Job Number: R50020903
Brand: Fox TV Stations
Job Type: Information Technology, Product Management / User Experience / Content
Location Type: Onsite
Experience Level: Experienced Hires
Location: Los Angeles, California
Job Posting Date: November 23, 2022
The Front-End Development Lead, Mobile & CTV role offers compelling technical challenges across six different codebases and an opportunity to lead a newly defined and talented team.
This role will influence strategic engineering direction as we take Locals News to exciting spaces. FTS is looking to bridge the gap between the palm of your hand and the living room and you will be in a pole position on that effort.
As the team lead, you are responsible for the Mobile and Connected TV client development squads. You will support your team members, provide them with opportunities to develop their career, and write code alongside them. You are an expert problem solver and the go-to person to address roadblocks, conflicts, and miscommunication. You will maintain engineering quality, track team productivity, and control the pace of software development to meet business goals.
Maintain high standards of software quality within the team by establishing best practices and habits
Proactively pursue sources of requirements (Product Team, QA, Solution Design, etc) to document technical details and dependencies to tee up work for the team
Advocate for solutions that take quality, app performance, backwards compatibility, tech debt and development resources into strict consideration
Maintain the health and fidelity of FTS mobile and CTV codebases by advocating for and executing code improvements and paying off technical debt
Provide technical leadership to teammates through peer review, coaching and mentorship
Prepare reports, manuals and other documentation on the status, operation and maintenance of software
Design, develop, and unit test applications in accordance with established standards and industry best practices
Package and support deployment of builds and releases
Assess opportunities for software and process improvements and prepare documentation to share with team members and other affected parties
Actively participate and prepare for sprint ceremonies, meetings, discussions, and work sessions with both the development team and engineering leadership
Work closely with delivery managers, product managers, solution engineers, and Fox Technology teams to manage the delivery of technical solutions from requirements analysis through design and delivery
Take responsibility for ensuring that risks and issues are identified and managed closely
Address team issues quickly and directly, particularly when it comes to personnel or non-engineering related issues
Work with the Director of Engineering in enabling an effective and efficient software engineering operation
Other duties as deemed necessary and appropriate.
About FTS Digital: FOX Television Stations (FTS) Digital, the digital arm of one of the nation's largest owned & operated TV station groups, is committed to being the digital leader in Live, News and Sports. We invest in the very best people, technology and ideas, and we’re here to drive transformation of traditional media to exciting heights. We’re looking for creative, innovative leaders who are passionate about digital and crave a challenge. We’re all in. Are you? Let’s go!
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