fuboTV is the fastest growing video streaming startup (backed by some of the world's largest media companies) that is reinventing live television for the entire household in the cord cutting era.
Originally founded as a soccer streaming service, fuboTV is the leading sports-first cable replacement in the U.S, growing to nearly 250,000 paying subscribers.
fuboTV broadcasts most NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL games, all major soccer leagues, and a wide range of college and other sports. fuboTV also broadcasts a wide variety of news, movies, and entertainment programming including the FOX, NBC, CBS, and Turner broadcast catalogs, plus Showtime, AMC…and much more! fuboTV can be accessed on multiple platforms, including web, Android, iOS, tvOS, Fire TV, Android TV, Roku and Chromecast.
About the Role:
We are looking for an Engineering Manager for our Video Playback team. This manager will be responsible for leading the evolution of the video playback experience across multiple platforms. Appreciation of high quality video, and a data-driven approach to quality is a must. Knowledge of how modern OTT video works in detail (HLS, DASH, DRM, encoding, delivery, etc) is a large plus. This position will work in collaboration with our video encoding and video delivery teams to provide a highly reliable and consistent experience across all platforms. The Playback team also works closely with front-end teams, Ad teams, and video metrics.
* At least 5 years of software engineering as individual contributor having dealt with asynchronous programming challenges
* At least 2 years managing engineering teams
* Basic project management skills required
* Fast learner
* Clearly communicate system level architecture
* Generate consensus among engineers
* Balance standardization vs per-platform velocity
* Positive and constructive attitude
* Prioritizing work across many stakeholders in the company
* Provide clear path and guidance in growing engineers
* Strong engineering fundamentals and eye towards effective release process
Nice to have:
* Either deep experience with one platform or generalist on multiple
* Data driven mindset and passion towards a great end-user video experience
* Experience with data-mining and big data exploration a plus
Perks & Benefits:
fuboTV provides a highly competitive compensation based on experience and market standards.
Robust benefit package including stock options, Health/Dental/Vision coverage sponsored up to 100% for employees, 401k, Life Insurance, and commuter benefits
Free Premium fuboTV Account
Health and Wellness initiatives including discounts on Gym Memberships.
Unlimited PTO days and regular company-wide activities.
fuboTV's main Headquarters are located in Midtown Manhattan.