JW Player is hiring a

Network Operations Centre Engineer


About JW Player:

JW Player is the leading video software and data insights platform that gives our customers independence and control in today’s Digital Video Economy. Founded over a decade ago as an open source video player, JW Player’s technology platform now powers digital video for hundreds of thousands of businesses across NA, EMEA, APAC and LATAM. Each month, there are over 1 billion viewers across 2.7 billion unique devices consuming video on JW Player’s technology. 

The Network Operations Centre (NOC):

The JW Player Network Operations Centre, or "NOC", is a global team within the Tier 1 Technical Support function. The NOC runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The team provides ‘eyes on glass’ monitoring and proactive troubleshooting for video companies worldwide. It is an exciting and fast-paced team with great opportunities for growth and development. 

The Opportunity:

The JW Player NOC is an integral part of the customer's lifecycle and the first point of contact for customers when they are having technical issues. Providing an industry-leading customer experience is our highest priority in order to develop great relationships with our customers and to ensure they continue working with us.

We are growing the team and looking to hire a remote NOC Engineer based in Mexico.  The ideal candidate will be someone who is passionate about technology and providing a great customer experience.  Standard work hours are 4pm - 12am CST, 5 days a week, and may include national holidays and weekends. Hours may change with varying business needs however sufficient notice will be given.

As a NOC Engineer, you will:

  • Provide proactive and reactive monitoring of customer servers and video streams.
  • Provide 1st line initial triage on support issues, fixing those where possible and passing others onto the relevant teams.
  • Ensure that all issues and resolutions are logged in the help desk.
  • Provide training / documentation to other operational staff within the support team and Network Operations.
  • Share best practices identified in daily work with members of other teams.
  • Use AWS technologies, and monitoring tools such as Zabbix, CloudWatch and Datadog.
  • Work with Linux and Windows servers.
  • Be in charge of incident management.

Requirements for the role:

  • Proven experience working in a customer service environment with a focus on day-to-day operational tasks, handling and prioritizing a high volume of work, covering shifts, running multiple work streams and working to service level agreements.
  • Ability to write documentation for both internal and client use.
  • A self-starter attitude - proactive, coachable, inquisitive, and enjoys problem solving.
  • Excellent organizational and bilingual communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Demonstrate a passion for technology (through certificates/qualifications, personal projects, etc.).

Bonus Points:

  • Relevant college degree/apprenticeship/certification in IT, Computer Science or related field.
  • Experience in an infrastructure, network operations or software support role
  • Knowledge of video technology

Interview Process:

  1. Recruiter Screen
    • 15-30 minute conversation with a Recruiter to learn more about your background and interests
  2. Hiring Manager Screen
    • 30-60 minute conversation where the Hiring Manager or someone from the team deep dives into your experiences
  3. Team Interview
    • 30-60 minute interview where you meet with various team members across the organization

*The interview process may change at any given stage. 

Perks of being at JW Player, U.K

When you join JW Player, you are not just joining a company or a team but a family. Our goal is to take care of you and ensure you will be successful in your new role. Your success is our success! 

As a full time employee, you will qualify for:

  • Private Health Coverage for you and your family
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • Stock Options Purchase Program
  • Quarterly and Annual Team Events - because team building is important! 
  • Professional Career Program and Career Development Opportunities
  • Bi-Annual Hack Weeks for those who are interested in using their coding knowledge
  • Fireside chats with individuals in the JW Player family

*Benefits are subject to location and can change at the discretion of the Company. 

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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