Senior Javascript Engineer- OTT (m/f/d)

Munich
Tech – Software
full-time
About us

Do you love stories? If so, please keep reading, because we certainly do. We believe the ability to tell stories is what makes us human. Joyn is your streaming app with over 50 live TV channels, exclusive previews, originals and collections. We understand Joyn as a partnership – an invitation to content-providers and users alike to make entertainment more meaningful and fun. Our app aggregates global and especially local content in a relevant way for Germany, both live TV and on-demand content. All kinds of stories and more to come, everyday.
We hire the best, because we need people that are as customer-focused as we are. We are looking for champions to help us further connect with our audience. It’s not a small or easy task, but it’s a fun and rewarding one. Do you think you’re up for it? Great. Then send us your application!

ABOUT THE JOB..

We’re looking for a talented Senior Frontend (OTT) Software Engineer who will make sure our OTT app becomes the best app for streaming video content that users use on a daily basis. You will have an overall responsibility of developing a high quality product to satisfy our customers needs and continuously improving working process, tooling and ways of working.

WHAT YOU TELL PEOPLE AT PARTIES

“I make sure you do not want switch off your TV once you start our application and letting the remote control go feels just wrong!”

WHAT WOULD YOU DO

    • Develop an awesome video streaming application for OTT (TVs, playing consoles, Blu Ray Players or STBs) with a focus on customer amazement
    • Work together with team members to write great React code and shape the architecture day by day
    • Research how cutting-edge developments in the React/ES6 landscape can be used to improve our app and our development process
    • Evangelise and spread our apps mentality to your colleagues

HOW YOU DO IT

    • You prioritize your own work together with your team and Product Owner in an agile work environment
    • You will receive immediate feedback from end users and you will have a lot of opportunities to experiment
    • You improve the quality of the code, ensuring a maintainable architecture
    • You actively coach team members and continuously provide them with constructive feedback

WHAT WE'RE ASKING

    • You are smart and have some way to prove it
    • 5 years of experience as an frontend developer
    • Knowledge of React and Redux is a plus
    • Experience with unit testing with JavaScript
    • You do not have to google GraphQL, docker, GIT and CI to tell us what they mean
    • You will make us smile if you have experience with video streaming or OTT applications 
    • You're experienced when it comes to improving your colleagues craftsmanship and technical skills
    • You care about code quality
    • Agile way of working is almost your second nature
    • You have deep understanding and proven experience building frontends that scale
    • You love to work as a force multiplier and to lift the productivity of the whole team
    • You take pride in what you do, but welcome feedback
    • You are adaptable and don't mind stepping outside of your comfort zone
    • Good communication skills in English
    • Willing to relocate to Munich (or you are within daily travel distance)
Why you´ll love working at Joyn

  Fast-paced startup backed by two of the biggest names in digital entertainment: ProSiebenSat.1 and Discovery Networks International
● Great opportunities for personal and professional growth
● Ability to put your stamp on an innovative product
● Open, transparent, and bureaucracy-free company culture
● Office located in the heart of Munich
● Competitive compensation package
● Flexible working times
● Homeoffice
● Highly international working environment
● State-of-the-art coffee machines, free fruits, snacks and beverages

Are you ready? We're fast, we’re well­-funded and growing quickly. Joyn has just started, it's the best time to join us and shape our vision.