Senior Developer (Remote Position)

Posted date:  Jul 18, 2022

Seville, Andalusia, Spain

Red Bee was born in media and for the past 15+ years we have made significant contributions to the development of the global media industry, empowering the world’s strongest media brands, broadcasters and content owners to instantly connect with audiences anywhere at any-time. Our partners include BBC, Channel 4, ITV, Canal+, ExtremeE, TV5MONDE and many others.

We are truly a global company, working across borders in 175 countries, offering a diverse, performance-driven culture and an innovative and engaging environment where employees improve their potential every day. Our employees live our vision, core values and guiding principles.

About this opportunity

Red Bee Media are looking for a Senior Developer to join their team on a permanent contract. The Access Services development team is a welcoming and supportive environment, and gives the opportunity for exposure to a range of new technologies such as Cloud Native development (AWS), Containerised deployment, integration with machine learning services, and more. There is a great culture of learning, respect and growth, and we offer flexible remote working and hours. The ideal candidate will have strong knowledge of some or all of the following technologies: Python, Django, JavaScript, Amazon Web Services, kubernetes and Git.

Context – Red Bee Media Business Area Data Services

Red Bee Media (RBM) is an organization which has more than 2500 employees, based in UK, France, Netherlands, Sweden, Finland, Germany, Spain, US, Canada and Australia. We connect the world’s content to audiences everywhere. This we do through an agile, innovative and flexible technology infrastructure with world class operating models. We operate in TV markets all over the world and with some of the strongest brands in the industry. We work with both public service broadcasters and major commercial clients including the BBC, ITV, C4, C5 Canal+, and many clients in France, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, and China among others. We work with local market channels, pan-European channels, global channels and every combination in between and we understand the complexities of each.

Job Purpose

RBM Data Services use a number of tailored systems to assist with planning and production of Subtitling, Audio Description and Sign Language Translation output, and the role of the Developer will be to participate in the Development of these platforms. The role will require solution development from base requirements and user stories, on to continuous delivery in to deployment into test and production environments. Additionally, the role will require integration with related systems (e.g. client scheduling software, production software) and for ensuring optimal configuration is achieved for use in production.

Whilst this role is primarily technical, it requires excellent communication, teamwork and collaboration, working with clients and colleagues to deliver our technical architecture and strategy.

What you will do


  • Development on shared codebase for production backend and frontend systems, web and micro services
  • Working through defined sprints of work as elaborated with product owner
  • Ensuring automated testing is used to drive better development and releases
  • Take a proactive lead in codification of cloud deployments; to deploy, configure, optimise and maintain code releases as products are developed. Support and manage these systems from a 3rd line perspective.
  • Develop automated tests to minimise (manual) technical and load testing.
  • Hacking together PoCs as requested when trying to establish feasibility of new ideas
  • Research, assess and recommend emerging tools and technologies.
  • Identify risks, issues and dependencies for technical solutions, operating on the basis of continual improvement
  • Provide professional and authoritative technical advice to colleagues and clients.
  • Contribute expertise to assist development of enterprise architecture, technology roadmap and policies
  • Identify and manage architectural dependencies and design conflicts within projects


  • Educate and evangelise the solutions / architecture to colleagues and clients
  • Involve relevant technologists, managers and end-users in decision-making, collaborating across the business to ensure optimal outcomes.
  • Escalate technical issues and risks, ensuring that the business impact is understood
  • Provide briefings, presentations and recommendations on technology developments


  • Proactively ensure systems are documented and technical documentation is provided to support teams.
  • Maintain release notes for each formal release and ensure these are provided to the operational teams
  • Ensure changes are managed through the corporate asset management and change management systems.


  • Contribute proactively to team, department and company objectives, as well as personal goals
  • Keep up to date with corporate policies and procedures and follow them as intended
  • Respect company and client confidentiality
  • Continue to develop personal skills, knowledge and expertise
  • Represent the team and company with enthusiasm and professionalism

This is a remote position, reporting to Seville's office.

You will bring


  • Demonstrable Experience of developing and supporting Cloud hosted and Serverless deployments
  • Demonstrable Experience of work with Amazon Web Services
  • Demonstrable Experience of work with frontend JS web applications
  • Demonstrable Experience of work with Python
  • Understanding of the concepts and benefits of Agile, DevOps, Configuration Management, Continuous Delivery and Cloud Computing.
  • Practical appreciation of the application of IT technology within a high availability service delivery operation
  • Practical appreciation of working in a 24*7 business.


  • Degree-level qualification
  • Experience working with monitoring tools
  • Extensive experience with internet protocols, standards, technologies and applications
  • Demonstrable experience working in Broadcast or Media industries
  • Practical knowledge of information security approaches Demonstrable experience of encryption systems
  • Demonstrable experience of TCP/IP based networks
  • Experience of, or a desire to learn, administration of Linux systems.
  • Practical knowledge of relevant standards and technologies
  • Experience with product development of customized, in-house, applications
  • Publication of internal and client-facing documentation.
  • Previous professional experience as a leader on technical projects

Key Relationships

  • Access Services Head of Architecture and Development
  • Access Services Scrum Master and Project Managers
  • Data Services DevOps Engineers
  • Data Services Product Managers
  • Local testers and trainers
  • Operational Superusers
  • Operational Tech Support Teams

Why join Red Bee?

At Red Bee you will join an international team, collaborating to deliver outstanding media experiences through forward-thinking solutions and services. You will work with colleagues who share a passion for media and clear sense of integrity in the workplace! In your day to day, you will have the opportunity to work with some of the biggest and most innovative media companies in the world, using leading media technologies and systems to deliver our services. Here you can bring your unique talents, skills and perspectives to the table and collaborate in an openminded and inclusive environment!

What happens once you apply?

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