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Aereo is an innovative tech startup on a mission to change the future of television. If you want to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, and entrepreneurial environment, Aereo may be right for you. We're looking for talented and passionate people to join our teams in NYC and Boston.

Boston Office


+Senior Software Engineer - DevOps

We’re looking for an experienced engineer to focus on application and operational, scalability and performance. This is a great opportunity to become part of a fun, talented, passionate DevOps team that will test, measure, profile, analyze, and improve upon our existing applications and infrastructure. As a member of this team, you’ll play a key role bringing a best of breed video experience to market at enormous scale.

We’re looking for somebody with:

  • Passion for performance, high availability, and scalability

  • Experience with highly scaled, distributed environments (concurrent load, high I/O, etc.)

  • Experience with operational monitoring tools and services (Boundary, New Relic, Icinga, Nagios, etc.)

  • Strong belief in tools, measurement, analysis, and evidence based recommendations

  • Strong experience with Linux system administration (CentOS preferred)

  • Familiarity with system management tools (Salt, Puppet, Chef, etc.)

  • Robust coding/scripting skills (Python, Bash, PHP, Ruby, etc.)

  • High standards and pride in consistent release qualification

  • Strong communications skills, able to collaborate and work independently

  • CS degree preferred, but not required with demonstrated equivalent experience

Aereo is an equal opportunity employer.  We look forward to receiving your resume.

 

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+Software Engineer - Android

Based in Boston

Aereo is a revolutionary service delivering live TV streaming to your computer or device via a remote antenna that you control over the internet. We’re looking for a developer to join a team focused on building out an incredible native app (Android) experience for our service. This is a great opportunity to join a team building the Android application and working incrementally to add new features and functionality. As a developer on this team, you’ll play a key role bringing a best of breed mobile video experience to market.

We’re looking for somebody with:

  • previous experience developing Android applications
  • a strong foundation in Java or other object-oriented programming language
  • a well versed background in standard web technologies like HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • maybe some experience with server technologies like PHP and MySQL
  • a firm understanding on how to interact with RESTful APIs
  • a solid understand of user interface design
  • strong communications skills
  • a CS degree would be great, but not required with demonstrated equivalent experience
  • ability to both work independently on complex problems and collaborate effectively with others
  • a demonstrated passion for building exceptional, high quality software

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+Software Engineer - iOS

Based in Boston

Aereo is a revolutionary service delivering live TV streaming to your computer or device via a remote antenna that you control over the internet. We’re looking for a developer to join a team focused on building out an incredible native app (iOS) experience for our service. This is a great opportunity to join a team that will build this application from the ground up and work incrementally to add new features and functionality. As a developer on this team, you’ll play a key role bringing a best of breed mobile video experience to market.

We’re looking for somebody with:

  • previous experience developing iOS applications
  • a full understanding of the iOS SDK and Objective C
  • a strong foundation in C/C++ programming
  • a well versed background in standard web technologies like HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • maybe some experience with server technologies like PHP and MySQL
  • a firm understanding on how to interact with RESTful APIs
  • a solid understand of user interface design
  • strong communications skills
  • a CS degree would be great, but not required with demonstrated equivalent experience
  • ability to both work independently on complex problems and collaborate effectively with others
  • a demonstrated passion for building exceptional, high quality software

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+Development Operations Engineer

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitor and debug Aereo’s live IPTV platform and investigate root cause of service interruptions.
  • Develop, test, deploy and maintain tools and utilities to efficiently analyze system issues and customer complaints/outages.
  • Interface with Engineering and QA to understand existing technologies and the impact of upcoming component releases.
  • Interface with Customer Support to understand, analyze and resolve customer issues and complaints.
  • Diagnose the most complex issues in the Aereo system from all perspectives
  • Will require off hours work – 2-3 nights per week plus alternate Sunday duties as monitoring L2 and working any systemic issues.  Response time to issues via email is required to be within 15 minutes when on shift.

