Backend Developer - Video Encoding

Endeavor Streaming

United Kingdom Remote

Full time

£80-90k (annually)

Dec 8

Endeavor Streaming is expanding and are hiring a Video Streaming Developer to join the growing Streaming Engineering Team.

We are looking to add an experienced Video Encoding Developer to our expanding video streaming team. These are key roles, operating at the center of our business. These roles will mainly focus on writing code for and deploying our transcoding pipeline. The successful candidates will form a key step in our video delivery ecosystem, working with both stream acquisition operations teams and the heavily client focused playback teams. All live video served to our millions of sports fans and entertainment users will be managed via the systems these roles will manage.

Key Responsibilities

  • Configuring, optimizing, and deploying both our in-house transcoder as well as Wowza images
  • Expanding on, maintaining, and deploying our transcoder & infrastructure management service
  • Managing and deploying transcoder images
  • Extending transcoder functionality
  • Integrating with CDN partners
  • Troubleshooting production playback issues
  • Assisting playback QA team in automated tests

Key Characteristics

  • Strong Java developer
  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • Familiar with AWS infrastructure
  • Competent designing and building microservice architecture
  • Knowledge of video streaming/OTT a bonus

Typical day 

  • Attend daily stand up
  • Java development
  • Three amigos discussions
  • Code Reviews
  • Production deployments
  • Create and manage VOD and Live streaming functionality

Diversity Statement for Endeavor

Endeavor unites and brings people together in our love of sport, culture, and entertainment. We understand this can only be accomplished when we harness the entirety of our company and lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. It means that we engage in anti-racism and allyship the way we do anything. Fiercely and Fearlessly. As a global company that drives culture we endeavor to reflect the world’s diverse voices both internally and externally to ensure success in our mission.

Apply for this position Back to job

You must be logged in to to apply to this job.


Your application has been successfully submitted.

Please fix the errors below and resubmit.

Something went wrong. Please try again later or contact us.

Personal Information


View resume


Endeavor Streaming

Our fully integrated and end-to-end streaming platform is focused on empowering brands, content creators and rights holders to deliver high-quality an...