Staff Software Engineer, Backend

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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:

  • Energetic and versatile in a dynamic work environment.
  • Responsibilities.
  • Define overall technical architecture for major parts of the social analytics platforms.
  • Architect large-scale reliable systems to support continuous growth of the business.
  • Collaborate with social platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube.
  • Develop innovative strategies, processes and best practices to reduce technical debt, increase observability and reliability.

What you bring to the role:

  • 8+ years experience.
  • Passion for learning. Learning new concepts and quickly understanding needs is a must.
  • Backend focus (Python / Go / Node.js), frontend experience is a big plus.
  • Solid understanding of Object-Oriented design and functional programming.
  • Solid understanding of distributed systems, data stores, data modeling, indexing, and associated trade-offs.
  • Experience with architectural patterns of large, high-scale data applications.
  • Strong industry experience in architecture and development of scalable production quality backend systems.
  • Experience developing marketing-tech a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a cross-functional team.


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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