Staff Software Engineer, API

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What Conviva is looking for in applicants

Have you streamed a program on Disney+, caught the latest binge-worthy series on Hulu, or tuned in for NFL highlights on social media? If the answer is yes, you have already benefitted from Conviva’s technology.

At Conviva, we create the technologies and standards driving industry transformation and streaming growth worldwide. It’s not about the data, it’s about what you do with it. As the leader in census, continuous measurement and engagement for streaming, Conviva measures in excess of 500 million unique viewers watching 200 billion streams per year with 3 trillion real-time transactions per day across more than 180 countries. Our platform is designed to deliver the insights our customers need to understand their business and focus on what matters. Join us as we make streaming better.


What you get to do:

  • Design, development, and deploy a big-data API and data sharing platform, including the corresponding documents, and testing systems, targeting for big-data analytics applications. 
  • Ensure high performance and low latency of the data platform.
  • Facilitate integration of the data platform with customers and major industry partners.
  • Train and mentor junior engineers, help building a strong engineering team with standard engineering development practices.

What you bring to the role:

  • BS/MS in CS or related field, with strong understanding of CS fundamentals.
  • Proficient in one or more of the following languages: Java, Python, Scala.
  • 7+ years of experience in backend development including API, micro-services.
  • 5+ years of experience in big-data engineering including data schema design and building data infrastructure including pipeline, data storage, data query and data ingestion layers.
  • Familiar with big-data computation technologies (like Hadoop, Spark, or Flink).
  • Familiar with big-data storage technologies (like HBase, Druid, BigQuery).
  • Track record for working with customers and partners.
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements.
  • Good English communication skills, especially on listening and speaking.
  • Plus: Experience with CDP technologies.


Conviva is the leader in streaming media intelligence, powered by its real-time platform. More than 250 industry leaders and brands – including CBS, CCTV, Cirque Du Soleil, DAZN, Disney+, HBO, Hulu, Sky, Sling TV, TED, Univision, and WarnerMedia – rely on Conviva to maximize their consumer engagement, deliver the quality experiences viewers expect and drive revenue growth. With a global footprint of more than 500 million unique viewers watching 150 billion streams per year across 3 billion applications streaming on devices, Conviva offers streaming providers unmatched scale for continuous video measurement, intelligence and benchmarking across every stream, every screen, every second. Conviva is privately held and headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, with offices around the world. For more information, please visit us at


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