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Software Engineer - Solutions at Bitmovin
Vienna, AT

Bitmovin provides API based Software that helps developers around the world to solve the most complex video problems with a video player library that plays everywhere. Come join the team building innovative online video software for developers and content owners worldwide!

Bitmovin is looking for a Software Engineer to join our Solutions team. We are building client side libraries that run on the Web, iOS, Android, Roku, Xbox, and smart TV devices. The ideal candidate will have a strong software development background and comfortable working in multiple programming languages. We are looking for candidates who have a passion for writing software in a clean, easy to understand, maintainable way.

As a Software Engineer Solutions, you will

  • Take front-line on most customer issues with the ability to escalate internally to the SA / SE if it is not clear or easy.
  • Handle basic encoding evaluations and/or generating first round results with presets. Provide for review to the SA / SE.
  • Run with integration work that has been designed / laid out by the SA.
  • Update and maintain examples with new features and releases, including testing on intended devices. Keep all our sample players in good shape.
  • Maintain and organize a library of customer examples and implementations so everyone doesn't have to reinvent the wheel (i.e. various DRM provider integration examples, ad integration configurations, etc.)
  • Core product release testing / validation and any customer-specific testing, mainly focused on playback and devices, which isn’t caught by the engineering team.
  • Creating open source examples, tutorials and documentation for our products

It would be great if you have

  • Experience with client side development  mobile or web development. Some of the technologies you will be working with are we use  JS, PHP, Python, Java, C#, Go, Ruby and Kotlin.
  • Experience writing client side libraries. These libraries need to be easy for other developers to integrate.
  • A sense of urgency and ownership over the product.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced startup environment

It would be even better if you have

  • Experience with video streaming technologies (HLS, DASH, Ad Insertion, ExoPlayer, AVPlayer, HLS.js, Shaka Player)
  • Software architecture skills. Ability to design a library with clean APIs
  • Familiarity with git, GitHub and Git Flow

Bitmovin’s Benefits

  • Working with an innovative, fast-growing and international team with low hierarchy
  • Opportunity to make an impact on the multimedia industry, with target markets EU, US and APAC
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work hours
  • Investment in growth and education
  • No routines, but new challenging projects with global impact
  • Free snacks and great coffee
  • Open spaced office
  • Regular and fun team activities (hackathons, skiing days, …)
  • Choose your own hardware
  • The opportunity to work for an exciting start-up, building innovative video solutions

About Bitmovin

Bitmovin, a YCombinator company,  is a fast growing privately owned technology leader, located in San Francisco, CA and Klagenfurt, Austria.
The company was founded by the co-creators of international media standards like MPEG-DASH, that is used today by Netflix, Youtube, and others. Bitmovin is the technology leader in online video technologies such as cloud-based encoding, adaptive streaming players, 360°/VR streaming and performance analytics. Bitmovin is backed by top investors such as Atomico as well as industry leaders like the former VP Engineering of Netflix, former CTO of Cisco, founder of Unity3D, and many others. Bitmovin’s customers include the top media and technology companies worldwide, including Ooyala, RTL, Pro7Sat1, Bouygues Telecom, Cloudflare, Technicolor, Televisa, Zattoo and many others.

Working at Bitmovin is fast-paced, fun and challenging with colleagues and customers worldwide.

Bitmovin is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity at our company and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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