Ericsson Software Engineer in United Kingdom

Red Bee Media Overview

Red Bee Media is the world’s leading Managed Service provider to the media industry. Working with the best media brands in the world, we enrich and ensure media experiences.

For content providers who want high quality media experiences for their audiences, Red Bee Media is trusted to manage and transform complex, mission-critical services with superior expertise, leading technology platforms and passion.

We consistently deliver the highest quality Managed Services utilizing the most agile and efficient solutions to reduce time-to-market and minimize business continuity risks. We can deliver our customers’ content to their audience on every device, ensuring it is discoverable and optimized. We ensure to be the best long-term partner to meet our customers’ complex and rapidly changing needs through our unique media heritage, technology experience and innovation focus. Our portfolio of services spans the entire media value chain including: Playout, Media Management, OTT, NuVu, Access, Content Discovery, Piero Sports, Graphics and Creative.

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to undertake a software development function using the best techniques available in a fast-moving product-centric environment. You will be a key part of a cross-functional product development group using agile management and engineering practices.

The software engineer is a key role within the platform development team working to design, author and implement software applications and solutions with the aim to build a portfolio of platform services that allows Red Bee and its client base to tackle an ever changing media environment.

This role requires working closely with architects, developers, testers, product owners and business stake holders to help innovate and design solutions across the domain of Media Management.

Essential Experience:

The ideal candidate should be an experienced Software Engineer with the following areas of expertise:

  • A positive, constructive agile approach with an emphasis on collaboration and flexibility
  • A passion for all aspects of software development from design through refining
  • Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design.
  • Highly proficient in at least one of Javascript, Java, Python, C++, C#, Objective-C.
  • Experience with one or more of JavaScript, Go, Perl, Python.
  • Evidence of working with algorithms, data-structures, efficiency, concurrency, performance optimization.
  • Evidence of working with object-oriented development and design patterns.
  • OS fundamentals and systems architecture.
  • Cloud computing, large-scale and high-availability distributed architecture.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment.
  • Strong analytical and excellent problem solving skills.
  • Strong written and verbal English communications skills.
  • AWS design/development/deployment, including in particular:
  • CloudFormation
  • CloudWatch
  • Kinesis
  • SQS
  • API Gateway
  • DynamoDB
  • VPC
  • IAM
  • Lambda
  • Elasticache
  • Lean software development
  • Experience of automation for QA and DevOps
  • Big data and machine learning
  • Liaising with offshore and/or outsourced development teams
  • Experience influencing product roadmaps


Behavioural Competencies:
  • An enthusiasm for new technologies and their application for both business and consumers.
  • A natural curiosity and a passion for learning new skills. A continuous improvement mindset.
  • The tenacity to keep going when things get difficult, an optimistic and upbeat personal manner.
  • The interpersonal skills required to build credible, long term relationships with clients, colleagues and partners.
  • The ability to provide solutions and guidelines that are strategic but also relevant, cost-effective and deliverable.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and spoken. The ability to vocalise the issues and initiatives of the day in a positive manner.
  • A suitably analytical approach, the ability to critically evaluate ideas and information, select relevant data, and identify key trends, issues, problems and solutions.
  • An ability to deliver on time and on budget
  • A demonstrable concern for results and achieving goals, with high standards of performance and a desire to improve on previous performance levels
  • Able to gain commitment and confidence from teams who are not direct reports.
  • High quality communication skills across all media and across a range of situations.
  • Highly resilient, flexible and accommodating under pressure.
  • Technical degree or equivalent experience required
  • Computer Science, Broadcast Media or Maths background highly desired
  • Working knowledge of software development practices and technologies highly desired