CAREERS

We’re looking for employees who are like us - capable, friendly, and high-integrity.

WHY WORK AT SNAPPYTV?

SnappyTV is re-inventing the way major media companies and enterprises create and distribute content. Our live, cloud video production platform is used by the most valuable brands in sports, media entertainment and business to quickly and easily create the most engaging digital content for a social and mobile audience. Ever see a video clip on Twitter within seconds of it happening? That was probably done using our stuff.

If you believe audiences are shifting to social networks and mobile devices and that smart, digital distribution is critical to drive audience engagement, then you’re in good company. We are looking for all-stars to help us drive the next generation of the SnappyTV’s cloud-based editing and sharing platform.

We are looking for teammates who are like us - capable, friendly, and high-integrity. This is your chance to get in early with a proven team working on a product that will impact a lot of people, from audiences watching awesome NBA highlight Tweets on mobile phones to the talent that creates this compelling content. We believe that immense value can be created by making content easy for creative people to access, making creation simple and powerful, and connecting these creative people with the right audience ready to view and share their content. If we do that well, we will make a lot of people happy.

We’re always looking for great talent. If you're interested in joining the team and don’t see a job description that fits, please Contact Us.

BENEFITS AND PERKS

SnappyTV is now part of Twitter, which means you get all the great benefits Twitter has to offer.

  • Competitive salary and equity compensation
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Downtown SF office, with easy access to public transportation
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • All the sports equipment you could ask for

Available Positions

Position Positions
Location
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User Experience Designer San Francisco APPLY NOW

Imagine powering the biggest events brought to the biggest audiences by the biggest brands. That means publishing dunks, touchdowns and red carpet moments for major sports, live events, conferences, entertainment and news with our platform. These moments are published to Facebook, Twitter and the web in seconds and you will get to be a part of it all.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the product and engineering teams on all our products
  • Concept and design mock ups, user flows and prototypes for new experiences
  • Be passionate about innovating and working in a startup where you will have a big impact
  • Make the complex appear simple and contribute ideas to the group
  • Take projects all the way through to production with great attention to detail.

Skills and Requirements

  • Excellent visualization and communication skills
  • 3-10 years of experience and a portfolio demonstarting work that makes you proud
  • Self-starter who can deal with ambiguity and prioritize tasks independently
  • Creative thinker and problem solver that can work cross-functionally
  • Willingness to stretch and work on data visualizations, scheduling of tweets, infographics, presentations
  • Skilled in Adobe CreativeSuite
  • Comfortable handcoding HTML, CSS, and willingness to work with team of super talented engineers
  • Experience with responsive design and designing for mobile devices

Bonus Skills

  • Video editing and/or motion graphics chops
  • Print experience ( help design our next round of T-shirts )
  • Comfortable with Twitter Bootstrap CSS framework and Wordpress
Application Engineer San Francisco APPLY NOW

Responsibilities

  • Flex your skills in creating back-end solutions that scale
  • Design and deliver innovative solutions to provide high quality video experiences
  • Build development tools and automation systems for building, testing, and deploying our products
  • Work with cross-functional teams to assess, design, and implement new features
  • Create and maintain documentation
  • Contribute in all stages of project life-cycle, from specifications through release

Skills and Requirements

  • BS/MS degree in CS or equivalent
  • 3 years of professional experience
  • Familiar with Rails 3.0 or above and Ruby
  • Highly proficient with Asynchronous programming and systems
  • First hand experience scaling web applications, MySQL details, sharding, etc.
  • Comfortable working with SQL database and designing data schemas
  • Proficient with HTML + JS + CSS, know how to make the front end look and work well
  • Experience with jQuery or other JS library required
  • Backbone.js or other MVC javascript library is a plus
  • Familiar with source control management systems (git) and bug tracking software (trac or bugzilla)
  • Experience in video streaming, media players, multimedia applications is a plus
  • Passion for building high quality products used by millions worldwide
  • Good communicator - know when to speak up and when to listen. It’s more fun that way
  • Responsible - you do what you say you will
  • Self-starter - bring ideas and prototypes to the group
Front End Engineer San Francisco APPLY NOW

Responsibilities

  • Build and improve the SnappyTV platform using HTML, CSS, and Javascript
  • Design and deliver innovative solutions to provide high quality, bandwidth efficient video delivery
  • Provide infrastructure and frameworks for building, launching, and measuring SnappyTV’s new features
  • Develop frameworks that are used by our customers to create best in breed video experiences
  • Build development tools and automation systems for building, testing and deploying our products
  • Work with cross-functional teams to assess, design, and implement new features.
  • Create and maintain documentation
  • Contribute in all stages of project life-cycle, from specifications through release

