Javascript Engineer

Job description

XITE is the music brand for young adults and broadcasts the most popular music videos 24/7. XITE went live in 2008 and became the largest music channel in the Netherlands and Belgium shortly after. XITE is distributed to 16 million households in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Qatar, Canada and the United States and is expanding globally. In 2015 XITE released a world’s 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 (Javascript Engineer) to this team of superheroes!


  • Work with other software engineers, our music team, and key decision makers (such as Product Managers) to build state-of-the-art multimedia management and curation tools.
  • Help develop user-friendly interfaces for 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, North America, and the Middle East.

  • Help developer user-friendly interfaces for our in-house Curation Tools, which is used to curate music playlists out of our comprehensive catalog and help generate an interactive experience of  ‘Personalised Music Television’.

  • Visualize our comprehensive catalog so that our Music Curators can instantly spot metadata trends and further optimise their playlist and increase the ‘Personalised Music Television’ experience.

  • 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

  • 3+ years working experience in a similar role

  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript

  • Strong understanding of REST APIs and knowledge of how to interface with them

  • Familiarity with JS frameworks such as Angular/React

  • Experience with Java/PHP is a plus

  • Strong communication skills (English)

  • Self-reliant, creative problem solver, outcome orientated

  • Adaptive learner, someone who’s motivated by the challenge of getting things done, great team player


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 a unique combination of music, television and new technology.


And let’s not forget; we have chef prepared lunches, friday afternoon drinks and rooftop parties! Do you feel up for the challenge? Then hit that ‘Apply for this Job’ button!