AWS Developer

Website UKTV

Where anything is possible

A little bit about our team

The Technology and Infrastructure team is responsible for delivering first class, leading edge solutions to the business. The team members are proactive, responsive business enablers that deliver competitive advantage by choosing, implementing and supporting the use of information technology. They take ownership of delivering the day to day workload, as well as exciting transformative projects. They are a delivery focused team, are fun to work with and have great relationships with internal teams and 3rd party suppliers.


The UKTV technology team are based in both a small office in Leeds and a HQ in Hammersmith, London. The development team are located in Leeds.


What you will be doing

We are looking for a hands-on developer who is passionate about developing scalable, highly available application solutions that leverage AWS services for Broadcast Media applications:

Working as a developer alongside various core business, and technical teams
Software development knowledge covering design patterns and programming best practices
Working with infrastructure and application development, aligned to industry best practice
Exposure to Agile software development
DevOps practices such as infrastructure as code, continuous integration and automated deployment


Who you are


Solid commercial application development experience (Java /JavaScript)
Hands-on experience developing and deploying business software
Experience with building application against AWS services such as Lambda, EC2, S3, SQS, SNS, Fargate/EKS etc.
Experience with continuous integration tools (e.g. Jenkins)
Strong scripting skills (e.g. Bash, Python, Ruby, Perl, etc.)
Experience with unit or automated testing tools (e.g. Junit, TestNG)
Hands on familiarity with automated deployment such as AWS CDK, CloudFormation, Terraform



Agile software development expert
Experience with configuration management platforms (e.g. Chef, Puppet or Ansible)
Exposure to Broadcast or OTT media workflows an advantage

Personal Characteristics:

You enjoy collaboration
You are adaptable with a “Can Do” attitude
You can demonstrate ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges



AWS Developing on AWS or AWS Certified Developer Associate (preferred).

Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

At UKTV, our inclusion vision is to truly represent society in our workforce and on-screen, and create a culture of fairness and respect where we champion difference so that every person feels included and empowered to do their best work. We are committed to ensuring that all employees and job applicants are given equal opportunity, and that we have diverse voices at the table in everything we do. We welcome applications from everyone and we want UKTV to be a place where you can be your authentic self, give your best and develop your career free from discrimination of any kind.


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