Skills, Experience and Education Required:

  • BS in Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering, or commensurate experience.
  • 1-3 years experienced in a technical field.
  • Excellent knowledge of methods used to apply statistics in real time active systems.
  • Solid understanding of networking fundamentals, linux, web servers, communication engineering.
  • Knowledge of python, ruby, bash, linux kernel, streaming video protocols desired.

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+Junior Software Engineer

Based in Boston

We have a need for a Junior Software Engineer to work on our system monitoring product and assist in our build and deploy process. You will be one of a small highly skilled team of software and hardware engineers engaged in building a product from its inception, so your work will encompass the entire software life cycle.

Skills, Experience and Education Required:

  • 0-3 years' experience
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Mathematics, Computer or Electrical Engineering
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Required skills: Python, Linux; knowledge of C, C++ and/or java
  • Desired skills: Experience with some of the following: system reliability, system robustness, network management, network security, file storage systems
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Aereo is an equal opportunity employer.  We look forward to receiving your resume.

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+RF Field System Engineer

We have a need for an RF Field System Engineer to help us to site, install and maintain our network of antennas and data centers. You will be one of a small, broadly skilled team of system engineers engaged in architecture, implementation, system integration, deployment, maintenance and growth of the Aereo technology platform.  Must have interest in domestic travel (up to 80%) and applying technical skills in a dynamic environment.

Skills, Experience and Education Required:

•Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering coupled with 2 years experience.
•RF Measurements, RF Propagation, VHF and UHF System Maintenance, Linux, Data Networking, Fiber Optic Transport, Network Management Systems, and System Level Troubleshooting.
•Ideal candidate will have a developing knowledge of construction practices, project management, and negotiating.
•Strong Verbal and written communication skills.


A strong plus will be experience operating RF equipment for the US Armed Forces, an Amateur Radio License or Commercial Radio License.

Aereo is an equal opportunity employer.  We look forward to receiving your resume. 

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+Supply Chain Specialist


This is a great opportunity for a junior level Supply Chain Specialist to showcase your skill set and take on additional responsibilities within purchasing, transportation and manufacturing.


Purchasing/Procurement

•Obtain pricing, negotiate costs for various commodity items. 
•Responsible for order accuracy, including ensuring the right products are ordered, prices, deals, allowances, method of shipment, and shipping types are applied to the order and adequate lead time is given to ensure on-time delivery to the customer.
•Management of all orders from receipt through delivery to customer warehouse and distribution centers.
•Identify and resolve PO order and inventory replenishment issues within the scope and authority of the position.

Transportation and Logistics

•Analyze shipping options and select most effective method to meet business needs and costs.
•Identify logistics cost reduction opportunities and customer service efficiency. improvements and escalate to the appropriate function. 
•Manage the Purchase Order process from obtaining approvals to requests for quotes.

Manufacturing/Operations

•Support contract manufacturing logistic needs.
•Identify, present and execute on process improvements in the supply chain.
•Create standard reports.
•Communicate via email, text, chat and phone with internal and external customers.

Skills, Experience and Education Required:

•BA/BS degree coupled with 1 year of experience.
•1-5% of local travel.
•Strong business application skills (Pivot Tables, word processing, gmail applications, and cloud based applications).
•Problem solving, issue resolution and prioritization skills.
•Strong organizational skills, detail-oriented and ability to multitask in a fast-paced and dynamic team environment.
•Excellent communication skills and technical report writing are required.
•Familiarity with electronics is preferred.  Military experience and quality training would be helpful.
•Able to lift up to 50 lbs individually.

Aereo is an equal opportunity employer.  We look forward to receiving your resume.

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+Software Engineering Manager

We’re looking for a hands-on manager to join a team focused on video infrastructure software (application and embedded). The company is growing and expanding geographically, and you’ll play a key role bringing a best of breed video delivery system to fruition.

