Sr. Video Streaming Engineer, VR/AR

| Greater NYC Area
LiveLike is a funded and well-endorsed VR/AR/interactive live sports company. We have partnered most notably with FOX Sports to release Social on Fox Sports VR. We also broadcast the Superbowl LI and built French Tennis Open VR with France TV for both Mobile and VR platforms. These are just a few of the many clients we work with and we’re actively growing in all four corners of the world.
 
At our core, we are a big group of nerds, sports fanatics, and generally lovable people. We're as passionate about next-gen sport live streaming as we are about tacos, occasional dogs, and appropriately timed gifs. So our team has access to every major VR/AR/MR system, and so will you. We've worked extremely hard to get where we are right now but we wholly embrace the laid back but "get s**t done" attitude.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Video Streaming Expertise: Hopefully you like superheroes because you'll be ours. But mostly in a “you're going to be the person who knows a lot about video streaming technologies and software development” kind of way.
  • Inventing: You'll be implementing cutting-edge video features such as live metadata sync, synchronized video across multiple clients, efficient simultaneous multi-video playback, and instantaneous multi-channel video switching. That's just the start of it though.
  • Creating: You'll develop video features for end-users via our apps. You'll also be building tools to assist the backend, QA, & product teams to utilize these features internally.
  • Collaborating: As fun as just working with engineers is, you can fully expect to be rubbing elbows with everyone that our teams have to offer. Expect to collaborate with our Product Managers, Project Managers, Ux/UI Designers, 3D artists, and the Business team regularly.
  • Scaling: Come up with solutions to problems involving our streaming infrastructure that allows us to scale up and service several clients internationally - sometimes simultaneously.

 

Our preferred qualifications:

  • 4+ years of software engineering experience on live video technologies.
  • Experience with video playback & streaming on mobile devices.
  • Deep knowledge of HLS & DASH streaming protocols.
  • You understand what it takes to optimize video players.
  • You're not afraid to be thecentral knowledge base for all things Video.
  • Passion for XR and/or Sports
  • You fully endorse the "no brilliant jerks" mentality
  • You’re not afraid of an honest, open, yet entirely respectful work environment.
  • Your luck with the /giphy command in Slack is inconceivable.

 

What Would Be Cool:

  • Experience developing custom video players on iOS & Android.
  • Experience with building live streaming apps at scale.
  • Your personal Github page is full of cool projects you wanna share with us
  • You’ve got a strong sense of personal drive and when tasked to solve something tricky will move forward at full force

 

What We Offer:

  • $120,000 - $145,000 Salary
  • Unlimited Vacation & Sick day policy
  • All the fun insurance-y benefits you expect
  • Relocation package
  • Tons of VR & AR equipment to play with
  • Monthly sportings events & VR stipend

 

Recruiting AgenciesWe are currently not engaging new agencies for our roles. If you must reach out to us though, please reach out to me directly. Our founding members and team are busy building awesome stuff and your email will end up in my inbox any way. LiveLike is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. Women, people of color, and other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • C#Languages
    • PythonLanguages
    • Unity3DLanguages
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • PeriscopeAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • Cinema4DDesign
    • MayaDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • QuipManagement
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

We're on 18th street between 5th and 6th Avenue. Which means we're both easy to get to and around a lot of great food and drinks.

An Insider's view of LiveLike

What's something quirky about your company?

We value celebrating; from holidays to personal accomplishments. The smallest details become joyous moments for us all to come together. We’ve celebrated a birthday with fried chicken, instead of cake, a colleague climbing to the top of the Aconcagua mountain in Argentina, and Chinese New Years, among other various events.

Kendal

Communications Associate

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I began as an Intern when there were only three people on the Dev team. I grew from a beginner in C# to becoming a point person for frontend and someone the team turned to during large productions. I do my best to give everybody a chance to flourish, just as I had been given the opportunity and support to do so.

Willis Pinaud

Lead Software Engineer

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

If there is one thing I pride myself on, it's staying open with my team. I'm continually striving to be grounded and humble and staying available is part of it. That means no fancy private office and open hours every week where anyone in the company can grill me about anything, just to name a few.

Andre Lorenceau

CEO & Founder

What makes someone successful on your team?

Having ideas and voicing them! We have so many intelligent people from diverse backgrounds at LiveLike, and we are constantly learning from each other. Different experiences breed innovation and help us take our company to the next level.

Kit Irwin

Head of Operations

What are LiveLike Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

We also offer ever employee $1200 every year to spend on sporting events and vr/ar software!

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