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Lead Software Engineer in Video Backend



Software Engineering
Łódź, Poland
Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2024

About Amagi: We are a next-generation media technology company that provides cloud broadcast and targeted advertising solutions to broadcast TV and streaming TV platforms. Amagi enables content owners to launch, distribute, and monetize live linear channels on Free Ad-supported Streaming TV and video services platforms. Amagi also offers 24x7 cloud-managed services bringing simplicity, advanced automation, and transparency to the entire broadcast operations. Overall, Amagi supports 700+ content brands, 800+ playout chains, and over 2500 channel deliveries on its platform in over 40 countries. Amagi has a presence in New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, London, Paris, Melbourne, Seoul, Lodz, Singapore, and broadcast operations in New Delhi, and an innovation center in Bangalore.

Amagi has acquired the business of Tellyo with it’s R&D development centre in Poland, a leading real-time live cloud remote production, clipping/editing, and social sharing platform. This development is set to enhance Amagi’s video toolset for live sports and news broadcasts, and improve live video streaming and editing experience for customers worldwide.

With this agreement, Amagi expands its footprint in Europe, by bringing together Tellyo’s product development centre in Poland and Amagi’s technology centres in India and Croatia, Amagi expects to drive cloud innovation in the region in an accelerated manner.

Job Overview: We are seeking a talented Lead Software Engineer with expertise in video backend development to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for designing and developing scalable and robust backend solutions for video processing and streaming. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure high-quality software development and contribute to the overall success of our products and services.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement video backend solutions for processing and streaming video content.
  • Collaborate with product managers and other teams to define requirements and specifications.
  • Write clean and maintainable code, considering performance, scalability, and reliability.
  • Ensure proper integration and testing of backend systems.
  • Troubleshoot and debug production issues to ensure smooth and uninterrupted video streaming.
  • Mentor and guide junior engineers, promoting best practices and code quality.
  • Stay updated with the latest trends and technologies in video processing and streaming.