Careers at Quickplay

Senior Software Developer (Microservices)

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 07-21-2017
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.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Implement product features within a team using best practices to meet product or solution deliverables.
  • Provide peer code reviews with constructive feedback.
  • Refactor code to increase operating efficiency and extensibility and/or adapt programs to new requirements.
  • Implements reusable unit tests to ensure the integrity of on-going product quality.
  • Participate in stress tests, load tests, performance tests, making recommendations to the team to improve performance and scalability.
  • Prepare software packages and documentation for deployment that adhere to the defined standard deployment policies.
  • Be highly responsive to critical production issues providing timely and effective solutions.
  • As needed, produce design artifacts such as class diagrams and sequence diagrams for product features or client solutions
 
Key Competencies & Skills:
  • •Minimum 5 years’ experience designing and implementing end-to-end enterprise grade software.
  • Solid knowledge of the Java programming language
  • Knowledge of design patterns (MVC, Strategy, Factory, Singleton) and general design considerations.
  • Experience with application servers, web servers (Apache) and servlet containers such as Tomcat or Jetty
  • 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).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • A creative thinker and experienced problem solver.
  • Previous development experience using Java & JavaScript, REST Web Services, NoSQL databases (e.g. Mongo DB, Couch DB, Cassandra), JSON, XML as well as caching technologies such as Memcached, Terracotta or ehCache
Experience Pluses:
  • Understanding or prior experience with mobile video transcoding, packaging, encryption and video players for iOS/Android/Web a plus
  • Knowledge and/or exposure to modern web UI technologies
  • Experience with scripting languages and libraries such as jQuery
  • Familiarity with the technical details of commercial streaming mobile video offerings
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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