JW Player is a technology platform which boasts the world’s most widely-adopted web video player, generating billions of video streams a month. JW Player is expanding its live streaming services and we require a talented senior software engineer to take us to the next level.

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will:

  • Work on our live streaming product.
  • Occasionally work with customers and attend meetings.
  • Help and encourage team work within the engineering department, collaborate with other team members to ensure the department is as productive and efficient as possible.
  • Be approachable to the wider team, answer queries and be willing to help others.
  • Demonstrate good problem-solving skills, brainstorm troubleshooting ideas for existing and potential issues. Conduct root cause analysis after problems occur. 

Who You Are:

  • Produce well tested, efficient and functional software to a high level of industry standards.
  • Excellent skill set in at least one programming language such as C#, Python or Ruby (but not limited to) with an excellent understanding of OOP.
  • Excellent experience with any of the following. Web, .NET Core, Rest, Cloud, Docker, BDD, DDD, multithreading.
  • Continuously develop and keep up to date with current and emerging technologies. 
  • Strive to find solutions to problems and identify areas of potential issues before they occur. 
  • Have the ability to keep an open mind, listen to ideas and alternatives to the current ways of working.
  • Customer first mindset.
  • Mentor and train Junior/Mid-level Developers, contributing to their development.
  • Solely manage large projects from start to hand over.

Bonus Points:

  • Understanding of video streaming but not required.
  • Docker / Kubernetes.
  • Infrastructure scripting.

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 2018. For more information, visit http://www.jwplayer.com.

Our Perks

When you join JW Player, you are not just joining a company or a team but a family. Our goal is to take care of you and ensure you will be successful in your new role. Your success is our success! 

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Development Program
  • An opportunity to make an impact in a fast paced environment
  • Bi - Annual Hack Weeks
  • AMA (Ask Me Anything) and Fireside chats with Executives & JW Player family

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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