Senior Video Streaming Engineer

Job Title: Senior Video Streaming Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH53478
Contact Name: Will Fraser
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 24, 2016 14:39

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Video Streaming Engineer to join an international broadcaster, based in London, and take responsibility for running and developing video on demand and live streaming software systems.

Working as part of a talented technical team in a fast paced, ever changing environment, you will be integral to the maintenance and continual evolution of a range of complex, business critical systems. This is a great opportunity to join one of the biggest brands in the broadcasting industry and play a key role in the delivery of their products and services.

The core focus of this role will be to develop and maintain hardware and software systems that underpin video on demand and live streaming products. This will involve working in a live production environment, with a mix of physical hardware and SaaS based solutions. You will work with a broad range of technologies to facilitate content delivery across the major content delivery networks. This will mean working with different operating systems, IP protocols and cloud based SaaS platforms.

To be considered for this role you must have a proven track record of commercial experience in a Video Streaming Engineer role or similar, ideally in an international broadcasting environment. In addition, we are looking for the following;

  • Proven delivery experience of live and VOD content
  • Experience coding in JavaScript
  • Experience with multiple CDNs for video streaming
  • Experience working with AWS and cloud based SaaS platforms
  • Knowledge of live video encoding workflows
  • Configuration and management skills with Windows and Linux operating systems
  • Knowledge of IP protocols, RTMP, RTSP, SHOUTcast and HTTP live streaming

In addition you will need strong communication skills, the ability to work under your own initiative, and solid decision making skills. Experience of programming in Java and/or exposure to the Spring framework would be beneficial.

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a world famous brand and play a vital role in ensuring the delivery of their live and VOD content. If this looks to be of interest please contact Will Fraser at Handle Recruitment for more information.


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PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.