Platform Engineer Viggle
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Platform Engineer Job Description
Media entrepreneur Robert F.X. Sillerman founded Viggle after pioneering a number of successful television, radio and live entertainment ventures. Mr. Sillerman created the company in June 2010 to develop businesses, products and services that encourage consumers to engage with different types of entertainment content such as TV, movies, games and music.
Launched in January 2012, Viggle is a free second screen media platform that rewards its members for watching their favorite TV shows. Viggle enhances TV with interactive games like Viggle LIVE and the first ever real-time fantasy sports game MyGuy. Viggle members get rewarded for their TV time from places like Best Buy, Papa John?s, Fandango, Hulu Plus and Groupon, among others. Viggle also allows like-minded fans of their favorite shows to connect through Viggle Chatter features. Viggle?s audio verification technology recognizes shows on TV and allows members to check into live and DVR?d TV content from more than 170 of the most popular broadcast and cable channels.
Why work at Viggle?
Our workspace is open, the team is small, and collaboration is encouraged. You?ll have the ability to connect directly with other teams to share knowledge and affect the decision-making process
You get direct exposure to the public at a massive scale. Everything you do will affect millions of people who love using our app!
Viggle is an open-minded company and we love to experiment with technology. You?ll get the chance to implement cutting-edge tools and techniques if they are the right tool for the job
Our development processes are agile and transparent. Flexibility is the name of the game!
As a member of our product engineering team, you?ll build real products for the real world. You?ll be responsible for developing server-side infrastructure that powers our mobile and web based product offerings. Responsibilities will include everything from product specification to system design to implementation to operational deployment. Viggle systems operate at large scale under highly variable load, so experience with or interest in designing systems for high-availability and scalability is a must.
We?re building a great infrastructure to support a great idea ? we?re not afraid to choose the best technology for the job, from Java to Node.js to RubyOnRails to Python. We use open source and want our engineers to contribute back to the projects we use. Our development processes are agile and transparent.
Platform engineers will work on projects such as (but not limited to):
User registration and management
Real time data ingestion and distribution
Large scale, high load pattern matching and decision making
E-commerce applications and infrastructure
User-generated transaction management and accounting
Ad server integration
Third-party data ingestion and search
Real-time application personalization
Large scale email delivery
General notification delivery infrastructure (SMS, email, mobile notifications, etc.)
We?re looking for world-class people of all levels of experience. Experienced candidates must have proven track record of building and operating systems that support a business objective of reasonable scale or variability of load.
BS or MS in Computer Science or related field preferred but not required.
Experience building scalable and fault-tolerant infrastructure a plus.
Strong Java experience.
Writing code (at least in part) because you love doing it.
Contribution to open source projects.
Comfortable in a small, intense and high-growth start-up environment
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering is required.
Masters Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering is preferred.
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