Streaming Video Engineer

  • Ref No. : 21-00636
  • Location: New York, NEW YORK
  • Position Type : Direct Placement

Job Title: Streaming Video Engineer
Location: USA Permanently Remote
Employment Type: Full-Time
Duration: Permanent

About VLink: Started in 2006 and headquartered in Connecticut, VLink is one of the fastest growing digital technology services and consulting companies. Since its inception, our innovative team members have been solving the most complex business, and IT challenges of our global clients.

Job Description:
Our client is an exciting tech company that develops an app that allows users and content creators to share live videos on their social network. They are seeking an experienced video engineer who will be supporting product development for features broadcasters and audience use daily.


  • Develop and maintain video infrastructure to support client platforms (iOS, Android, web) and backend
  • Contribute to architectural, design, and process decisions with an emphasis on stability, scalability and security
  • Optimize performance for large scale
  • Think independently and proactively challenge project assumptions
  • Ensure quality assurance by testing your own work, and collaborating with internal QA team before and after release
  • Handle code deployments in both dev and production environments
  • Monitor AWS and Datadog performance metrics, error logs and be on call for PagerDuty alerts
  • Be responsive and jump on critical issues and bugs as they arise
  • Follow best practices and process as established by the engineering team and company


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline preferred
  • 3+ years of experience as a video or backend developer
  • Experience developing for a large user base
  • Knowledge of video, audio and networking technologies
  • Expertise in developing WebRTC based streaming for low-latency, large scale and interactive applications
  • Skilled in JavaScript/Node.js
  • Knowledge of C++
  • Experience with various AWS Services (Redis, Redshift, EC2)
  • Up to date understanding of best practices regarding system security measures
  • DevOps or systems experience a plus (Terraform, Packer)

Employment Practices:
EEO, ADA, FMLA Compliant
VLink is an equal opportunity employer. At VLink, we are committed to embracing diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion. VLink does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, or discharge, will be decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, performance, and business needs.

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