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.
We are looking for a top notch engineering leader with a proven record of delivering consistently in high growth and high scale environment with exemplary leadership qualities. This leader is expect to play an important role in supporting high growth business and drive innovation required to design and develop the next generation of highly scalable, modular and extensible Big Data Streaming Platform and Core Computation Logic. The platform supports real-time, near real-time and offline analytics and is built to process petabytes of data with stringent SLAs with one computation stack. The team is responsible for the computation infrastructure using Akka, Flink or Spark, building high quality software framework using functional programming language such as Scala for the core business data logic layer.
As an Engineering Manager, you are technical and experienced in building solutions using the mature and emerging big data computation technologies. You must set high bar, attract and assemble teams of the best talents, mentor and help the team members grow. You must keep the teams highly motivated and well organized; plan strategically and tactically, and execute with the best engineering practices and disciplines; deliver the streaming platform and features with high scalability, stability, reliability, resiliency and cost-effectiveness in the production environment with significant business impacts for the years to come. You need to help other teams in the organization to build their product features on top of the framework you build, including evangelizing and training. You also need to work closely with both up stream and down stream dependent teams.
What you get to do:
Attract, hire and retain top engineering talent
Mentor and grow team members, ensuring their continued growth and development to keep them motivated
Build high quality software framework for other developers to build big data analytics applications
Build and nurture developer communities across all product engineering teams for using the data logic framework
Develop resource, capacity, execution, platform cost management and risk mitigation plans, addressing immediate and long-term streaming computation needs
Develop and prioritize technology roadmap in close collaboration with technology leaders to deliver product requirements with clear SLAs
Ensure execution of roadmap in a timely fashion with optimal quality and fiscal responsibilities
Build, communicate and execute streaming computation platform 2SSR plans (Scalability, Stability, Reliability and Resiliency) to stay ahead of the explosive traffic growth and computation needs with stringent SLAs
Lead conflict resolution, incident resolution management, and prioritization of CCB (Change Control Board requests) related to the streaming computation and core logic framework
What you bring to the role
BS in CS or equivalent, advanced degrees preferred
8+ years of software engineering with 5+ years of Big Data Computation experience
Proven track records of leading high-performance teams with timely and high-quality deliveries
Proven record of developing and commercially deploying highly scalable computation platforms leveraging different big data computation technologies
5+ years of hands on experience with scala functional programming and advanced type systems is a big plus
Experience with big data computation technologies (such as Spark, Flink, Akka, especially Akka), Messaging layers (such as Kafka and Kinesis), and Cloud and container-based deployments (such as Docker and Kubernetes)
Experience of working in a complex, service-oriented software development environment; experience with building large-scale micro services preferred
Ability to work with ambiguity and operationalize emerging technologies
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Customer Obsession, Proactive and out-of-box thinking, exemplary leadership skills to inspire the team and drive innovation at the grass-root level
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 www.conviva.com.