Job description

Your Role:

Become an important part of our Software-as-a-Service platform team and take responsibility for frontend and backend development tasks in our modern tech stack.
• As Video Engineer you will be responsible for supporting our clients and internal team to build, customize or consult for OTT video streaming delivery solution for our SSAI and ATV / DAS solution.
• You will be working in a growing and very committed and experienced team with great team spirit.
• You will be using state of the art technologies like HLS, DASH, Low Latency Streaming, HbbTV, ATSC 3.0 Current Video Codecs, Cloud/ Edge Computing and more.
• As Nowtilus, we support your participation in industrial events, workshops, and advanced trainings.
• We offer flexible working hours and up to 100% remote conditions (freelance) with the potential to work from any place in the world.
• We are constantly improving our ways of cooperation. Your ideas, feedback and suggestions are much appreciated and taken seriously.

Your Responsibilities:

Working closely with our product management to specify features and continuously improve our software system. With your deep knowledge in backend and frontend development, you support the team in improving and stabilizing our Server-Side Ad Insertion platform based on Node.js micro services and ReactJS frontend.
• Work closely together with our clients and internal team to identify potential roadblocks and strive to improve the experience of the viewers.
• With your deep knowledge in video streaming technologies, you support the development team in improving and stabilizing our Server-Side Ad Insertion platform.
• Be a contact point for the support team to analyze technical support requests.
• Work together with our team on research projects and tackle the challenging aspects of tomorrows online-video solutions.
• Support the team in improving our monitoring tooling and the database of test-streams and files.

What we expect

Your Qualification:

• 5+ years of experience with Information Technology
• 3+ years of experience in working with IP-TV, OTT streaming, HbbTV or Digital Media technologies like MPEG-TS, HLS or DASH
• Skilled in video and audio codecs, packaging formats and data transfer of A/V content
• Fluent English language skills both written and verbal is required
• Knowledgeable in stream distribution via CDN (preferred Akamai, AzureEdge)
• Experience in advance video and audio encoding configuration with professional and open-source tools

As a plus:

• Experience in marketing or related functions in an agile software development company
• Worked within the TV, OTT, AdTech or MediaTech industry
• Experience in building iOS and Android mobile application
• Experience in OTT DRM integration like PlayReady, Fairplay, Widevine, CENC
• Software development experience (preferably JavaScript/ Python)
• Knowledgeable in A/V hardware and software like setting up video-streaming and operating playout systems

What we offer

What we offer:

• You will be working in a very committed, innovative and fast growing team with great team spirit and low hierarchies.
• We are flexible in working hours, whether onsite or remote.
• In our business environment of the multimedia industry, you will have large impact with what you do on global target markets.
• You will use state of the art technologies and standards like HLS, DASH, Low Latency Streaming, Header Bidding, Current Video Codecs, Cloud/ Edge Computing and more.
• We support your participation in exciting industry events, workshops and advanced trainings if applicable.
• We are an on-site and remote-working team with head-offices in Germany. We always strive to constantly improve our ways of working together. Ideas, feedback and suggestions are welcome and taken seriously.
• We invest in growth and education of our team members.
• Free choice of hardware and bring-your-own-device policy.
• You will be facing Class-A customers and top-level partners within the Tech and Entertainment industry.
• Use the opportunity to work for an exciting scale-up building innovative MediaTech solutions, join Nowtilus now!



Video Streaming Engineer



Personnel Service Provider / Agency



Communications / IT

Team size: 11 - 20 staff

Trial period: 6 months

Company/Facility size: 11 - 20 staff



Experience: 5 years

Computer Skills: advanced


further education


By agreement


Trial period: 6 months

Start: immediately
End: permanent


English (required)


Nowtilus GmbH
Prenzlauer Promenade 190

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Contact person

Patrick Knippel


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