Jobs at EEG

Help us develop the closed captioning technology that makes media accessible to all. Join talented team members addressing challenging issues in a constantly evolving problem space.

Platform Developer (Level 2)

Brooklyn, NY

Platform Developer (Level 2)

EEG is a privately-owned media technology company with customers including nearly all of the largest broadcasting, cable, and OTT/streaming media players in the United States. Our primary focus is video accessibility in the form of closed captions, benefiting the deaf and hard-of-hearing, language learners, and anyone who has ever watched a video on “mute.” Our pioneering role in IP-based live captioning systems was recognized when EEG received a Science & Technology Emmy® award in 2015.


We have a talented and growing staff focusing on fast-paced solutions to customer-focused challenges such as new ultra-HD and IP-driven media formats, artificial intelligence and automation, and migration of video production technology to cloud-powered platforms and workflows.


The position is an in-person job at EEG's R&D office in the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn, working in a casual and fun environment. 

Responsibilities


We are seeking a software engineer with 3+ years experience developing commercial software applications. The position will involve working with an Agile team structure to create brand new applications, and maintain and improve existing EEG software products. 


The successful candidate will be able to leverage their experience and knowledge to be the primary developer lead on one or more commercial products and work with peers in Marketing, Technical Support, and Product Management to identify weaknesses and create a best-in-class offering in the media technology space.

Qualifications

  • "Experienced" candidate: 3+ years of professional experience in software engineering
  • Effortless fluency in one or more of the languages we currently use: C++, C#, and Python
  • Ability to articulate technical ideas clearly in team meetings
  • Motivation to be part of commercially successful projects and Creativity to generate new ideas to expand product appeal
  • Experience being involved in multiple phases of product lifecycles: conception and prototyping, documentation and training, iterating on customer feature requests, and supporting a fielded commercial product
  • Passionate about your craft and committed to doing things The Right Way, always optimizing for maintainability and seeking process improvements
  • Thrives when working autonomously, setting reasonable goals for yourself and updating the rest of the team on progress or roadblocks you may face
  • Eager to learn about new technologies and dive into the latest open source tools
  • Understands that the code isn't done when the core logic has been implemented and always includes proper error handling, logging, etc. for when the software inevitably doesn't act quite how you thought it would

Bonus Points


Candidates will receive preference for experience touching on the following fields most relevant to EEG's work:

  • Video standards, file formats, and streaming technologies
  • AI, Speech Recognition, Transcription, and Natural Language Processing
  • IP Protocols and Sockets Programming
  • Cloud management, deployment, and distributed systems architecture with Amazon Web Services
  • Linux on embedded systems

Pay and Benefits


$75K - $95K annual base salary depending on experience, with additional annual bonus of 5-20% based on individual, team, and company performance


Company medical plan options, 401(k) with matching, and paid vacation/personal/sick days (3+ weeks based on experience)
 

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