Senior Software Engineer | Successful Live TV Streaming Startup

  • Location

    San Francisco

  • Sector:

    Software Engineering

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    $200k+ Base Salary + Strong Equity Options

  • Contact:

    Jennifer Beltran

  • Contact email:


  • Consultant:

    Jennifer Beltran

My client is a VERY 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. The company has previously received investment from New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Rho Ventures, Xfund, HBO, and Mark Cuban. They are based in San Francisco, with offices in New York and Cambridge, MA.

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 - 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

What's on Offer:

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