Skills and Requirements

  • BS/MS degree in CS or equivalent
  • 4 years of professional experience
  • Master of HTML and CSS – you eat, sleep and breathe frontend development, and are excited about emerging features in HTML5, CSS3, and techniques for responsive design, animation, and transitions.
  • Highly proficient in JavaScript – familiar with AJAX, node.js, client-side templates
  • Comfortable using SCSS/SASS, backbone.js, jQuery, and overall experience using and building frameworks/plugins to accelerate development
  • Have experience with Flash/AS3, embedding players, and familiar with using flashvars and ExternalInterface
  • You are comfortable interacting with other team members (both within design/development and other departments such as marketing or sales) and clients
  • Strong sense of web design and attuned to the fundamentals of user experience
  • Familiar with source control management systems (git) and bug tracking software (trac or bugzilla)
  • Passion for building high quality products used by millions worldwide
  • Good communicator - know when to speak up and when to listen. It’s more fun that way
  • Responsible - you do what you say you will
  • Self-starter - bring ideas and prototypes to the group
Mobile Engineer San Francisco APPLY NOW

Responsibilities

  • Be a mobile specialist across multiple mobile platforms
  • Build APIs and libraries that developers can integrate and use in apps
  • Maintain and extend our existing mobile projects
  • Design, implement and test new features of client applications according to mobile specification
  • Design and build for high performance video playback for mobile device and networks
  • Work with cross-functional teams to assess, design, and implement new features.
  • Create and maintain documentation
  • Contribute in all stages of project life-cycle, from specifications through release

Skills and Requirements

  • BS/MS degree in CS or equivalent
  • 4 years of professional experience
  • Knowledge of native mobile app development (iOS / Android)
  • Objective C (like it’s your native tongue)
  • Solid foundation in OOP and programming concepts
  • Experience with video on iOS (its what we do)
  • Experience building and designing RESTful APIs
  • Proven experience with building mobile web applications
  • Experience with web technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, and JS
  • Ability to learn new technologies and programming languages quickly
  • Experience working with media playback technology (any platform)
  • Knowledge of Agile software development methodology
  • Familiar with source control management systems (git) and bug tracking software (trac or bugzilla)
  • Passion for building high quality products used by millions worldwide
  • Good communicator - know when to speak up and when to listen. It’s more fun that way
  • Responsible - you do what you say you will
  • Self-starter - bring ideas and prototypes to the group
Video Backend and Serving Engineer San Francisco APPLY NOW

Responsibilities

  • Design and deliver innovative solutions to provide high quality video experiences
  • Responsible - you do what you say you will
  • Self-starter - bring ideas and prototypes to the group
  • Create and maintain documentation
  • Contribute in all stages of project life-cycle, from specifications through release

Skills and Requirements

  • BS/MS degree in CS or equivalent
  • 5+ years (10 ideal) of experience as a software engineer
  • C/C++ expert
  • OOD
  • Linux
  • Video transcoding, live stream, etc experience
  • Ruby experience
  • Passion for building high quality products used by millions worldwide
  • Good communicator - know when to speak up and when to listen. It’s more fun that way

It would be great if you have:

  • Been a contributor to open source video serving or processing projects
  • Some experience with rails 3 + ruby 1.9.2+
  • Written and maintained ruby extensions in C
  • Flash experience
  • Java experience
Technical Support Engineer San Francisco APPLY NOW

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical, functional, and troubleshooting support to our customers using our Live Streaming and Cloud-based, Live Cut Editor
  • Respond to customer issues submitted by phone and email
  • Escalate design, reliability and maintenance problems or bugs to software engineering/ design engineering
  • Document product best practices and use this information to create a searchable Knowledge Base that customers use for self-help
  • Work closely with upper management to define and build out our long-term support strategy and tools

Skills and Requirements

  • Real-world experience (2+ years) in diagnosing and troubleshooting software and/or customer service on computer systems
  • Experience in using cloud-based customer support tools such as salesforce.com, Get Satisfaction, Zendesk, etc.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with 24x7x365 SaaS operations
  • Experience with live streaming or on demand video platforms
  • Self-motivated and driven with affinity towards customer service excellence and who is able to organize and execute on tasks without heavy management oversight
  • Ability to operate/adapt to change in a highly variable, multi-tasking work environment
  • Excellent analytical skills with a strong attention to detail
Quality Assurance Engineer San Francisco APPLY NOW

As a QA Engineer at SnappyTV you will be part of a talented team working on cutting edge video and social media technologies. We are looking for candidates with a passion for quality, who enjoy working in a collaborative company atmosphere.

Responsibilities

  • Create, update and maintain test cases across existing products and services. This includes testing software across multiple platforms, operating systems and mobile devices.
  • Track defects using our bug tracking system, and assist in managing and prioritizing bug lists.
  • Assist support team in tracking issues reported by customers, and assisting engineering in finding and resolving the issues.
  • Execution of regression testing of the software to ensure compatibility with new products and features.
  • Work in collaboration with product, support, and engineering teams to ensure cross team communication of issues, as well as status of bug fixes and releases.

Skills and Requirements

  • 2+ years experience in QA
  • Ability to work in a fast paced development and testing environment
  • Strong communication skills; ability to effectively coordinate between teams
  • Strong written skills; ability to concisely and effectively file tickets and report testing issues
  • Strong understanding of functional, usability and regression testing strategies
  • Experience in creating complex product test plans
  • Familiarity with Unix shell environments, MySQL
  • Experience using and testing mobile web technologies
  • Understanding of HTML and basic web technologies
  • Ability to proactively think about product testing (ie. See potential issues or problems ahead of development completion) and communicate ideas with engineering and product teams
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must love coffee (not really a requirement, but it helps)