Senior Software Engineer, Big Data

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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 media growth worldwide. It’s not about the data, it’s about what you do with it. As the leader in global streaming media intelligence, Conviva measures in excess of 500 million unique viewers watching 150 billion streams per year with 1.5 trillion real-time transactions per day across more than 180 countries. Our platform and products are designed to deliver the real-time, cross-screen, integrated insights our customers need to understand their business and focus on what matters. Join us as we make streaming better.

As Conviva is expanding, we are building a new product that gets us into a new marketing segment. We are looking for a seasoned architect/staff engineer to lead this new innovation.

What you get to do
  • Design and implement orchestration systems by using frameworks like K8s, Airflow, Docker etc. to manage Conviva Platforms
  • Design and implement ETL pipelines by using one or many of the open source frameworks
  • Lead critical technical decision making with collaboration
  • Train and mentor team members
  • Solve engineering challenges in cost reduction, reliability, scalability and flexibility
  • Provide positive culture influence over other team members with code quality, initiatives and execution
What you bring to the role
  • BS or above in CS or related field
  • Strong knowledge of CS fundamentals, data structures and algorithms
  • 3+ years of experience in Java, Scala, Python, and/or C++
  • 3+ years of experience of Technical expertise in one or more big data technologies (e.g. Kubernetes, Spark, Hadoop, Flink, Kafka, Hive, BigQuery, etc.)
  • Strong desire to work in a rapidly growing company and make is a success
  • Experience in performance tuning, analysis over distributed systems
  • Experience building massively scalable data infrastructure using commercial and open-source tools
  • Experience in building CI/CD pipelines
  • Have passion and enthusiasm for big data technologies as well as building cutting edge solutions
  • Preferred: experience working with remote teams
  • Preferred: Experience with SaaS
  • Preferred: open source contributor
  • Preferred: Spark on Kubernetes, Airflow or other workflow management tools


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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