Full Time Job

Manager, Software Engineering


Englewood, CO 06-30-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Summary of Position

Starz is a leading premium content provider and has a number of small, start-up like teams that help to deliver content all around the world. You will help us iterate on our content supply chain that is responsible for ingesting, transcoding, and delivering hundreds of thousands of hours of content around the world each month. You will have the opportunity in a fast-moving team to have a big impact in helping to increase our ability to create easy to use applications that help increase company efficiency and tell the content-lifecycle story internally to Starz.

You will be a working part of your engineering team. This role is required to not only lead the team but also deliver code.

• Drive day to day priorities for the development team

• Develop code to the definition of done

• Work closely with business partners to plan long-term projects

• Use data driven decision making to monitor and enhance performance of the team

• Troubleshoot production issues in support of the business

• Work closely with other teams to ensure on-time consistent delivery of the software platform

• Set the standards for the team and ensure they are followed

Qualifications & Skills
• Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field

• 5+ years of professional software development experience

• 1 year of experience as a team lead or Manager

• Experience building scalable systems/applications from conception through successful delivery to customers

• Experience with professional software engineering best practices such as Agile project management, coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.

• Current certification or demonstrable experience with AWS

• Experience in a CI/CD pipeline

• Deep knowledge and experience with .net core in Docker

• Working proficiency and communication skills in verbal and written English.

• Experience with Git and the GitFlow branching pattern

Nice to Haves
• Master's, PhD degree, further education or experience in engineering, computer science or other technical related field.

• Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: Java, C/C++, C#, Objective C, Python, or Go.

• Experience with Continuities Integration and Continuous Deployment of cloud-based Applications

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 US audiences, continues to roll out internationally.
Our Benefits
• Full Coverage – Medical, Vision, and Dental

• Annual discretionary bonus and merit increase

• Work/Life Balance – generous sick days, vacation days, holidays, and Impact Day

• 401(k) company matching

• Tuition Reimbursement (up to graduate degree)


$140,700 - $172,400

EEO Statement

Nearest Major Market: Denver

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rzkmm7-34-204-180-223-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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.