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Junior JavaScript TV App Developer - Metrological


1 year ago

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Job Description

As a JavaScript TV App Developer you develop independent, or in a team (international) TV apps which will run on top of the Metrological Application Platform on Set-top boxes from TV operators. Depending on the customer, you will start with your own creativity or you will work on the client’s specific wishes. The result of your work? The apps are used daily, worldwide, in the TV App Stores of, among others, Comcast, Liberty Global (Ziggo / UPC), Vodafone, Fetch and KPN.

Metrological has several teams; App Development, Platform and Embedded, consisting of more than 50 engineers. You are part of the App Development team, including Designers, Frontend Developers and  QA.


  • Experience with the development of TV apps is not a requirement, but you are experienced with the entire software development process (must);

  • At least 2 years of experience with JavaScript (must);

  • You have experience developing in a resource constrained environment (e.g. limited memory, GPU, CPU) (must);

  • Experience with Canvas/WebGL based applications is a plus;

  • Experience with NodeJS (advantage);

  • You have an excellent command of the English language, in word and in writing;

  • You work in a team;

  • You show initiative, are pro-active and show creativity;

  • The App Development team works agile.


Metrological provides a cloud-based software solution to make apps on TV available to TV operators all over the world. In addition, we offer operators a library of apps with premium and long tail content. The platform is live in many countries across the globe and has a reach of 80 million households worldwide.

Our office is located in the heart of Rotterdam. With a close-knit team of more than 500 young and ambitious employees, we work daily on the (further) development of our TV Application Framework.

We offer

As a JavaScript TV App Developer you can use your own creativity and you work on the product of the future. Metrological is front runner in the TV app platform business and you will work in an inspiring team, so that you can get the best out of yourself and the job.

Metrological is part of Comcast, a US based operator, active in many branches.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.

Employees at all levels are expected to:

  • Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job.

  • Own the customer experience - think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services.

  • Know your stuff - be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences.

  • Win as a team - make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas.

  • Be an active part of the Net Promoter System - a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company - by joining huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers.

  • Drive results and growth.

  • Respect and promote inclusion & diversity.

  • Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities.

Comcast is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.


Bachelor's Degree

While possessing the stated degree is preferred, Comcast also may consider applicants who hold some combination of coursework and experience, or who have extensive related professional experience.

Relevant Work Experience

2-5 Years

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