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Location: Englewood, CO
Job Type: Contract to Hire

Job Description

Job Title: Principal Engineer – Systems (Media Streaming)

Location: Englewood, CO or Foster City, CA

Type: CTH

Salary: $181k/yr

About the Position

To be successful in this role, you will need to be:

  • Highly motivated, driven & hard working.
  • Not afraid to fail.
  • A true believer in cloud native, hybrid cloud and continuous deployment.
  • Able to work independently and clearly present results.
  • A team player.
  • Experience architecting and building large-scale distributed applications.
  • Able to lead by example – we are looking for folks that can design and build. Hands on experience is a key to success.


Primary responsibilities include the following:

  • A strong desire to learn new things and continually improve yourself and those around you with a “can do anything” mentality.
  • You live to experiment, test, fail fast, and learn as you go, we are not looking for a cookie cutter solution to our complex problems.
  • Conduct hands-on development across one or multiple areas of the media streaming value chain – content ingestion / delivery, metadata management, transcoding, encoding, DRM / entitlement, CDN, storage, and ad-insertion.
  • Develop Server less / Function as a service, while implementing relevant web scale and distributed systems.
  • Create, optimize, and integrate Application Programming Interface (API) calls; background in API development is preferred.
  • Build high-level user interfaces using rapid prototyping methodologies.



Skills, Experience and Requirements

Must have:

  • A 4-year college degree in Computer Science / Information Technology, Bachelor of Science preferred, master’s degree is preferred.
  • Deep domain expertise of streaming technologies and previous experience in developing streaming applications.
  • Understanding of REST APIs, the document request model, and offline storage.
  • Proficiency in one or multiple Programming Languages: Go, Java.
  • Knowledge of CI/CD & DevSecOps tools: Gitlab, Artifactory, Terraform, etc.
  • Experience with automated testing of applications, Continuous Integration (CI), TDD, and/or BDD.

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of device ecosystem (Apple, Android, Roku), video players, codecs and video standards.
  • Knowledge of native platforms (iOS, Android, and/or Roku) and/or JavaScript Browser Clients is a plus.
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