Sr. Front-End Engineer, OTT Applications

Vimeo, New York, NY

High-quality tools for hosting, sharing, and streaming videos

Our Video Playback Experience team builds the over-the-top applications that serve as the front door for Vimeo OTT. This is an opportunity to develop at the forefront of video and application technology, overcoming diverse technical challenges while building beautiful interfaces.

We are looking for experienced JavaScript developers who have successfully delivered rich, front-end solutions. Candidates should have experience building solid user experiences around video playback and are familiar with OTT development. Finally, you should be detail-oriented and ready to collaborate enthusiastically within an agile team. 

What you'll do:

  • Write testable, scalable, reusable code with JavaScript.
  • Accompany your code with meaningful test coverage.
  • Develop online video applications for Samsung TV, Xbox One, Chromecast devices
  • Provide feedback on your efforts and the work of others.
  • Experiment and discover innovative solutions to a range of technical problems.
  • Drive towards the best video playback experience.
  • Coordinate with API, QA, and product teams effectively.

Skills and knowledge you should possess:

  • 5+ years building web applications.
  • Deep understanding of modern JavaScript development (language, toolchain).
  • Willingness to learn and experiment with new technology.
  • Familiarity with modern streaming media formats (e.g. HLS, DASH).
  • Experience in programming video browser-based applications.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented design.
  • Knowledge of OTT development.
  • Coach and mentor other team members.
  • Strong collaboration skills.

About us:

At Vimeo, our mission is to empower video creators to tell exceptional stories and connect with their audiences and communities. Home to more than 90 million members in over 150 countries, Vimeo is the world’s largest ad-free open video platform, providing powerful tools to host, share and sell videos in the highest quality possible.

The Vimeo OTT platform provides an end-to-end solution for individual creators, niche programmers, and major media partners to build and distribute premium over-the-top (OTT) video channels (think Netflix in-a-box!). With over five hundred subscription channels with over 150 apps on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android, and Roku, Vimeo OTT focuses on the core technology while our sellers focus on what they do best: making content. We are building a platform that is powerful and customizable enough to serve as the backbone to all premium video networks across the globe.

Vimeo is based in New York City, with additional offices in Europe and India. Vimeo is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IAC). Learn more at www.vimeo.com.

About Vimeo

Vimeo is the quality, open video platform for creative people around the world. Vimeo was founded in 2004 by filmmakers who wanted a fun, easy, uncluttered way to share their work and moments from their lives. We remain true to that mission by continually striving to help people with a wide range of passions share the things they create and care about. In everything we build for creators and their audiences, our goal is simple: make life worth watching. 

Want to learn more about Vimeo? Visit Vimeo's website.