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JW Player // open source video player
 
Engineering, Full Time    New York    Posted: Saturday, April 11, 2020
 
   
 
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Scale matters. When it comes to our video platform, scale means ingesting tens of thousands of hours of video a day & serving thousands of videos every second.

We are looking for a Senior Full-Stack Engineer to join our rapidly growing Platform Interfaces team at our New York City headquarters. Our team is responsible for the asset & media management platform, manages over 40,000 video uploads a day, builds & maintains comprehensive customer-facing Dashboards & APIs, & maintains all associated account services. We also make the time to contribute to open-source projects that enable those around us & the community-at-large. This engineer will be uniquely situated to work across the entire organization, manage highly impactful projects, & help shape the future of JW Player.

The right candidate will work collaboratively with the Platform Interfaces team to build user-centric interfaces & APIs that are used daily by thousands of Publishers & Broadcasters around the world. This means designing the processes & building the APIs, UIs, infrastructure, pipelines, testing, monitoring, & all other tooling necessary to ship code frequently.

Our tech stack includes languages & technologies such as: Python, JavaScript, Angular, RabbitMQ, Apache Kafka, & Elasticsearch. Our applications are fully containerized, largely run on Kubernetes, & undergo rigorous testing to ensure a high availability rate of 99.99%.

As a member of the Platform Interfaces team, you will:

  • Contribute to the architecture of a holistic service layer that incorporates hardware resource allocation & dynamic system design.
  • Build features which serve customer-driven product goals
  • Code as part of a highly technical team in a fast-paced, agile environment
  • Prototype new ideas & explore new solutions to automate the mundane while supporting & mentoring the more junior engineers on the team.

You have the skills to be successful in this role if you have:

  • 5+ years of Full-Stack software development & engineering experience
  • A degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field; or experience equivalent
  • Proven track record owning maintainable, stable & scalable software in multiple languages (Python, JavaScript, Java, etc)
  • Comprehensive experience in building & maintaining modular components in a Modern UI framework (Angular, React, Vue, etc)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience with microservices architecture: designing, creating, deploying, testing & monitoring
  • Experience with event-driven or message-driven architecture & datastores such as Aurora MySQL & Elasticsearch

It is a plus if you have:

  • Experience in software security & compliance engineering
  • Experience building scalable systems with cloud infrastructures such as AWS or Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience doing test-driven development (TDD) and/or behavior-driven development (BDD)
  • Experience with web video
  • Experience with containerization (e.g. Docker)

About JW Player

JW Player pioneered video on the web over a decade ago & continues to innovate as the worlds largest network-independent platform for video delivery & intelligence. Media companies including Fox, VICE, Business Insider, & Univision, in addition to hundreds of thousands of creators of all types & sizes, rely on JW Player to deliver & monetize their content across all devices. JW Players massive global footprint of over 2 billion unique devices creates a powerful data graph of unique consumer insights & generates billions of incremental video views. The company is headquartered in New York, with offices in London & Eindhoven, & was named to Deloittes Technology Fast 500 in 2017. For more information, visithttp://www.jwplayer.com.

We are an equal opportunity employer & value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 
 
 
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