JW Player is hiring a

Junior Data Engineer

New York, United States

Over half a billion videos are watched on a JW Player video player every day. The Data Team at JW Player is responsible for processing all of this data and making it available as meaningful metrics.

As an Engineer on the Data Team you will have the opportunity to tackle the business intelligence challenges of organizing and consolidating a vast array of disparate data sources. This position will be responsible for integrating our CRM, marketing, payment and finance and usage data to drive business transformation.


In this role, you will:

  • Collaborate with a talented team of other engineers, data scientists, and product managers in an agile engineer environment where you build fast, fail fast, and fix fast.
  • Work with teams across the organization to help design data marts and data warehouses to power our business intelligence initiatives.
  • Design and implement extraction, transformation and load processes across teams and technologies.
  • Test your designs at scale to ensure the system runs smoothly and accurately.
  • Analyze the business’s requirements to design the best in class ETL processes.
  • Collaborate on Database design including star and snowflake schemas.



  • Minimum of 1 year relevant experience.
  • Understanding of SQL and database design/architecture.
  • Ability to code in Python, Java or similar languages.
  • Comfortable working in a Cloud environment, ideally AWS. You will work closely with the DevOps team to define infrastructure and tooling to support the business intelligence efforts. True collaboration comes from mutual understanding and an open sharing of ideas.
  • Obsession with code quality. Whether it's pure unit tests, integration tests, or both, you know you are responsible for your code working correctly and can easily validate this with tests.
  • Enjoy working with other engineers. You recognize there are multiple ways to engineer a solution are happy to learn and share knowledge.
  • B.S. or higher in Computer Science or comparative experience engineering experience.


About JW Player

If you've watched video on the web, you already know us. JW Player is a venture-funded, online video software company based in Manhattan. Our flagship product, the JW Player, is deployed on over 2 million websites and streams billions of videos each month.  Started in 2008 as the world’s first open source video player, today the company’s customers span the globe across 193 countries and range from Fortune 500 companies to individual bloggers. We’re busy innovating for the future by actively hiring smart, motivated, and innovation-driven people! Come help us imagine and define what comes next! jwplayer.com/careers

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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