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Vimeo // platform for watching, uploading & sharing videos
Engineering, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Wednesday, July 01, 2020
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Video accounts for some 80% of todays global Internet traffic. Vimeos Video hosting stack enables high quality experience to our creators & viewers. The mission of this team is to architect & deploy innovative solutions to save costs without negatively impacting Video QoE (Quality of Experience). These goals are achieved by understanding product features (old, new, & future) & identifying architectural inefficiencies & potential optimizations. The successful candidate will have worked on large scale distributed systems & has developed end to end solutions, including building alerting & data visualization tools.

What youll do:

  • Collaborate with Product & Engineering teams to optimize hosting operations
  • Drive technical & architectural planning
  • Implement & deploy the solutions
  • Help build trust between the teams & stakeholders, & automate early detection of potential changes that could impact the business
  • Promote a data-driven strategy for making decisions
  • Propose ideas & test new solutions to improve the quality & performance of the system

Skills & knowledge you should possess:

  • Expertise in one or more programming languages (Go, Python, Node.js) & the ability to pick up new programming languages as needed
  • Experience with one or more cloud platforms (GCP or AWS)
  • Familiarity with one or more CDNs
  • Familiarity with concurrent, parallel, & distributed computing
  • Experience with Linux systems & shell scripting
  • Experience in Container Technologies (Kubernetes, Docker)
  • Basic competence with SQL
  • Solid CS background: algorithms & data structures, application of complexity theory, ability to formulate trade offs based on the problem youre trying to solve
  • 4+ years building backend solutions
  • Ability to communicate effectively

Bonus Points:

  • Experience in Big Data Technologies (BigQuery, Snowflake, Kafka, Spark, Druid, DataFlow, DataProc)
  • Web development experience (JavaScript, HTML, CSS) to bring your backend work to life
  • Experience in delivering end to end video workflows
  • Experience in Data Science & Machine Learning

About us:

Vimeo is the worlds leading professional video platform & community. With over 175 million members across more than 150 countries, we help anyone grow their business by making it easy to create & market high-quality, impactful videos.

We work hard to enable creators of all kinds to succeed, & to that end, we prioritize attracting diverse talent & cultivating an inclusive environment that encourages collaboration & creativity. Were committed to building a company & a community where people thrive by being themselves & are inspired to do their best work every day.

Vimeo is headquartered in New York City with offices around the world, & is an operating business of IAC. Learn more at

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