When you join Verizon

Verizon is a leading provider of technology, communications, information and entertainment products, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our ambition and united in our shared purpose to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing...

At BlueJeans by Verizon, we’re transforming the way people meet by creating a human connection in every experience. Together, we’re bringing video to everyone, regardless of location or device, including mobile, desktop, or room systems. We work with thousands of companies worldwide to upgrade everyday meetings, large-scale events, and social network broadcasts by replacing traditional web conferencing with face-to-face video communication. All our customers have one trait in common: they understand the benefits to bringing their employees, leaders, and partners closer together. Since 2009, we have raised $175M in funding led by Accel Partners, Battery Ventures, NEA, and Norwest Venture Partners.
BlueJeans Network is a leader in frictionless video meetings and is looking to expand its client team with an engineer who is comfortable with cutting edge JavaScript language features, runtimes, and frameworks,upstream open source contributions and collaboration; and performance optimizations in JavaScript, Native platform, and graphics rendering.

  • Working with other internal teams (i.e. PM, Design and BI) to conceptualize and productize collaboration features efficiently in line with product vision.
  • Reviewing requirements and respond with technical implementation spec that can serve as a reference for developers across across Client teams for a given feature.
  • Triaging incoming support issues and provide fixes and feedback within SLA times to the customer facing teams.
  • Instrumenting product with detailed, well-documented data analytics that guide design and planning decisions.
  • Participating actively in scrums, sprint planning and retros and reinforcing the importance of sprint and Agile rituals to junior team members by example.
  • Keeping our product awesome by enhancing and contributing to upstream react, react-native, react-native-windows, redux, flow, eslint, codepush, and other open source dependencies.
  • Maintaining a tight feedback loop for developers and internal users by doing test-driven development at the unit- and acceptance-test level for fast feedback both in local development environments, in our cloud CI providers, and our internal continuous deployment.
  • Ensuring we keep performance gains by enhancing our existing performance CI test suite that does automated CPU and GPU profiling on our target customer hardware.
  • Continuously teach, learn, and strive for a generalized skill set with collaborative design and programming, both locally in our San Jose office, and with our remote collaborators in India
  • Influence the platforms we rely on by communicating wants and needs to our partners at Microsoft, Google, Facebook and others in the areas of WebRTC and web standards, managed runtimes (JavaScript, Typescript etc), React, and open source efforts.
  • Run with features and enhancements further and further through the technology stack, from JavaScript to C# to Native code, from WPF to Direct3D to GPU Shaders/Compute.
  • Rely on by continuing to host/attend local meet ups, participate in relevant conferences, and be active in relevant chat, email, and other channels.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Three or more years of experience working hands-on on Web or Windows Software Engineering teams, preferably on end user facing products
  • Two or moreyears of demonstrated experiencein React, Redux andJavaScript (ES6+) and Electron.js.

Even better if you have:

  • Strong presentation skills and communication skills.
  • Experince in collaborating with cross-functional teams and managing stakeholder expectations.
  • Experience in CSS and HTML.
  • Knowledge of other front end frameworks.

Verizon recently acquired BlueJeans and plans to integrate BlueJeans employees into Verizon, including its compensation and benefits programs, in due course. This position will be part of that planned integration.