General Information

Job title: Media Platform Engineer – Back End

Start date: ASAP

Contract type: CDI

Location:  Boulogne-Billancourt or Remote

Department: Digital

Direct Manager:  Head of Digital Distribution


Sports video production is moving to the cloud. The Media Platform Team is at the heart of this transition, buidling, integrating and supporting media workflow systems that facilitate live video contribution/distribution and asset management in the cloud to support the content crews.

As part of the Media Platform Team, you will be working on building and supporting our Asset Management and Live Streaming systems.

This is a software engineering role, where a large part of an engineer’s time is spent writing code with the remainder on designing, architecting and evolving our systems in close cooperation with other HBS Teams.

The focus will be on advancing an existing asset management system based on Node.js and TypeScript running on AWS, as well as to create a new set of tools for managing live streaming resources in the cloud.


  • Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
  • 3 or more years experience working on API based back-end systems preferably related to media management or live video workflows
  • Experience coding in JavaScript/TypeScript
  • Experience with event driven architecture
  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code
  • Experience with relational and non-relation (NoSQL) database systems
  • Experience designing and operating cloud based distributed, scalable and highly available systems
  • Good communication skills to facilitate requirements analysis, and articulate technical trade-offs

If you love working at the intersection of data and media, and interested to apply cutting edge technology to some of the largest sporting events in the world, we’d love to talk with you about joining us!

Location & Travel

The job can be either based in our office in Paris, or remote. The team gathers in the Paris office every six weeks.

We Are HBS

Host Broadcast Services (HBS) offers expertise and experience in delivering vision and audio for some of the most prestigious sports events around the world. Founded over 20 years ago, HBS has established itself as a renowned host broadcast specialist.

HBS Digital delivers compelling digital viewing experiences through streaming technology, and delivers media asset management solutions for archiving and event production.

How to Apply

  • Please send your resume by email to Nathalie Bertrix in the HBS HR Department:

Please Note: This Job Description is a true reflection of the expected responsibilities for this position at the time of writing, but it is not an exclusive list of the tasks to be undertaken as they may evolve over the time. HBS staff needs to have a willingness to undertake other tasks than those listed in this Job Description as required (potentially on other projects).