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Core Software Engineer

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Core Software Engineer – Content, Supply & Distribution Technology

Permanent - Leeds

Hybrid/Smart Working Patterns

Closing Date: Tuesday 7th December 2021

Why you should join us…

We connect with millions of people every day, make the content they can't get enough of and reflect and shape the world we live in… and we do all this through the power of creativity.

We will be a digitally-led entertainment and media company that creates and brings brilliant content to audiences, wherever, whenever and however they choose 

Who we are

Content Supply & Distribution sources and delivers amazing  content to multiple platforms not just in the UK but all around the world.

We are looking for a Software Engineer to join CS&D Tech. 

Software engineering is at the core of the supply chain and our cross functional engineering teams, distributed across London and Leeds, work on a variety of products ensuring ITV receives and delivers assets on-time to where they need to be, in the format they need to be.

What will you be doing

  • Collaborating with the Product Manager and team to deliver robust, secure, scalable, tested, and documented capabilities.
  • Delivering API-enabled components and microservices using containerisation and cloud solutions to the highest engineering standards.
  • Delivering value to our business and our customers by using technology to solve business problems with creativity & innovation.
  • Building user friendly web clients for business operations use.
  • Integrating with other ITV systems, from other vertical teams, both legacy and more modern.
  • Supporting and maintaining existing developed applications in production.

To be considered for this opportunity you will need to demonstrate the following skills:

Minimum role criteria:

  • High level of experience in Java or Kotlin
  • Proficiency with modern enterprise frameworks, E.g. Spring or Spring Boot.
  • Good understanding of microservices, as well as implementing and designing RESTful APIs.
  • Experience in developing web applications using at least one popular web framework, Angular or React.
  • Knowledge of unit testing, and familiarity with build automation and continuous integration.

ITV strongly encourages applications for this role from candidates with a disability and as a Disability Confident Leader if you meet the minimum criteria for a role and you have declared that you have a disability, we’ll guarantee you’ll get to the next stage*.

(minimum criteria above)

The Key role criteria is as follows:

  • A genuine passion for technology, willingness to learn, and thrive as a member of a high-performing team.
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to liaise with stakeholders, business analysts, users and platform engineers to agree solutions.
  • Familiarity with agile working practices and multidisciplinary teams.
  • The ability to work both independently and collaboratively with team members.

Closing Date: Tuesday 7th December 2021

This is a great opportunity to join an innovative & vital team within ITV as we look to tackle our ambitious More Than TV strategy.

Find out more about our benefits

We want to be the most flexible employer in Media. We offer Smart working - whatever your preference, we will support you to ensure we provide you the right environment/  work/ life balance

We reach millions of people everyday, that’s why having diverse talents and being an organisation where colleagues feel included is crucial to us. We have various networks that celebrate and support our colleagues. We try to embed an inclusive mindset in everything we do.  Find out more here 

Candidates who declared a disability and meet the minimum criteria will be invited to an interview - find out more here. We're happy to discuss any additional support you may need during our application process as part of our reasonable adjustments approach. So we encourage you to get in touch with us if you require additional support... our email is

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