Staff Software Engineer – Big Data Platform (Ooyala) | Spark Summit

Staff Software Engineer – Big Data Platform (Ooyala) | Spark Summit

Staff Software Engineer – Big Data Platform
Engineering | Mountain View, CA

Have you ever watched a sporting event live on your computer or tablet? Or caught up on the latest videos on your phone? If so, you already know Ooyala.

Each month, nearly 200 million viewers in 130 countries watch an Ooyala-powered video. Ooyala works with TV networks, cable and satellite providers, movie studios, online media companies and brands to put video content on tablets, smart phones, connected TVs and PCs all over the world. With it’s Big Data heritage and market-leading analytics, Ooyala delivers extremely personalized media experiences to all screens.

Working at Ooyala is fast-paced, fun, and challenging, and we thrive on innovation. Come join our team and help shape the future of TV.

Do you want to be part of an elite team using bleeding edge technology (such as Twitter Storm, Apache Cassandra, Apache Hadoop, Apache Spark, and Apache Kafka) to change the way people interact with video across the online world?

We are hiring innovative engineers to re-invent our Big Data platform and applications. Ooyala processes over 2 billion analytic events per day from hundreds of millions of video viewers around the world in real time and is using it to give our individual end users the best personalized viewing experience. Service-oriented architecture and dynamic scaling while delivering products your friends will see . . . if that sounds sexy to you, we would love to talk with you and have you on the team!


Ability to build robust systems fast with a high degree of autonomy
Excellent programming skills — experience with Scala, Java, C++, or Go is a plus
Experience with Hadoop, Cassandra, and high availability a plus
8+ years of experience building large scale high performance distributed systems
Passion for building products used by hundreds of millions worldwide
BS/MS or PhD in Computer Science or equivalent

More reasons to apply:

Ooyala is a technology-driven engineering-centric company; we believe in giving engineers high-level goals and the freedom and tools to achieve them the right way.
Our hiring policy is quality over quantity – if you pass our hiring bar, your colleagues will uniformly be engineers you can trust and learn from.
While we work hard, we also have a very fun company culture: work is punctuated with ping pong games, Star Craft tournaments and long debates about the latest technologies over catered sushi.

Also, check out some of the cool projects we’ve open-sourced:

Ooyala delivers personalized video experiences across all screens and is a leader in video management, publishing, analytics and monetization. Ooyala’s integrated suite of technologies and services give content owners the power to expand audiences through deep insights that drive increased viewer engagement and revenue from video.

Companies using Ooyala technology include Telstra, ESPN, Pac-12 Enterprises, Bloomberg, Telegraph Media Group, Telefonica, The North Face, Rolling Stone, Dell, Sephora and Yahoo! Japan, among others.

Apply now!

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Staff Software Engineer – Big Data Platform (Ooyala) | Spark Summit

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