Software Engineer - Open Source Team (JavaScript / Android / Swift)


Bitmovin provides API based Software that helps developers around the world to solve the most complex video problems with a video player library that plays everywhere.

Bitmovin is looking for a Software Engineer to join our Open Source Team. We’re building and maintaining the Player related Open Source projects, hosted on GitHub. This includes first and foremost the Player UI, which is not only used on the web but also on Android and iOS apps as well as on SmartTVs, Chromecast and game consoles like XBox One. Also, 3rd party integrations like analytics or peer-to-peer integrations are to be developed for all supported platforms. We are looking for candidates who have a passion for Open Source as well as for tackling complex problems in a performant and maintainable way.

As an engineer in the Open Source team, you will

  • Develop high-quality, reusable and testable code that will be used by Bitmovin’s enterprise customers like Periscope, Red Bull Media House, Technicolor, Pro7, RTL, Irdeto, Zattoo, etc. and by millions of users worldwide
  • Be responsible for all stages of development, from architecture over execution to maintenance and open sourcing
  • Design and develop new demos and 3rd party integrations for the Web, Android, and iOS
  • Enhance existing and develop new features as well as investigate and resolve issues in the UI
  • Drive quality by writing unit, functional and performance tests
  • Ensure quality by leveraging peer reviews for your work and the work of others
  • Continually evaluate emerging technologies to stay ahead
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of technology standards, industry trends, emerging technologies, and software development best practices.

It would be great if you have

  • Experience in state of the art development with JavaScript and/or Java and/or Swift
  • Ability to work both independently and in cooperation with others
  • A sense of urgency and ownership over the product
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Familiarity with open source, git, and GitHub

It would be even better if you have

  • Experience with TypeScript and/or Kotlin and/or Objective-C
  • Strong architecture skills
  • Experience with framework/library development
  • Familiarity with Git Flow

We offer

  • Build up a GitHub reputation on your private profile
  • Working with an innovative, fast-growing and international team with low hierarchy
  • Opportunity to make an impact on the multimedia industry, with target markets EU and US
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work hours
  • Investment in growth and education
  • No routines, but new challenging projects with global impact
  • Free snacks and great coffee
  • Open spaced office
  • Regular and fun team activities (hackathons, skiing days, …)
  • Company laptops also for private use
  • The opportunity to work for an exciting start-up, building innovative video solutions
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