StudioNow (located in the desirable SoMa neighborhood of San Francisco, near to mass transit, plentiful lunch locations and nightlife) is looking for an experienced platform or server-side engineer with a focus on internet-based and/or video based systems, to work with a small team of engineers in designing, creating, and maintaining a range of interconnected video asset management, rules engines, and internal/external APIs. This also includes oversight of all internal and public web application platforms operating for StudioNow and their continued maintenance and improvement. This position currently reports directly to StudioNow’s Chief Technology Officer.
Position Requirement Overview:
The Platform Engineer must have the background and experience necessary to work with management in determining the best technology to use for building new applications and backend server processes to support the company’s mission. The candidate also works closely with the CTO, Creative Director and product manager on a daily basis to explore the technical feasibility of new project ideas, specifically with regard to upholding the company’s high standards of product performance and scalability, intuitive and consistent user interface interaction usability, and efficient reuse of existing technology infrastructures whenever possible. By identifying potential issues and coming up with solutions to resolve them, the candidate ensures all engineering projects are completed efficiently and with high quality, keeping up to date with current best practices of application development and assisting the engineering team with understanding and implementing them correctly.
StudioNow is a video advertising production network of over 7,000 production houses - one of the largest in the world. We are currently creating a next generation technology to enable a video advertising marketplace which will connect production companies with brands and agencies. StudioNow is headquartered in Nashville, with offices in San Francisco, New York, and Atlanta.