Staff Software Engineer (Go, Ruby or JavaScript)

Published on December 22, 2022

We’re looking for a talented Staff Software Engineer to join our global Engineering team. On this team, we solve complex and interesting problems by building robust, scalable shared services used by our other engineering teams, helping them build things faster! Our team thrives in an environment built on collaboration, trust, and hard work. We look for people who are smart, fun, enthusiastic, passionate about technology, and want to work in a fast-paced environment. If this sounds like a good fit for you, let’s talk!  

Job Responsibilities
  • Work on the backend infrastructure of Brightcove’s core services.
  • Help design new features and services and help re-architect portions of our streaming architecture.
  • Help lead the design of future versions of our streaming architecture. 
  • Drive the team to adopt and adhere to best practices in design, testing, documenting and deploying software.
  • Design, develop and maintain test frameworks for E2E, Unit & Behavioral testing.
  • Represent the customer from the very beginning of feature design and development.
  • Work with developers to identify root causes of issues and prevent recurrence of bugs by identifying and recommending code and process improvements.

Qualifications/Experience
  • 6+ years of experience in software engineering. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar technical field strongly preferred.
  • Proficiency in a programming language such as GO, Ruby or Javascript.
  • Experience with AWS or other cloud platforms.
  • Experience delivering and supporting high scale SaaS services leveraging public cloud services such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), including a practical knowledge of the capabilities such as APIs, regions, instance types, and managed services such as auto-scalers, load-balancers, storage systems, queues, caches, and lambda functions.
  • Knowledge of containers and container-based deployment, preferably Kubernetes.
  • Demonstrated ability to debug production applications in a cloud-based environment.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with other software engineers, product and program managers.
  • Ability to set and maintain high standards of quality and customer value.
  • Self-motivated and proactive with the ability to take ownership of issues.
  • Experience with Agile methodologies.
  • Familiarity with continuous integration and deployment infrastructure for services.
  • Ability to mentor/train other software engineers to innovate and collaborate with a solutions-focused approach.
  • Understanding of building, delivering and operating internet-scale, distributed, high availability systems.

Working at Brightcove 
As the undisputed global leader in powering premium video for our customers, Brightcove recruits and retains highly qualified and motivated individuals, creating an environment where people can innovate and achieve their best, and we reward them for their performance by giving them the opportunity to share in the company’s success. We offer competitive benefits and compensation packages. 
This role is designated to be located in our brand new Guadalajara office which is in Puerta de Hierro, part of the metropolitan area of Guadalajara. We offer 3 work arrangements: 100% remote, hybrid, or onsite. The office has been designed with the latest technology, an open yet focused working space layout and employees enjoy access to stocked kitchens with daily catered lunches and social activities. We have plenty of opportunities to meet your colleagues around the globe and we also celebrate a variety of personal interests with organized groups and clubs including an Employee Action Committee, Women of Brightcove, Pride of Brightcove, Parents of Brightcove … and more to come!
If you've gotten all the way to the bottom of this description, thank you for your interest in Brightcove!  If this role sounds like something that is exciting to you please don't hesitate to apply, even if you don't meet all of our qualifications.  We recognize that no candidate is perfect and Brightcove would love to have the chance to get to know you.   
We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.
Send us your resume if you are interested and want to learn more!
**Please submit your resume in English to be considered for this role.**
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