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Vimeo // platform for watching, uploading & sharing videos
Engineering, Full Time    New York City or US - Remote    Posted: Thursday, April 21, 2022
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The Video Encoding team is the applied research team that takes care of anything that happens to the uploaded videos, from storage to compression to streaming. As a Principal Staff Engineer, you will be responsible for orchestrating the various video services developed & integrating new technologies in the Vimeo systems, surfacing the team ideas & applications directly into the hands of our users - a unique opportunity to interact with the entirety of the video pipeline, from start to finish.

What youll do:

  • You will be a key part of a team of developers working on the cutting edge, cloud based award winning video-creation platform.
  • Develop & maintain QoE (Quality of Experience) metrics, making sure video playback stays top notch
  • Work closely with R&D team members to develop & innovate video applications as well as be on the frontline to design, & implement technical changes in every aspect.
  • Write articles, blog posts & presentations highlighting your technical achievements
  • Collaborate with other teams in all aspects of the software development lifecycle.
  • Architect efficient & reusable front-end systems, & design the libraries & frameworks.
  • Mentor engineers, encourage innovation & implementation of cutting-edge technologies
  • Self organized, independent team player & thinks outside-of-the-box

Skills & knowledge you should possess:

  • Frontend & backend programming experience with several languages (Javascript, PHP, Go among others)
  • Working knowledge of multimedia transcoding pipelines.
  • Familiarity with database & networking concepts, as well as container technology.
  • Experience with CDN vendors & streaming protocols, such as MSE or WebRTC.
  • Passion for the technology & engineering principles.
  • Perspective & deep understanding of the trends in the frontend world
  • Development of significant features or projects, transforming an idea into reality
  • Team player, Get-it-done attitude & quick learner
  • Excellent communication, collaboration & influencing skills

 Bonus points (nice skills to have, but not needed):

  • Experience with container orchestration technologies like Kubernetes.
  • Video encoding/transcoding experience (ie. ffmpeg, x264).
  • Effective contributions to open source multimedia projects.



Vimeo (NASDAQ: VMEO) is the worlds leading all-in-one video software solution. Our platform enables any professional, team, & organization to unlock the power of video to create, collaborate & communicate. We proudly serve our growing community of over 260 million users from creatives to entrepreneurs to the worlds largest companies.

Vimeo is headquartered in New York City with offices around the world. At Vimeo, we believe our impact is greatest when our workforce of passionate, dedicated people, represents our diverse & global community. Were proud to be an equal opportunity employer where diversity, equity, & inclusion is championed in how we build our products, develop our leaders, & strengthen our culture.

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