Are you a senior backend engineer with strong software and cloud engineering skills?

Our mission is to create value for Brands and Broadcasters through advanced and effective contextual TV data.

The Role

7th Minute is looking for a senior backend engineer with strong software and cloud engineering skills. You will lead the build of a set of brand new backend systems, focussed on video processing, NLP integrations, and highly scalable developer-centric APIs.

The primary goal of the new system is to process digital tv video signals using NLP transcription and classification algorithms. The system powers the 7th Minute Discovery application, generating keywords and keyword metadata.

The system has been initially designed and prototyped, but 7th Minute actively wants this engineer to shape the final and most effective design, and communicate its strengths, weaknesses, and necessary trade-offs.


As a Python-focussed engineer, you will be focussed on developing a secure & resilient platform, with these key features:

  • Processing video assets
  • Generating transcription and NLP classification results
  • Storing data
  • Building an API-driven microservice interface for extraction of data

You will also build automated test suites and CI/CD pipelines for deployment.
You will implement instrumentation systems with metrics, tracing, and logging.

Experience Required

  • Python 3 for data processing and analytics, including an array of tools & design patterns AWS services, especially EC2, S3, Redshift
  • Linux automation
  • API development on the REST model 
  • Experience migrating systems to meet increasing traffic/scale 

Experience (Additional)

  • FFMpeg library
  • DVB-T and T2 standards 

Our Culture & Values

We’re a small but dedicated team who are passionate about TV, data, and bringing value to our clients. Our values are shown by what we do, how we do it and how we work together.

Ownership - We trust each other to do our best work and deliver the promised results. Each team member is empowered to own their responsibilities, and we keep each other accountable through clear goals and regular check-ins.

Collaboration - We believe in going further, together, and collaboration is at the core of how we achieve this.We listen to each other and leverage our different strengths to build a better business.

Focus - We’re aligned on our mission and use it to guide everything that we do. As a product led business we’re committed to moving the business forward through consistent improvements and innovations.

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