Latest additions to Apple TV development team to focus on third-party channels, content

Though the Apple TV does not yet have an official App Store, Apple continues to expand the content available on its set-top box with new channels from third-party content providers, while behind the scenes it is hiring new personnel to ensure those partners are providing end users with the best possible experiences.

iTunesApple’s efforts to ensure that streaming video content from third-party providers on the Apple TV remains of the highest possible quality have led the company to advertise a handful of new positions on its development team this week. Two positions in particular discovered by AppleInsider show Apple’s extensive quality assurance efforts with regard to smoothly streaming video around the world.

The first position for an Apple TV “Content Partner Engineer” seeks a candidate who will “provide technical support to external vendors as they integrate their content” on the company’s set-top box. This person will evaluate partners’ video streams, and serve as a liaison to Apple’s own internal video groups to help fix issues.

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