Staff Software Engineer at JW Player

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Position:  Staff Software Engineer

Job Duties: The Staff Software Engineer is responsible for or our media management, transcoding, delivery, and live streaming systems. Build, lead, and mentor a continuous delivery organization. Work across multiple software engineering teams to innovate and drive software solutions forward. Architect and build new software solutions in the areas of video processing and management, distributed systems, microservices, scale, performance and storage. Build scalable software systems to support our video management tools and delivery services. Create production-ready, scalable web services, and build and expand on our cloud-based infrastructure. Build API features which serve customer-driven product goals, and prototype new ideas.

Requirements: Master’s degree or equivalent in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field and one (1) year of related software engineering experience. Must also have demonstrated ability with each of the following: 1) Optimizing video ingestion and transcoding for cloud-based infrastructures; 2) Reliably delivering video over the internet at scale; 3) Building end-user tools for video management; 4) Technologies commonly used in backend web development, including MySQL, PostgreSQL, RabbitMQ, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, and Content Delivery Networks; 5) Protocols and formats commonly used in video, including MP4, MPEG-TS, HLS, and DASH. Will accept experience gained before, during, or after Master’s program. All experience may be gained concurrently.

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    • JIRAManagement

Location

JW Player is located two blocks behind Bryant Park. Close to the Bryant Park and Times Square subway stations.

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.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
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!
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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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