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Software Engineer, Video Tech

Vimeo, New York, NY

High-quality tools for hosting, sharing, and streaming videos


The Video Encoding team is the applied research team that takes care of anything that happens to the uploaded videos, from storage to compression to streaming. As a Software Engineer, you will be contribute in the orchestration of the various video services developed and help with the integration of new technologies in the Vimeo systems, surfacing the team ideas and applications directly into the hands of our users - a unique opportunity to interact with the entirety of the video pipeline, from start to finish.

What you’ll do:

  • You will be a key part of a team of developers working on the cutting edge, cloud based award winning video-creation platform.
  • Develop and maintain QoE (Quality of Experience) metrics, making sure video playback stays top notch
  • Work closely with R&D team members to develop and innovate video applications as well as be on the frontline to design, and implement technical changes in every aspect.
  • Write articles, blog posts and presentations highlighting your technical achievements
  • Collaborate with other teams in all aspects of the software development lifecycle.

Skills and knowledge you should possess:

  • Systems programming, with a focus on microservices and interoperability 
  • Frontend and backend programming experience with several languages 
  • Working knowledge of multimedia transcoding pipelines.
  • Familiarity with database and networking concepts, as well as container technology.
  • Experience with CDN vendors and streaming protocols, such as MSE or WebRTC.
  • Passion for the technology and engineering principles.

Bonus points:

  • Experience with container orchestration technologies like Kubernetes.
  • Video encoding/transcoding experience (ie. ffmpeg, x264).
  • Effective contributions to open source multimedia projects.

What should you bring to the team?

  • Perspective and understanding of the trends in the frontend world
  • Development of significant features or projects, transforming an idea into reality
  • Experience in working with frontend and backend technologies
  • Team player, Get-it-done attitude and quick learner
  • Excellent communication, collaboration and influencing skills

About us:

Vimeo is the world’s leading all-in-one video software solution. Our platform enables any professional, team, and organization to unlock the power of video to create, collaborate and communicate. We proudly serve our growing community of over 200 million users — from creatives to entrepreneurs to the world’s largest companies.
Vimeo is headquartered in New York City with offices around the world. At Vimeo, we believe our impact is greatest when our workforce of over 650 passionate, dedicated people, represents our diverse and global community. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer where diversity, equity and inclusion is championed in how we build our products, develop our leaders, and strengthen our culture.
Learn more at www.vimeo.com
Learn more at www.vimeo.com/jobs

 

About us:

Vimeo is the world’s leading all-in-one video software solution. Our platform enables any professional, team, and organization to unlock the power of video to create, collaborate and communicate. We proudly serve our growing community of over 200 million users — from creatives to entrepreneurs to the world’s largest companies.

Vimeo is headquartered in New York City with offices around the world. At Vimeo, we believe our impact is greatest when our workforce of passionate, dedicated people, represents our diverse and global community. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer where diversity, equity and inclusion is championed in how we build our products, develop our leaders, and strengthen our culture.

Learn more at www.vimeo.com 
Learn more at www.vimeo.com/jobs

About Vimeo

Vimeo is the quality, open video platform for creative people around the world. Vimeo was founded in 2004 by filmmakers who wanted a fun, easy, uncluttered way to share their work and moments from their lives. We remain true to that mission by continually striving to help people with a wide range of passions share the things they create and care about. In everything we build for creators and their audiences, our goal is simple: make life worth watching. 

Want to learn more about Vimeo? Visit Vimeo's website.