Senior JavaScript Developer
Spark
Auckland, New Zealand
14d ago

Live the dream with the Lightbox team!

We're looking for a developer who loves to code and lives to learn. Someone in love JavaScript who wants to extend their skills.

About Lightbox

Lightbox is New Zealand's fastest growing subscription video-on-demand service and is available to anyone in New Zealand with a broadband or WiFi connection.

With Lightbox, customers can access thousands of hours of TV on their laptop, desktop, mobile, tablet or Smart TV, and watch at their own pace, with no ads or interruptions.

Lightbox's selection of shows includes exclusives like The Handmaid's Tale, Philip K Dick's Electric Dreams, Better Call Saul, Transparent, Search Party, Suits, Mr.Robot, and Outlander.

About the role / team :

The Lightbox team is a professional and driven bunch. Our backgrounds are diverse but we share a common passion for bringing the best TV to NZ homes.

What you need :

Ideally, you'll at least be able to talk coherently about as many of the below as possible :

  • Ramda
  • AWS (Elastic Beanstalk, RDS, Redis, S3, Lambda)
  • CircleCi
  • Automated Unit Tests
  • CSS Pre / Post compilers
  • In case it wasn't obvious, this also describes the tech stack you'll be working with.

    Aside from coding all the things, you'll also mentor the team & be mentored in return. Along with the team you'll be responsible for understanding our lovely environments, debugging user issues and adding value left right & center.

    As part of your application please complete the following : Java is to JavaScript as Pain is to "????????".

    Culture

    This role is more than you might think, we've got some big things coming and need the motivated, excited people to help us get it right! If you think you're that person, we'd love to hear from you. #LIGHTBOX

    Benefits

  • Spark aims to be the place where the smartest, most digitally savvy talent wants to work, in an inclusive, diverse workplace.
  • We grow great teams, led by the best leaders at the top of their game, by enabling our people the freedom and scope to do their best work, and by offering opportunities to develop their talent.
  • Benefits include career breaks, summer hours, extended annual leave purchasing, discounted health insurance, option to access great value holiday homes through Marram Trust, careers fairs, leadership development, training options and individual emphasis on corporate social responsibility and community involvement through the Spark Foundation (including volunteer days).
  • Additionally we offer a monthly Spark account credit (subject to credit criteria) across all our services, Spark Cover (free life and income protection insurance), access to our employee share scheme, as well as a wide range of discounted partner products and services among New Zealand's most well-known retailers.
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