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House of Blues Sr Engineer - Android / React Native in Hollywood, California

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Awesome Job: Sr Engineer, Android/React Native

Great Location: Los Angeles, CA

CULTURE

We’re fans who help fans everywhere get into the live events they love. A proud division of Live Nation Entertainment, Ticketmaster has changed the way the world connects with their favourite artists, teams, and shows, and we continue to shape innovation every day. We’re not just selling tickets (though we do that better than anyone else), we’re enriching lives one amazing experience at a time. And we think that’s pretty amazing. If you’re passionate about the magic of live entertainment like we are, and you want to work at a company dedicated to helping millions of fans experience it, we want to hear from you.

We have a ‘Fan First’ mindset, placing customers at the heart of everything we do. Whether working behind the scenes or engaging directly with the ‘Fan’ you will be part of a culture that supports and enriches the fan experience. Your work, our passion… delivering world class experiences – Fan First.

See what it’s like working at Ticketmaster. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01uyu27_tHo#action=share)

THE TEAM

What makes a company great is the people! The Global Mobile Apps team at Ticketmaster consists of 2 core iOS developers, 2 core Android developers, 2 react native developers and 2 dedicated QA engineers. There are often times additional teams spun up to help the mobile apps team focus on features like app growth, global support and privacy enhancements. Although some challenges require platform specific solutions, we try to learn, and problem solve together as a team. Our product and engineering managers are always available to help developers with priorities, blockers and gathering additional specifications to help do the job right. Constant learning is a part of the team culture with the expectation that engineers will need to use some of their time each day researching and learning new techniques. Be part of a collaborative learning environment with perks like Google I/O, WWDC conference tickets and training to help the team stay up to date with the latest mobile best practices. Want to learn a new skill? Just talk to your manager and they will help you make it happen.

THE JOB

Be part of something special! This role of Sr. Engineer (Android/React Native) will have a mix of coding and collaboration responsibilities to help sustain and grow our global suite of mobile apps and SDKs. Many of our existing apps and SDKs are written in pure native Android but we will need to add support for React Native using Native Modules. It’s ok if you have a stronger background in one of the two (Android/React Native) but you will need to be willing to work on both and enhance your skillset in the areas you have less experience. Releasing often requires a team effort so collaborating well with our QA engineers and the team leads will be a big part of this role.

WHAT THIS ROLE WILL DO

  • Maintain and enhance the Ticketmaster core Mobile application both in the US and in other countries (Android (Java/Kotlin))

  • Maintain the existing Ticketmaster App SDKS for the purchase flow and post purchase flow and help to add react native integrations (Android (Java/Kotlin), React Native)

  • Work with the Team leads and QA engineers to successfully deliver releases and get new features to the market efficiently and without issues

  • Write Unit tests and integration tests to verify the applications and SDKs functionality

  • Collaborate with cross functional front end and back-end teams on new features and app integrations

TECHNICAL SKILLS/COMPETENCIES

  • Android Development (3+ years professional experience) Java/Kotlin (we are moving from java to Kotlin but still roughly 60/40 Java/Kotlin)

  • React Native development (2+ years professional experience preferred) (JS/React)

  • Hybrid app/WebView experience preferred

  • Git version control (2+ years professional experience)

  • Software task level of effort estimation and planning

  • Experience with JIRA project management software preferred

  • Experience with Firebase preferred

  • Experience with AWS preferred

  • Computer science degree or equivalent experience with focus on data structures, algorithms and software engineering best practices

BEHAVIORAL SKILLS/COMPETENCIES

  • Great problem-solving skills

  • Good attitude and a self-starter who can be given a complex task and break it into smaller pieces

  • Works well with other engineers, both learning from others and sharing latest ideas with the team

  • Want to continuously learn and take on new challenges and develop new skills for their engineering toolkit

TICKETMASTER VALUES

Rock Solid Reliability – Earn the trust of clients, co-workers and fans; Set clear expectations; Deliver high quality work on time and on task; Take the time to do things right

Winning Teamwork – Collaborate with others; Share information openly; Listen and take time to empathize and understand where others are coming from; Show recognition and appreciation for the contributions of others

Act with Integrity – Pride in the way we represent ourselves and the company to others; Act with good intentions; Have direct, honest conversations while creating a safe work environment for open dialogue; Represent information and data accurately and completely

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

We are passionate and committed to our people and go beyond the rhetoric of diversity and inclusion. You will be working in an inclusive environment and be encouraged to bring your whole self to work. We will do all that we can to help you successfully balance your work and homelife. As a growing business we will encourage you to develop your professional and personal aspirations, enjoy new experiences, and learn from the talented people you will be working with. It’s talent that matters to us and we encourage applications from people irrespective of their gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status or caring responsibilities.

Ticketmaster strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of age (40 and over), ancestry, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), family and medical care leave or the denial of family and medical care leave, mental or physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), marital status, domestic partner status, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, military and veteran status, political affiliation, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship, race, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, and gender expression, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law, rule, ordinance or regulation.

We will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the California Fair Chance Act and consistent with other similar and / or applicable laws in other areas.

We also afford equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability. For this reason, Ticketmaster will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant consistent with its legal obligations to do so, including reasonable accommodations related to pregnancy in accordance with applicable local, state and / or federal law. As part of its commitment to make reasonable accommodations, Ticketmaster also wishes to participate in a timely, good faith, interactive process with a disabled applicant to determine effective reasonable accommodations, if any, which can be made in response to a request for accommodations. Applicants are invited to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made to assist them to perform the essential functions of the position they seek. Any applicant who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job should contact a Human Resources Representative to request the opportunity to participate in a timely interactive process. Ticketmaster will also provide reasonable religious accommodations on a case by case basis.

HIRING PRACTICESThe preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Ticketmaster recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Ticketmaster may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.

About Us

Recognized three years in a row by Great Place to Work® and named one of People Magazine’s top 50 Companies that Care, Live Nation Entertainment is the global leader in live entertainment and ticketing. Our world-class portfolio reaches all aspects of the live event and ticketing industry, from ground-breaking software in Ticketmaster, mix of legendary venues and restaurants in House of Blues, production leaders in Concerts, exceptional brand partnerships in Media & Sponsorship, and unparalleled team of artist managers in Artist Nation supported by diverse professionals in all facets of Corporate operations.

We recognize that our most important assets are our employees, the rock stars who keep the live experience going. Generous vacation, healthcare, and retirement benefits are just some of the great perks we offer to support our global workforce of more than 38,000. For any stage in your career, our many unique benefit programs are designed to help you live life to the fullest. We offer student loan repayment to support recent grads, six months of paid caregiver leave to support new parents, perks like Roadie Babies (bring your little ones & a caretaker along with you on work trips) and Music @ Home (stipend to cultivate your little ones’ music interest), and tuition reimbursement to fuel your ongoing professional development. Plus, working for the world's largest live event and ticketing company means you'll have access to free concerts, festivals, sports games, and more through our exclusive employee ticket concierge.

There is no bigger stage for your career. See what your future looks like at Live Nation Entertainment.

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