Senior Node.js Developer for On-line Television

Location: Kharkov, Ukraine / Kiev, Ukraine

About the customer

Our client is a free online television service broadcasting over 75 live channels full of the TV shows, movies and Internet videos, all on one dial. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Los Angeles, California. The product runs as an app on AppleTV, Android TV, Amazon Fire Stick, Roku, and PlayStation. The company currently has around 75 content partners and has around 5 million monthly active users. They generate revenue from video advertisements between programming and have a goal to continue to stay as free television.

About the project

The project is led by a seasoned team of entrepreneurs, TV and technology executives, and top-of-class team members. We have investors like US Venture Partners, Sky, Chicago Ventures, Universal Music Group, United Talent Agency and Pritzker Group. Top app with millions of users across platforms like web, iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Vizio, Samsung, and more. One of the hottest startups in Los Angeles and one of the leading video platforms in the industry – often covered in NY Times, Forbes, Techcrunch, Variety, USA Today, CNN, Mashable and more! High energy culture. Passionate entrepreneurial team. Massive market. Employing the best of the best in the industry. We’re building the future of television.

About the team

Client’s team is led by some of the best entrepreneurs and executives in media and technology. Executive Chairman was the Chief Content Officer of Spotify. Co-founder and CEO was the CEO of Threadless and board member of Trunk Club and Smule. The principal architect built the first Roku for Netflix. You’ll be joining a world-class startup team, with multiple exits under their belt, to build the future of television. Our team solves business and technology problems. We run many experiments. We iterate on successful tests and turn them into products. We deploy those products across our apps to millions of users. We obsess over data. We have autonomy on how to solve problems. We bring out the entrepreneur in every engineer. We work together to build the future of TV.

Responsibilities

We’re looking for a world-class senior engineer with strong computer science fundamentals, that can quickly pick up new technologies, that has a true passion for working on a fast-growing, consumer-facing product, that reaches millions of users. We don’t want engineers who just write great code, we want engineers that own and stand behind what they build. We won’t tell you how to solve the problem, we’ll give you clear goals and objectives, and you’ll work with our team to test, iterate, architect, build, and deploy solutions that directly impact our KPIs. We’re looking for someone that is passionate about what they do, eager to disrupt a massive market and isn’t just looking for another ‘job’.

Your primary focus, as a Senior BackEnd Developer, will be on developing and decision making. You also will communicate with the rest of the team (US and Ukraine) working on creating the new functionality and maintaining of existing one. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and quality product are important.

  • Discuss business and technical/architectural solutions
  • Build new features together with the client according to business requirements
  • Build infrastructure for the new project from scratch, implement changes to the existing projects
  • Team Leading
  • Translate complex functional, technical and business requirements into architectural designs
  • Communicate with the customer

Required Skills:

  • Experience in mentoring other engineers at all levels
  • Multiplatform experience and ability to quickly master new environments
  • Javascript, ES 5/6
  • Node.js
  • ReactJS
  • Express
  • MongoDB
  • Redis
  • REST APIs experience
  • AWS (Lambda, EC2, S3, CloudFront, SQS, SNS)
  • Git

Nice to Have Skills:

  • Hapi.js
  • Typescript
  • Brightscript
  • AWS mastering experience
  • Video streaming experience
Got questions? Don't leave, ask Rodion Kuznetsov via Skype: rodzimanos

About Brightgrove

Brightgrove is an industry-leading software company with offices in Kyiv, Kharkiv, and Minsk. We build award-winning products that bring significant value, generate an inspiring result, and help our clients succeed. Our key industries include Retail, Manufacturing, Energy, ISV & Marketing Agencies, Medicine, Online TV broadcasting and many more.
Our development team currently counts more than 300 people across different accounts, organized around technologies and products. Although we work in multiple teams, on different platforms, and in various languages, we all share the same goal and idea of how to build things.
What You Get with Us:

  • Very warm and friendly working environment
  • Professional and career growth
  • No corporate BS – we’re moving too fast for that
  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills
  • Opportunities to travel international and between our offices
  • Working with the latest technologies
  • Good opportunities to work with remarkable teams from all over the world
  • Flexible working hours – as long as you get the work done
  • Comfortable and cozy office in the city center
  • Awesome corporate events

At Brightgrove developers are integrated, involved, and essential to each part of our company. As with wine, great software is created by great people.

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