Senior Software Engineer | Streaming Platform ($80m Raised)

  • Location

    San Francisco

  • Sector:

    Software Engineering, Product

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  • Salary:

    Very competitive + Equity + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Kiel O'Mara

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  • Duration:


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  • Consultant:

    Kiel O'Mara

My client is a VERY well funded (Series C, $80m+) entertainment video platform. The company boasts some industry legends as founders and board members, including some of the original Facebook team.

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

What You'll Do:

  • 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

What you'll bring:

  • Strong experience with at least one: Java - Python - 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 creating scalable, distributed services
  • Hands-on experience with container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, Mesos) - Nice to have

What's on Offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Industry Leading Benefits ($5k professional development, $2k holiday, unlimited PTO)
  • Work with some industry legends