Golang Job: Sr. Backend Engineer

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Amsterdam - Netherlands

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The NL based R&D team at ViX Company B.V. is looking for a senior back-end engineer to join our team!
The R&D team researches, iterates, experiments, prototypes, and builds tools and services that power the ViX streaming platform.
The team handles complex challenges and works on core and innovative Over-The-Top streaming projects while working closely together with other engineering teams, external partners, and stakeholders. The role is essential in providing our audience a great experience every time they open the VIX app and will be key to developing industry-leading reliability, quality, and performance.
You can dive in a challenge, get stuck in and have a focused problem-solving mentality. You are comfortable with failing often and fast on the road towards a solution. You evangelize software craftsmanship and operational excellence yet pragmatic to know when to incur technical debt versus ‘doing it right’. This is a fine balance in an R&D team. You are confident yet humble enough to change your mind when new information presents itself.
  • Research, Design, Prototype, Experiment, and build services, tools, systems, features an experience to provide great Live streaming and Video On Demand flows.
  • Research and prototype highly intelligent subscription flows, smart video interpretation flows, work with internal and external ML/AI solutions and much more.
  • Be the spear point of innovation coming up with smart ideas and solutions and rapidly prototyping potential solutions in 2–4-week sprints.
  • Work with engineers across the company to continuously consider how to implement ideas and prototypes in the large-scale applications serving
  • An innovative mindset. You like to research, tinker, and solve complex challenges.
  • Fluency in NodeJS, Typescript, Python, Golang, or equivalent languages, with a passion for writing high-performance, efficient code.
  • Strong understanding of designing and implementing maintainable and scalable software solutions from the ground up.
  • Proven experience with rapidly building up and operating a smooth performing software development team.
  • Strong communication with proven ability to work well within a team environment.
  • Experience using Google Cloud Platform or other cloud providers.
  • 6+ years as a software engineer with 2+ years in a leading role.
  • Work on one of the fastest growing streaming platforms of the world reaching
  • many millions of users across the Americas.
  • Great combination of working from home and in our office in Amsterdam.
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Work with a fun small start-up team while also enjoying the benefits of
  • working for a large company.
Univision requires that all U.S. and Puerto Rico employees be vaccinated against COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to submit proof of vaccination. The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will reasonably accommodate a qualified candidate, who may be unable to be vaccinated, consistent with federal, state, and local law.
Univision is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.