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Python Developer

JW Player

JW Player

Software Engineering
Remote · Netherlands
Posted on Saturday, May 13, 2023

About JW Player:

JWP is the game-changing video software and data insights platform that's revolutionizing the Digital Video Economy. With our cutting-edge technology, we give our customers unparalleled independence and control over their digital video content. We began over a decade ago as an open-source video player, but today, JWP is the driving force behind digital video for hundreds of thousands of businesses worldwide. And with over 1 billion viewers tuning in every month across 2.7 billion unique devices, there's no limit to what we can achieve. We're on the lookout for passionate and innovative candidates who are ready to join us on this journey of transforming the world of digital video.

The Engineering Team:

Our Engineering team plays a big part in the company’s success through the development of innovative technologies. Engineers at JW Player are passionate about writing code and solving complex problems. Equipped with a modern tech stack, our Engineers contribute to helping drive monetization for our customers across billions of devices monthly. Click here to read about some of our different engineering teams!
The Opportunity:
Backend Engineers at JW Player contribute to the development of innovative video technology products that service clients around the world. Specifically, we are looking for a Python Developer to expand our team in the Netherlands. This is an opportunity to use modern technology stacks and work on interesting products within the video space that make massive impacts to clients across many verticals such as broadcasting and publishing.
As a Python Developer, you will:
  • Use Python in day-to-day coding
  • Collaborate in a cross-functional team focused around our customer experience
  • Contribute to innovative technology and architecture of a global production-scale service layer
  • Work with Microservices, Microservice Principles (Service discovery, API gateways, data transaction consistency etc.)
  • Make material impact on streaming and monetization products.
  • Participate in code reviews with fellow engineering peers
Requirements for the role:
  • Minimum 2 years of back end development experience using Python.
  • Proven record of high quality and impactful technical contributions.
  • Knowledge of database design and data structures.
  • Focused on quality, maintainability, readability, scalability and performance.
  • Ability to quickly analyze and resolve tactical issues across a wide variety of areas.
  • Solid understanding of source control management system.
  • Open minded and eager to learn new technologies.
Bonus Points:
  • Experience with building scalable systems using cloud infrastructures like AWS or Google Cloud
  • Understand micro-services architecture: Designing, creating, deploying, testing and monitoring
  • Contributed to open-source projects
  • Experience with Docker and/or Linux Containers
  • Familiarity with event-driven or message-driven architecture

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.