Sr. Software Developer
Summary of Position
Responsible for measuring and ensuring operational success of Starz's Digital Platforms' applications and ancillary systems, improve the efficiency of those systems, identify and address issues, and recommend solutions.
Aggregate, analyze and report on multiple sources of data for operational purposes. Responsible for full software development life cycle (requirements gathering, developing/designing, testing, deploying) to provide stability and operational success of video and buy flow pipelines and platforms as related to data. Create database develop stored procedures, functions, and triggers. Confirm reporting queries are optimized and tuned for desired performance. Create real time dashboards for observance of the platforms. Ingest data from third party sources and aggregate data from multiple sources to establish a robust reporting platform of operational metrics. Create reports to support the client development and backend services teams to ensure 100% uptime of systems. Confirm all data points are being tracked with accuracy. Serve as subject matter expert cross platform - navigation, content, video, purchase and renew flows, etc. Establish key performance indicators (KPI) for the Digital Platforms team. Provide executives and management with requested reports as they pertain to the Digital Platforms team. Work with internal and external teams in analyzing data in the video production and customer buy flow spaces to assure data quality. Resolve technical issues, log problems and educate at a system level. Escalate related matters to appropriate internal departments. Work closely with the functional departments (Client Developers, UI/UX, Environment team and Backend Services) to attain and maintain an in-depth knowledge of the business and new features. Support Customer Care in providing data to support troubleshooting of issues, user information, KPl's. Support Application Engineers in any troubleshooting of the environments. Grow the role to support future road map initiatives. Create documentation and establish process when it comes to accessing of the data and systems which contain the data.
Qualifications & Skills
Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field, plus three (3) years of experience as a BI Developer, Software Developer, Software Engineer, Data Engineer or a related position.
Must have experience in: full life cycle software development, requirements gathering, documenting, development, design, testing, and deployment of business intelligence solutions; data warehouse platforms (Google BigQuery, MySQL, SQL server, Amazon AWS, Snowflake, Oracle), including deep query and data mining, creating stored procedures, functions, DBA; enterprise business intelligence tools, including Tableau and MicroStrategy; analytic Setup and Reporting suites including Conviva and Mix Panel; non-relational databases and mobile (iOS, Android) web, TV and console technologies (Xbox, PS4); demonstrated knowledge of video performance metrics, Web Services and Technologies, including SOAP and REST, XML, Java Script, and JSP; programming languages, including C, C++, VB, Java, J2EE; third party data ingest, aggregation, and integration data pertaining to video production, video playback, customer buy flow experiences, OTT; troubleshooting issues, user information, KPI's; and performing deep analysis and creating custom reports for determining metrics, behaviors, and key performance indicators of systems.
About the Company
Business Unit Overview
With the Company aligning its studio operations behind the growth of its streaming business, Starz has become one of the pre-eminent modern premium global streaming platforms. Offering subscribers more than 7.500 television episodes, including Starz original series and provocative documentaries, along with a broad catalogue of first-run movies, Starz is taking the lead in delivering relatable premium content that makes it the platform of choice among a wide spectrum of female, African-American and other historically underserved audiences. Its focused brand, premium content and freedom from legacy relationships position Starz at the forefront of the new bundles emerging throughout the media ecosystem, a compelling value proposition to complement virtually every kind of subscription platform.
Distinguished by its successful and focused content strategy, top programming, exceptional curation and speed to market, Starz has quickly scaled its platform to become one of the most widely distributed and fastest-growing OTT services in the world, with OTT subscribers making up more than half of its global subscriber base. The Starzplay International premium subscription service offers a ''best of global SVOD'' content portfolio in more than 50 countries throughout Europe, Latin America, Canada, Japan and India through a bespoke and expanding network of distribution partners. The Starzplay Arabia joint venture is one of the leading SVOD operators in the fast-growing Middle East and North Africa region. The proprietary and highly-rated Starz app, a proven hit with U.S. audiences, continues to roll out internationally.
• Full Coverage – Medical, Vision, and Dental
• Annual discretionary bonus and merit increase
• Work/Life Balance – generous sick days, vacation days, 11 holidays, and Impact Day
• 401(k) company matching
• Reimbursement –Rideshare Program and Tuition (up to graduate degree)
$112,000 - $120,000 per year
Nearest Major Market: Denver
Combining the STARZ premium global subscription platform with world-class motion picture and television studio operations, Lionsgate brings a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. Its film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and the largest collection of film and television franchises in the independent media space.