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Lead Devops Engineer

  • Location : SF
  • Type : Full Time
  • Experience : Experienced
  • Salary : DoE
 

Flingo makes watching TV better through its software embedded within TV, Phones and Tablets. Imagine being able to instantaneously find information and news about the actors on screen, interact with the show you are watching, and share your favorite TV moments with friends on Social Networks. Flingo's Samba TV platform enables this and more. Flingo is currently available on over 30 million screens, in 118 countries worldwide. For more information, please visit http://www.flingo.tv

About this role:
We are looking for a Lead DevOps engineer who will be responsible for architecting, implementing, and maintaining the core infrastructure for our internet facing applications. At Flingo You will be collaborating within a team of engineers to further the development, architecture, implementation, and integration of various systems within the company.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the entire application stack including networking, scalability, stability, and end-to-end performance.
  • Deliver a robust, resilient, and scalable platform for running applications as well as ensuring high availability for those services.
  • Follow and enforce sound development methodology including coding standards, continuous integration, and continuous delivery
  • Formulate and implement monitoring, automation, and management services.
  • Manage the deployment of new servers as well as scripting of software deployments.
  • Suport and maintain mission critical infrastructure (Load Balancers, MongoDB hosts, Nginx, etc)

Requirements

  • Experience building and deploying systems that scale.
  • Experience with web server configuration, monitoring, trending, and high availability
  • Expert in modern deploy and release process (continuous integration, git, code reviews, etc)
  • Solid understanding of networking technologies (TCP, UDP, HTTP)
  • Superior scripting skills (Python preferred)
  • A scrappy, entrepreneurial attitude that gets high-quality projects done quickly.
  • Implementation experience in NOSQL based systems, Cassandra, MongoDB, Hadoop, Hive, HDFS/HBase or equivalent is strongly preferred
  • Mastery of Linux

This position is located in San Francisco, CA . Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer.

Salary/Equity compensation commensurate with experience.
Interested Candidates should submit their resume to jobs@flingo.tv and reference job code: FL4000.

 

Software Engineer, Python Developer

  • Location : SF
  • Type : Full Time
  • Experience : Experienced
  • Salary : DoE
 

Flingo makes watching TV better through its software embedded within TV, Phones and Tablets. Imagine being able to instantaneously find information and news about the actors on screen, interact with the show you are watching, and share your favorite TV moments with friends on Social Networks. Flingo's Samba TV platform enables this and more. Flingo is currently available on over 30 million screens, in 118 countries worldwide. For more information, please visit http://www.flingo.tv

About this role:
We are looking for experienced Python developers who will be responsible for architecting, implementing, and maintaining our backend services and API's. At Flingo you will help develop and expand our unique platform, built around Flingo's video based Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) technology, that connects televisions and devices into one shared experience. As an early stage developer, you can shape the technology stack and impact all aspects of the company.

Responsibilities

  • Analyze and improve the efficiency, scalability, and stability of our core systems.
  • Create and manage platform specific API's.
  • Design, develop and test new web applications.
  • Build robust, high-volume production software.

Requirements

  • Excellent knowledge developing and debugging in python.
  • Experience building high-performance, large-scale server applications and reliable software.
  • Solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design.
  • Experience with filesystems, server architectures, and distributed systems.
  • A scrappy, entrepreneurial attitude that gets high-quality projects done quickly.

Pluses

  • Experience with redis, mongodb, gevent, pyramid, gunicorn, socketio, and memcached.
  • Experience with front end technologies Javascript, HTML5, and CSS3.
  • Open-source software contributions.

This position is located in San Francisco, CA . Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer.

Salary/Equity compensation commensurate with experience.
Interested Candidates should submit their resume to jobs@flingo.tv and reference job code: FL4010.

 

Software Engineer, Ads

  • Location : SF
  • Type : Full Time
  • Experience : Experienced
  • Salary : DoE
 

Flingo makes watching TV better through its software embedded within TV, Phones and Tablets. Imagine being able to instantaneously find information and news about the actors on screen, interact with the show you are watching, and share your favorite TV moments with friends on Social Networks. Flingo's Samba TV platform enables this and more. Flingo is currently available on over 30 million screens, in 118 countries worldwide. For more information, please visit http://www.flingo.tv

About this role:
We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer who will be responsible for architecting, implementing, and maintaining our ad platform that utilizes high value targeting data and decisioning logic to facilitate improved advertising effectiveness and increase advertising revenue.

Responsibilities

  • Develop innovative systems and algorithms to automate targeting, bidding, and budgets for display, mobile, and video ads.
  • Design and implement back-end components for serving ads.
  • Create and manage Platform specific API's.
  • Create new data processing systems as necessary.
  • Build robust, high-volume production software.

