs


Android CTV Developer

Fox Corporation

Los Angeles, CA

This role owns the codebase for the Android TV and Fire TV platforms. Apply your coding skills with engineering excellence to deliver compelling and innovative…

Los Angeles, CA

FTS is looking to bridge the gap between the palm of your hand and the living room and you will be in a pole position on that effort.