Mux

Software Engineer - Mobile

Engineering


We are Mux.

Mux is how developers build online video. With Mux Video, developers gain access to a powerful API for video streaming--think Stripe for Video. With Mux Data, developers realize incredible insights into how their videos perform from platform to platform, place to place, and user to user.

We're looking for individuals who care about our mission, are ready to grow, believe in our values (from Be Human to Turn Customers Into Fans), and want to make the people around them better.


Why Join?

Our mission is to democratize video by solving the hard problems developers face when building video: video encoding and streaming (Mux Video), video monitoring (Mux Data), and more. Video is a huge part of people’s lives, and we want to help make it better. We're not just committed to making video easy for developers. We’re committed to building a healthy team that welcomes a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences. And that commitment extends into how we support each of our team members: - Flexible PTO  - Healthy work-life balance encouraged - Paid parental leave - Education budget set aside for conferences and continuing education, including conferences, books, workshops, and more. - Thought leadership and peer recognition program - We reimburse the first six months of a Snoo rental to make sure you can sleep well when welcoming home a new baby - Remote Equal policy

About this role

About Mux

Mux is video for developers. Our mission is to democratize video by solving the hard problems developers face when building video: video encoding and streaming (Mux Video), video monitoring (Mux Data), and more. Video is a huge part of people’s lives, and we want to help make it better.

We’re committed to building a healthy team that welcomes a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences. We want people who care about our mission, are ready to grow, believe in our values (from Be Human to Turn Customers Into Fans), and want to make the people around them better.

You’ll be joining a tight-knit team with experience at places like Google, YouTube, Twitch, Zencoder, Fastly, and more. Our founders previously started (and sold) Zencoder, an early leader in cloud video technology, and authored Video.js, the biggest HTML5 video player on the web. We organize Demuxed, the premiere conference for video engineers in the world. 

We’re backed by top investors like Coatue, Accel, Andreessen Horowitz, and Y Combinator. You’ll get to work with amazing companies: hundreds of startups, plus Reddit, Vimeo, Robinhood, CBSi, Discovery, PBS, and TED. Customers large and small love working with us and love our team.

We’re growing quickly and are building something big together. We’d love to hear from you!

About the Role 
 
As a Mobile Software Engineer working on mobile platforms at Mux, you will make video streaming better for thousands of developers and millions of viewers. You will build and optimize low-level mobile SDKs for video capture, playback, and monitoring, including some open source work. Video is one of the biggest uses of mobile today, and you’ll have a chance to make a direct impact on mobile video streaming for millions of viewers, from small startups to major broadcasters.
 
What You'll Do
  • Optimize existing mobile video SDKs that are used by the biggest video publishers in the world to monitor video streaming performance as a part of the Mux Data platform
  • Build new system-level SDKs for video capture, video playback, and more
  • Become a video expert (if you aren’t already), understanding how video is recorded and plays on mobile devices
  • Contribute to the broader mobile developer ecosystem through some combination of open-source, writing, speaking, and support
  • Work closely with developers on other platforms, and have an opportunity to learn new platforms and devices, like TV platforms (Xbox, Roku, etc.)

Who You Are

  • 4+ years of engineering experience (CS degree a plus)
  • 2+ years of mobile engineering experience with Android or iOS
  • Track record of creating high-performance, low-footprint code. Automated testing experience a plus.
  • Solid understanding of what makes a good reusable library
  • Open source experience a plus
  • Video experience a plus but not required

If you don't have all of these requirements but think your experience could be a great fit, that's okay! Please apply and we can talk about what's most needed in the role.

Benefits

You'll be joining an amazing team from places like Google/YouTube, Amazon/Twitch, Facebook/Oculus, and Brightcove. We have a supportive culture that cares about both excellent work and work-life balance. 

  • Flexible PTO 
  • Healthy work-life balance encouraged
  • Competitive health, dental, and vision insurance (99% employee and 50% dependent premium coverage)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Group life insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid parental leave
  • Investment in career growth and training
  • Thought leadership and peer recognition program
  • “Day of Learning” events
  • Reimbursements for headphones, cell phones, device upgrades, and SVOD services of Mux customers
  • Remote lunch reimbursement 3x/week

Mux is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to building a diverse company. We believe diversity makes us better, and we strive to be inclusive and equitable. That’s why we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

Location: San Francisco or Remote (US)