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5+ years of Experience

Video Engineer – Global Live Streaming Platform

About the job

As an experienced Video Engineer, you’ll be a critical contributor to a US-based Global Live Streaming Platform, leading product development for features broadcasters and audience use daily and development for vital infrastructure maintenance and refinement.

You’ll be able to see the impact of your work in real-time, getting feedback about new features live from users on the platform. This role is perfect for someone who is passionate about having a direct impact on the user experience in a highly engaging social streaming platform and passionate about ensuring users have the smoothest streaming experience possible.


● Develop and maintain video infrastructure to support client platforms (iOS, Android, web) and backend, delegating tasks as necessary

● Bring structure to the video team, leading team meetings and enforcing coding standards

● Contribute to and make final architectural, design, and process decisions with an emphasis on stability, scalability and security

● Optimize performance for large scale

● Think independently and proactively challenge project assumptions

● Ensure quality assurance by testing your own work, and collaborating with the internal QA team before and after release

● Handle code deployments in both dev and production environments, coordinate with backend developers

● Monitor AWS and Datadog performance metrics, error logs, and be on call for PagerDuty alerts

● Be responsive and jump on critical issues and bugs as they arise

● Follow, add to, and enforce best practices and processes as established by the engineering team and company


● Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline preferred

● English fluency

● 5+ years of experience as a video engineer

● Experience developing for and scaling a large user base

● Expert knowledge of video, audio and networking technologies

● Expertise in developing WebRTC-based streaming for low-latency, large scale and

interactive applications

● Skilled in JavaScript/Node.js and C++

● Experience with various AWS Services (Redis, Redshift, EC2)

● Up-to-date understanding of best practices regarding system security measures

● DevOps or systems experience (Terraform, Packer)

Qualities of an Ideal Candidate:

● Critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving abilities

● Good interpersonal and communication skills

● Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently

● Ownership over own and team’s performance, ability to motivate the team

● Proactiveness and initiative

● Attention to detail