[Full time - CDI] Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Job description

api.video connects people through their cameras. Join us to build the first worldwide video backbone!

  • We are an API-first platform to manage online video and our goal is to become a new standard, such as Stripe for the payments, Twilio for text and VOIP or Sendgrid for email.
  • We are building our own EDGE infrastructure to provide unprecedented performances on the market
  • We have raised a $5.5M Seed Round in June 2020 from Blossom Capital, Kima Ventures and some incredible Angels.

By joining us, you will work in an international environment, addressing challenges that will impact millions of people. 

As part of the Infrastructure team, you will participate in the design, development and run of api.video's infrastructure, enabling developers in more than 100 countries to quickly integrate all the features needed to deliver live or on-demand video into their applications and services.

Your missions

Within the Infrastructure team, you will actively contribute to the development of api.video:

  • by designing and developing resilient and scalable infrastructures,
  • accompanying developers on CI/CD topics,
  • by making the infrastructure ever more transparent to the rest of Team,
  • by automating more and more,
  • by intervening on corrective and evolutionary maintenance,
  • by being a driving force (monitoring, technologies, methodology...)
  • by sharing your knowledge, ensure the security, quality and scalability of your work

    Job requirements

    Your profile

    You have more than 5 years of experience in Infrastructure, both in the design and run of high-performance, high-availability platforms, preferably in video or content delivery.

    You speak in tens of Gbps? in hundreds of TB of data? in microseconds of delay?

    Have you traveled around the world of data centers without moving from your desk?

    Passionate, curious, rigorous and autonomous, you like to work with a team on a human scale, collaborative and responsible. You have a thirst for knowledge in the most cutting-edge fields of the industry; you are open to training and attending conferences in order to improve your skills.

    Expected skills

    • Mastery of Linux (we mostly deploy Ubuntu)
    • Mastery of Ansible
    • Mastery of nginx and/or ffmpeg
    • Mastery of software LB (and GSLB to a lesser extent)
    • Advanced knowledge in system and network performance analysis
    • Knowledge of sensu/graphite/grafana
    • Knowledge of RESTful web services
    • Knowledge of git
    • Knowledge of micro-services architecture, asynchronous communication and scalability issues are a plus,
    • Knowledge of Docker is a plus (optional)

    Our stack

    Nginx, PHP, Go, PostgreSQL, Redis, Docker, ELK, Python, NodeJS, RabbitMQ, MongoDB, Ansible, ffmpeg, keepalived, sensu, ...

    What you'll get

    • A unique opportunity to be an early member of a success story
    • Important responsibilities in a fast growing company seeking for excellence
    • A welcoming and collaborative environment with people who love working on hard problems
    • Ambitious objectives enabling you to skyrocket your learning curve


    • Competitive pay and equity
    • Annual Bonus
    • Covered medical, dental, and vision benefits
    • Company Provided Equipment

    The position is Bordeaux (France) or remote.

    api.video is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.