Lead Streaming Engineer

Job description

Over 200 developers are working across Europe ensuring that our service maintains its highest standard at all times. If you would like to join a diverse international team and work on interesting projects that challenge your knowledge and expertise, you’re the kind of person we want! Come and join us at our wonderful office in Budapest!

What you will really be doing

  • Provide technical direction for the development, design, and systems integration from definition phase through implementation
  • Apply significant knowledge of industry trends and developments
  • Recognise system deficiencies and implements effective solutions
  • Create and execute development plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Keep Project Management well informed of status of development effort and liaise between development staff and Project Management 
  • Ensure technical teams are contributing to our code library
  • Own the development lifecycle and be responsible for managing technical risks throughout the project
  • Perform technical plan reviews and code reviews
  • Mentor and evaluate developers
  • Track and measure performance of individuals and groups in the Development department
  • Inspire and motivate co-workers to attain goals and pursue excellence
  • Participate on team meetings effectively
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and make constructive suggestions for change
  • Effectively utilise each team member to his/her fullest potential
  • Keep track of lessons learned and share those lessons with team members
  • Suggest areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions
  • Review the reports of teams and address issues as appropriate
  • Comply with, communicate and help enforcing of standard policies and procedures

Requirements

Management

  • Strong people management skills
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to analyse various inputs to help prioritise work
  • Strong communication skills in English, being able to collaborate with remote teams
  • Ability to communicate effectively to different levels of the organisational roles
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, time-compressed and dynamic environment
  • Expert in Agile methodologies
  • Understand the benefits of the various programming languages
  • Significant knowledge of client/server and internet systems architectures
  • Measure your success by the success of your team
  • Other competences according to primary role

Tech skills

  • BSc or Master in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in coding
    • advanced skills in node and browser javascript
  • 3+ years experience in streaming technologies
    • mp4/fmp4/mpeg-ts
    • segmented transports
    • Media Source Extensions
    • WebRTC, and surrounding services
  • Experience with test driven development and clean code principles
  • Proficiency in OOP and design patterns
  • An aptitude in enhancing your skills and researching into latest technologies

Desired skills

  • Extended experience with Media Source Extensions, and all major browser quirks (especially related to ultra-low latency playback)
  • Extended experience with WebRTC, SDP processing, ICE, WebRTC capable media servers 
  • Experience with networking

What we offer

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Private health insurance (Medicover)
  • Complimentary Sportkartya

Company culture

  • Dynamic and friendly atmosphere
  • Complimentary daily breakfast in the office
  • Complimentary coffee, tea, and fresh fruit every day
  • Complimentary guarded parking (cars, motorcycles, bikes) 
  • Fantastic events, including Christmas Parties, Family Days, Hackathons and other surprises
  • Chill rooms, creative areas, and LAN parties
  • Company branded merchandise (goodies)
  • BBQ grill and sport events (Teqball, basketball, futsal)

Professional growth

  • Opportunity to attend conferences, certifications, technical workshops, trainings, and meetups
  • Free English language courses in the office
  • Enthusiastic professionals to learn from
  • Possibility to advance in the company