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Software Engineer, Content Team

Employment: Full Time

Plex is a media streaming company that gives people instant access to their media collections - home videos, photos, music, TV shows, movies, news, and more - so they can quickly find and stream them to any device. We have a simple yet ambitious mission: to give people beautiful, personalized access to all of their media across all of their devices. We’ve made great progress towards this mission, and we have millions of happy customers, but we still have a long way to go!

What sets us apart:

  • We support every major platform, including desktops, mobile devices, smart TVs, streaming devices, and gaming consoles, providing you the opportunity to build and contribute to the technologies you’re most interested in, as well as move across projects to learn new skills.
  • We support a variety of media types, including photos, videos, and music, from a variety of sources, including our users’ personal storage, online feeds, and over-the-air signals.
  • We are a distributed organization, with people making great things happen in more than 17 countries and 12 time zones. While we are passionate about our work and all work hard, we provide flexibility around a schedule that works for you.
  • We love what we’re building and our user community is an integral part of our development process. We actively engage with customers through forums to understand what is working, what they want more of, and how we can be better.
  • We ship cool stuff!

About the team:

The Content team at Plex is working on bringing great media into Plex from a variety of partners and online sources. Examples include rich metadata, movie trailers, and over 200 partners for news video, with a variety of additional sources in the pipeline. We work with massive data sets and a variety of APIs. We do it all at scale in order to provide beautiful, personalized content to millions of users across every device and platform.

Who You Are:

  • You’re kind, helpful, smart, get stuff done, have great energy, and thrive in a startup environment.
  • You’re self motivated and able to work well in a distributed office.
  • You’re a software engineer with experience working in groups, but with the ability to work independently.
  • You believe in asking for help and helping others when they ask, never throwing a problem over the wall.
  • You thrive in a fast paced environment, with an ability to be nimble and shift priorities as called for in a dynamic space.
  • You are hungry to have an impact, continuously working to improve our product, process and push the team to be it’s best.
  • You know at least one web technology and know it well. We work with a variety of technologies and we choose the right tool for the job. We have uses for Node.js, Ruby on Rails, Python, C++, JavaScript, React, Java, Obj-C, etc… you should be excited to ramp up on one or all of those.
Equal Opportunity Statement

Plex is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. Plex is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.

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