fuboTV is hiring a

Streaming Media Engineer (Linear Encoding)


About fuboTV:

fuboTV is the world’s only sports-focused live streaming TV service with top leagues and teams, plus popular shows, movies and news for the entire household. We have 100+ live TV channels, including the FOX, NBC, CBS, ABC and Disney broadcast catalogs, plus Showtime, AMC…and thousands of on-demand titles! fuboTV can be accessed on multiple platforms, including Web, Android, iOS, tvOS, Fire TV, Android TV, Roku, XBox, smart TV's and Chromecast.

We’re rapidly growing — in employees, subscribers and our content offerings. Which means we need your help taking us to the next level. 

fuboTV is committed to excellence through diversity, which involves attracting talented people from diverse backgrounds and traditions. We encourage everyone to apply.


Job Description:

The Streaming Media Engineer is responsible for architectural design, implementation, and documentation of a cloud-based live ABR video encoding environment. The engineer is also responsible for reliable, consistent operation of these systems to provide a top quality video delivery experience for our customers. 


  • Designing and implementing a MVPD-based live ABR video encoding and packaging system
  • Develop tools to scale deployments of chosen architectures
  • Work with various business-critical vendors to drive feature development and bug fixes
  • Work with multiple teams to launch new services on the FuboTV platform
  • Provide Tier 2 support as needed
  • Perform routine maintenances as needed, possibly overnight 
  • Participate in an on-call rotation and act as a subject matter expert for fuboTV-internal groups

Required Skills:

  • Understanding of various video and audio codecs such as AVC, HEVC, AAC, E-AC3 with emphasis on video/audio quality
  • Understanding of various streaming packaging methods such as HLS and DASH
  • Understanding of various multimedia transport protocols such as: RTP, RTMP, SRT, UDP, Zixi
  • Understanding of alternate content workflows in ABR ecosystem (ESAM, ESNI/SCTE-224, etc) 
  • Understanding of SSAI
  • Familiarity with DRM and content encryption, including 3rd-party integrations
  • Familiarity with different CDN vendors and their systems (e.g. Akamai, Level3, Fastly, etc.)
  • Familiarity with enterprise MPEG Analysis tools, such as Tektronix, Ineoquest, Elecard, etc
  • Familiarity with cloud deployments (Docker, AWS EC2/ECS, Google Cloud Compute/Storage)
  • Experience with testing environments, and development of scenarios
  • Experience with script writing/automation using languages such as Python, Ruby, etc. and utilizing REST API’s for configuration/feedback loop

The Ideal Candidate will also:

  • Enjoy working in a fast-moving environment in which individual contributors are trusted and depended upon to set technical direction
  • Enjoy learning new things and sharing knowledge with co-workers
  • Take the initiative in identifying and removing roadblocks
  • Be a pleasure to work with in a professional environment
  • Be comfortable giving and receiving honest feedback
  • Be unafraid of failure
  • Enjoy disrupting the status quo

Perks & Benefits:

  • fuboTV provides a highly competitive compensation based on experience and market standards.
  • Robust benefit package including Health/Dental/Vision coverage sponsored up to 100% for employees, 401k, Life Insurance, and commuter benefits
  • Free Premium fuboTV Account
  • Health and Wellness initiatives including discounts on Gym Memberships (NYC location)
  • Unlimited PTO days and regular company-wide activities.
  • fuboTV's main Headquarters are located in Midtown Manhattan.
  • fuboTV is an e-verified company