Sr. Engineering Manager

Engineering Team | San Francisco

Company Name: Ellation, Inc

Position Title: Sr. Engineering Manager

Days / Hours: Monday – Friday / 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Location: 835 Market Street, Suite 700, San Francisco, CA  94103

Summary of Duties:  

  • Develop code for Ellation’s video platforms and lead architectural design review, trade-offs and risk-mitigations considerations for project teams that deliver solid innovative video experience to customers.  
  • Work closely with technical and product management to ensure Ellation builds the best in class video technology platform.
  • Work with QoS tools and customer support reports for ongoing monitoring/alerting against quality of video service.
  • Bridge other API services with video infrastructure for ingest, discovery and entitlements.  


Master’s degree in Computer Science, Math, or related technical field and 5 years of experience in the job offered or related occupation.

Applicants must have four (4) years of experience with:

  • Video infrastructure technologies and terminologies;
  • Packaging protocols DASH/HLS, encoding h.264/ffmpeg, live streaming, DRM, subtitles, timed text, Amazon Web Services and Cloud Infrastructure;
  • H.264 Video Compression Algorithms and improvements;
  • Subjective and Objective Quality Video quality evaluation;
  • ffmpeg and x264;
  • Working and enhancing media formats and protocols, including  RTMP, RTSP, MP4, FLV, and RTP;
  • Real-time scalable Video processing software in a distributed systems architecture;
  • Image processing algorithms for image and video post and pre-processing;
  • SaaS Cloud deployment on Amazon Web Services and design Analytics Dashboard;
  • Test Automation framework with Jenkins;
  • Release and QA management;
  • Video ad insertion; media streaming on OTT and IPTV;
  • media delivery and caching with Content Delivery Networks;
  • Android and iOS App development for media apps (media playback and streaming);
  • Real Time low latency streaming.