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Principal-Software Engineer

Engineering Job ID: 2145306 El Segundo, California Apply Now

At DIRECTV, we’re connecting the world through the latest tech, top-of-the-line communications and the best in entertainment. Innovation powers all that we do, and our groundbreaking solutions deliver compelling communication and entertainment experiences to millions of customers worldwide. As part of our team, your next big idea could be our newest innovation. Here’s your opportunity to combine your passions for entertainment, media and technology to transform our company and your career.

Responsible for the fundamental technology work of architecting/designing/building/supporting cross-platform client apps, their integration to high-performing backend services, including building platform and performance components, and awareness of the end-to-end solutions.

  • Makes high-level design choices, technical standards, tools, and platforms. Must have a strong understanding of systems engineering principles derived from experience.
  • Has strong background in application development (preferably both iOS and Android platforms) using native, C++, and JavaScript. Good have design and implementation knowledge of React Native based app development.
  • With a strong background in the integration with Restful back-end services, can make design decisions that help shape up the service specification, SLAs, and reporting.
  • Domain knowledge of Video streaming would be an added benefit.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with various technical teams involved in the design and development of cross-platform client apps and propose an architecture and high-level design.
  • Understand new client feature requirements and propose document and lead the solution for implementing the feature
  • Collaborate with critical stakeholders to understand business needs, priorities, and the quality of services to be created or enhanced. Drive solution to be compliant with Target State Architecture.
  • Responsible for discovering and identifying any bottleneck gaps, design issues that may hinder the app’s performance, stability, impacting user experience, cycle time, or cost and resolve them early during the solution, design, and construction phase.
  • Drive standardization of platform components that can make up the building blocks from which DIRECTV will build applications and services. Ensure applications and services are leveraging building blocks whenever possible.

Consider the client app's non-functional requirements such as security, scalability, resiliency, and performance in all solutions. May define and design functional, technical, performance, and reliability solutions in line with client app inferred requirements.

This position is subject to the DIRECTV COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Click here for additional information.

Our Principal Software Engineer can earn between $115,600 - $231,100. Not to mention all of the other amazing rewards that working at DIRECTV offers. From health insurance to tuition reimbursement and paid time off to discounts on products and services just to name a few. There is a lot to be excited about around here.

This is a remote position that can be located anywhere in the United States. #LI-Remote

Ready to join our team? Apply today!

Principal Functional Skills / Competencies associated with this title:

  • 8+ years experience
  • Agile Methodology (Scrum)
  • Application Design, Architecture
  • Application Programming Interface (API)
  • Mobile App development
  • ReactNative development
  • Product and Service Design and Development
  • Programming Languages (Java, Objective C, Swift, JavaScript)
  • Quality Management
  • System and Technology Integration
  • System and Software Architecture


Job Posting: May 25, 2022, 5:22:26 PM
Schedule: Full-time
Job Level: Senior Associate/Second Level Manager Remote: Yes
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