New York, Remote
$125,000 TO $180,000 PER YEAR
Livepeer is a decentralized video infrastructure network built for developers.
Livepeer is looking for a seasoned software engineer who is passionate about designing, building and scaling large distributed systems. You will contribute to Livepeer’s core video transcoding software and work with a team of talented engineers from around the world on problems such as optimizing hardware accelerated transcoding, designing systems to efficiently manage/monitor/distribute transcoding jobs and building efficient video processing pipelines.
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.
Design and build capabilities on top of the Livepeer transcoding pipeline - e.g video clipping, image generation, machine learning analysis, cryptographic signing Ensure the systems we build can scale as we bring on both more viewers and transcoding providers Work with the Ops and SRE teams to ensure the platform we're running on is reliable Provide direction and input on how our CI / CD pipelines should look Lead architecture reviews Work with the Product team to convert their vision into technical requirements and designs Lead future iterations of the systems we build and be opinionated on what we should be building Mentor junior team members Help to hire and retain engineering talent
Requirements Experience working with and designing distributed systems Experience working with and designing HTTP APIs Experience scaling gloablly-distributed systems to handle large numbers of requests Experience working with CDNs and / or Caching Experience working remotely in a collaborative environment Experience with video, particularly streaming technologies (HLS, DASH) is a plus Experience with Go is a plus Experience with Blockchain technologies is a plus Experience with infrastructure automation tooling (Ansible, Terraform etc.) is a plus