Senior Streaming Software Engineer

CA (Remote)

About Wurl, Inc.

Since 2017, Wurl has been on a mission to make TV better for everyone. Today, Wurl is the world leader in powering streaming TV. Our video distribution and advertising services reach over 250 million connected TVs, delivering hundreds of millions of hours of TV viewing and millions of individually targeted ads. Wurl’s innovative, market-leading technologies enable content companies, streamers, and advertising to continually reach new viewers and grow revenue.

Senior Streaming Software Engineer (Remote):


We are looking for a Senior Streaming Software Engineer to join our team of highly skilled, motivated and collaborative engineers.  In this role you would be a key contributor to identifying and solving many of the critical tasks on our roadmap including:

  • CREATE new play-out and delivery systems to enable video distribution to global video services (OTT, social, live)
  • DEVELOP state-of-the-art tech and services to enhance live, linear and VOD video distribution
  • EXTEND Wurl’s server-side dynamic ad insertion platform
  • BUILD our network to blanket the planet

If you are passionate about solving complex problems with elegant and creative solutions, then this job maybe a perfect fit for you.

Who you are:

  • 7+ years of complete software lifecycle experience.
  • Proven experience with Golang, NodeJS or Ruby and/or other modern languages.
  • Prior experience delivering highly resilient, distributed micro services on public/private cloud infrastructures.
  • Understanding of basic workflow engines and state transitions.
  • Experience working with AWS services like EC2, Lambda, RDS, S3, SQS etc.
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies.
  • Great team player with can do attitude.
  • Experience with HTTP video delivery/Dynamic Ad Insertion (DAI)/CDN technologies
  • Knowledge of open-source software like FFMPEG and nginx.
  • An understanding of video delivery standards (HLS, MP4, RTMP, DASH, MRSS, MP-TS, RTMP)

What We Offer

Wurl provides a competitive compensation and excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life/disability insurance, 4 weeks of paid time off, 10 paid holidays, 401(k), flexible schedules and HSA. We are a fun, creative and collaborative remote work environment, headquartered in Palo Alto, CA. We live our values everyday in how we work with one another and support our clients. Wurl is truly a unique place to learn, create and have a daily impact on millions of people every day.  

Our promise to you

Few companies will allow you to thrive like you will at Wurl. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with the industry’s brightest minds and most innovative thinkers. You will enjoy ongoing mentorship, and you will understand what we mean by “human connection.” You will be proud to say you’re a part of the company revolutionizing TV.