Media Engineer

The way we watch TV is changing!

Simplestream is an award-winning provider of video streaming solutions to some of the largest players in the media industry. We build Next Generation TV services for broadcasters, sports federations and media companies using our in-house video workflow, service layer and app framework.

Our clients include UKTV, Sony, A+E Networks, AMC, Channel 4 and QVC to name a few. They rely on us to stream over 200 live TV channels and millions of on-demand programmes worldwide.

We are a well-funded and growing business with a start-up mentality seeking to hire the best talent.

THE ROLE

As a member of the Engineering team, your role will be focused on the architecture and day-to-day operation of the physical and cloud-based infrastructure that underpins our industry-leading streaming platform. You will actively contribute to implementing best practice, ensuring our infrastructure is optimal in terms of performance, scalability, robustness, cost and security. You will also provide support from a DevOps perspective as required. You will be required to be included in the out-of-hours rota and respond to any P1, service-affecting issues when on-call.

This opportunity requires someone who is a self-starter, has clearly demonstrable experience working with streaming platforms and is comfortable with a wide-ranging role in a small team of client-focussed professionals. The ideal candidate will be genuinely excited about the technologies associated with the broadcast and broader media space, plus relish being challenged on a daily basis.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

ESSENTIAL CAPABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE

WHAT WE OFFER

At Simplestream, we believe in providing a creative working environment where people can grow, both professionally and personally. This is exhibited in our bright, open plan office is in the heart of Piccadilly. We offer a competitive salary and a generous range of benefits:

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