Senior Backend Engineer | Go, Node, Ruby | SF Bay Area | Video Streaming

  • Location

    San Francisco

  • Sector:

    Software Engineering

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Circa $200,000

  • Contact:

    Caroline Kerr

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    CK 12

I am working with a well funded (Series C, $80m+) entertainment video platform. The company boasts some industry legends as founders and board members and was created to build a better TV experience. The company started in the college market as a laboratory for creating a next-generation TV platform.

They are hiring for a Senior Back Engineer, with a wealth of knowledge of in at least one OO language. You would be responsible for developing exciting, world-class software, with an extremely smart team.They are searfching for people who are looking to build a completely new kind of product and who have a passion for highly-scalable backend services.

The Role:

  • --Develop world-class, scalable backend software and services
  • --Brainstorming, designing, implementing, and rolling out the next generation of the streaming system to handle an order of magnitude more channels, users, and recordings
  • --Automating the system config, consistently deploying both new hardware systems and code in cloud infrastructure, there is no choice but to heavily automate the infrastructure


  • --Strong experience with at least one: Java - Go - Scala - Ruby - RoR - Clojure - Kafka - Node
  • --Experience in at least one Javascript framework would be highly valued: Angular, React, Knockout, Redux, Typescript 
  • --At least 4 years' experience with enterprise-level backend engineering
  • --Experience with cloud technologies - AWS, Azure, GCP
  • --Significant experience in creating scalable, distributed services
  • --Hands-on experience with container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, Mesos) - Nice to have


  • --Very Competitive Salary
  • --Strong Early-Stage Equity
  • --Industry Leading Benefits ($5k professional development, $2k holiday, unlimited PTO)
  • --Work with some industry legends