Senior Video Streaming Engineer



Kyiv city, Ukraine
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023
Restream is looking for a Video Streaming Engineer to join us to solve complex challenges and build world-class products. In this role, you will build new features, design and implement new services, and improve the reliability of our systems as we rapidly scale our product and organization. You understand the importance of simplicity and reliability, and you calculate the impact of every decision on each. We believe in small teams where each member contributes significant value.

What You'll Do

  • Develop and maintain features in Restream core services.
  • Design and implement video streaming and video processing services necessary to support new and existing features.
  • Design metrics that capture the streaming experience and system performance.
  • Implement solutions to maintain top-notch video quality under high load.
  • Give and receive code review feedback with the team.
  • Maintain a pulse on emerging technologies and discover hidden opportunities in our environment.
  • Ensure redundancy and resilience of Restream production infrastructure.

What We Look For

  • A scrappy, entrepreneurial attitude that gets high-quality projects done quickly.
  • Expert in at least one general-purpose programming language. Node.JS (TypeScript), Rust, or C/C++ would be a plus but are not a requirement.
  • Experience with multiple multimedia libraries and frameworks: FFmpeg, GStreamer, libvpx, x264, x265, etc.
  • Knowledge of multiple streaming protocols (RTMP, RTSP, RTP, HLS, WebRTC, DASH, etc.) and codecs (AAC, Opus, H264, H265, VP8, VP9, AV1, etc.).
  • Experience with at least one commonly used media server software: RED5, Wowza, Kurento, etc.
  • Highly proficient in database design, with both relational and NoSQL (Scylla, Redis) databases.
  • Comfortable working with AWS, Linux, Docker, Kubernetes, continuous deployment workflow, multiple programming languages tech stack.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Self-directed, analytical, and work well in a team environment.
  • Passionate about the Restream product.
Back in 2015, Restream was founded in Ukraine. We had a burning passion for helping creators to be seen and heard. As the #1 multistreaming solution, Restream inspires over 7 million people worldwide to share their stories through live video and follow their dreams. We believe that a small but highly driven and focused team can make a lasting impact in people’s lives.
What We Offer
- A startup environment and a flat company structure
- Work closely with founders and team to build and grow the product
- Opportunity to make an impact on the evolution of the product
- Ability to create something that influences people's lives
- Equity packages for you to truly be a part of the Restream journey
- The tech you need to get your job done