Chief Software Architect / mediapeers

Chief Software Architect / mediapeers
17.04.12
mediapeers
Berlin
eMail to hr@mediapeers.com


mediapeers
We operate a highly sophisticated web software suite for the B2B distribution of audiovisual content ? covering content and rights management, screening, contracting and fulfilment. Some of the largest studios, broadcasters and distributors from around the world rely on our SaaS solutions. While most of team members are based in Berlin, we are a truly international team. We look for new peers with skill, passion and humour that make us stronger.

Responsibilities
  • Your design robust, scalable, highly optimized components
  • You build large, distributed, asynchronous architectures
  • You evaluate and recommend new technology to improve our existing ecosystem
  • Your assume responsibility for availability and performance
  • You coach developers on elegant programming
  • You review and improve existing architecture/infrastructure
  • You maintain and improve the existing code base
  • You engage with senior stakeholders at global blue chip media companies for new customized functionalities


Requirements
  • You have a BSc in Rocket Science or equivalent
  • You love clean and beautiful code
  • You have experience in web application architecture (scalability, availability, APIs)
  • You are passionate about solving challenging problems
  • You have programmed in Ruby (on Rails) for 4+ years and at least 6+ years with an object oriented language
  • You have excellent knowledge of HTML5/CSS3, SQL and JavaScript
  • You have basic skills to administrate UNIX systems and ideally some experience with lean development and continuous deployment
  • You like to stay on the cutting edge of web application design and implementation
  • You have a high sense of responsibility and are willing to take ownership of our code base
  • You are into pair programming and agile methodologies in general
  • You are a team player and enjoy sharing knowledge
  • You are fluent in English
  • You enjoy what you are doing: profession = passion


Offer
  • High degree of ownership and autonomy - Great opportunity for those looking to make a difference!
  • Work with an international team of experienced managers and competent engineers
  • Enjoy our historic office building in the heart of Berlin-Mitte right across the State Opera
  • Choose your development machine and enjoy free snacks & beverages
  • Competitive pay package and stock options
  • Relocation assistance to Berlin


If this role is of interest to you please send your CV to hr@mediapeers.com

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