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Chief Architect, Rokuos
Posted on 4/29/2022
Austin, TX, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 20+ years in software development, architecture, and API design
  • 10+ years Linux systems programming
  • Excellent C++ programming skills
  • Broad knowledge of and experience with the full software stack of an embedded media player
  • Proven track record of success architecting software to operate within tight CPU, RAM, and storage constraints
  • A passion for building robust, portable, and scalable systems
  • Success at Roku is a collaborative effort, so you need to be a strong communicator, describing issues and solutions to various audiences
  • Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent. Ph.D. preferred
  • Candidates widely known in the computing industry may be offered a role as a Roku principal engineer (equivalent to a distinguished engineer at many other companies)
  • Develop and evolve the RokuOS system architecture to support new devices and new features, with appropriate modularity and abstractions
  • Solve design problems in embedded security, application SDKs, networking, graphics, UIs, media and other areas across RokuOS, always with an eye on the resource constraints of our players and TVs
  • Provide mentorship and leadership to other architects across engineering
  • Write software that can be easily ported to new or existing platforms
  • Demonstrate excellence in C++ development and deliver high-performance, ultra-reliable software
  • Advocate to engineering and product managers for better designs and scalability
  • Demonstrate the ability to dig deep to find solutions to challenging problems affecting our users

1,001-5,000 employees

Streaming platform for television
Company Overview
Roku's mission is to be the TV streaming platform that connects the entire TV ecosystem around the world. The company connects users to the streaming content they love, and we enable content publishers to build and monetize large audiences and provide advertisers with unique capabilities to engage consumers.
  • Unlimited vacation days
  • Medical, wellness, and financial benefits
  • Free snacks and access to fitness center at headquarters
Company Values
  • High performance
  • Proud to work here
  • Trust and responsiblity
  • Talent
  • Communication and context
  • World class product
  • Simple process
  • Excellent partnerships
  • Content standards
  • High ethical standards