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Provide leadership for a strong team of experienced and junior software engineers working on antenna control, video streaming, video transcoding, video recording management, and application software that serves as the backbone of Aereo’s service.
  • Technical design, architecture and implementation of new features.
  • Partner with Product Management to ensure clear prioritization of feature backlog and provide feedback on progress against roadmap.
  • Drive the adoption of improved technical and engineering processes with the goal of producing higher quality software more efficiently and with less technical debt.

Skills and Experience:

  • An Engineer’s Engineer.
  • Polished people management skills and affinity to mentorship.
  • A natural problem solver constantly on the lookout for organizational efficiency and ways to remove roadblocks.
  • Passion for working with talented software engineers to help develop their careers.
  • Hands on domain expertise and experience with online video products and related technologies.
  • Technical expertise and demonstrated experience with modern object-oriented programming, preferably in C++.
  • Strong background in computer networking and Linux operating systems.
  • Deep understanding of how to build high-performing software and practical experience with performance testing.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to speak with credibility to technical and business teams.
  • Ability to lead a development process.
  • Experience with iterative software development methodologies, i.e. Agile and ability to lead each phase of the software development lifecycle.
  • Experience building consumer facing software.
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 5+ years as a software engineer and a minimum of 2 years as a software engineering manager.

Aereo is an equal opportunity employer.  We look forward to receiving your resume.

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+Quality Assurance/System Test Engineer

~~Growth and expansion here at Aereo has created the need for a QA/System Test Engineer to develop, implement and execute manual, semi-automatic and automatic test processes. You will gain system level knowledge and perform both black and white box testing. You will be required to use your engineering and problem solving skills to resolve defects in a fast paced agile development environment.

Skills, Experience and Education:

•Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Mathematics, or Electrical Engineering with 2-5 year experience.
•Knowledge of Linux, Python scripting and cloud based testing  is  a must.
•Experience desired with testing of platforms supporting consumer applications (like: Music, Video, Games, Messaging).
•Knowledge of computer internetworking and user behavior testing is a plus.
•Strong Verbal, and written communication skills and knowledge of software development life cycle.

Aereo is an equal opportunity employer. We look forward to receiving your resume.

 

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+Software Release Engineer

We’re looking for a Release Engineer to join a team focused on video infrastructure software (application and embedded). The company is growing and expanding geographically, and you’ll play a key role bringing a best of breed video delivery system to fruition. Individual will have the opportunity to build comprehensive platform for  multi-site software deployment, develop tools and framework for high performing C++ application builds and tools for CentOS package creation. If you want to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, and entrepreneurial environment, Aereo is the right fit for you. 

Skills, Experience and Education required:

  • 3-7+ years experience with Bachelors degree in CS/EE/CE
  • Strong knowledge of Linux, CentOS package management, Python and Git
  • Knowledge of configuration management tool (like Salt, Fabric) and build tools (like Buildbot, Travis-ci) is a big plus 
  • Good people skills to survive in a highly dynamic environment

Aereo is an equal opportunity employer.  We look forward to receiving your resume.

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+Software Engineer- Javascript

Aereo is a revolutionary service delivering live TV streaming to your computer or device via a remote antenna that you control over the internet. We’re looking for an experienced engineer to join a team focused on the web based engine that drives all of our applications. This is a great opportunity to become part of a fun, talented, passionate team that works incrementally to add new features and functionality to Aereo’s existing codebase. As a member of this team, you’ll play a key role bringing a best of breed video experience to market.

We’re looking for somebody with:

  • advanced understanding of modern JavaScript techniques and design patterns (prototypal inheritance, module pattern, IIFE, etc.)

  • solid understanding of the Document Object Model

  • experience with jQuery and other libraries or frameworks

  • familiarity with JavaScript MV* frameworks (Backbone, Ember, etc.)

  • experience with version control systems (git, subversion, etc.)

