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Senior Software Engineer (React Native-Android UI Development)



Software Engineering, Design
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

About us--

We are technologists at heart, who love what we do.
At Quickplay we believe in transparency, fairness, and collaboration while we passionately work on some of the toughest use cases in OTT video; and enthusiastic about massive scale and agility. If you get excited about building the future of OTT video, and aspire to be part of a high-performing, learning-oriented, and caring culture--you have landed on the right company.

About the role--
Primarily focused on:

  • Developing high-quality, reusable and scalable code.
  • Providing guidance on implementation and design best practices to other developers.
  • Producing design artifacts such as class diagrams and sequence diagrams for Android lib features or client solutions.
  • Implementing product features within a team using best practices to meet product deliverables.
  • Implementing new features and enhance existing code to increase operating efficiency and extensibility and/or adapt programs to new requirements.
  • Participation in Agile sprint planning sessions and providing constructive feedback.
  • Assisting the Product Management team with high-level estimation and clarification of technical implementation of features.
  • Preparing software packages for deployment that adhere to the defined standard deployment policies.
  • Generating product documentation for releases.
  • Mentoring junior developers throughout the development lifecycle.
  • Quickplay Media staff reports into offices in a hybrid capacity (i.e partially at home, and partially at the office based on role/team needs) leveraging safety protocols aligned with local public health guidelines as they relate to COVID-19.

About You—
Experience & Technical Requirements:

  • Experience in designing and implementing enterprise grade software.
  • Strong knowledge of Java for Android and familiarity with mobile development challenges.
  • Familiarity with Android API’s and libraries.
  • Experience in working on React Native framework.
  • Experience with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, TypeScript.
  • Experience in building applications UI using React Native.
  • Experience in using REST API’s in Android application.
  • Understanding of code obfuscation & encryption techniques preferred.
  • Understanding of distributed multi-tier infrastructure.
  • Experience in working independently and in cooperation with others.

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with ExoPlayer or any OTT video players.
  • Understanding of multimedia content delivery protocols such as HLS, DASH.
  • Experience using media players on various mobile platforms.
  • Experience with Kotlin.
  • Architecture skills.
  • Experience with framework/library development.
  • Familiarity with git, GitHub and Git Flow.
  • An understanding of UI/UX implementation on Android.
  • An understanding of automated testing on Android.

Soft Skills:

  • Easy-going and flexible individual who can integrate and function within a pre-existing team.
  • Self-starter can operate with minimal direction.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills capable of leading design/architecture & training sessions.
  • A creative thinker and experienced problem solver with demonstrated passion and talent for technology.
  • You continually desire to stay curious, speak up, focus on impact, and be supportive. These four specific core principles are critical to your success here at Quickplay, and we understand that when you succeed--Quickplay succeeds.


I understand that this application is not an offer of employment and that by accepting my application, (the “Company”) does not guarantee that I will be offered a job. I also understand that if I am offered a job, the Company has the right to make changes to the terms and conditions of my employment, with or without notice, as the Company deems necessary and appropriate. I understand that any future employment is not for a guaranteed period of time and that continued employment is based on the consent of the Company and me and that both the Company and I have the freedom to terminate the employment relationship in accordance with the terms set forth in any offer of employment and applicable law.