Title: Senior Full Stack Software Engineer – Team Lead (Subscription VOD Streaming Platform)
Location: On-site Location (Kano Nigeria)
Project Duration: 1 Year with renewal possibility
AREWA24 is a leading television, production, and media company focused on delivering premium African content to global audiences. Our Subscription Video on Demand platform, AREWA24 On Demand, provides a diverse array of African entertainment to subscribers worldwide. As we embark on a journey to develop our streaming platform across various platforms, we are seeking an experienced Senior Full Stack Software Engineer with a proven track record to lead our development team.
We are looking for a dynamic and experienced Senior Full Stack Software Engineer who will not only play a crucial role in the technical development of our streaming platform but also lead a team of developers, manage projects, provide architectural guidance, and oversee DevOps processes. The ideal candidate is not only an exceptional coder but also a visionary leader who can drive innovation and excellence.
- Lead and manage a team of developers including UI/UX Designers, Front End Developers, and Back End Developers.
- Architect and design scalable and robust solutions for our Subscription VOD platform across Android, iOS, Web, Roku, and Amazon Fire TV.
- Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to define project scope, objectives, and deliverables.
- Provide technical leadership, guidance, and mentorship to team members.
- Hands-on coding and development using Java, Spring Boot, React Native, Flutter, Dart, AWS S3, AWS Media Services, and Digital Ocean.
- Oversee the implementation of best practices in coding, testing, and deployment.
- Ensure high performance, availability, and security of the platform.
- Lead continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines.
- Drive innovation and stay updated with the latest industry trends and technologies.
- Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field.
- Proven experience (7+ years) in software development, with a strong emphasis on full-stack development.
- Proficiency in Java, Spring Boot, React, React Native, Flutter, Dart, AWS S3, AWS Media Services, and Digital Ocean.
- Experience in leading and managing development teams, including remote and distributed teams.
- Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to make critical decisions.
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
- Prior experience in architecture design and solution development for streaming platforms such as IROKO, ShowMax, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Afrinolly, and ibakatv, preferred.
- Knowledge of DevOps practices and CI/CD pipelines.
What We Offer:
- Competitive consulting fee and other benefits.
- Opportunity to shape and lead a high-impact project.
- Collaborative and innovative work environment.
- Career growth and development opportunities.
How to Apply:
If you are a passionate Senior Full Stack Software Engineer with a proven track record of leading teams and driving successful software projects, with streaming services such as IROKO, ShowMax, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Afrinolly, and ibakatv we encourage you to apply. Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and accomplishments by