Senior Web Software Engineer
Location:
San Francisco , California
Posted:
November 24, 2017
Reference:
471754-1A

What you’ll be doing...

We're a small, unique team that has strong experience building and innovating in video. We believe that the most important factors to our success are our team and culture. We are unusually passionate about the intersection of media and technology; we see an opportunity to improve media, particularly next generation video. Our mission is to build platforms and services that delight both consumers and customers alike. If the engineering team had to be recognized for one thing we would want that to be Quality.

We're looking for developers who are comfortable working with multiple languages, frameworks, platforms and are excited to design and implement the next generation of mobile applications to deliver premium video. As a full stack software developer youll be responsible for end to end responsive web development and architecting/implementing services that handle thousands of requests per second. Here are a few of the things that youll do:

  • Design and develop scalable, highly available and highly monitored services
  • Build APIs, deploy a few schema changes and build some interfaces. Youll do it all
  • Own a platform, or two, by leading the architecture, development and maintenance
  • Introduce the team to the value of new technologies and frameworks through experimentation
  • Help attract, recruit and develop the very best software engineers

  • We're at the intersection of media and technology, building new and innovative ways for people to enjoy
  • Were a small scrappy team that works on a variety of platforms, services and devices tackling interesting engineering, product and design challenges
  • We believe in the importance of combining beautiful design with innovative technology and a solid revenue generating business model
  • We're located in SOMA, the heart of San Francisco with all of its great food and nightlife. The office is just a few minutes walk to Caltrain and has easy access to the freeway

We're big believers in building our own core services and trusting the team to debate and select the right tools for the job. This belief leads to a development team that is excited by and comfortable with building in a variety of languages, frameworks and platforms. Here's a short list of some of the current technology and tools we use to fuel the team.

  • Platforms:

AWS, Docker

  • Languages:

CoffeeScript, ES6, Python, Objective-C, Swift, Java

  • Frameworks:

Node.js, React, React Native, Flask

  • Databases:

PostgreSQL, Redis, DynamoDB

  • Tools:

Github, Jenkins, Slack, Google Apps

What we’re looking for...

You will need to have

  • BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent working experience
  • 7+ years of industry experience with strong object-oriented skills
  • Experience building scalable, consumer facing products
  • Experience with full-stack web development architecture

Even better if you have

  • Demonstrate how much you care about delighting our users with the quality and performance of your code by sweating the details
  • High levels of creativity and quick, problem solving capabilities
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • A solid foundation in Computer Science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design
  • Experience with streaming video is a nice to have
  • Demonstrate how much you care about delighting our users with the quality and performance of your code by sweating the details

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

Notice(s)

Verizon will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status. Different makes us better.


A little about us:
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