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Video Back End Engineer

Location: Hasselt, Belgium 

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Kiswe is the leader of the interactive video experience market, specializing in the production of live video, global distribution of video to digital fans, and interactive engagement of the fan in a way that brings the at-home audience to the arena and at unparalleled scale.  Our award-winning technology helps our customers, including the world’s largest networks, sports leagues, bands, and celebrities, unlock direct relationships with their audiences using broadcast-quality content that is interactive at its core. Kiswe is a global company that is headquartered in New Jersey, USA and has offices in New York, Seoul, Hasselt and Singapore. 


We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Software Engineer to join our team to contribute to building out our real-time video platform. Your main focus will be the development and deployment of back end infrastructure. This work demands close collaboration with multiple partners such as Application teams, Product, UX researchers, and other engineering teams. There is an immense amount of opportunity for research, innovation, and creative thinking. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated candidate due to the visibility and impact of this product, with a significant chance to make an impact.

This is your chance to work with a company that is defining the future of video and with an incredible team of people that strive to delight our customers with innovations that transform their business and their customers’ experience. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and enhance real-time video platform infrastructure
  • Design scalable, reliable, and maintainable backend services
  • Research innovative ways to anticipate and address client and internal stakeholder needs

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience with network and data transfer protocols (RTMP, SRT)
  • Experience working with WebRTC or similar video conferencing frameworks
  • Experience with media formats (MP4, WebM), codecs (VP8, VP9, Opus) and video conferencing protocols/standards
  • Experience building video applications using frameworks such as Gstreamer
  • Experience delivering live video streams using servers such as Wowza or Nimble
  • Experience with content distribution using HLS / DASH, DRM (Widevine, Fairplay, PlayReady, DRM Servers), and CDNs
  • Strong problem solving and design skills
  • BA, BS, MS, PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related technology field
  • Any open source contributions a strong plus

 Benefits & Perks:

  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Outstanding Group and Hospitality insurance plans
  • Equity - Stock Options
  • Flexible work location and hours
  • Opportunity to work with a world-class team of business leaders and entrepreneurs
  • Join our open, dynamic, skill-developing and fun company culture.
  • Collaborate on international projects or travel to other offices.

We are a global team that serves a global audience. At Kiswe, we believe diversity is a core value and hire people of all different backgrounds, experiences, and situations. Our team thrives on a culture that embraces everyone being their authentic and best selves, and accordingly, are committed to identifying and dismantling inequalities that impede team members, partners, customers, and stakeholders with whom we work. 

Kiswe is an Equal Opportunity Employer that hires talented people that are committed to excellence, and provides equal employment without regard to gender, marital status, identity, race, citizenship, ancestry, age, religion, class, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, and personal responsibilities outside of work.

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