JW Player is a technology platform which boasts the world’s most widely-adopted web video player, generating billions of video streams a month. The Boost team develops frontend applications and backend services that drive monetization for our customers across billions of devices monthly. The Boost team is also an active contributor in Prebid.js, the largest open source header bidding platform for the web, and we are looking for a Javascript Engineering intern who will help JW Player cement its position as the leading video partner in the Prebid open source ecosystem.

As a Javascript Development Intern, you will:

  • Contribute mostly to the Prebid.js open source codebase
  • Implement features allowing Prebid.js to easily integrate with different video players
  • Write code that will be released to millions of sites that use Prebid.js
  • Work with Video and Ad Tech experts at JW Player 
  • Collaborate with Prebid’s vast open source community
  • Write unit tests to support your development 
  • Build demos to showcase your work
  • Write documentation to help others use and maintain the product
  • Work in a collaborative, cross-functional team that enjoys a high level of autonomy
  • Work in an iterative, agile environment
  • Gain exposure to Video Tech, Ad Tech and the Open RTB standard
  • Increase your expertise in Javascript

Who You Are:

  • You have used Javascript to build Apps or Frameworks 
  • Curious and a fast learner
  • Responsible and self motivated
  • Enjoy contributing to open source projects 
  • Want to build a reputation in the open source community
  • You prefer to spend at least 80% of your time writing code and solving problems

Required Skills:

  • Javascript development
  • Ability to read and follow technical documentation
  • Adept at using developer tools for debugging web applications

Bonus Points:

  • Experience writing Vanilla javascript
  • Knowledge of HTML, and related web technologies
  • Experience working with Video Players 
  • Experience with Ad tech
  • Strong portfolio or Github profile

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.

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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