JavaScript Engineer

Permanent employee, Full-time · Remote

The Opportunity

Axonista is an award-winning video technology company, working with some of the world’s most forward thinking media companies and brands. Using our technology, customers can build and launch any interactive video experience, from shoppable video to streaming services. Our customers operate on the global stage, and include QVC, HSN, WaterBear, Virgin Media, and the Irish Film Institute.

We are seeking a talented and passionate JavaScript Engineer with a strong focus on video, to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have experience in developing, implementing and maintaining video players, video content management systems, live streaming, AdTech, video encoding, and DRM solutions using JavaScript. The successful candidate will be responsible for working with our team to develop and deliver cutting-edge video solutions that provide an exceptional experience to our users. 

  • Design, develop, and maintain video streaming applications for OTT web platforms such as Samsung TV, LG TV, and Comcast using JavaScript.
  • Build and maintain video content management systems.
  • Implement and maintain live streaming solutions using modern web technologies.
  • Develop and implement AdTech solutions that integrate with video content.
  • Implement video encoding and DRM solutions that meet industry standards and comply with legal requirements.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure successful delivery of video projects.
  • Collaborate with product and design teams to ensure the best user experience for our video solutions.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and emerging technologies related to video development.

You will be working with multi-functional multi-country teams with expertise in Web, Mobile and OTT applications. Ideally, you will have the following:

  • 3+ years of experience in developing and implementing video streaming applications for web and OTT web platforms using JavaScript.

  • Strong expertise in video content management systems, live streaming, AdTech, video encoding, and DRM.

  • Experience with video APIs and SDKs.

  • Understanding of video formats and codecs.

  • Familiarity with video analytics and optimization.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and deliver high-quality work on tight deadlines.

Bonus points
  • Experience with Smart TV platforms such as LG or Samsung
  • Experience with web-based Set Top Box platforms
  • Experience with video commerce
Why work with us?
We are scaling rapidly and you will have the opportunity to make a real impact. It’s an exciting time to join us! We also offer some nice benefits 
  • Private Health Insurance Contribution
  • Training / Education Support
  • 25 days annual leave 
  • Generous “Refer a Friend” Programme
  • Employee Share Option Scheme
  • Paid Sick Leave
Axonista is operating a fully remote team. We are Headquartered in Ireland with our teams dotted throughout Europe. This is a fully remote position (working from home) with the opportunity for in-person collaboration at times throughout the year.
What is the Hiring Process?
Applicants for the position can expect the following hiring process:
  • Qualified applicants will be invited to a 30-minute conversation with a member of the Platform team.
  • If successful at the initial round, candidates will then be invited to a series of interviews with the Hiring Manager and other members of the Axonista team as required.
  • Successful candidates will be contacted with an offer to join our team.
Equal Opportunities
Everyone is welcome at Axonista. We strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, gender orientation, colour, religion, sexual orientation, age, physical (dis)ability, or length or time spent unemployed. We invite you to apply and join us.

If you need reasonable accommodations at any point during the application or interview process please let us know.
We are looking forward to hearing from you

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