Software Engineer, Backend - Netherlands

JW Player

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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, and serving thousands of videos every second.

 

We are looking for a Software Engineer to join our rapidly growing Media Engineering team. Responsible for our media Transcoding, Delivery and Live Streaming systems, the right candidate will relish the opportunity to be part of a highly talented continuous delivery organization. This means designing the processes and building the APIs, infrastructure, pipelines, testing, monitoring, and all other tooling you feel is necessary to ship code frequently of the highest possible caliber.

 

As a member of the Media Engineering Team, you will:

  • Contribute to the technology and architecture of a global production-scale service layer
  • Build features which serve customer-driven product goals
  • Code as part of a very technical team in a fast paced, agile environment
  • Prototype new ideas and explore new solutions to the growing list of problems the platform solves

 

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

  • 5+ years of software development and engineering
  • Bachelor's degree (or more) in a Computer Science or related field; or equivalent experience
  • Proven track record of ownership of maintainable, stable and scalable software
  • Experience with microservices or SOA: designing, creating, deploying, testing and monitoring
  • Experience doing test-driven development (TDD) and/or behavior-driven development (BDD)
  • Strong understanding of source control management systems
  • Strong Unix/Linux skills
  • Strong coding skills in one or more of; Python, Java, C/C++, Go.

 

It is a plus if you have:

  • Database design and RDBMS concepts, experience doing domain-driven design
  • Contributed to existing open-source projects as well as your own
  • Experience building scalable systems with cloud infrastructures like AWS or Google Cloud
  • Experience with event-driven or message-driven architectures
  • Knowledge of video encoding, ad networks, content management platforms, and/or streaming protocols
  • Experience with web video (HTML5 and/or Flash)
  • Experience with Docker and/or Linux Containers

 

*Relocation assistance offered 

 

Company Description

If you've watched video on the web, you already know us. JW Player is a global market leader and well-known brand in online video, powering video playback for over a billion unique users across millions of websites every month. We are a known driver of innovation in the online video space, allowing you to explore new technologies such as Chromecast, HLS/DASH, HTML5/CSS3 and cross-platform frameworks.

Our flagship product, the JW Player, is deployed on over 2 million websites and streams billions of videos each month.  Started in 2008 as the world’s first open source video player, today the company’s customers span the globe across 193 countries and range from Fortune 500 companies to individual bloggers. We’re busy innovating for the future by actively hiring smart, motivated, and innovation-driven people! Come help us imagine and define what comes next! jwplayer.com/careers

 

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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