Livestream: Web/Front End Software Engineer

Posted by | October 29, 2010 | Web Pro Job Tips

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Location: New York, NY

URL: http://www.livestream.com

Livestream is an innovative and fast growing video start-up
based in New York which delivers over a billion minutes of video per
month. Livestream’s mission is to build a next-generation live cable
operator. One that is global, social, user friendly, reaches all devices
and is accessible to anyone interested in broadcasting an interactive
live video experience.
We are looking for candidates who are passionate about software
development, take pride in what they build, are quick learners and love
to work in a challenging and fast-paced environment.
As part of a
start-up competing in a world-scale market, you will have the ability to release often and see your work be
used by millions of people, and will be offered a competitive salary and equity package.
Responsibilities:
  • Architect, design and implement the next generations of our website and our live video streaming tools.
  • Lead a team of web developers and ensure best practices in all areas
    of the engineering process such as: rigorous source control, code
    reviews, automated builds, etc.
  • Work/Collaborate with UX team members and provide input on product iterations.
  • Continuously improve the performance and scalability of the code base to support the growth of our high-traffic platform.
Requirements:
  • BS in CS, or MS in related field.
  • Expert in Ruby/Rails. The ideal candidate also masters another language such as PHP or Python.
  • Strong knowledge of OOP and design patterns, such as MVC.
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, Javascript, JSON and familiarity with AJAX.
  • Experience with DBs/SQL.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environments with weekly release schedules.
  • Understanding of RESTful architectures and experience working/interacting with web services.
  • Experience with version control systems

To apply: Send a cover letter and resume to techjobs [a t] livestream.com

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