If you’re into building things that matter and that can perform at Vimeo scale (240 million global viewers and growing), please consider joining the Vimeo backend team. We are up to building the most engaging video watching experience on the Internets and so it’s a great time to, you know, make a huge impact.
What you’ll do:
Define and maintain the data structures that are at the core of the Vimeo experience.
Ensure that the site is a safe place for everyone to enjoy great videos. Privacy, security, spam-free being the keywords here.
Write RESTful API endpoints that power all Vimeo apps on desktop, mobile and TV.
Help Vimeo content shine on third party platforms like Facebook and Google Search.
What we’re expecting:
3+ years of technical experience working on consumer-facing products
Ability to architect complex systems in an elegant way
Mastery with at least one server-side programming language (PHP, Python, Go, Java, etc.)
Knowledge of general purpose algorithms and data structures
You apply analytical thinking and pay close attention to running time complexity
Proficient in relational database systems (MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server) and data modeling techniques
Great attention to detail: correct application behavior and integrity constraints are just as important as code performance
Experience with the HTTP Protocol and building RESTful APIs
Familiar with concurrent applications and how to make them reliable
Proficient in caching strategies, but more importantly in cache invalidation ones
Comfortable with the Linux environment and shell scripting
Strong communication skills and ability to translate product requirements into beautiful system designs
Appreciation for the peace of mind that comes with well-tested, peer-reviewed, and documented code
BS or MS in Computer Science or related field, or comparable experience
Experience with: build systems (and more specifically: Make), Spam detection, Queues and messaging systems, Varnish, GraphQL.
SEO expertise: sitemap generation at scale, google webmaster api, Facebook opengraph
Public code (Github, Bitbucket, et.)
Vimeo’s mission is to empower creators to make, share and sell amazing videos directly to viewers worldwide, in the highest quality possible and with no interruptive advertising. Vimeo is home to the world’s leading video creators and the hundreds of millions of viewers who love them. We’d love to welcome you to both our team, and our community.
Founded in 2004 and based in New York City, Vimeo, Inc is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI).