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Employment Type:
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Job Category:
Software Development
Software Engineer - PDK
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Job Description

Software Engineer - PDK

Combine your engineering knowledge with the latest web and mobile technologies and come work as a Software Engineer at thePlatform, the leading online video management and publishing company.

We're looking for a Software Engineer to help us build our video playback framework, the Player Development Kit (PDK). As a Software Engineer working on the PDK team, you'll:

Build scalable software used by some of the largest and highest-volume media destinations on the Internet Design responsive mobile and desktop user experiences enjoyed by audiences exceeding six million subscribers Create frameworks that allow for monetization of content through advertising and commerce Engineer systems that seamlessly manage format and Content Delivery Network interactions Plan features on rational schedules using Agile methodologies

Job responsibilities:

Design, estimate, and implement features for the PDK's HTML5 and Android editions using your Java, JavaScript and CSS chops Collaborate with the development team and product owner to creatively solve problems with object-oriented design patterns Reuse code modules that are shared with Maven and decoupled with the Guice dependency injection system Help the team diagnose and address complex client-side interactions Push yourself to learn from a seasoned team of Internet and video experts (a strong intellectual curiosity is a must)


Recent grad and up to 4 years experience BS Computer Science Experienced with Java, JavaScript, CSS High level of communication skills

About thePlatform

thePlatform helps content providers and video sites meet their unique broadband video publishing and playback requirements with our white-label MPX video management services and Player Development Kit client software platform.

Our Player Development Kit software platform supports their business models with an open, versatile approach to providing the ideal technical solution for their needs. Our customers include A+E, Comcast, Fox Sports Network, NBC Local Media, Rogers, Time Warner Cable, Liberty Global and many more.

thePlatform is determined to create an environment where our employees are valued, understand our business goals, and are motivated to provide our customers with the best digital media management services in the industry.

We are comprised of incredibly bright and driven people who believe in having fun while being the best they can be. We enjoy a dynamic and fast-paced environment and also believe in a healthy work/life balance and stand by that paradigm.

This position will be filled at thePlatform headquarters in Seattle, WA. Our stylish downtown offices are easily accessible by bus, train or even by bicycle. (We have racks and showers!). thePlatform offers competitive compensation and spectacular benefits typically seen only at very large organizations, including free cable, internet and an employee stock purchase plan, due to our company's association with Comcast. Please visit our Careers page to learn more about our culture and benefits.

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