  • experience with unit testing frameworks (QUnit, Mocha, Jasmine, etc.)

  • knowledge of front-end performance best practices

  • proficiency in HTML and CSS

  • 1-5 years of related professional experience

Extra points for:

  • experience with PHP or other server based languages

  • experience with SASS or other CSS preprocessors

  • CS degree -- or demonstrated equivalent experience

Aereo is an equal opportunity employer.  We look forward to receiving your resume.

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+Junior Software Engineer- Business Intelligence

We’re looking for a Junior Business Intelligence Engineer to focus on building out our business intelligence / data warehouse platform. This is a great opportunity to become part of a fun, talented, passionate Information Systems team and make significant contributions to our BI infrastructure.  As a member of this team, you’ll play a key role bringing a best of breed video experience to market at enormous scale.

We’re looking for somebody with:

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in data analysis, report creation and visualization

  • 1-3 years of experience with self-service BI tools - preferably, Tableau

  • Knowledge of statistical techniques including survival analysis, linear and non-linear single and multi-variable regression analysis to identify trends within the data

  • Knowledge of data warehouse concepts including: data modeling, data quality, ETL and data mining

  • Hadoop, Hive, MapReduce, Amazon EMR experience a plus

  • Must have proven experience working directly with business users

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Aereo is an equal opportunity employer.  We look forward to receiving your resume.

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+Junior Software Engineer- Information Systems

We’re looking for an Junior Software Engineer, Information Systems to focus on database development and operational scalability and performance. This is a great opportunity to become part of a fun, talented, passionate IS team that will test, measure, profile, analyze, and improve upon our existing back-end infrastructure. As a member of this team, you’ll play a key role bringing a best of breed video experience to market at enormous scale.

We’re looking for somebody with:

  • Proficiency writing SQL queries

  • Proficiency with SCM - Git preferred.

  • Proficiency in a scripting language (Python, PHP, bash, etc.)

  • 1-3 years experience using a RDBMS, MySQL preferred.

  • 1-3 years operational experience with Linux, CentOS preferred.

Aereo is an equal opportunity employer.  We look forward to receiving your resume.

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+Junior Firmware Engineer

We have an opening for a junior level Software Engineer developing firmware to work within the streaming subsystem. Great opportunity to work and learn from  a small, highly skilled team of software and hardware engineers engaged in building a product from its inception, encompassing the entire software life cycle.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Designing, development, and testing of features for the onboard firmware code base

  • Bug fixing and support of the onboard firmware code base

  • Designing, development, and testing of features and software to support future business needs

Qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science (with knowledge of hardware required), or commensurate experience.

  • C/C++

  • Experience with ARM and/or MIPS processors, I2C bus, TCP/IP, UDP, memory management, driver development and debugging, RTOS, embedded Linux, and custom hardware bringup

  • Network code debugging/development

  • 1-3 years of experience a technical role

Aereo is an equal opportunity employer.  We look forward to receiving your resume.

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New York Office


+Customer Service Specialist

Based in New York City

The Customer Service Specialist position offers an exciting opportunity to provide customer support at one of the most pioneering start-ups in the US. The Customer Service Specialist will be passionate about television, and an avid user of streaming video platforms. This position represents an ideal opportunity for those who want to bring their passion for providing exceptional customer service to an innovative and exciting start-up company.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Resolve customer calls and emails related to viewing/recording live and time-shifted TV shows on IP devices
  • Identify, investigate and resolve account-specific issues related to TV viewing
  • Process customer orders by phone
  • Communicate issues to engineering team as necessary for quick resolution
  • Assist in the fulfillment of periodic marketing promotions
  • Assist with scoping requirements and features for proprietary support tools for in-house development
  • Utilize proprietary tools to diagnose customer problems

Desired Skills and Experience

  • TV Addict
  • 2-4 years of help desk or troubleshooting customer service experience required
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Creative problem solver
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a dynamic, high pressure environment
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a fast-growing team
  • Ability to work full time shifts, plus overtime for nights and weekends

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+Sr. Manager, Customer Acquisition

We're looking for a talented and passionate Senior Manager, Customer Acquisition to join our Marketing team in NYC to build, manage and optimize Aereo’s customer acquisition efforts across digital.

