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Senior Software Engineer, Front End Web Development

roku · 19 days ago
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Teamwork makes the stream work.

Roku is changing how the world watches TV

Roku is the #1 TV streaming platform in the US, and we've set our sights on powering every television in the world. Roku pioneered streaming to the TV. Our mission is to be the TV streaming platform that connects the entire TV ecosystem. We connect consumers to the content they love, enable content publishers to build and monetize large audiences, and provide advertisers unique capabilities to engage consumers.

From your first day at Roku, you'll make a valuable - and valued - contribution. We're a fast-growing public company where no one is a bystander. We offer you the opportunity to delight millions of TV streamers around the world while gaining meaningful experience across a variety of disciplines.


About the team

This team spends most of its time working on customer focused features that improve the user experience, from content discovery and search to Roku pay and subscription to embedded software and firmware, and much more. Our product roadmap helps us accelerate our growth and scale, putting surprising new features into the hands of tens of millions of Roku users worldwide.

Our developers and engineers are owners. They are motivated from within, finding and taking on a feature or project simply because that problem needs to be solved and shipped. But that individual must work together with different engineering teams, UI design, product teams, and business leadership to make things happen, which means that engineers succeed here because they can maintain that independent spirit and motivation within a deeply collaborative environment. We are the pragmatic dreamers inventing and re-inventing the world of streaming media.


About the role

We're seeking a talented and versatile Senior Front-End Web Developer to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have a strong foundation in web technologies and front-end development, complemented by experience in lower-level programming languages.


What you'll be doing

  • Develop responsive and performant web applications using modern front-end frameworks
  • Collaborate with UX/UI designers to implement visually appealing and user-friendly interfaces
  • Optimize web applications for maximum speed and scalability
  • Write clean, maintainable, and well-documented code
  • Contribute to architectural decisions and best practices for front-end development
  • Mentor junior developers and participate in code reviews


We're excited if you have

  • 7+ years of experience in front-end web development
  • Expert-level knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Proficiency in at least one modern front-end framework (e.g., React, Vue)
  • Strong understanding of web performance optimization techniques
  • Experience with version control systems (preferably Git)
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs and GraphQL
  • Understanding of computer graphics principles and game development concepts
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms, CI/CD pipelines and server-side technologies preferred 
  • Experience in C/C++ and knowledge of lower-level programming preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent practical experience)



Roku is committed to offering a diverse range of benefits as part of our compensation package to support our employees and their families. Our comprehensive benefits include global access to mental health and financial wellness support and resources. Local benefits include statutory and voluntary benefits which may include healthcare (medical, dental, and vision), life, accident, disability, commuter, and retirement options (401(k)/pension). Our employees can take time off work for vacation and other personal reasons to balance their evolving work and life needs. It's important to note that not every benefit is available in all locations or for every role. For details specific to your location, please consult with your recruiter.


The Roku Culture

Roku is a great place for people who want to work in a fast-paced environment where everyone is focused on the company's success rather than their own. We try to surround ourselves with people who are great at their jobs, who are easy to work with, and who keep their egos in check. We appreciate a sense of humor. We believe a fewer number of very talented folks can do more for less cost than a larger number of less talented teams. We’re independent thinkers with big ideas who act boldly, move fast and accomplish extraordinary things through collaboration and trust. In short, at Roku you'll be part of a company that's changing how the world watches TV. 

We have a unique culture that we are proud of. We think of ourselves primarily as problem-solvers, which itself is a two-part idea. We come up with the solution, but the solution isn't real until it is built and delivered to the customer. That penchant for action gives us a pragmatic approach to innovation, one that has served us well since 2002. 

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Last updated on Jul 4, 2024

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