JavaScript Developer

Leuven, Belgium (Europe)

Full-time

 

About THEO Technologies

THEO is a fast growing scale-up on a mission to change the way the world streams video over the internet. We empower the world’s leading media and entertainment companies to deliver cutting-edge video services, efficiently and on any device. Our flagship product is THEOplayer which simplifies video streaming with a universal video player across different devices and platforms (browser, Android, iOS, Roku, ...) offering a variety of features like content protection, advertisements, analytics, and so on. Next to THEOplayer we work on the future of streaming with some innovative technologies like our own ultra low-latency streaming protocol HESP (High Efficiency Streaming Protocol).

In our industry it’s not the big fish eating the small but the fast fish eating the slow. Therefore we have a bias for action with a culture that is built on high performance and self-development. We believe a great workplace is stunning colleagues working together and inspiring each other to learn and grow.

Ever seen the last COVID update on vrtnu? That’s us! Have you ever streamed a movie through VOO TV, Yugo or Yelo? That’s us! Have you watched the American presidential election on CNN? Also us!

 

Your role

We are looking for an experienced JavaScript Developer to strengthen the development team at THEO Technologies.

You help us lift the core of our THEOplayer product to a higher level by improving the software architecture, developing advanced algorithms, optimizing and implementing features and helping your peers improve their coding practices.

You love the challenge of a technically complex product and believe that every technical challenge can be overcome by good architecture, clean code and teamwork.

All our engineers are both specialists in certain domains and generalists in our technology. We are a fast-growing company, which creates many opportunities to constantly evolve and grow in your role.


What you'll learn and do

  • Make clever use of technology to tackle performance and cross-platform challenges in TypeScript and HTML5;
  • Be proactive at improving the THEOplayer code base, architecture and functionality;
  • You’re a vibrant part of our team of passionate developers and help juniors to improve their coding practices;
  • Work together with product managers to analyze functional requirements and design, document and implement an appropriate solution;
  • Work together with in-house testers to bring the quality of our solutions to a world-class level;
  • You work in an agile team. This means you should feel comfortable with working in short sprints, pair programming, daily standups, test-driven development, …
  • Occasionally, you work directly with our customers to help them deploy our product in their Android apps and resolve any issues they are facing.

About you

  • 3+ years of experience as a JavaScript (TypeScript) software developer;
  • Excellent eye for good code architecture and clean code;
  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript (TypeScript) and its core concepts (prototypal inheritance, event loop, …);
  • A knack for refactoring;
  • You are happy to mentor junior software developers and help them improve their coding practices;
  • Familiar with core web technologies like DOM manipulation, XHR, …
  • Experience with streaming media is an advantage;
  • Experience in mobile environments (Android, Swift) is a plus;
  • You’re a team player that knows when to work together and when to fly solo;
  • Tons of energy, passion, humor and enthusiasm;
  • Loving the challenges and atmosphere of a young and fast-growing company.

What we offer

  • A versatile full-time job in the animated city Leuven.
  • A competitive salary with plenty of extra benefits.
  • The opportunity to work for an exciting scale-up conquering the world.
  • A place to learn and get in touch with the cutting edge of online video.
  • The company itself is doing exceptionally well. For career-motivated people, there will be upward mobility.
  • A stimulating working environment.
  • Nice and passionate colleagues.
  • Flexible hours.
  • Regular and fun team activities.

Does this sound interesting to you?

Please send your resume and cover letter to careers@theoplayer.com. We look forward to hearing from you.




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