Software Engineer, Backend (Video Distribution)

    • fuboTV
  • New York, NY
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 1 hour ago


On Site
USD 145,000.00 per year
Full Time


Video production
Google Cloud Platform
Google Cloud
Amazon Web Services
Dash Python
Pair programming
Software development
Problem solving
Attention to detail
Continuous integration
Continuous delivery
Automated testing
Cloud computing
Machine Learning (ML)
Artificial intelligence
Performance analysis

Job Details

About Fubo:

With a mission to build the world's leading global live TV streaming platform with the greatest breadth of premium content and interactivity, FuboTV Inc. (NYSE: FUBO) aims to transcend the industry's current TV model. Fubo operates in the U.S., Canada, France and Spain. The company also has a growing technology center in Bangalore, India that is developing strategic product and technology features for the global Fubo platform.

We're rapidly growing in employees, subscribers, and content offerings! Which means we need your help taking us to the next level.

Fubo is committed to excellence through diversity, which involves attracting talented people from diverse backgrounds and traditions. We encourage everyone to apply.

About the Role:

*This role is a New York City based HYBRID position. Candidates must be located in NYC, and willing to come into the office on a hybrid basis.*

The Video Input/Output team team is responsible for all linear video ingest, storage, distribution, and coordinating services. This team works in a domain with hard constraints and no tolerance for outages, so this is a great opportunity for someone that thrives under high expectations.

What You'll Do:

Fubo is seeking an exceptional Software Engineer for our Video Input/Output team. This is a hands-on role for someone that can balance helping engineer elegant and reliable solutions to problems, a love of coding, and making sure improvements are shipped. This is a full-time position reporting directly to the Engineering Manager, Video Distribution for Fubo. Core responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Contribute to the performance of core video services as well as solving complex problems

  • Architect, authorize, and maintain highly-complex software stacks for our video infrastructure service

  • Ideate, refine, enhance and deploy code and/or on-going testing throughout the video production pipeline, including, media encoding/decoding, API contracts and infrastructure

  • Craft simple, debuggable and testable systems that solve complex problems

  • Build and consume REST APIs and utilize SQL-like databases

  • Produce high-quality solutions to business problems in the midst of high ambiguity to continue to push the boundary on what they can accomplish

What you'll need to succeed:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field

  • 5+ years of experience developing and optimizing high performance, real-time distributed and low-latency systems

  • Strong coding skills in Golang or languages like Java, Python, C++

  • Experience working in complex backend systems / codebases that interact with multiple upstream and downstream services, defining API contracts, and general implementation approaches

  • In-depth knowledge of Google Cloud Platform (Google Cloud Platform) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) services and ecosystem, and the management of their infrastructure

  • Experience building and consuming REST APIs and utilizing SQL-like databases

  • Experience of video playback services and related technologies (e.g. HLS, DASH, CMAF, SSAI, DRM, POIS, Signals ( SCTE-224 , SCTE-35)

  • Comfortable learning and working with a wide variety of technologies.

  • Previous experience in pair programming and collaborative coding environments

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team

  • Thrive in a collaborative, insights driven Technology organization where we provide Engineers the ability to execute, learn and pivot to support the evolving needs of the business

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills that allow the sharing of complex ideas plus the ability to simplify intricate technical concepts for diverse audiences

  • Efficiently manage tasks and meet deadlines autonomously, optimizing productivity and contributing to project success

Nice to haves:

  • Experience with CI/CD and test automation

  • Experience managing deployments and clusters on the cloud

  • Experience working with container technologies (e.g. Docker)

  • Experience in ML/AI frameworks such as TensorFlow, LLM

  • Familiarity with modeling and simulation techniques for system performance analysis

  • Experience in mentoring or coaching junior team members

Perks & Benefits:

  • At Fubo, you will have the opportunity to personally influence what live media looks like after it goes through its next big transformation

  • Fubo provides a highly competitive compensation based on experience and market standards

  • Robust benefit package including Health/Dental/Vision coverage sponsored up to 100% for employees, 401k, Life Insurance, and commuter benefits

  • Free Premium Fubo Account

  • Health and Wellness initiatives

  • Unlimited PTO days and regular company-wide activities.

  • Fubo's main Headquarters are located in Midtown Manhattan, with offices Denver, Paris, and Bangalore

  • Fubo is an e-verified company

Fubo's minimum base salary for this role if hired in New York City is $145,000 per year; maximum base salary for this role is $185,000 per year. Additionally, this role is eligible to participate in Fubo's equity plan, annual cash bonus plans, unlimited PTO, and a full range of medical benefits. Final offer amount will be at the company's sole discretion and determined by multiple factors, including years and depth of experience and expertise, location and other business considerations.
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