Java Developer

Job description

XITE is a multimedia music brand that is distributed to 15 million households in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Canada, and Qatar and is expanding globally. XITE’s TV channel broadcasts the most popular music videos 24/7. In 2015, XITE released a world first: Personalised Music Television, which allows viewers to personalise their music channel by liking and skipping music videos.

At XITE, our ‘Atlas Team’ is responsible for one of the most comprehensive music video collections in the world. We’re looking for another addition to this team of superheroes!


Your mission at XITE

  • Help develop our in-house Media Asset Management system, which processes and distributes XITE’s music videos and makes them available not only to our interactive music television services, but also to our music team for curation and linear television broadcast channels in Europe, the Middle East, and North America.
  • Work with other software engineers, our music team, and key decision makers (such as Product Managers) to build state-of-the-art multimedia management tools and advanced cloud deployments. With our ever-growing multimedia collection, we work with dynamic encoding solutions and integrations with broadcast platforms and CDN’s.
  • Enrich our music videos with smart metadata for a better personalised music experience. You will implement automated ways to gather as much metadata as possible to enrich our music video collection with metadata for recommendation systems and manual playlist curation.
  • Join a Scrum team that is passionate about its goals, and on a mission to deliver the best music video experience to each household.


Your superpowers

  • 4+ years Java experience including experience with: Hibernate 5, Spring 4/5, jUnit 5, streams
  • Experience with Google Cloud
  • PostgreSQL 9 and Mongo
  • RESTful services
  • Version control using Git
  • Agile Scrum practical experience
  • Self-reliant, creative problem solver, outcome orientated
  • Adaptive learner, someone who’s motivated by the challenge of getting things done 
  • Great team player
  • Strong communication skills

Some experience with Java 8, functional programming and reactive approach are a plus. Experience with PHP, Symphony 2 / Doctrine 2 are also valued superpowers but not essential.


What do you get out of it?

Superheroes don’t always get enough recognition for their work, but here at XITE we make sure you’re taken care of by providing you the opportunity to develop your career in a young, fast growing (international) company. We provide a challenging work environment where professionalism, initiative and creativity are a must. We have an unique combination of music, television and new technology. And let’s not forget; we have chef prepared lunches, friday afternoon drinks and rooftop parties - click here to get an impression!


Do you feel up for the challenge? Then hit that ‘Apply for this Job’ button!


We are welcoming to anyone who'd like to contribute to making XITE a truly global organization and to make the best working environment for all employees. We encourage you to join us as we change the way the world consumes music videos.