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JOB FLASH! Senior Performance Engineer, Audio/Video

Senior Performance Engineer, Audio/Video


COMPANY: Tempus Ex



About Us

Tempus Ex Machina is the technological vanguard for the sports and entertainment industry. Utilizing unprecedented access, we R&D at the world’s biggest sporting events. Merging sports, video, and data with innovation and accessibility, Tempus Ex technology enables the creation of new interactive experiences around live events. Harnessing the latest AI, machine learning, and data science technologies alongside unparalleled access to sports, entertainment, and technology leaders, we have partnered with the National Football League, premier global sports leagues, broadcasters, gaming companies and world-class athletes to deliver cutting-edge solutions that will forever change the sports consumption experience. We recently closed a Series B investment round led by Silver Lake and Endeavor. Additionally, Seed and Series A investors Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst, and Will Ventures also participated in the Series B funding round.

Join our passionate team of former Tesla, Amazon, Google and Microsoft alumni. We are on the lookout for the next generation of self-starters driven by a desire to bring the Silicon Valley ethos of disruption and state-of-the-art technologies to revolutionize the sports landscape. We can’t wait to hear from you.


As a Performance Engineer on our AV team, you’ll help us ensure that our end-to-end video workflows can be counted on when put to the test in live, large-scale event scenarios. You get intimately familiar with our code and figure out new ways to improve speed, reliability and ensure that our technology is highly performant during live sporting events.


Determine our limits before we reach them in production via load testing
Develop automated tests and simulations for large-scale, on-demand testing
Define and implement metrics to quantify and communicate quality and reliability
Participate in post-mortems and root cause analysis to identify and eliminate gaps in our automated QA
Propose and develop new monitoring capabilities of AV stack performance and system health
Propose new designs or re-designs for components in the AV stack to support higher performance/stability


Excellent programming skills with mainstream languages such as Python
Up-to-date awareness of the DevOps, testing, and automation landscape
Working knowledge of audio and video concepts
Expert understanding of how to design (or break) high availability architectures
Experience building large-scale automated testing infrastructure
Background in analyzing complex systems end-to-end, identifying bottlenecks, and developing solutions
Familiarity with cloud infrastructure providers such as AWS, Azure, or GCP

Perks & Benefits

Generous Vacation: Flexible PTO policy
Health/Wellness: Wellness stipend of $200 per month
Office Equipment: One time stipend of $250
Travel: We work in sports stadiums around the country, and will sometimes travel to events
Behind-the-scenes access to professional sporting events
Cell Phone Allowance: $37.50 per pay period ($75 per month) automatically included with each pay period to help cover cell phone costs
Health Insurance: Full medical, dental, and vision
401(K) Contribution: 401(k) plan with up to 4% matching
Workshop/Conferences: We will reimburse expenses for one technical conference each year

Tempus Ex Machina, Inc provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Tempus Ex Machina complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Pursuant to applicable laws, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. And if you believe that you will need any type of accommodation, please let us know.

To the extent permitted by law, Tempus Ex requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have a medical condition, disability, or deeply held religious objection that prevents vaccination.


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