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Hiring: Wowa Streaming Solutions Engineer


We are looking for a Streaming Solutions Engineer who will work with cross-functional teams to design, build, develop, and test live streaming solutions for web applications that are highly scalable and reliable. The position is open for full-time, contractors, or remote. Our company is in Silicon Valley.


  • Supports live streams and events and maintaining high quality throughout the broadcast chain
  • Works with team and stakeholders to understand project requirements and develop a specific technical workflow that supports the given project
  • Supports C Level management on live streaming, multimedia, and audio/visual needs
  • Promptly reacts to the unique challenges of live video streaming
  • Test live streaming across all current and upcoming platforms
  • Develops a thorough understanding of the livestream ecosystem and continually assess the competitive landscape and emerging trends
  • Overcomes challenges through innovative and imaginative solution
  • Captures and replicates issues for further investigation and later improvement
  • Participates in technical conversations and communication with other departments, stakeholders, and streaming vendors
  • Monitors and debugs where necessary, using data to identify trends as well as subjective and objective quality assessments with the goal of highlighting areas for further improvement
  • Seeks out faulty vendor partnerships and assists in internal teams in vendor sourcing and management
  • Makes technical and workflow drawing with technical design requirements
  • Flexible schedule including occasional technical troubleshooting during nights if needed


  • 5+ years of experience in all aspects of live video streaming
  • Familiarity with Wowza Streaming Engine or similar technology
  • Experience developing audio/video streaming servers or clients/players
  • Understanding of professional broadcast protocols, including RTP
  • Knowledge of streaming media protocols: HTTP Live Streaming, DASH, RTMP, RTSP, etc
  • Background in live streaming and/or live events and knowledge of digital video platforms
  • Experience with live-broadcast and linear encoding systems in a professional environment
  • Experience meeting deadlines, on a fast-paced development schedule
  • Proficiency in tools to encode/decode/analyze video and understanding of security best-practices
  • Experience in managing the execution of complex projects, including technical workflow design
  • Hands-on experience with video encoding software
  • Deep knowledge of any programming language (Javascript/Python/Java) and experience developing web applications


  • Bachelor’s degree or demonstrated equivalent work-related experience
  • Experience with WebRTC and FFmpeg suite of tools
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and effective communication
  • Organizational skills, including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Comfortable serving in both supporting and ownership roles depending on the project
  • Experience working independently and making sound choices without additional support
  • Interest in technology and agility at learning new products and features


  • Able to be methodical in documenting and testing your code
  • Comfortable working independently and as a member of a cross-functional team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Have a high degree of honesty and integrity
  • Deadline oriented and multi-tasking ability in a fast-paced environment
  • Team-player, positive attitude, and flexible

Please send an email if you’re interested. mpisat -at -

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If you’re interested, we also have a hire channel in our public slack with video developers from all around the world and many are very familiar with wowza.

You can join the slack group and post in #hire. Good luck in your search!