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Senior Platform Engineer

Platform Engineering | Palo Alto, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Wurl

Wurl is a next-gen media company that is redefining TV programming and advertising. Wurl enables leading digital-first video producers to create and manage linear channels, live broadcasts and on-demand content for distribution to pay TV and OTT platforms around the world. Wurl is headquartered in Palo Alto, and has a second location in Santa Monica.

Wurl, Inc is looking for a Software Engineer to our Broadcast Platform team


    •    Good CSS (SASS) and HTML template design and implementation experience

    •    1 year experience with ReactJS, including Flow. 

    •    3 years experience writing dynamic modern Javascript applications, including testing

    •    Experience with Ruby on Rails and JSON API level interfaces. 

    •    Experience using modern web technologies and network transports (WebSockets, Redis)

A Plus if you have:

    •    A good understanding of the W3C Media Source Extensions and the video tag. 

    •    Working knowledge of the TV and internet TV space

    •    Experience implementing designs for TV UIs,experience with the different HTML5 browsers available  for TVs and Set Top Boxes. 

    •    Experience with Encrypted Media Extensions

    •    An understanding of video delivery (HLS, MP4, RTMP, DASH, MRSS, MP-TS, RTMP)


    •    Code and implement the UI and backend portions of the Wurl Platform. This is a growing platform with an established codebase in version 2. It uses ReactJS, Javascript ES6, Ruby and flow.