Senior Infra Backend Engineer

Taipei / KKStream - Engineering / Permanent

We, KKStream, are a KKBOX branch established in 2016, serving as the foremost video streaming solution provider in Asia. We provide scalable video platforms and enterprise solutions, now applied by companies including au, Japan, and KKTV, Taiwan.

We constantly monitor and measure our performance to sharpen and improve our work ways. We are proud of our work environment free from discrimination, and also strongly believe the diversity of experience, perspectives, and the background will lead to a better environment for our employees.

We're looking for infra/backend engineers to build service platforms containing streaming media technologies, such as Encoding, DRM, and Live. You will work closely with streaming media experts to understand the detail of the technology and build it into services as self-contained. The service is required to be highly scalable, performance-oriented, and an automated development process. Furthermore, the role you play will have a chance to pioneer the state-of-the-art technology of service and connect to the world.


  • Build multiple service platforms for different aspects of technologies, e.g. Encoding, DRM and Live.
  • Manage complex services at scale, e.g. distribute thousands of videos in one day.
  • Architect and design software systems and write high quality code.
  • Operate service with high reliability and optimize service cost continually.
  • Help teams become more autonomous and allow the developer to focus on technical development.
  • Partner with internal teams to troubleshoot problems of service.
  • Requirements:

  • 2+ years of backend development experience.
  • Experience with AWS (VPC, EC2, S3, SQS, SNS, Lambda).
  • Experience with IaC such as Terraform.
  • Experience with container technology, such as Docker. 
  • Experience with Kubernetes or similar clustering solutions.
  • Experience with programming languages, Go or Python.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Nice To Have

  • Knowledge of multimedia and adaptive streaming technologies, such as media container, Codec, MPEG-DASH and HLS.
  • Understand the importance of smart metrics and alerting. 
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