Senior Back-End Engineer

Industry: Technology
Company size: 251-10K

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Job description

An emerging leader in the live streaming industry that has developed a global and real-time content sharing mobile application for celebrities, entertainers, and influencers, is looking for a Senior Back-End Engineer. The engineer will be responsible for analyzing and improving the present server-side application components' efficiency, scalability, and stability. The firm operates as a world leader in live media and entertainment, enabling people to create content and share live streams and pictures while also earning royalties. This role requires some overlap with the PST time zone. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with a highly collaborative, global team of engineers and design large-scale, fault-tolerant cloud-based services and infrastructure
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams throughout the software development lifecycle to develop new features and debug current application issues 
  • Review and provide comments/inform server-side software design across the organization
  • Skillfully navigate complex debugging, incident response, and challenging engineering tasks
  • Create frameworks to boost team productivity
  • Foresee changes in requirements and promptly modify systems and methods
  • Deliver on many IT projects simultaneously and on time with excellent results
  • Complete assigned objectives with a high level of independence and initiative
  • Mentor and offer technical leadership to engineers in lower IC levels across the team, assisting them in meeting their objectives

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 5+ years of relevant experience as a back-end developer
  • 2+ years of experience working with Go and other related technologies
  • Prolific knowledge of Git/Github, MySQL/SQL, MongoDB, Kafka, and other relational databases and database designs
  • Extensive experience with Unix/Linux, JIRA/Confluence, and Docker/Kubernetes
  • Prior experience with SCRUM/Agile development
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance
  • Experience with streaming video technologies like HLS, DASH, and WebRTC
  • Prior experience with streaming audio/video codecs like RTMP/RTSP/VP8/VP9/AV1
  • Experience with deployment of distributed containerized applications like Kubernetes, Docker-compose, Containerd, etc. is nice to have
  • Prior video streaming or Big-data/BigQuery experience is desirable

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