JW Player

JW Player is Hiring a Javascript Engineer

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Javascript Engineer

New York, NY

JW Player is the world's most widely-adopted web video player, generating more than 15 billion video streams a month. We're looking for a software engineer with top-notch JavaScript skills to join a world-class team of front-end software engineers dedicated to building cutting-edge features while maintaining our best-in-class performance. This role is on the Video Advertising Technology Team.

In this role you will:

  • Write clean and reusable code using the latest web technologies (JavaScript/ES6, Webpack, Node.js)

  • Take ownership of feature development and releases

  • Participate in code reviews on github and with your peers

  • Improve performance, stability and user experience of ad playback in the JW Video Player

  • Develop innovations in the video advertising ecosystem


  • 3+ years commercial experience

  • Expertise in front-end web development with JavaScript, HTML5, CSS

  • Experience developing and deploying web applications

  • Attention to detail implementing designs and testing across browsers

  • Knowledge of best practices, frameworks, functional programming and OOP

  • B.S. degree or higher in Computer Science or related technical field

Bonus Points:

  • Understanding of video advertising technologies and standards (VAST, VMAP, VPAID, Google IMA)

  • Strong portfolio or Github profile

  • ES6/ES2015, W3C standards, CommonJS/AMD, Node.JS

  • Experience with DASH, HLS and/or other streaming technologies

This is a full time role based in our NY offices.

About Us

If you've watched video on the web, you already know us. JW Player is the largest, and fastest growing, independent online video platform in the market today. We provide a popular suite of software products that enable over 2 million publishers to deliver and monetize their content on any device. Our flagship product, JW Player, is currently the most widely used video player in the world and is used in over nine billion streams each month. We recently finalized a $20 million round of series C financing to continue this upward momentum and invest in products that are changing the online video landscape.

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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Posted on Oct 4 '17 by:

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