fuboTV is hiring a

Vid Ops Team- Streaming Media Engineer

New York, United States

 Who we are:

fuboTV is the fastest growing video streaming startup (backed by some of the world's largest media companies) that is reinventing live television for the entire household in the cord cutting era.

Originally founded as a soccer streaming service, fuboTV is the leading sports-first cable replacement in the U.S, growing to nearly 250,000 paying subscribers.

fuboTV broadcasts most NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL games, all major soccer leagues, and a wide range of college and other sports. fuboTV also broadcasts a wide variety of news, movies, and entertainment programming including the FOX, NBC, CBS, and Turner broadcast catalogs, plus Showtime, AMC…and much more! fuboTV can be accessed on multiple platforms, including web, Android, iOS, tvOS, Fire TV, Android TV, Roku and Chromecast.



Job Description:
We are looking for a streaming media engineer who will be responsible for architecting, building and maintaining fault tolerant and scalable video delivery systems that can reach millions of users every month. We're a small, fast-moving and fast-growing company looking to change the sports media consumption forever. The ideal candidate has background in enterprise-level video encoding, particularly HLS and/or MPEG-DASH, and is comfortable working with software engineers to build internal products.
  • Architect and maintain scalable streaming infrastructures
  • Manage cloud based and in-house encoding software and appliances responsible for live encoding videos into HLS and MPEG-DASH
  • Relationship management with a third party transcoding vendor and a CDN vendor

Required Skills:

  • Enterprise video encoding expertise using Elemental, Envivio, or similar encoders.
  • Video codec experience specifically in H.264, VP9, MPEG-2 and H.265
  • Understanding of HLS and HLS based server-side ad stitching products
  • Familiarity with different CDN vendors and their systems (e.g. Akamai, Level3, Fastly, etc.)
  • Experience with at least one dynamically typed language (Python, Ruby, Node.JS, etc.)
  • Understanding of media formats on mobile devices
  • Working knowledge of commandline tools for video diagnosis such as ffmpeg, mp4box, x264, mediastreamvalidator, etc.
  • Familiarity with enterprise MPEG Analysis tools, such as Tektronix, Ineoquest, Triveni, etc
  • Experience with alternate content in ABR ecosystem (ESAM, ESNI, etc) 
  • Understanding of backbone video and distribution (Peering, Transport, POP sites, etc)

Perks & Benefits:

  • fuboTV provides a highly competitive compensation based on experience and market standards.
  • Robust benefit package including stock options, 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.
  • Unlimited PTO days and regular company-wide activities.
  • fuboTV's main Headquarters are located in Midtown Manhattan.

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