Senior Software Engineering, Video Encoding
West Hollywood, CA
Overview and Responsibilities
This critical Service Reliability Engineering role on the Pluto TV Team includes responsibilities for system and server management, database management, configuration management, troubleshooting, preventative and corrective maintenance, performance monitoring and enhancement for our cloud / hosted large scale consumer video service. The Engineer in this role will lead the charge during critical incidents, enabling the Production Operations group to increase reliability across various tools and technologies. Beyond firefighting, we're looking for a star Engineer for our Service/Site Reliability group who has proficiency in backend systems and is confident with high volume and high-performance Node.js
Servers, as well as vast knowledge of AWS to apply to both short and long term fixes for code and infrastructure.
This is a critical role with a wide range of responsibilities, including:
• Design and perform system and server management, database management, configuration management, deep troubleshooting, preventative and corrective maintenance, performance monitoring and enhancement for cloud / hosted large scale consumer video service
• Respond to emerging incidents, solve critical issues, and follow through with a plan for resolution or future mitigation
• Act as a SME on Service Reliability for Production Operations and the Engineering Organization, partnering with groups such as Roku or Android to overcome challenges across all the platforms which stream our service
Qualities / Experience We're Seeking
We believe the right individual will have the following skills and experience in order to be successful in the role:
• 7+ years' experience in software development
• Degree in Computer Science or related or equivalent work experience
• Experience designing, implementing and running Node.js servers in demanding high traffic environments
• Experience building service-oriented APIs (GraphQL and REST API) and cloud services (preferable against AWS)
• Fully understands the concepts of ''infrastructure as code''
• Experience writing for and deploying to AWS leveraging microservices
• Extremely technical hands-on server software experience
Bonus Points for Experience with the following:
• HLS video transcoding, distribution and playback
About The Brand
Pluto TV, a ViacomCBS company, is the leading free streaming television service in America, delivering 250+ live and original channels and thousands of on-demand movies in partnership with major TV networks, movie studios, publishers, and digital media companies. Pluto TV is available on all mobile, web and connected TV streaming devices and millions of viewers tune in each month to watch premium news, TV shows, movies, sports, lifestyle, and trending digital series. Headquartered in West Hollywood, Pluto TV has offices in New York, Silicon Valley, Chicago and Berlin.