Overview

As a software engineer on the Web TV team at Plex, you will be part of a group responsible for building & maintaining one of the most-watched & highest-rated streaming apps on TV devices and consoles. You will collaborate with other teams across the organization to deliver new features, as well as work on bug fixes, code reviews, and participate in key decisions that drive the team & product forward.

What you’ll do

  • You will build new experiences for TV with TypeScript and Lightning.
  • You will help support and modernize existing features in the app.
  • You will help build and maintain platform features that other teams depend on.
  • You will maintain and optimize web properties that operate at scale.
  • You will contribute to our internal design system to meet new requirements.
  • You will collaborate closely with Product, UX, and Marketing to shape new features and update existing features.

What you bring to the table

  • You have at least 1-3 years experience building apps for web platforms.
  • You have experience working with TV applications.
  • You are familiar with version control tools such as Git and GitHub.
  • You are familiar with Node.js.
  • You are familiar with bundlers such as Webpack.
  • You are detail-oriented and focus on delivering seamless, high quality experiences.
  • You are kind, humble, helpful and enjoy getting stuff done
  • You are intrinsically motivated, able to manage your time, and enjoy working with a distributed team across the globe
  • You believe in asking for help and helping others when they ask, never throwing a problem over the wall
  • You are hungry to have an impact, continuously working to improve our product, process and push the team to be its best

Who we are

Plex is a global streaming media platform that gives millions of customers around the world the freedom to enjoy all the content they love in one simple, beautiful app. Our vision is to empower real human connection by bringing people and entertainment together. So, we’re on a mission to create a global community for streaming content that people can depend on to easily discover, experience, and share all of the entertainment that matters to them.


What sets us apart

  • We are the largest independent streaming platform built by a global team of employees who are fanatically passionate about delivering the highest quality, most unified, and user-friendliest entertainment experience possible.
  • We have always been a distributed organization, with people making great things happen in nearly 20 different countries and 11 time zones.
  • We host epic in-person off-sites to bring team members together a few times a year.
  • We are passionate about our mission and we work hard, while still providing flexibility around a schedule that works for you.
  • We love what we’re building and our user community is an integral part of our development process. We actively engage with customers to understand what is working, what they want more of, and how we can be better.
  • We are committed to improving the communities where we live and work with charitable contributions, partnerships, and service.

Remote Work

  • Plex hires new team members in countries around the world.
  • As such, Plex does not sponsor employment visas.
  • All of our roles are remote, however some roles may carry specific location-based eligibility requirements. Our hiring team can help answer any questions about location after starting the recruiting process.
  • Also, please note, though we largely work asynchronously, as it relates to meetings, those generally occur between UTC 1600 to UTC 1900

The Plex Values

  • Be kind, humble, and helpful.
  • Approach problems with curiosity, creativity, and flexibility.
  • Put yourself on the customer’s couch.
  • Be a good steward. Like a boss!
  • Build relationships to ensure healthy debate.
  • Foster a global and diverse team spirit.
  • Show gratitude and give back.
  • Seek balance for yourself and Plex.

Benefits

  • Monthly wellness stipend
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Paid parental leave
  • Hardware stipend
  • Flextime, work from anywhere
  • Comprehensive health insurance (medical/dental/vision) (US employees)
  • Stock options
  • 401k (US employees)
  • Plex for the Planet community service opportunities

Covid-19 Vaccination Policy

  • At Plex, we get our people together at least twice a year to help forge connections and build deeper relationships all while having an awesome time. As such, Plex has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, subject to legally required disability or religious accommodations, for all in person events. Please note, these events are optional.

Does this sound interesting? We’re looking for a web engineer who is ready to join us to have a material impact in Plex’s growth and success!

Plex is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.