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Senior Software Engineer (26789)

to £80,000 + benefits

Backend development for early-stage startup

This exciting startup is looking for a senior software engineer to help their team develop a unique video streaming application. You will be leading the backend development with significant influence over the tools and technologies used as well as the direction of the overall product. Previous video streaming know-how is not necessary.


  • Good Computer Science degree or similar from a well-respected university
  • Excellent low-level/embedded C++ or Rust for development on Linux
  • Good understanding of networking and the network stack
  • Any knowledge or familiarity with the technical aspects of video or audio streaming would be beneficial, especially knowledge of different codecs

This early-stage startup founded by two industry veterans has attracted significant funding from both unicorns and VCs. They are growing fast and looking for talented people to join their team.

Keywords: C++, Rust, Linux, TCP, UDP, networks, networking, video, audio, codec, streaming, HLS, DASH

Please note: even if you don't have exactly the background indicated, do contact us now if this type of job is of interest - we may well have similar opportunities that you would be suited to. And of course, we always get your permission before submitting your CV to a company.

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