Full Stack Engineer

| Greater NYC Area

JW Player is the world's most widely-adopted web video player, generating more than 15 billion video streams monthly. We power the video of Little Things, Refinery29, Apartment Therapy, Washington Post, Vice, and more.

As a Full Stack Engineer in our NYC Headquarters, you will help build innovative features while maintaining our industry-leading video intelligence suite. The ideal candidate is a systems-minded person who can create simple solutions to complex problems while flourishing fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Our Engineers enjoy the freedom and autonomy to work on projects they find interesting, and are encouraged to bring their own ideas to the table.

It is JW Player's mission to provide the type of video experience that helps our customers grow audiences and monetize their content, and we’re looking for passionate and motivated engineers to help us do it!

In this role you will:

  • Own all aspects of the software development life cycle: planning, architecture, design, implementation, deployment and support
  • Work in an agile development environment
  • Design and implement a containerized RESTful API that serves JavaScript assets
  • Develop new features from our Product Backlog
  • Prototype new ideas and explore new solutions to challenges and be responsible for implementing them
  • Monitor and maintain the products and systems that many of the largest publishers in the world depend on every day
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Requirements:

  • Experience with web services and the interest to dive into Python
  • Basic relational database skills (PostgreSQL a plus)
  • Functional paradigms and Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • In depth understanding of JavaScript
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Self-starting disposition and a penchant for getting things done
  • BS in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks
  • Experience working with containerized services
  • Familiarity with or experience building API based dashboards
  • Experience with continuous delivery, test automation
  • ES6/ES7, Node.js, Typescript
  • Streaming video concepts
  • Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment
  • Cloud Infrastructure (AWS, GCP, Docker)

About JW Player

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

We are an equal opportunity employer and 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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Location

JW Player is located off the 33rd St. 6 stop in the heart of it all in midtown Manhattan.

What are JW Player Perks + Benefits

JW Player Benefits Overview

JW Player boasts a number of perks -- from our flexible work schedules and casual dress code to the Employee Professional Development program and generous Employee Referral Program, we strive to make sure all of our team members feel supported and appreciated.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
For many of our roles, hitting goals and surpassing expectations net rewards!
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
JW Player makes every effort to create a diverse and inclusive environment for our team members, including company sponsored events like our annual Inspire: Women in Tech & monthly Fireside Chats!

Additional Perks + Benefits

Flexibility is the name of the game for us. We have leadership that understands the myriad needs of a diverse workforce and what it takes to maintain a happy, healthy, inclusive culture.

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