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Verizon Media

Senior Software Engineer (C++, Video, Protocols)

It takes powerful technology to connect our brands and partners with an audience of 1 billion. Nearly half of Verizon Media employees are building the code and platforms that help us achieve that. Whether you're looking to write mobile app code, engineer the servers behind our massive ad tech stacks, or develop algorithms to help us process 4 trillion data points a day, what you do here will have a huge impact on our business-and the world. Want in? As Verizon's media unit, our brands like Yahoo, TechCrunch and HuffPost help people stay informed and entertained, communicate and transact, while creating new ways for advertisers and partners to connect. With technologies like XR, AI, machine-learning, and 5G, we're transforming media for tomorrow, too. We're creators and coders, dreamers and doers creating what's next in content, advertising and technology.

With brands like Yahoo, HuffPost and TechCrunch, Verizon Media transforms how 900 million people stay informed and entertained, communicate and transact. Verizon Media is the top #4 content provider in the US by page views and the #2 biggest video streaming provider by unique viewers. Our algorithms process 4 trillion data points a day, and our Media Platform business powers 10% of all global Internet traffic.

The Media Platform team in Tel Aviv develops video streaming technologies that power top tier media brands in the US and globally, as well as our own Verizon Media network of 900 million users. Our team is full of industry innovators and passionate uber-geeks. Join our team to work on the latest video encoding and packaging technologies and network protocols that help our customers build amazing streaming solutions that delight millions of users around the globe.

About You

We are looking for a highly experienced C++ engineer with strong experience developing for UNIX/Linux platform, great problem-solving and performance optimization skills, and a passion for learning and for writing technically excellent software.

Your Day

  • As a Senior Software Development Engineer, you will have the responsibility of designing and delivering key functionality, from early stages to deployment, interacting with multiple teams in the process.

  • Your work will include experimentation and exploration, as well as creative problem solving.

  • Writing automated tests, documenting your code and participating in code reviews will be part of your day-to-day activities.

  • Your work may impact hundreds of millions of users. You will proactively analyze production data and ensure that the correctness, stability and performance of the components developed are exceptional and meet the required SLAs.

You Must Have

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or related degree, typically with at least 5 years of industry experience.

  • Thorough knowledge of modern C++, the standard library, and key data structures and algorithms.

  • Extensive server-side experience on UNIX/Linux platform, multi-threading and high-performance I/O.

  • Experience developing high-performance, scalable and reliable backend services.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and great interpersonal skills.

  • Drive to excel and "own" your work and your team's work from conception to production.


  • Experience with video technologies: codecs, packaging, as well as ingestion and delivery protocols.

  • Experience developing on top of AWS or Azure.

  • Experience with streaming or TV broadcast workflows.

Verizon Media is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Verizon Media is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form ( ) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion ( ) page to learn more.

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