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


About the Role:

Are you a Roku expert with a passion for streaming technology? Look no further, because Ovyo is on the hunt for a new addition to our team of streaming professionals! As a Roku Developer at Ovyo, you'll have the opportunity to work on exciting projects and products. You will be working with a team of developers, designers, and product managers to create some of the most engaging and high-quality streaming experiences out there. We're looking for a Roku specialist who is well-versed in the tools such as BrightScript, SceneGraph, as well as other Roku development tools, and don't forget, problem-solving skills are a must! At Ovyo, we believe in work-life balance, and offer a great benefits package, and a competitive salary. If you're ready to join the ranks of the streaming elite and make a real impact in the industry, apply now and let's see what we can achieve together!


  • Designing, developing, and maintaining applications for various Roku platforms
  • Creating new features/functionality of existing apps, and debugging/troubleshooting issues within applications
  • Optimizing application performance and user experience
  • Staying up to date with the latest developments in the Roku platform and related technologies
  • Creating and maintaining technical documentation for applications
  • Participating in code reviews and ensuring code quality and adhering to development best practices and guidelines
  • Creating, testing, and deploying applications to the Roku Channel Store


  • At least 3-5 years of Roku Development experience with strong proficiency in Brightscript
  • Thorough understanding of the SceneGraph framework and its core principles
  • Experience with the Roku SDK and development tools, such as Eclipse, Atom, and/or Visual Studio Code
  • Knowledge of web technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Understanding of video streaming protocols and formats, such as HLS, DASH, and MP4
  • Familiarity with Design Patterns such as MVC and MVVM
  • Experience with integrating REST API's, XML, VAST and JSON
  • Experience integrating with third party libraries like Analytics, Advertising etc.
  • Practice of Unit Testing, and build, submission, and certification process of Roku applications
  • Familiarity with code versioning tools such as Git and build automation systems
  • Roku Ad Framework experience and In-App Purchases experience (Roku Pay)
  • Deep linking experience and strong threading experience
  • Custom UI and Custom player development
  • Experience with¬†full app release procedure
  • Experience with analytics platforms like Google Analytics and with streaming videos, video on demand and DRM
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies and tools
  • Strong problem-solving and debugging skills as well as strong written and verbal communication skills

Bonus Skills:

  • Experience with other streaming platforms such as Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, and Android TV
  • Experience with cloud technologies and infrastructure

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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