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Software Engineer at Brightcove - London, United Kingdom
Salary £40,000 to £120,000 a year Company Websitehttp://brightcove.com/ Published September 2023 Applicants This Week 1
Brightcove is the leading online video platform that powers the video for many of the UK and the world’s largest media companies including BBC Worldwide, UKTV, Channel 4, Ford, Viacom, ESPN, and The New York Times.
As a Software Engineer, you will help deliver a service that touches millions of people around the world by serving over a billion video streams each month.
The ‘Dynamic Delivery’ team work on a highly scalable, multi-region set of microservices that are responsible for delivering video to millions of consumers around the world.
We’re a small team, so you’ll have a high degree of autonomy and input into design decisions. We also offer a competitive salary, flexible working environment and encourage learning and career development.
The Dynamic Delivery platform has been developed from scratch over the past two years and is almost 100% written in Go, with functional tests written in Ruby/Cucumber and deployed using containers onto public cloud infrastructure.
Have 2+ years of experience as a software engineer
Have experience with deploying software to cloud services
Understand the reasons for and best practices around testing and are familiar with TDD and BDD
Have a good understanding of HTTP
Have experience taking ownership of a service from design to deployment
Can take into account scaling, cost and performance considerations when designing a service
Stay abreast of developments and best practices within the technologies you use
You - Bonus Points
Have written Golang in production
Have used and deployed containerised software
Have worked with CDNs
Have experience with video streaming technologies (HLS / MPEG DASH / Microsoft Smooth Streaming).
Have an understanding of H.264 and AAC
Have an understanding of video container formats, specifically MP4 (and fMP4/ISOBMFF) and MPEG TS.
Have an understanding of common DRM technologies, specifically Widevine Modular, Playready and Fairplay.
Lacon House is situated in Central London, nestled between world-leading media companies and the capital's thriving tech scene.
The nearest Underground stations are Holborn and Russell Square.