Senior Software Engineer | Successful Live TV Streaming Startup

  • Location

    San Francisco

  • Sector:

    Software Engineering

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  • Contact:

    Amelia Jones

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  • Consultant:

    Amelia Jones

Intelletec has partnered with a well funded (Series C, $80m+) entertainment video platform. They are looking for a Senior Back Engineer, with a wealth of knowledge 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.

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. 

As a backend engineer you will be responsible for:

  • Brainstorming, designing, implementing, and rolling out the next generation of the system to handle an order of magnitude more channels, users, and recordings.

  • Developing video pipeline: building highly available transcoding, segmentation, and video hosting and storage system.

  • Hacking on the monitoring and management system.

  • Finding cheaper, faster, better solutions: both in the cloud environment and the hardware-based systems.

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