Application Engineer, Upload

| Greater NYC Area

At Vimeo, we love designing and engineering the best video upload experience on the web. As an engineer on the upload infrastructure team, not only will you write code, you’ll balance your knowledge of programming with performance in order to create the fastest and most reliable uploading experience on the web, from device to data center. This role centers around ownership of the public upload API but will grow to take on exciting product and infrastructure projects.

What you’ll do:

  • You’ll be fixing bugs and making small improvements to the upload API to establish familiarity with the upload stack.
  • You will be contributing to visible features in the upload user workflow.
  • You will be contributing to developer SDKs for the upload API to bring the best upload experience to our mobile and desktop clients, writing new cloud services and application code as needed to offer new upload features, and make improvements to our hosted tus.io server that supports our developer API.
  • Day-to-day, you’ll work with your fellow upload team members, the API team, and the community team to create the best upload experience. You’ll be spending half your time working on new projects and half on maintenance and ensuring reliability and security.
  • High level: the team is concerned first and foremost with the speed and reliability of the upload experience and thinks deeply and proactively about the value upload features can bring to our users.

Skills and knowledge you should possess:

  • An API Engineer that wants to think expansively about how they can grow and contribute to the upload platform, specifically through product application and infrastructure development.
  • Great attention to detail: features as highly visible and critical as uploads on the Vimeo platform require a careful eye and an empathetic approach to user experience.
  • Experience with at least one server-side programming language (PHP, Python, Go, Java, Ruby, Node)
  • Web development experience: strong understanding of good API design and practices, a fundamental knowledge of HTTP, can venture in the JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS worlds to get the job done,

Bonus Points

  • Familiarity with PHP web applications
  • Experience with mobile development (Kotlin, Swift)

About us:

At Vimeo, our mission is to empower video creators to tell exceptional stories and connect with their audiences and communities. Home to more than 80 million members in over 150 countries, Vimeo is the world’s largest ad-free open video platform, providing powerful tools to host, share and sell videos in the highest quality possible.

We work hard to enable creators of all kinds to succeed, and to that end, we prioritize attracting diverse talent and cultivating an inclusive environment that encourages collaboration and creativity. We’re committed to building a company and a community where people thrive by being themselves and are inspired to do their best work every day.

Vimeo is based in New York City, with additional offices in Europe and India. Vimeo is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IAC). Learn more at www.vimeo.com.

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Vimeo is home to a highly ambitious, super innovative, and lovingly hilarious team. Come find us working hard and laughing loads at our HQ in Chelsea.

An Insider's view of Vimeo

What are some social events your company does?

Vimeo loves to break it down on the dance floor so it's tradition to make sure that happens! Events cater to a variety of interests and lets you try something new with your Vimeo family. From karaoke to channel your inner Celine, scavenger hunts for the adrenaline rush, to paint nights that let your creative genius shine - we do it all with loveo!

Tenniel

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What projects are you most excited about?

We just moved our main serving stack to a cloud environment, so now we get to modernize our infrastructure to take advantage of that: we get to take everything apart and put it back together in a more automated, reliable, and sustainable way.

Mike

Lead Site Reliability Engineer

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

We believe the best ideas come from anywhere. Our biggest product launches have come from Vimeo Jams (hackathons), Creator Lab experiments, contributing to open source protocols, engaging our community, and crowdsourcing across the company. Innovation isn’t a buzz word to us – it's how we push the boundaries of storytelling and empower creators.

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At Vimeo, collaboration takes many shapes and forms. It could be a simple direct message, it could be pulling up a chair and code-pairing, or it could be a team meeting. The key is being able to easily and efficiently collaborate from department to department. Vimeo provides all the tools necessary to make that happen.

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