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Lead Javascript Engineer

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Brooksource

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Lead Javascript Engineer

100% Remote

Direct Hire

Our Media & Entertainment client is looking for Lead Javascript Engineer to be responsible for working with team leads and developers to produce client-side SDKs in the areas of video, authentication and privacy. These SDKs will be incorporated into the end user applications from client's family of brands. Your role will be responsible for designing and developing new features, collaborating with the team in design sessions and participating in agile ceremonies and Gitflow process. You are being hired onto a mature team that will continue to be on the front end of cutting edge streaming technologies!

Responsibilities:

  • We are looking for a JavaScript Lead Engineer with expertise in JavaScript/Typescript to be responsible for working with team leads and developers to produce client-side SDKs in the areas of video, authentication, and privacy. These SDKs will be incorporated into the end user applications from our brands like CNN, TNT, Cartoon Network, March Madness, and many more.
  • You will be a mentor/leader to senior JavaScript engineers and will be a subject matter expert in video.
  • Your role will be responsible for designing and developing new features, collaborating with the team in design sessions and participating in agile ceremonies and Gitflow process. The ideal candidate is expected to have a good mix of technical acumen and communication.
  • As more and more people watch their content on the web, on their phones, and many other devices, we have the need to provide them with the best video experience possible.
  • This is an amazing opportunity for a seasoned developer, like yourself, to be a part of the design and delivery of the video player that will be the cornerstone of how our customers consume our content now and in the future. Our environment is unique.
  • Our list of supported platforms continues to grow as more video-capable devices reach the marketplace. You'll be on the cutting edge of new devices and will help solve how we reach them as efficiently as possible.
  • Agile is a way of life and you'll have the full support of our entire group to bring new and innovative ideas and methodologies to improve our products and processes.
  • You'll sit side by side with both leadership and junior staff to iterate quickly to both launch new features and improve what we've already built.

Requirements:

  • You've got 7+ years of experience as a software engineer.
  • You’ve led and mentored a team in delivering enterprise level products.
  • You have in-depth experience with JavaScript and Typescript.
  • Experience building JavaScript libraries.
  • Experience with Node, Babel, NPM.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with client-side SDKs with video, analytics, and authentication.
  • A strong desire to learn new technologies. With the number of connected devices we support, you will have the opportunity to learn Swift, Kotlin, React Native. We want inquisitive engineers.
  • You're well-rounded with experience on web and mobile technologies.
  • You use your great communication skills and attention to detail to ensure the delivery of exceptional products.
  • You believe in Scrum, iterating quickly, and turning ideas into deployable code.
  • You're always thinking about ways to improve performance, squash old bugs, and just making anything we deliver better for our customers.

Nice to have:

  • Familiarity with React or React Native.
  • Experience integrating analytic data collection into applications.

Selling Points:

  • Paid time off every year to volunteer
  • Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
  • 2018 Best Company for Working Mothers
  • 2018 Best Company for Dads
  • An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career

Brooksource provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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