Partner Engineering Intern

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Partner Engineering Intern

Teamwork makes the stream work.

Roku is changing how the world watches TV

Roku is the #1 TV streaming platform in the US, and we’ve set our sights on powering every television in the world. Roku pioneered streaming to the TV. Our mission is to be the TV streaming platform that connects the entire TV ecosystem. We connect consumers to the content they love, enable content publishers to build and monetize large audiences, and provide advertisers unique capabilities to engage consumers.

From your first day at Roku, you’ll make a valuable — and valued — contribution. We’re a fast-growing public company where no one is a bystander. We offer you the opportunity to delight millions of TV streamers around the world while gaining meaningful experience across a variety of disciplines.

 

About the team

Partner engineering works in collaboration with the others team to help support a partner with technical issues. Issues can range form debugging channel code to creating and testing new features that the partner would eventually implement (with our help, of course). The sort of issues we encounter can be related to UI, media playback, channel performance, and Roku Pay.

For California Only - The estimated hourly rate for this position is between $20 and $50 per hour.

Compensation packages are based on factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, certifications, and specific geographical location.
This role is eligible for health insurance, life insurance, disability benefits, parental leave, and wellness benefits.

About the role

We are seeking an intern for the Roku Partner Engineering team. This position is fast-paced, hands-on, and focused on working with our top partners to:

  • Developer community – work closely with our Developer Relations team, Partner Management and top developers to debug and improve channels and apps on Roku
  • Enhance the Roku platform – interface with core OS and Media engineering teams to gain an understanding of the Roku system and apply that knowledge to improve channels on the platform
  • Developer growth – Attend and contribute to engineering project sync meetings for ongoing Roku & channel partner development. Gain an understanding of key issues faced by partners and implement/recommend fixes

What you’ll be doing

The successful candidate is an energetic team player that collaborates, asks questions, and seeks opportunities for improving the Roku platform. They have demonstrated experience in problem solving, leadership, and understands the fundamentals of front-end development.

We’re excited if you have

  • Currently pursuing a degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Programming experience in languages such as C++, Java, Javascript, Python, Brightscript, etc
  • Programming experience with emphasis on embedded system is a plus
  • Familiarity with XML/JSON syntax
  • Excellent problem-solving skills

The Roku Culture

Roku is a great place for people who want to work in a fast-paced environment where everyone is focused on the company's success rather than their own. We try to surround ourselves with people who are great at their jobs, who are easy to work with, and who keep their egos in check. We appreciate a sense of humor. We believe a fewer number of very talented folks can do more for less cost than a larger number of less talented teams. We’re independent thinkers with big ideas who act boldly, move fast and accomplish extraordinary things through collaboration and trust. In short, at Roku you'll be part of a company that's changing how the world watches TV. 

We have a unique culture that we are proud of. We think of ourselves primarily as problem-solvers, which itself is a two-part idea. We come up with the solution, but the solution isn't real until it is built and delivered to the customer. That penchant for action gives us a pragmatic approach to innovation, one that has served us well since 2002. 

To learn more about Roku, our global footprint, and how we've grown, visit https://www.weareroku.com/factsheet.

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Roku complies with federal and state disability laws and it is our policy to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals, including applicants and employees, with disabilities unless the accommodation will impose an undue hardship. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to People@Roku.com.

Roku considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

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Roku is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. It is the Company’s policy to provide equal opportunity to all individuals seeking employment without regards to race, color, religion, religious creed, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, medical condition, genetic information, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law. Roku also prohibits harassment or discrimination of applicants based on any of the above-listed protected categories. This policy covers all aspects of employment, including but not limited to, recruitment, selection, training, promotion, transfer, compensation, demotion, and termination of employment.

 

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