Senior Software Engineer, Video Backend

Engineering Remote, United States


ON24 is on a mission to transform the way marketers’ market, powering the live, always-on and personalized experiences that businesses need to create engagement, deliver data, find demand and drive revenue. Through the ON24 Platform, marketers can build data-rich, interactive webinars and content experiences, understand audience behavior and turn that intelligence into action. Informed by more than a billion engagement minutes -- including 12 million polls, 1.3 million surveys, 1.5 million conversations, and conversion of over 17 million resources -- marketers drive more revenue from ON24 experiences than any other digital channel. Headquartered in San Francisco, ON24 has a wide global footprint with eight offices in key regions, including London, Munich, Singapore, Stockholm and Sydney. 

Role Overview: 

As a Senior Engineer, you will work on some of our most visible products. These products get >2 million monthly hits. You will be a part of an efficient and agile team working across multiple time zones 


  • Design and implement our critical and scalable video delivery services. 
  • Take ownership of one or more media streaming services from design to deployment. 
  • Develop new features, improve existing features and fix bugs. 
  • Explore new opportunities and drive solutions to improve the system scalability, resilience and performance. 
  • Promote software engineering best practices by leveraging CI/CD, test automation, etc. 
  • Work across interdisciplinary teams to understand features, operation, and specify enhancements to our platform. 
  • Participate in design and code reviews, and mentor junior developers. 
  • Write and maintain documentation to allow team to scale.  

Skills & Experience: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • 5+ years of software development experience 
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills and affinity for technical innovation 
  • Hands on experience developing services at scale with Golang (preferred), Java, Node.js or Python  
  • Experience building distributed systems with micro services, deployed in containers on Kubernetes 
  • Working knowledge with databases and other backend services such as Nginx, Kafka and Redis 
  • Experience designing, developing, and documenting REST APIs 
  • Experience with Linux, especially with regards to the networking  

Good to have: 

  • Experience with different video delivery methods (HLS, MPEG-DASH or CMAF) 
  • Knowledge of multimedia tools like FFmpeg is beneficial 
  • Experience with GCP and Cloud native solutions 

Perks & Benefits: 

  • Health benefits designed to fit the needs of you and your family — including medical, dental, and vision plans  
  • Generous PTO policy and wellness days to log off and recharge   
  • 11 paid company holidays for US-based employees + 1 Floating Holiday + 2 Floating Wellness days 
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan  
  • 401K Plan with employer match  
  • Reimbursements covering home office expenses, cell phone use, weekly team lunches, and classes for professional and personal development  
  • Fitness and wellness perks including ClassPass and discounted memberships with 24 Hour Fitness  


ON24 is proud to be an equal employment opportunities (EEO) workplace to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, ON24 complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, ON24 will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records 

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