Requirements

  • Excellent knowledge developing and debugging in a variety of languages, particularly python and C++
  • Experience building high-performance, large-scale server applications and reliable software.
  • Solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design.
  • End-to-end experience in online ad serving and background in online advertising/auction theory is a plus
  • Knowledge of Hadoop/HBase or other MapReduce-based architectures
  • A scrappy, entrepreneurial attitude that gets high-quality projects done quickly.

This position is located in San Francisco, CA . Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer.

Salary/Equity compensation commensurate with experience.
Interested Candidates should submit their resume to jobs@flingo.tv and reference job code: FL4020.

 

Software Engineer, Data Infrastructure

  • Location : SF
  • Type : Full Time
  • Experience : Experienced
  • Salary : DoE
 

Flingo makes watching TV better through its software embedded within TV, Phones and Tablets. Imagine being able to instantaneously find information and news about the actors on screen, interact with the show you are watching, and share your favorite TV moments with friends on Social Networks. Flingo's Samba TV platform enables this and more. Flingo is currently available on over 30 million screens, in 118 countries worldwide. For more information, please visit http://www.flingo.tv

About this role:
We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer who will be responsible for architecting, implementing, and maintaining our analytics platform that will aggregate television viewing metrics and facilitate realtime analysis of audience engagement and viewing behavior.

Responsibilities

  • Analyze and improve the efficiency, scalability, and stability of data collection, storage, and retrieval processes for our core systems.
  • Create and manage Platform specific API's.
  • Create new data processing systems as necessary.
  • Build robust, high-volume production software.

Requirements

  • Excellent knowledge developing and debugging in a variety of languages, particularly python and C++
  • Experience building high-performance, large-scale server applications and reliable software.
  • Solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design.
  • Knowledge of Hadoop/HBase or other MapReduce-based architectures
  • A scrappy, entrepreneurial attitude that gets high-quality projects done quickly.

This position is located in San Francisco, CA . Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer.

Salary/Equity compensation commensurate with experience.
Interested Candidates should submit their resume to jobs@flingo.tv and reference job code: FL4030.

 

Data Scientist

  • Location : SF
  • Type : Full Time
  • Experience : Experienced
  • Salary : DoE
 

Flingo makes watching TV better through its software embedded within TV, Phones and Tablets. Imagine being able to instantaneously find information and news about the actors on screen, interact with the show you are watching, and share your favorite TV moments with friends on Social Networks. Flingo's Samba TV platform enables this and more. Flingo is currently available on over 30 million screens, in 118 countries worldwide. For more information, please visit http://www.flingo.tv

About this role:
We are looking for an experienced Data Scientist who will be responsible for analyzing, identifying, and answering questions that guide development of our analytics and advertising platforms. At Flingo you will be working with a unique dataset built around our video based Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) technology deployed on millions of devices. We are looking for someone who is comfortable working as a a quantitative researcher and a software engineer.

Responsibilities

  • Answer product questions by using appropriate statistical techniques on available data.
  • Communicate results to product managers and engineers.
  • Analyze and interpret the results of product experiments.
  • Develop best practices for experimentation and communicate those to product and engineering teams.

Requirements

  • Extensive experience solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches.
  • Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner.
  • Fluency with at least one scripting language (Python a plus).
  • Experience working with large data sets.
  • A flexible analytic approach that allows for results at varying levels of precision.

This position is located in San Francisco, CA . Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer.

Salary/Equity compensation commensurate with experience.
Interested Candidates should submit their resume to jobs@flingo.tv and reference job code: FL4040.

 

Sales Leader

  • Location : LA/NYC
  • Type : Full Time
  • Experience : Experienced
  • Salary : DoE
 

Flingo makes watching TV better through its software embedded within TV, Phones and Tablets. Imagine being able to immediately figure out the names of actors on screen, and share your favorite TV moments with friends on Facebook and Twitter. Flingo is currently available on over 30 million screens, in 118 countries worldwide. For more information, please visit http://www.flingo.tv

About this role:
This is a strategic position within the company, as you will be leading all sales efforts and providing important feedback on the direction of our ad products. This person will be responsible for the sale of Flingo’s multi-screen advertising products and data solutions to advertisers and agencies. Candidates must be highly motivated, professionally mature, possess outstanding communication skills, have demonstrated knowledge of digital advertising and be willing to work in a fast-paced, dynamic and growing environment. There will be opportunities to build and grow a sales team as well.

