Full Stack Video Engineer
Are you excited about building the world's most reliable, affordable, and high-quality video streaming solution? Do you enjoy working with a small product and engineering team that values shipping quality software? Are you interested in using new technologies to bring disruption into an existing industry? If you love writing software and are experienced in video streaming, you should consider joining Livepeer's as a full-stack video engineer.
Livepeer’s mission is to build the world’s open video infrastructure, enabling instantly scalable, reliable, and affordable video streaming. We are starting by building the best video infrastructure for user-generated content (UGC) video applications. Users of Livepeer can access instantly reliable and scalable video infrastructure while saving over 10x in cost compared to existing infrastructure providers.
As a blockchain-based protocol that has been live on Ethereum since 2018, Livepeer is one of the first web3 networks to deliver real-world value to an existing multi-billion dollar industry. We do this by using our open-source, blockchain coordinated, p2p network to enable a worldwide community of hardware operators to run infrastructure for video streaming. In trying times like this, Livepeer provides a unique video solution that helps communities and businesses innovate, adapt, and grow through the power of video.
Livepeer is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We are committed to providing a community and environment for mutual respect, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We believe diversity and inclusion are crucial to our success and seek to recruit/develop from a diverse candidate pool.
About the Role
As a full-stack video engineer, you will be responsible for building out the video live streaming product on livepeer.com. You will play a crucial role in bringing our disruptive video streaming platform to market, by working with other experienced video engineers and quickly iterating on product features based on feedback from developers who use the platform. You will be working across the tech stack, on features like the core live streaming workflow, metrics gathering, and performance monitoring.
As a member of the Livepeer team, you will work with seasoned entrepreneurs and experienced technologists from a wide range of different backgrounds, all with the same goal of shifting the paradigm for digital video by changing our assumptions on what’s possible.
- Collaborate with a globally distributed team to quickly iterate on product features for livepeer.com
- Build and maintain features used by video developers who use livepeer.com for their applications
- Contribute to the overall software architecture of the Livepeer network / hosted service to ensure scalability and reliability
- 2+ years of engineering experience. Comfortable working across different platforms and environments
- Experience working on complex applications that span multiple services
- Comfortable working on a fully distributed team with high accountability
- Experience with Next.js is a plus but not required
- Video experience is a plus but not required
How to Apply
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send an email containing your resume and/or LinkedIn to email@example.com with the subject line: Full Stack Video Engineer.
Here is what to expect during the application process:
- Initial Phone Interview
- First and Second Round Interview
- Reference Checks