The Vimeo player is built to showcase the amazing content that our world-wide community of creators are making every day. If you’re passionate around the latest video technologies, have a strong eye for product design, and are a creative problem solver who can advise engineering best practices, consider joining our team. Our obsessive attention to detail in our player and our player's iconic minimal aesthetic makes it special enough to spot a mile away. If you're dying to build the next generation of viewing experiences and take part in leading an engineering team that's second to none, we're dying to hear from you.

What you'll do:

  • Lead the Playback Engineering team’s day-to-day operations while providing guidance to help increase the efficiency, stability, deliverability, and maintainability of everything the team produces
  • Work closely with video product and video platform leadership to define, execute and deploy playback features and improvements
  • Implement and improve creator tooling and playback features making the Vimeo player “smarter” and improving the user experience
  • Continue to improve playback quality in all types of playback circumstances across the globe
  • Develop and implement processes for building better software and better teams, and become an enthusiast for architectural and organizational best practices
  • Partner with Recruiting and HR to attract and retain a diverse team through hiring, mentoring, feedback, and career development

Skills and knowledge you should possess:

  • Proven experience leading engineering teams at scale
  • Experience working in a professional dynamic web environment working with JavaScript (framework agnostic), HTML5, CSS and SASS mastery
  • Development experience within a dynamic web environment (Python, PHP, Node.JS, etc.)
  • Ability to keep up with the evolution of JavaScript (Media Source Extensions, Media Capabilities, WebVR/XR, WebGL)
  • Extensive experience designing and implementing systems with clarity, reusability, testability, and scalability in mind
  • A proven track record of mentoring and growing people

About us:

Vimeo is the world’s leading all-in-one video software solution. Our platform enables any professional, team, and organization to unlock the power of video to create, collaborate and communicate. We proudly serve our growing community of over 200 million users — from creatives to entrepreneurs to the world’s largest companies.Vimeo is headquartered in New York City with offices around the world.  At Vimeo, we believe our impact is greatest when our workforce of over 650 passionate, dedicated people, represents our diverse and global community. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer where diversity, equity and inclusion is championed in how we build our products, develop our leaders, and strengthen our culture.

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