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Full Stack Software Engineer

We are hiring a Full Stack Software Engineer to work on our video streaming platform

StreamShark is a full-stack, end-to-end live streaming service trusted daily by high profile (Billion Dollar Brands, VIPs & Fortune 500) companies for flawlessly delivering their internal (confidential) live streams such as Town Halls and All Hands meetings to employees. Built for repeatable streaming success, our platform is architected with unparalleled reliability and scalability, and can also deliver (white-labelled) large-scale live streams of confidential and public events as well as seamlessly syndicating to popular social destinations and VR headsets!

On the frontend, you will work on our customer facing portal built with ReactJS/Javascript/Python for our management interface, and ReactJS/VideoJS/Hls.js for our end-user facing video player and video library services.

On the backend, you will integrate your front end work with technologies such as Java, JDO, Servlets/Restlets, Wowza Engine, FFmpeg and Google App Engine for Java to develop a high performance, fault tolerant and efficient live and on-demand streaming service.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Developing through the full software development life-cycle, from requirement analysis to implementation.
  • Directly interface with and support major enterprise clients globally to help ensure contractual obligations around service delivery, reliability, product enhancements and support are met.
  • Working with the wider development team on testing, compatibility and performance of all customer and end-user interfaces across all target devices (desktop/mobile/VR) and supported browsers.
  • Working with our Continuous Integration (CI) environment to ensure integrity of the system and expand user interface test coverage where needed.
  • Working with optimising our existing architecture, identifying optimisation opportunities via consolidation, containerization or serverless approaches to drive efficiencies and reduce infrastructure costs.

To be considered for this position, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent degree.
  • Minimum 3-5 years programming experience developing with JavaScript, CSS and Python programming languages.
  • Experience with ReactJS/webpack/npm (or equivalent MVC stack) for designing attractive Web Portals.
  • Experience using Java and related technologies.
  • Object-oriented programming and design experience.
  • Experience with APIs of common public cloud platforms such as AWS or Google Cloud, and AWS (or Google Cloud equivalent) features such as S3, CloudFront, EC2, Route 53, Lambda, API Gateway, SNS, SES, etc.
  • Experience with a modern version control system such as Git or Mercurial, and developing/shipping software under UNIX operating systems.
  • Test Driven Development (TDD) and Continuous Integration (CI) experience. 
  • Be able to work on a flexible daily schedule, including early starts when required.
  • You are required to be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or possess an appropriate Visa that grants permission to work legally in Australia.

Desirable Experience:

  • Interest in understanding live and on-demand streaming of video, and the associated software tools, video encoders and workflows.
  • Interest in understanding of how streaming media works on the internet, including HLS, DASH, DNS, TCP and HTTP(S) protocols..
  • Understanding of RESTful principles when creating Web Services.
  • Experience with Google App Engine for Java.
  • Experience in an ISP or Telco environment, specifically working with and developing billing, provisioning and customer maintenance applications.
  • Experience with scalable distributed systems.

Employee Benefits:

  • Competitive base salary + super
  • Employee share scheme
  • Bonus pool based on team performance targets
  • Monthly phone allowance
  • Brand new Mac, Desktop or Portable provided

About Us:

Our specialty is streaming large, high profile events that simply cannot fail. From All Hands, AGMs, product announcements and everything in between – we are trusted with streaming the live events of some of the largest, high profile companies, brands and VIPs in the world. They depend on StreamShark’s expertise, and leverage our operator friendly workflows and redundant delivery infrastructure to give their audiences an exceptional viewing experience.

The StreamShark platform is a turn-key integrated solution (monetized as a SaaS subscription + Pro Services) targeted at Enterprise unified communication and marketing teams for streaming video from source to play-out (and everything in between). StreamShark consolidates multiple services, automates time consuming and error prone manual processes, and delivers deep, actionable insights for our customers into how video content is consumed within their organization.

Company Culture:
As the StreamShark team is small, you will gain experience in a range of areas you wouldn’t normally be exposed to and any work you do will be integral to the product.

We pride ourselves on being upon the bleeding edge of technology and keeping up with the latest in technical developments. This means you’ll get to experiment with a range of new technology, especially in the video encoding, consuming and virtual reality spaces.

We are a tight-knit and social team with most staff members being at the company for 5+ years.

Our office was based in a friendly co-working space located in the heart of the Melbourne CBD. For now – we are 100% remote.

To apply for this position, email with your resume/cover letter.