Video Engineer- Server side

Video Engineer- Server side

Job Title: Video Engineer- Server side
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Amsterdam, North Holland
Salary: €570 - €600 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH7425
Contact Name: David Lawrence
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 03, 2018 11:52

Job Description

Video Engineer- Server side
The team is working on the server-side components for different media & entertainment products set-top box as well as new EOS set-top box. Range of potential involvements differs from real-time communication to big data processing and analysis. . As part of the development process, you design and integrate individual back office components into the video platforms, ensuring its compliance to our architecture blue print, its adherence to platform product requirements and its readiness for build and releases into countries local operations.

*Design and integrate new in-house developed content workflow services for the video back office platform.
*Document component-level specifications.
*Act as the product owner for your services as part of the Agile / Scrum process.
*Write test cases for component validation.
*Participate in End to End Architecture design sessions for new features and interface with the platform product owners to understand the platform requirements.
*Share architectural design vision with both technical and non-technical team members, including fellow engineers, architects, product managers, designers and analysts.
*Execute and / or delegate testing of components and their functionality
*Write clean, well-structured specifications and designs, covering all of the functional and non-functional requirements.
*Make technical design decisions with little supervision.
*Explore new relevant technologies, techniques, frameworks, tools, methodologies and processes.
*Prepare handover documentation and trainings to train and instruct fellow engineers in your team and other teams.
*At least 3 years of experience in back end design and/or development with video delivery
*Excellent capability to write unambiguous technical requirements that require little clarification towards developers
*Excellent understanding of content workflow and/or back office systems
*Strong understanding of best practices for the software development life cycle, including Agile development, testing, integration and operations
*Strong, hands-on experience with HTTP, HTTP/2, RESTful and SOAP APIs, XML and JSON formats
*Strong, hands-on experience with Linux based servers
*Strong analytical skills; the ability to analyse at high level but also dive into low level details
*Experience with writing and debugging scripts in at least one scripting language (e.g. Python, Perl, Ruby, bash)
*Experience with video workflow systems and associated back office systems
*Experience with Docker, Kubernetes
*Experience with automated deployment technologies
*Experience with TCP and DNS
*Experience with HTTP servers, proxies and CDNs
*Basic understanding Elastic Search, Kibana, Grafana or similar tools
*Basic understanding of SQL (e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL) and NoSQL (e.g. Cassandra, MongoDB) technologies
*Basic understanding of Java development is a big plus
*Familiarity with video delivery technologies (RTSP, ABR streaming, HLS, HSS, DASH)
*Familiarity with video protection systems (CAS, DRM)
*Effective communication skills, ability to work well in a collaborative, team environment
*Must be able to work under pressure and be prepared to work outside normal working hours when necessary
You'll be based in Amsterdam, working in an international team. Initially a 3 month engagement but could be long term contract for the right person. Please send your CV now for consideration.

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