Senior Software Engineer, Video at Wish
Wish is a mobile e-commerce platform that flips traditional shopping on its head. We connect hundreds of millions of people with the widest selection of delightful, surprising, and—most importantly—affordable products delivered directly to their doors. Each day on Wish, millions of customers in more than 160 countries around the world discover new products. For our over 1 million merchant partners, anyone with a good idea and a mobile phone can instantly tap into a global market.
We're fueled by creating unique products and experiences that give people access to a new type of commerce, where all are welcome. If you’ve been searching for a supportive environment to chase your curiosity and use data to investigate the questions that matter most to you, this is the place.Job Description
The video team at Wish is responsible for building services and tools that form the backbone of Wish’s video products. These services power our ability to deliver great commerce storytelling to users. As a Software Engineer on the team, you will participate in architecting and building out infrastructure for video transcoding and live streaming for applications to consume. You will need to consider strong scalability, reliability, and performance requirements. You are expected to achieve this goal by working closely with both application engineers as well as other infrastructure engineers.
What you'll be doing:
- Gather technical requirements from the product/application teams and independently produce highly scalable video infrastructure to power the experiences that they need;
- examples may include: live-streaming, transcoding, stitching, and light computer vision.
- Design the scalable, reliable, and performant services that meet the requirements, considering the growth needs for scalability and performance in the future when designing the systems
- Leverage existing infrastructure support or introduce new technologies that can best solve the problems you encounter.
B.S. in Computer Science, other related field, or equivalent work experience
5+ years of industry experience in software engineering
Development experience in one or more programming languages in one or more of: Golang, Python, Java, C/C++
Experience with Kubernetes and distributed systems at enterprise scale
Experience building and maintaining a high throughput, low latency service
Previous experience working with FFMPEG, Amazon Elastic Transcoder, VideoLan, etc.
Experience with live-streaming
Exposed to SOA in an industry-leading company
Wish values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. We do not discriminate based on any legally-protected class or characteristic. Employment decisions are made based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please let your recruiter know. For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.