29 Aug 2014

Full-Time Senior Software Engineer – Interactive Video Platform

HapYak Interactive VideoBoston, Massachusetts, United States

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Job Description

Platform Engineer (Python, Heroku)

HapYak is looking for a senior engineer to manage, and develop, the server architecture of our video annotations and analytics platform. HapYak is built on top of the latest cloud services, and handles a large volume of requests from a variety of important customers.

What we build:

HapYak is a powerful platform for video. An authoring environment allows customers to make their existing videos interactive, and then embed them elsewhere on the internet. A Javascript based interactive player then fetches metadata from the server systems to be overlaid and synchronized with the video.

What you need:

Extensive experience developing, deploying scalable server architectures. 
Experience developing backend systems in Python. Another language may be acceptable depending on seniority, ability to adapt. 
Strong knowledge of RDMBS, SQL, Linux 
Experience with cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services, Heroku, Rackspace. 
Ability to work independently, in an agile, start-up, environment.

Bonus Skills:

Javascript expertise. Experience with Ember, ReactJS, Backbone a plus. 
Understanding of the web video marketplace.


Kyle Morton / jobs@hapyak.com

How to Apply

email jobs@hapyak.com

Job Categories: Engineering. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: cloud, heroku, postgresql, and python. Salary: 80,000 - 100,000.

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