We love TV. We believe in the magic of content, and its impact on people's lives.
Passionate about TV, data and technology? Join our growing team as we deliver the world’s leading content demand analytics built on the largest demand database to bring science to the art of TV.
Rapidly establishing as a global currency in TV, our Demand Expressions are helping to drive a new era of empirical measurement in the industry, as we aim to help our partners make the most powerful decisions, every day.
Parrot Analytics is a content demand analytics company that empowers some of the largest media and entertainment companies, brands and agencies with the world’s largest demand behaviour data sets to understand global audience demand for television content.
Utilising the most advanced artificial intelligence platform in the industry, custom machine learning software and our own patents, we provide the measurement of content popularity regardless of the market or broadcast platform we surface insights to our partners both on our dedicated dashboard as well as through our growing partner insights team.
About the Role
We are looking for a Mobile Developer with a deep understanding of the iOS & Android platforms, who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming.
You will be joining a new team working on exciting apps with an ambitious goal to reach consumers globally. You will help set our technical direction for mobile app development, and be responsible for launching our new apps.
Day-to-day you will work closely with other engineers to integrate with our wider technology platform, and designers to help bring to life their vision in engaging, high-quality apps.
Please note : Due to the current travel restrictions we are only looking to hire for candidates in New Zealand. In the meantime please keep you eyes out for future opportunities once the restrictions are lifted.
Empathy for customers, teammates, and other stakeholders
Excellent team player with effective communication skills who is able to listen intently and understand the needs of the business, can convert these into clear and easily understood specifications and are able to present this across teams
You must love building mobile apps and are passionate about creating beautiful, responsive user interfaces to provide a world class user experience on phones, tablets and beyond
5+ years of high quality native mobile application engineering experience for iOS and / or Android. Proficient using Swift and / or Kotlin (preferred) or Java.
Production grade mobile experience is critical for this role as you have to hit the ground running on day 1 as part of a small dev team
Good understanding of the submission process and managing apps in the Apple App Store and Google Play
Quality focused with unit and UI testing experience with tools such as XCTest and Espresso
Experience writing custom animation and transitions to build modern, fluid and responsive apps. Working with video playback is a bonus
Experience collaborating with design teams, and understanding of mobile OS design guidelines such as Google Material Design or iOS Human Interface Guidelines.
You have worked with tools such as Invision, Zeplin, Sketch and Figma
Good understanding of consuming REST APIs with asynchronous request handling. Familiarity with GraphQL is a plus
Confident with CI / CD, analytics and crash reporting tools for mobile applications such as Firebase / Crashlytics, Fastlane, Jenkins, CircleCI, Microsoft AppCenter etc
Nice to have) Experienced working with AWS technologies such as CloudFront, Elastic Container Service (ECS), S3, EC2, CloudWatch as well as Kubernetes / Docker is a plus
What you will be experiencing in this role at Parrot Analytics :
A high-performing team of elite professionals who are excited about introducing a new paradigm to one of society’s most impactful industries
A diverse group of colleagues from every corner in the world joined by a common vision to better connect content creators with consumers to be best in the world
An unrelenting emphasis on a value-driven team, with an ever-increasing team average (ask us for our Parrot Play’ guide!) seeking to be the best in the world at what they do each day
Working with world-renowned TV studios and brands and some of the smartest data people in the industry to solve some of the biggest data and measurement problems in the TV industry every day
The encouragement, support, and resources you need to succeed, learn and grow in the role and in your career
A lot of love for big data, TV shows and stories that move us!
Our Guiding Values :
We love our partners! We care intensely and passionately about achieving our vision and helping our customers be successful everyday they have put their trust in us, so we work hard to for them
We exist because we believe in the magic of TV content and its impact on people’s lives!
We want to make an impact in today’s golden age of TV, by enabling our partners to make data- driven decisions across the industry so that fans are better connected with the content they love!
We have defined culture as the way we live and breathe every single day as an elite team to become the best in the world at what we do
We understand the importance of disseminating knowledge, information, constructive feedback and ideas so we work hard to over share
We take the initiative, always champion our culture and hold everyone accountable to it, so we work hard to
We understand the value of flexibility, freedom and autonomy and embracing new ideas to help us achieve our results (mastery) , so we work hard to make sure the best ideas win
Checking our ego at the door, we enter a no politics zone’ each day and strive to learn & grow faster together, so we work hard to add value and increase the team average every day