Core Responsibilities

  • Manage and lead day-to-day acquisition related operations. Including but not limited to managing vendors, budgets, projects and internal resources.
  • Measure, report and optimize active campaigns across all acquisition sources. Pace activities against daily, weekly and monthly targets.
  • Execute and maintain campaigns such as: Traffic, tag, and QA ad creative. Start, stop and setup acquisition channels. Optimize campaign targeting on an hourly & daily basis.
  • Actively explore and test new acquisition sources, tools, messaging, and audience segments in an effort to increase overall conversion efficiencies

Media Planning

  • Build and evolve acquisition strategies and campaign management platforms in alignment with the company’s growth.
  • Build media plans in alignment with acquisition ramp targets, historical performance benchmarks and key marketing and PR pulses.
  • Gather and develop creative needs such as drafting briefs, drafting copy points, wire frame creative, gather creative specs, etc.
  • Support Marketing’s budget planning and growth forecasts efforts.

Reporting & Analytics

  • Establish and maintain campaign performance, benchmarks, and KPIs.
  • Monitor and report changes in landscape, campaign performance against all and individual customer segments and markets.
  • Forecast acquisition rate, reach potential, and spend level base on landscape and campaign performances.

Requirements

  • 3-5 years of direct marketing or customer acquisition experience.
  • Experienced in marketing campaign budgeting and digital media planning.
  • Expert in managing Search, Social, mobile and display advertising buys through programmatic methods and DSP platforms. Working knowledge of GDN & DBM a plus.
  • Working knowledge of digital campaign analytics such as DFA, Google Analytics, Facebook/Twitter insights, etc.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills. Ability to code macros in VBA a plus.

Additionally, candidate must excel in the following areas: Analytical problem solving, strategic thinking, project management, attention to detail, interpersonal, verbal and written communication.

Aereo is an equal opportunity employer.  We look forward to receiving your resume.

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+Product Manager- Marketing and Business Systems

We are searching for an experienced Product Manager to oversee development of the e-commerce website, crm programs, landing pages, company blog, product plans, on-site and off site promotional asset development, implementation and on-going management of various third-party products and technologies used to support Aereo's marketing, customer support, and business functions.

This role will be a critical bridge between Aereo's marketing and business functions, based in New York, and our development team in Boston.  This position requires travel to Boston office 20-40% of the time.

 Key Responsibilities

  • Manage Aereo's public marketing website, including the optimization of Aereo's sign up funnel, coupon programs, pricing plans, trials, blog, social media assets, crm

  • Responsible for synthesizing the marketing and business requirements into actionable implementation plans, including vendor or product selection, integration with Aereo's product code-base, and on-going maintenance and support

  • Create annotated wireframes, task flows and user scenarios to support features and detailed specifications for features that will be implemented

  • Help manage prioritization of new product enhancements and bug/fixes

  • Define and analyze metrics that inform the success of products

  • Provide recommendations for the best user experiences and product enhancements

  • Analyze customer feedback into product requirements to enhance customer satisfaction

 Qualifications

  • 5+ years prior Product Management experience preferably in a start-up or entrepreneurial environment.

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to speak to, as well as influence, engineers, marketing, corporate leadership, and consumers

  • Exceptional organizational and analytical skills

  • Experience with performance tracking and analytics tools a must, both implementing and learning from

  • Experience with development methodologies (Agile, etc.)

  • Experience creating examples through wireframes and mock ups 

Aereo is an equal opportunity employer.  We look forward to receiving your resume.

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Locations:

  • Boston Office
  • New York Office