Streaming Automation Developer

Nowtilus /
Permanent /
This position is for Nowtilus, the media tech company in which Equativ invested in 2022. Founded in 2007 in Berlin and Halle, Nowtilus is a pioneer in video advertising and personalization services through its award-winning Dynamic Ad Insertion Platform, a comprehensive solution that addresses compatibility issues in digital streaming.

Nowtilus helps broadcasters, telcos, and publishers monetize their FAST, AVOD, and OTT TV streaming platforms by offering seamless, personalized, and relevant ad experiences.

Nowtilus is also at the forefront of HbbTV technology development and deployment, leading the evolution of traditional broadcasting into the possibilities that IP datacasting offers to programmers and

About the Job 👇

You’ll take part in strategic development projects on our road to 100% automation. This position will see you mostly developing software to solve tasks that require a high-level view of our value delivery chain. To achieve these goals you will have to communicate with other technical teams (QA, cloud engineering, operations) and your dev team.

What You Will Do ✏️

You will provide the basic solutions that the the team will follow, on such topics as monitoring automation, stream manipulation and analysis for DASH/HLS/CMAF and KPI automation to provide visibility on product performance. You will disseminate the knowledge and processes you have developed in writing and training seminars.

Your Responsibilities 📝

As a Streaming Automation Developer, you are expected to:
- Design and implement new streaming-related features and functionality as part of our NodeJS stack.
- Write and improve tests, including developing a new stream analyzer.
- Introduce new tools and technologies.
- Perform code reviews (all our developers participate in code reviews).
- Participate in design and architecture reviews.
- Troubleshooting issues and identifying potential improvements.

In this role, there is a lot of room to own topics that cut across the Development and Operations spectrum, from the improvement of monitoring across 20 node.js services to automation of common service requirements including custom horizontal pod autoscaling to centralized cluster control components.

Your Skills 💡

You are a confident, logical, and methodical professional with experience in the following technologies:
- Node.js, optionally Golang, React.js
- Clean code and CI ensured: eslint, prettier, husky, gitlabci, docker, strict MR workflow, automated versioning
- Adaptive streaming expertise (HLS/DASH): ffprobe, ffmpeg
- CD pipeline ensured: with Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform+Helm, Gitlab
- MongoDB, Redis, Victoria Metrics

You also have:
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
- Experience in video streaming technologies
- Strong customer service orientation
- Teamplayer attitude
- Ability to work inside an international team.
What We Offer ⭐

A diverse and highly technological environment in which to grow your career. With great team spirit and low hierarchies, you will be able to have a large impact on the multimedia industry with what you do on global markets.
With offices and partner offices in many cities around the globe, we offer real international conditions. 
Sounds like something you want to be part of? Submit your application!

👋 About us 

Equativ is the new single name for Smart Adserver, DynAdmic, LiquidM and Nowtilus — four proven innovators in advertising technology. The vertically integrated company provides brand and privacy-safe solutions that empower its clients to achieve maximum impact while respecting the rights of consumers. The union combines client expertise and engineering excellence to serve the interests of both the supply- side and demand-side with equal professionalism and technical sophistication.

Headquartered in Paris and New York, Equativ operates globally with a team of more than 550 people in 20 offices. Equativ offers the market its own independent ad server, SSP, buyer tools, and media services to fulfill the promise of advertising technology. Learn more at

The company is ranked on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA and in the Financial Times’ FT 1000: Europe’s Fastest-Growing Companies.

Equativ (formerly Smart AdServer) has been awarded the HappyIndex@Work label and is proud to be among the best companies in the ChooseMyCompany ranking, recognized for its flexible working environment.

Come and lead the charge with us in building a transparent ecosystem based on quality!

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