Senior Front-End Engineer

| Greater Boston Area

We’re thrilled to announce that we’re hiring to grow our team and our products! 3Play Media offers a truly unique opportunity to work in a small team of developers in a company that offers both a startup-minded size and culture while being robustly backed by a steady stream of customers and projects. Every day, our system processes hundreds of hours of video content, helping us to improve and expand the way people consume online media to make more of the web’s video content accessible. We’re also very excited to have a few brand-new products in our pipeline!

We are looking for an experienced engineer to help us build our application. As we are growing, we have found a need for an engineer to drive our front-end technology decisions. You’ll help us select and maintain the best framework for our needs, drive the adoption of good front-end coding standards, and actively contribute to feature development.

Role & Responsibilities

  • You’ll be selecting and implementing the front-end frameworks and toolsets enabling the engineering team to build modern responsive web applications
  • You’ll help us develop good front-end coding standards in Javascript and CSS
  • You’ll build the front-end “platform” by creating reusable components and design patterns
  • You’ll work closely with our UI designer to build and maintain our design system
  • You’ll consult and mentor engineers on the team as they build complex user interfaces
  • You’ll build front-end heavy features in our application which is currently using the following technologies:
    • React
    • AngularJS (legacy)
    • Bootstrap
    • Ruby On Rails
    • JQuery

Position Requirements

  • 3+ years experience building software in a professional environment
  • Experience in a range of front-end technologies, ideally including React, CSS frameworks, and HTML
  • Broad knowledge of the front-end framework space and the ability to identify and apply technologies to business problems
  • Experience driving technology decisions and educating and influencing full-stack engineers
  • Some experience building full-stack applications in Rails, Django, PHP, Node, or a similar framework, and a willingness to occasionally work in the full stack as needed

About the Company

3Play Media is a rapidly growing, profitable technology company with a startup culture making a huge impact on the way people consume online media. We provide premium captioning, transcription, audio description, and translation solutions to over 2,500 higher ed, enterprise, media, and government customers. Our goal is to simplify the workflow through flexible APIs, a secure online account system, and integrations with a multitude of players, platforms, and lecture capture systems. We got our start in 2008 out of MIT Sloan and we are based in Boston, MA.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • Twitter BootstrapLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • TrelloManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MarketoCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

We're right in the middle of the Seaport, in easy walking distance to South Station and to dozens of lunch spots, bars, and restaurants.

An Insider's view of 3Play Media

What’s the vibe like in the office?

I love that I am constantly learning and being challenged. I love how my ideas are valued and heard. At 3Play you really feel like you are part of the company and you can directly see how your efforts are leading to the company's success.

Sofia

Marketing Programs Manager

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

What my team is trying to solve isn't necessarily a problem, it's that the company is growing and we are trying to keep up!

Amanda

Office Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

My experience at 3Play has been a whirlwind! I was hired to produce content in 2014; now, I'm the Director of Marketing and manage our marketing team, strategy, and operations. My experience is a testament to how the company feels about promoting internally. I was given the chance to prove I could make an impact, and I am very grateful for that.

Lily

Director of Marketing

What is your vision for the company?

We are at the forefront of making video the ultimate tool for learning, communication, and entertainment. One day, nearly every video will be accessible. This presents exciting and daunting operational challenges; challenges that we are taking on with full steam to be the unequivocal leader in the space.

Josh

Co-Founder, Chief Revenue Officer

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

The culture is quite open and people are quite friendly. They are just a ping away, and always ready to help!

We also have a recurring event, called 3Play Palooza, which encourages people to collaborate with people from other teams to tackle and understand challenges we face.

Neel

Senior Software Engineer

What are 3Play Media Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have lots of mini committees like Social Committee, Accessibility Committee, 3Play Palooza Committee - each of which organizes events at 3Play focused on innovation, accessibility, & fun!
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 8 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 8 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Promote from within
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