Web Playback Engineer @Zattoo


As Switzerland’s leading digital hub, we provide our media and platforms with ideal framework conditions, support them through investments in technology, and create space for them to develop individually. We stand for interdisciplinary collaboration, innovation and dynamic development.

We are on the move – and want to keep moving. We are farsighted. We are proactive. We are courageous. We are TX. TX Services is a part of TX Group.

At our Zattoo team you will find an ideal blend of stability and flexibility. True autonomy to shape what comes next, for us and you. This is the perfect platform to take your career where you want.


Back in 2005, Zattoo pioneered Europe’s first TV streaming service. Today, we’re the world’s first certified climate neutral TV streaming provider. 3 million users across three countries. Over 230 colleagues of 47 nationalities. We’re a grown-up start-up, helping to shape a better future since day one. That hasn’t changed, even if the world has. We’re friendly, international, inclusive – and our people say we’re reliable and transparent, too. It’s why they trust us and believe in what we do.


If you’re passionate about video streaming and web technologies, Zattoo’s Playback Team needs you. We are looking for a Web Playback Engineer with proven experience in video streaming to help us build our next generation video playback for web & web-enabled devices like smart TVs.


This team builds the technology that ensures a high-quality video streaming experience for all of our customers independently of the device they use.

We are a team of diverse playback engineers specialized in video playback technologies with senior experience in the streaming business and we work closely with the video backend team to deliver content in the best way possible.

As the player is so crucial to our product we also support the various platform teams with knowledge and guidance. Zattoo’s current strategy is to build on existing player frameworks such as Exoplayer and AVPlayer and customize them to our needs, while constantly monitoring market developments and adjusting our strategy accordingly.

This is how the team covers playback on big screen platforms like STBs (AndroidTV-based, AppleTV, custom Unix-based), SmartTVs (various vendors), all known mobile platforms, Web environments, game consoles like Xbox as well as Cast/Airplay technologies.


Develop our video playback SDK for web & web based devices like SmartTVs & setup boxes.

Apply excellent debugging skills to root cause customer issues, and leverage automation to prevent the issue from happening again

Write clean and testable code

Collaborate with Video Backend Engineers and other Playback and Frontend Engineers

Become a valued member of Zattoo’s Engineering team and improve our core quality of experience


  • 4+ years experience in web application development (Javascript / Typescript)
  • Experience with video streaming technologies (DASH, HLS) and DRM systems (PlayReady, FairPlay, Widevine)
  • Experience building or consuming web video players (e.g. Bitmovin, hls.js, shaka-player, JW Player)
  • Familiarity with the advertising ecosystem (ad and video servers; VAST, VMAP)


At Zattoo, you’re always on firm ground with real freedom to explore. You’ll have the support and opportunity you need to go far, while you’re helping us create a sustainable and entertainment-filled future for all.


  • Be a part of well established Swiss-based subsidiary in Belgrade
  • We value work-life balance and employee happiness is at the first place for us
  • Lots of team activities and perks
  • Great equipment, competitive salary and a variety of fringe benefits
  • International team and working environment of talented and fun people
  • Modern, sunny, and open working place with a positive and fun atmosphere
  • Stimulating work experience that will allow you to grow both professionally and personally


  • We’re sharing: Free access to the best streaming experience on the market
  • We're developing: your own development budget, German classes and Zattoo all-company hack days
  • We’re inclusive: ‘Zattooies’ are a fun, engaged, and diverse team made up of 44 nationalities

If you believe that your experience and skill set would make the expected contribution, please send us your application in English. We look forward to hearing from you!


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