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Engineering Manager Player iOS SDK

Vienna; Klagenfurt; Berlin; remote - Europe


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Bitmovin provides API based software that powers the world's largest OTT online video providers with video developer tools, built by industry experts.
Come join the team building innovative online video software for developers and content owners worldwide!

Are you passionate about leading a software engineering team and impacting the video industry on a global scale?

Bitmovin is looking for an Engineering Manager Player iOS SDK to lead the iOS team, which is building our Bitmovin Video Player. This product is trusted by many international companies like discovery+, DAZN, BBC, RTL, RedBull Media House, Globo, ClassPass, The New York Times and many others.


As a Engineering Manager Player iOS SDK you will

  • Be responsible for leading the iOS team towards building a high-quality software product
  • Manage and nurture our engineers, and ensure that they are empowered to do their best work and achieve their goals
  • Foster an inclusive environment for your team to show up and give their best every day as well as a strong knowledge sharing and learning culture
  • Be a touchpoint for technical questions from engineering leadership, product teams, and customer-facing teams
  • Ensure efficient processes, instill a sense of urgency, and motivate your team to operate with high velocity, ownership, accountability and engineering standards
  • Review and improve our existing product, architecture, and coding patterns and develop and execute initiatives to improve the overall product experience and performance
  • Be onsite in our Klagenfurt and Vienna office for a certain amount of time to foster a social connection with your team
  • Gain up-to-date knowledge of technology standards, industry trends, emerging technologies, and software development best practices

It would be great if you have

  • 3+ years of hands-on programming experience on iOS using Swift/Objective-C
  • 1+ years of experience managing an agile development team
  • Passion for people and experience with hiring, onboarding, and mentoring engineers
  • Exceptional communication skills and experience balancing competing priorities in a fair and transparent manner
  • A sense of urgency and ownership over the product
  • Well-organized with a high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Self-awareness and a growth mindset

It would be even better if you have

  • Ability to work autonomously to drive clarity in ambiguous situations
  • Experience navigating difficult conversations, both on your team and with stakeholders
  • Have experience tracking vital metrics to detect issues and trends early and mitigate risks
  • Knowledge of the latest trends in the iOS ecosystem
  • Experience with library development

You don’t have experience with all the points above? Don’t worry, we will support you with learning, training and coaching on the job.

Bitmovin’s Benefits

  • Working with an innovative, fast-growing and international team with low hierarchy
  • Opportunity to make an impact on the multimedia industry, with target markets EU, US and APAC
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working hours
  • Home Office bonus
  • Investment in growth and education
  • Subscription to one of our customer’s streaming services 
  • No routines, but new challenging projects with global impact
  • Regular and fun company events and team activities (hackathons, summer party, …)
  • Free choice of hardware
  • Company holidays
  • Volunteering Time Off 
  • Seasonal gift package (swag)
  • The opportunity to work for an exciting start-up, building innovative video solutions

Bitmovin’s Benefits Austria and Germany

  • Additional days off (bridge days)
  • Hybrid work (home office / onsite flexibility)
  • Sodexo - Lebensmittel Pass Card (Austria)  
  • Bike leasing (Austria)
  • Sponsorship of public transport  ticket (Austria)
  • Lunch benefit ( Austria)
  • Free snacks and drinks in our offices (Vienna, Klagenfurt and Berlin)


Bitmovin is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity at our company and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About Bitmovin

Bitmovin, a YCombinator company,  is a fast growing privately owned technology leader, located in San Francisco, CA and Klagenfurt, Austria.
The company was founded by the co-creators of international media standards like MPEG-DASH, that is used today by Netflix, Youtube, and others. Bitmovin is the technology leader in online video technologies such as cloud-based encoding, adaptive streaming players, 360°/VR streaming and performance analytics. Bitmovin is backed by top investors such as Atomico as well as industry leaders like the former VP Engineering of Netflix, former CTO of Cisco, founder of Unity3D, and many others. Bitmovin’s customers include the top media and technology companies worldwide, including discovery+, fuboTV, DAZN, BBC, RTL, RedBull Media House, Globo, ClassPass, The New York Times and many others.
Working at Bitmovin is fast-paced, fun and challenging with colleagues and customers worldwide.

STARTING TIME: Immediately

Empower your future and join us now!

Bitmovin does not accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates. The submission of referrals or resumes by anyone other than a candidate directly to Bitmovin will be deemed gratuitous, and the company will not be obligated or bound in any way to pay any fee if the candidate is hired.

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