Full Time Job

Principal Engineer, Streaming Platforms


Denver, CO 11-11-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Location: This opportunity is available remote, however, the majority of the team sits in Denver.

Entercom is looking for an innovative, result-oriented and passionate Principal Engineer with team leadership responsibilities to lead integration and implementation of cutting-edge digital streaming platform for RADIO.COM. The candidate will be responsible for providing technical leadership to the team capable of researching, architecting, prototyping, working with vendors on integration and development of RADIO.COM digital streaming solution as we are working to reinvent radio.

The ideal candidate is passionate about creating effective, high-quality, innovative, scalable products and online service that iterates rapidly. Someone who has experience in some, or all, of the following areas: audio/video Acquisition, Encoding, Packaging, Service Side Ads Insertion and Delivery. You must have knowledge of cloud based solutions, experience in managing vendors and tracking QoS. We believe in self-empowered teams that can take a product from concept to delivery.

• Design, develop, integrate and drive delivery of scalable end-to-end RADIO.COM streaming platform and solutions
• Support active vendors management and integration
• Recommend and develop state-of-the art streaming solutions to maximize technology and business success
• Regularly report on the progress of all technical initiatives towards RADIO.COM streaming platform goals and strategies
• Lead and mentor a team of talented and effective software and integration engineers
• Build and maintain a positive and productive team culture
• Deliver high-quality maintainable code
• Participate in project scoping, resource planning, and timeline estimation
• Follow agile/continuous integration engineering best practices

• 7+ years of engineering experience with streaming products in relevant field
• 3+ years of technical team leadership experience
• Intuitive design and problem-solving skills, with a strong bias for architecting reliable systems that scale
• Demonstrated working experience with Encoders, Just-In-Time Packaging solutions, Content Distribution Networks (CDNs) and service side ads insertion
• Experience with Video/Audio codecs: AAC, MP3 and understanding of end-to-end adaptive bitrate (ABR) streaming with HLS
• Experience with Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and SCTE standards is a plus
• Experience creating detailed video and network system diagrams
• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work across environments and juggle many large initiatives with tight timelines
• Experience writing applications and integration layers with first and third-party APIs
• Hands-on experience with Node.js and/or Java
• Experience with Infrastructure as Code on AWS or other cloud providers
• Familiar with traditional PM methodologies (e.g., Agile, Kanban, etc.)
• Understanding of RESTful API patterns
• BA/BS in Computer Science preferred