We Are The News (WATN) is a new news based social media platform, bringing together and connecting people with opposing and / or similar views for the purpose of debate.
WATN is looking for an experienced engineer with expertise in real-time video streaming to join our team, with a view to launch our MVP within 6 months.
You will be crucial in helping us build and scale the platform for this innovative start up.
What we need :
5+ years experience in Full Stack Development
Experience in developing and optimizing real time video streaming systems and / or social media platform
Experience of working directly with video (e.g., VP8 / H.264)
Experience of translating business requirements into technical solutions
Knowledge of the latest UI and UX trends
Knowledge of Wireframing and Prototyping
Knowledge of system architecture, security and authentication
Experience in leading and managing teams to deliver apps / web platforms from inception to completion
Start-up or product launch experience
Strong Communication skills
A keen interest in the news and current affairs
Key Responsibilities :
Develop a secure media platform to support the streaming and uploading of digital online content
The platform must be secure, robust, high performing and scalable
Develop user interface
Put user experience at the forefront of all development activity
Develop Back End to support storage management for user details and video content
Develop techniques to improve streaming reliability and quality on all platforms, including mobile