Responsibilities

  • Play a key role on the Flingo leadership team, selling digital advertising products (custom rich media ad units, online and mobile pre-roll video ads and connected TV ads) into high–value brand advertiser accounts
  • Prospect, develop, maintain and grow revenue-generating relationships with advertisers and agencies
  • Persuasively communicate Flingo’s offerings and unique value-proposition to advertisers and agencies via email, over the phone, through in-person meetings/presentations and through formal campaign proposals in a way that meets advertiser and agency business needs and marketing objectives
  • Develop and maintain relationships at all personnel levels within an account, demonstrating a thorough understanding of the account’s organization, needs and revenue potential
  • Meet or exceed quarterly sales quotas against the territory and account list
  • Work with cross-functional teams internally to ensure campaign success and develop strategies for long-term revenue growth
  • Help develop local marketing initiatives and participate in industry events

Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to perform against quota and excel in a highly competitive market
  • Proven sales success with a minimum of 5 years total advertising sales or internet media-related sales experience
  • Demonstrated strategic, consultative and analytical sales approach with focus on building partnerships with clients
  • Customer-focused leadership with excellent communication, networking and negotiation skills
  • Willingness to travel to outside markets
  • Knowledge of the TV/online/mobile advertising industry a plus
  • Willingness to entertain clients during evenings and occasionally weekends
  • BA/BS degree
  • Strong references
  • Existing, current relationships with media buying decision makers required

This position is located in Los Angeles, CA or New York. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer.

Salary/Equity compensation commensurate with experience.
Interested Candidates should submit their resume to jobs@flingo.tv and reference job code: FL3830.

 

Account Executive

  • Location : LA/NYC
  • Type : Full Time
  • Experience : Experienced
  • Salary : DoE
 

Flingo makes watching TV better through its software embedded within TV, Phones and Tablets. Imagine being able to immediately figure out the names of actors on screen, and share your favorite TV moments with friends on Facebook and Twitter. Flingo is currently available on over 30 million screens, in 118 countries worldwide. For more information, please visit http://www.flingo.tv

About this role:
This is a strategic position within the company, as you will be driving sales efforts within specific accounts and territories and providing important feedback on the direction of our ad products. This role is responsible for the sale of Flingo’s multi-screen advertising products and data solutions to advertisers and agencies . Candidates must be highly motivated, professionally mature, possess outstanding communication skills, have demonstrated knowledge of online advertising and be willing to work in a fast-paced, dynamic and growing environment. There will be opportunities to influence the direction of the product roadmap and sales & marketing organization.

Responsibilities

  • Sell digital advertising products (custom rich media ad units, online and mobile pre-roll video ads and connected TV ads) into high–value brand advertiser accounts and ad agencies
  • Prospect, develop, maintain and grow revenue-generating relationships with advertisers and agencies within a territory or vertical
  • Persuasively communicate Flingo’s offerings and unique value-proposition to advertisers and agencies via email, over the phone, through in-person meetings/presentations and through formal campaign proposals in a way that meets advertiser and agency business needs and marketing objectives
  • Develop and maintain relationships at all personnel levels within an account, demonstrating a thorough understanding of the account’s organization, needs and revenue potential
  • Meet or exceed quarterly sales quotas against the territory and account list
  • Work with cross-functional teams internally to ensure campaign success and growth of partnerships
  • Help develop local marketing initiatives and participate in industry events

Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to perform against quota and excel in a highly competitive market
  • Proven sales success with a minimum of 2 years total experience in advertising, digital media, mobile or internet technology sales
  • Demonstrated strategic, consultative and analytical sales approach with focus on building partnerships with clients
  • Customer-focused leadership with excellent communication, networking and negotiation skills
  • Willingness to travel to outside markets
  • Knowledge of the TV/online/mobile advertising industry a plus
  • Willingness to entertain clients during evenings and occasionally weekends
  • BA/BS degree
  • Strong references with partners, customers and colleagues
  • Existing, current relationships with media buying decision makers favored

This position is located in Los Angeles, CA or New York. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer.

Salary/Equity compensation commensurate with experience.
Interested Candidates should submit their resume to jobs@flingo.tv and reference job code: FL3831.

 

THE TEAM

  • ASHWIN NAVIN Co-Founder & CEO. Ashwin leads with emphasis on hiring the best. He's a founding partner of I/O Ventures, and formerly Co-founder/President of BitTorrent, where he commercialized the technology, struck monetization and licensing relationships with advertising, media and hardware companies. Previously, he was at Yahoo, Goldman Sachs, and Merrill Lynch.

  • DAVE HARRISON, Ph.D. Co-Founder & CTO. David leads Flingo engineering, ops and R&D. Prior to Flingo, David was founder of BitTorrent.org and invented BitTorrent′s Streaming protocol. He previously held a post-doctoral position in the Video and Image Processing Lab in the EE/CS Department at UC Berkeley. He received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Contact

Flingo is a product and service of Free Stream Media Corp. For more information about the future of television, feel free to contact us:

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164 Townsend St. #12
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