Senior Software Engineer, Data Discovery

New York, NY, United States

JW Player

Role Location

  • New York, NY, United States


101 - 250 people


2 Park Ave Ste 1000
New York, NY, 10016, US

Tech Stack

  • Python
  • Kubernetes
  • AWS
  • JavaScript
  • Java
  • SQL

Role Description

JW Player’s Discovery team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to design, build, and maintain our next-generation search and recommendations engagement products and the associated infrastructure. Powered by an AWS stack with both real-time and batch data processing, our services operate on a massive scale and have a large impact on our business.

About JW Player

JW Player's mission is to provide reliable, enterprise-level video solutions to publishers of all sizes. Today, the company's products are the most widely distributed mobile and web video solutions in the world. Over 2 million sites are live with JW Player, and each month, 6 billion streams are watched by 700 million people across 120 countries.

Media companies including Fox, VICE, Business Insider, and Univision, in addition to hundreds of thousands of creators rely on JW Player to deliver and monetize their content across all devices.

Company Culture

Company culture:
We value people with an ownership mentality who like growing other people and taking initiative to make our products and customers successful.

Engineering culture:
* Ownership mentality: Teams own their services end to end
* DevOps mindset: Every engineer must consider security, scalability, observability and reliability
* Customer first: We build with the customer experience in mind
* Developer-centric: API-first design philosophy; developer docs, 6 API clients (PHP, Python, Java, Node, Ruby, Go); meetups (RE[FRAME], Video Tech NYC)
* Bi-annual Hackweeks: focused on innovation; collaboration with S&M
* Diversity & Inclusion: D&I committee meets bi-weekly; Women in Technology meetup and mentorship program

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