Who we are:
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 & NHL games, all major soccer leagues, & a wide range of college & other sports. fuboTV also broadcasts a wide variety of news, movies, & entertainment programming including the FOX, NBC, CBS, & Turner broadcast catalogs, plus Showtime, AMCand much more! fuboTV can be accessed on multiple platforms, including web, Android, iOS, tvOS, Fire TV, Android TV, Roku & 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, & 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 & video delivery teams to provide a highly reliable & consistent experience across all platforms. The Playback team also works closely with front-end teams, Ad teams, & 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 & constructive attitude
* Prioritizing work across many stakeholders in the company
* Provide clear path & guidance in growing engineers
* Strong engineering fundamentals & eye towards effective release process
Nice to have:
* Either deep experience with one platform or generalist on multiple
* Data driven mindset & passion towards a great end-user video experience
* Experience with data-mining & big data exploration a plus
Perks & Benefits:
- fuboTV provides a highly competitive compensation based on experience & market standards.
- Robust benefit package including stock options, Health/Dental/Vision coverage sponsored up to 100% for employees, 401k, Life Insurance, & commuter benefits
- Free Premium fuboTV Account
- Health & Wellness initiatives including discounts on Gym Memberships.
- Unlimited PTO days & regular company-wide activities.
- fuboTV's main Headquarters are located in Midtown Manhattan.
- fuboTV is an e-verified company