Overview

About Wurl, Inc.

Wurl, the world leader in powering streaming TV, interconnects over 1200 streaming channels from the world’s top content companies with the leading streaming distribution services in over 50 countries. The Wurl Network platform helps leading studios such as A+E Networks, AMC Networks, BBC Studios, Bloomberg, CNN, Reuters and Sony, deliver programming to the biggest streaming platforms, including Amazon IMDb TV, LG, Roku, Samsung TV Plus, Rakuten, Twitch, and VIZIO, while maximizing monetization. Reaching over 300 million connected TVs around the globe, Wurl makes it effortless for content companies to build and track global distribution for branded linear channels, live events, and on-demand programming to manage and monetize their ad inventory.

We’re an entertainment tech startup with 160+ team members across the world. We’ve been recognized as a “Great Place to Work” after the first two years by fostering an inclusive and mission-driven culture. In addition to stock options and great benefits, our people work remotely.

Software Engineer (Remote):

We are looking for a 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:

What you will do:

  • 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.

You have:

  • 5+ 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.
  • Experience working with AWS services like EC2, Lambda, RDS, S3, SQS etc.
  • Experience working in Agile teams.
  • Great team player with can do attitude.

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with HTTP video delivery/Dynamic Ad Insertion (DAI)/CDN technologies
  • Knowledge of open-source software like FFMPEG and nginx.
  • An understanding of video storage and delivery standards (HLS, MP4, RTMP, DASH, MRSS, RTMP)

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

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.