Global Media & Entertainment

Job Description

Java Developer


Reporting of the role

This role reports to the Technical Lead

Overview of job

The Commercial Technology team develops and maintain the products that drive the commercial revenues at Global for both the Radio and Outdoor parts of the business. We are passionate about 3 key areas of the business:

  • Sales Operations (opportunity management and campaign details);
  • Trading and Fulfilment (campaign planning, booking and delivery); and
  • Programmatic (audio and outdoor digital ad platform).

We are facing many exciting and interesting scaling questions, technical challenges and looking at new ways to expand the business. This role will be essential to that success.

We are a friendly and close-knit team and work in a highly collaborative, agile environment.


The 3 best things about the job

  • Work on a key commercial technology project that provides central ad booking for all Global assets.
  • Work in a highly collaborative, agile environment to develop innovative solutions!
  • Work in partnership with the product team to set the priorities for a central part of the business!


Measures of success –

In the first few months, you would have:

  • Followed great development practice and taken part in code reviews.
  • Delivered several larger features to the partners.
  • Assisted in ensuring a reliable production environment using relevant tooling.
  • Taken time to understand the business context.
  • Understand what the roadmap looks like.


Responsibilities of the role

  • Developing features for the business.
  • Take part in code reviews and other practices in the team to help maintain a high technical standard.
  • Help run our agile development process.
  • Help mentor more junior team members.
  • Help drive our collaborative learning culture.
  • Help maintains a reliable production environment.


What you will need

The ideal candidate will be proactive and willing to develop and implement innovative solutions, capable of the following:

  • Self-starting, problem-solving attitude.
  • Proven experience of good coding patterns and understanding of multithreaded code.
  • Proven experience in Java 8+, networking/distributed systems, databases, and other relevant tooling. Although this role focuses on Java, we use other languages too so a willingness to learn them would be encouraged.
  • Demonstrable experience of writing well-tested code, also accounting for how code will need to be monitored in production.
  • Great communication skills.
  • Highly collaborative outlook and proven experience working in a multi-functional team.
  • An eye for detail and the desire to make sure things are done right.

Everyone is welcome at Global.

Just like our media and entertainment platforms are for everyone, so are our workplaces. We know that we can’t possibly serve our diverse audiences without first nurturing and celebrating it in our people and that’s why we work hard to create an inclusive culture for everyone. We believe that different will set us apart, so no matter what you look like, where you come from or what your favourite radio station is, we want to hear from you.

Although we cannot make guarantees, we welcome conversations about flexible working for all roles at Global

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