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Software Engineer, Media Processing & Delivery
at JW Player (View all jobs)
Nationwide, United States OR Eindhoven, Netherlands
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 Processing and Delivery team at our New York City headquarters. Responsible for our Media Transcoding and Delivery Systems, the Media Processing and Delivery team is responsible for the ingest of over 20,000 videos per day, as well as serving nearly 2 billion requests daily for content. On a daily basis, JW Player’s Delivery System serves over a Petabyte of video per day! Our tech stack includes modern languages and technologies such as: Python, RabbitMQ, PostgreSQL, S3. We’ve used these technologies to build a variety of modern applications and systems – including building entire pipelines around high volume messaging systems. Our platform also includes a number of containerized services, and we continuously integrate and deploy against our container orchestration service.
The right candidate will relish the opportunity to build highly scalable, performance oriented systems around Media workflows. 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 Processing and Delivery Team, you will:
Contribute to the architecture of a production-scale service layer
Build features which serve customer-driven product goals
Code as part of a highly 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:
3+ years of software development and engineering
A degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field; or experience equivalent
Proven track record of ownership of maintainable, stable and scalable software
Experience with microservices architecture: designing, creating, deploying, testing and monitoring
Experience doing test-driven development (TDD) and/or behavior-driven development (BDD)
Strong database design and RDBMS concepts, experience doing domain-driven design
Strong understanding of source control management systems
Strong Unix/Linux skills
It is a plus if you have:
Contributed to existing open-source projects as well as your own
Experience building scalable systems with cloud infrastructures like AWS or Google Cloud Platform
Experience with event-driven or message-driven architecture
Knowledge of video encoding, ad networks, content management platforms, and/or streaming protocols
Experience with web video
Experience with Docker and/or Linux Containers
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 2017. 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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