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Associate Backend Developer

JW Player

JW Player

Software Engineering
Posted on Saturday, September 9, 2023

Work Arrangement: Fully Remote or Hybrid

Please note that JWP does not offer relocation. Fully remote candidates must be located in the country of posting to be considered.

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 Professional Services Team:

The Professional Services team is here to help customers monetize their digital video assets and, at the same time, contribute to the growth of the JWP platform revenue. We achieve this by leveraging our diverse experience and team skillset through well-defined repeatable packages, as well as complex consultancy services. We take great pride in working closely with our customers and achieving successful outcomes for all involved!

The Opportunity:

We are seeking a Developer to join our esteemed team of Engineers committed to delivering tailored solutions for our clients. As a member of the Professional Services Engineering team, you will play a vital role in developing components that enhance the capabilities of our platform and APIs. Your responsibilities will involve integrating new features into both back-end and front-end workflows, as well as exploring creative approaches to implement functionalities for our web player, web app, and other front-end services.

As a Associate Backend Developer, you will:

  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) and assist in technical scoping and effort estimation for intricate projects.
  • Architect, code, rigorously test, debug, and maintain scalable applications leveraging cutting-edge backend technologies and cloud architecture.
  • Create custom integrations for our platform APIs and seamlessly incorporate third-party interfaces, predominantly employing Python.
  • Deliver bespoke integrations and plugins tailored for the JWP platform.
  • Collaborate closely with our Engineering and Product Management teams to contribute to the advancement of our product offerings.
  • Engage in the entire software development life cycle, from initial requirement analysis through deployment and ongoing maintenance.
  • Prioritize repeatability by recognizing the significance of comprehensive documentation and structured processes, actively demonstrating these principles

Requirements for the role:

  • Proficient in Python for back-end development.
  • Well-versed in managing relational databases such as MySQL and PostgreSQL.
  • Adept at writing secure code for seamless interaction with diverse APIs.
  • Skilled in developing applications using JavaScript, Node.js, and various JavaScript frameworks (e.g., React, React Native, Angular, etc.).
  • Meticulous attention to detail when implementing and documenting your design solutions.
  • Adept at conveying information clearly and concisely, with an emphasis on actionable insights.
  • Enthusiastic about technology and staying abreast of the latest advancements in the field.

Bonus Points:

  • Proficient in Node.js and Java.
  • Possesses a robust portfolio or an active GitHub profile showcasing work and projects.
  • Skilled in using testing tools like pytest.
  • Familiarity with Docker containerization technology.

Perks & Benefits of being at JW Player, North Macedonia:

  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 25 Paid Time Off + Mental Health Fridays
  • Stock Options Program
  • Professional Career Development Program
  • New Employee Home Office Setup Stipend
  • Mentorship Program
  • Monthly Connectivity Stipend

*Benefits are subject to location and can change at the discretion of the Company.

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, and/or disability status.