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Vimeo // platform for watching, uploading & sharing videos
Engineering, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Monday, June 10, 2019
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Vimeo OTT is forming a new team to redefine viewer experience. As the initial engineer, you will have the opportunity to break new ground, building agile workflows & engineering practices. Your goal on this product-focused team will be to develop the best possible experience across wide & varied platforms.

We are looking for full-stack engineers who are product-driven & have a deep understanding of high quality interfaces & use-cases. As the first engineer on a newly-formed team, ideal candidates will have built solid user experiences around video playback, coded client-side & server-side applications, & are familiar with OTT development. Candidates should also be detail-oriented & ready to collaborate enthusiastically within an agile team.

What you'll do:

  • Write solid, scalable, reusable code with Ruby & JavaScript.
  • Accompany your code with meaningful test coverage.
  • Aim towards goals, such as increasing viewer retention.
  • Provide feedback on your efforts & the work of others.
  • Experiment & discover solutions to a range of technical problems.
  • Drive towards the best possible experience.
  • Coordinate with application, API, & product teams effectively.

Skills & knowledge you should possess:

  • 2+ years building full-stack solutions.
  • Deep understanding of modern JavaScript development (language, toolchain).
  • Good understanding of modern Ruby development.
  • Willingness to learn & experiment with video technology.
  • Can program rich viewer experiences.
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented design.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.

About us:

At Vimeo, our mission is to empower video creators to tell exceptional stories & connect with their audiences & communities. Home to more than 90 million members in over 150 countries, Vimeo is the worlds largest ad-free open video platform, providing powerful tools to host, share & sell videos in the highest quality possible.

The Vimeo OTT platform provides an end-to-end solution for individual creators, niche programmers, & major media partners to build & distribute premium over-the-top (OTT) video channels (think Netflix in-a-box!). With over five hundred subscription channels with over 150 apps on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android, & Roku, Vimeo OTT focuses on the core technology while our sellers focus on what they do best: making content. We are building a platform that is powerful & customizable enough to serve as the backbone to all premium video networks across the globe.

Vimeo is based in New York City, with additional offices in Europe & India. Vimeo is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IAC). Learn more at

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