June 14, 2023
Job Type
Broadcast Media / Pay TV
Ovyo Contact
Talent team at Ovyo - talent@ovyo.com


About the Role:

This role is for a Senior Node.js Developer and is suitable for someone who works well independently, collaborates effectively, and has extensive experience in this domain. We are looking for a natural leader who enjoys mentoring and training junior developers. You should feel comfortable taking charge, making decisions, and possess a creative mindset. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, are essential for this position.


  • Develop end-to-end API functionality
  • Ensure that the software meets all the necessary requirements and is considered complete
  • Provide feedback and raise concerns about the technical vision and target architecture when necessary
  • Assist with managing the sprint backlog and estimating the size of tasks
  • Maintain code quality by implementing unit tests
  • Strive to keep the environments stable and reliable
  • Encourage and uphold a culture of DevOps throughout the team

Required Experience:

  • At least 5 years' experience working on enterprise-level software
  • Strong proficiency in Node.js and Express.js
  • In-depth knowledge of JavaScript and TypeScript
  • Experience in API development
  • Familiarity with PostgreSQL
  • Proficiency in JavaScript test frameworks like Jest (or others)
  • Must have experience working in an Agile environment
  • Fluent technical English, and an excellent communicator with your team members

Bonus Skills (but not a deal breaker):

  • Git, Bitbucket, or Bitbucket runner
  • AWS and Kubernetes (or other cloud deployment and(CI/CD)
  • Experience in the VOD/OTT industry

About Ovyo
Ovyo works globally with companies in the TV & Media industries including some of the top household brands. Our people build the platforms that shape the way the world watches video and connects, working on a mix of long-term customer engagements and shorter consulting projects, quickly fast tracking their experience within the industry, and their career. We are a modern, dynamic company with some of the best OTT Engineers out there, and we focus on being a great place to work. Most of our technical teams are based in India and South Africa but we also have people in the UK (where our management office is) and Europe.


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