Senior Software Engineer

Senior Software Engineer

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Senior Software Support Engineer for VUALTO, a JW Player Company

Software Engineers at VUALTO, a JW Player Company, enjoy the unique opportunity to interact with content creators, publishers, advertisers and video audiences at the code level. They dive into customer code, expertly implementing to ensure a premium online video viewing experience, while gaining exposure to all of the pieces that form the growing online video ecosystem.

Software engineers are a critical component of VUALTO’s customer success and rapid growth. Our ideal candidate is a fast learner, with a diverse set of technical skills. You will excel at multitasking and work well in a fast-paced, and self-starting environment.

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will:

  • Contribute to the architecture of a production-scale service layer.
  • Build features for innovative products that help our customers grow and monetize their audience.
  • Design and build scalable performant services supporting thousands of requests per second.
  • Work in a collaborative, cross-functional team that enjoys a high level of autonomy.
  • Code as part of a highly technical team in a fast paced, agile environment.
  • Prototype new ideas and explore new solutions the platform can solve.
  • Participate in planning activities, code review, providing feedback and mentorship to your peers.
  • Lead the execution of major product initiatives.


  • 4+ years of relevant experience.
  • Proven track record of ownership of maintainable, stable and scalable software.
  • Experience with microservices architecture: designing, creating, deploying, testing and monitoring.
  • Obsession with code quality. 
  • Experience doing database design and RDBMS concepts.
  • Strong understanding of source control management systems and you will know your way around Unix/Linux.
  • Comfortable working in a Cloud environment, ideally AWS.
  • Enjoy working with other engineers. You recognise there are multiple ways to engineer a solution, and feel a code review is a chance to share knowledge, not judge others’ code.

Bonus Points:

  • Contributed to existing open-source projects as well as your own.
  • Experience with event-driven or message-driven architecture.
  • Knowledge of video encoding and/or streaming protocols.
  • Experience with web video.
  • Experience with Docker and/or Linux Containers.


Our Perks

When you join VUALTO, a JW Player company, you are not just joining a company or a team but a family. Our goal is to take care of you, and ensure you will be successful in your new role. Your success is our success. When you join us, your benefits kick in from day one!

  • Private health insurance.
  • Life insurance.
  • Generous holiday.
  • WFH stipend when company requires WFH due to pandemic.
  • Days Off for Mental Health & Wellbeing.
  • Development Reimbursement Program.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Location: Plymouth or Bristol based OR Remote, with occasional trips for company meetings.