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Front End Developer in San Francisco at Nelson

Date Posted: 1/4/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: 2115288

Job Title: Front End Developer
Location: San Francisco
Compensation: $125 - $200k DOE

Do you love developing in JavaScript and solving difficult problems; and stretching the limits of browsers, mobile devices, and consoles? Have you ever wanted to improve the experience with consuming content online? Are you excited by the chance to be a part of the future of television and online video?

Job Title Responsibilities:
You will join our client's agile team in San Francisco and build a unique video player capable of being integrated into all of their supported client platforms while delivering on the features and capabilities their users desire. This brings many interesting challenges such as the need to support all the various platforms and their unique behaviors as well as the delivery and playback of video ads for their non premium users. You will work with the rest of the organization, including design, product management, as well as other engineering teams, in specifying, building, and integrating.

Job Title Requirements:
  • BA or BS in EE/CS (in lieu of degree, 4 years of relevant work experience).
  • Recent production experience with "native" or "vanilla" JavaScript (ECMA5/6).
  • Recent production experience with at least 2 other web technologies and modern programming languages such as; PHP, Go, Python, ObjC, Java.
  • Good written-English communication skills.
  • Understanding of SQL and NoSQL datastores and their applications
  • Experience with integrating any online video players (HTML5, AVF, Exo, Kaltura, JW, ...)
  • Experience designing APIs for libraries and SDKs for consumption by third-party developers.
  • Familiarity with online video ads
  • Familiarity with unit testing

About Nelson:

For more than 45 years, we've been passionate about helping people find jobs they love - rewarding jobs that further career goals. At Nelson, we partner with companies that have outstanding reputations. Working with innovative startups to Fortune 500 companies, our skilled recruiters have access to opportunities beyond what you can find on your own.

With Nelson, you'll get the most out of your career. Together, we'll set career goals and find you a position where your skills shine. Whether you are looking for a position in: accounting & finance, administration, computer gaming, digital media, engineering, human resources, legal, light industrial, manufacturing, or technology, Nelson helps place people in full-time, temporary, temp-to-hire, project, and contract positions. For a full listing of jobs, go to: and click "Find Work."