Careers at Quickplay

Senior Software Engineer-CMS

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 04-06-2018
Become a QuickPlayer today and grow with us!

QuickPlay Media Inc. is the premier provider of solutions to manage the business of mobile video.  Recognized internationally for innovation, flexibility and excellence QuickPlay provides the fastest and most flexible way for companies to deliver mobile video worth watching. Today, QuickPlay powers high quality TV, video, audio, and radio services for 14 mobile operators and 150 content providers recognized worldwide.

In an evolving market, our employees are inspired by the innovative environment that allows them to lead, motivate, and create, while reaching their full potential and achieving great results. Spending their days in a challenging atmosphere developing cutting edge products for the biggest names in media and communications, QuickPlay employees are able to expand their skills and grow with a passionate and talented group of people.

Read about some of the things we’re doing here: http://www.quickplay.com
 

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Using best practices to architect, design and implement services
  • Producing design artifacts such as class and sequence diagrams
  • Refactoring code to improve efficiency and extensibility
  • Implementing unit tests
  • Participate in stress, load and performance testing with the intention of improving performance and scalability
  • Prepare software packages and documentation that adhere to deployment policies
  • Be responsive to critical production issues providing timely and effective solutions.

Competencies & Skills:
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience designing and implementing end-to-end enterprise grade software.
  • Solid knowledge of the Java programming language
  • Knowledge of design patterns (Strategy, Façade, Factory, Singleton) and general design considerations.
  • Experience or exposure to microservices development for large scale enterprise systems
  • Experience with application servers, web servers (Apache) and servlet containers such as Tomcat or Jetty
  • Experience with NoSQL databases (e.g. Mongo DB, Couchbase or Cassandra), JSON, XML as well as caching technologies such as Memcached, Redis or ehCache
  • Previous Development Experience with Spring Boot & Spring Cloud
  • Experience using open source libraries and technologies such as Apache Solr, Zookeeper, etc…
  • Proficient using UML (sequence, state, collaboration, class, use-case models).
  • Proficient in SCM tools and best practices (GIT, Maven, Jenkins).
  • Previous development experience using Java & JavaScript, REST Web Services
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • A creative thinker and experienced problem solver.
Experience Pluses:
  • Understanding, familiarity or prior experience with Over-The-Top video services
  • Prior experience with mobile video transcoding, packaging, encryption and video players for iOS/Android/Web
  • Knowledge and/or exposure to modern web UI technologies
  • Experience with scripting languages and libraries such as jQuery

Education:
  • Post-secondary degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent academic experience required
The way we consume media is on the verge of incredible change. In just a few short years, television and technology have converged, transforming how we consume our content. QuickPlay Media was created to help brands deliver video to IP connected devices. Today, we work with the largest media and technology companies creating breakthrough innovations for watching live TV and video-on-demand on IP-connected devices, including smartphones, tablets and connected TV’s off our award winning OpenVideo Platform. Using grid architecture and the cloud, we handle all aspects of running multiscreen video services – from content acquisition to delivery and reporting. Our solutions include:  Live TV  Video on Demand  Encoding as a Service.
 
Put Big Ideas Into Action

If you thrive on the excitement of new challenges and creating impacts through technology, we would like you to consider joining our team! You have unique skills and a drive to succeed – and we believe that QuickPlay Media provides the perfect opportunity to propel your career forward. Here at QuickPlay, we have a dedicated team of people who are passionate about innovation and the change that comes along with it. It is what enables us to put big ideas into action.


 
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