Work @ Livepeer

Ethereum Javascript Engineer

About You

Are you a Javascript developer who likes new challenges? Are you excited about building tools for both developers and end users? Are you interested in Blockchain and its impact on society? If so, you should consider working with Livepeer.

About Livepeer

Livepeer's mission is to make video possible in the web3 stack. We are building a decentralized video network that enables developers to build video applications that are decentralized, cheaper, and more reliable. Many video products can be built on top of Livepeer. For example: decentralized social streaming platform (decentralized Facebook Live or Twitch), pay-as-you-go video broadcast platform, or uncensorable live journalism applications. Just like the Ethereum network enables new types of decentralized applications, Livepeer enables new types of video applications that were impossible before due to the expensive nature of video infrastructure.

The Livepeer network also provides open and fair access for anyone to participate in a crypto-economically secure protocol. Similar to Bitcoin enabling anyone to become a miner and earn a block reward, Livepeer enables anyone to become a transcoder and earn a fee by processing video.

Livepeer is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We are committed to provide 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 is crucial to our success and seek to recruit/develop from a diverse candidate pool.

About the Role

As senior Javascript engineer, you will be given important responsibilities across the Livepeer technology stack. As a member of the Livepeer team, you will work with serial entrepreneurs and experienced technologists from different backgrounds, all with the same goal of shifting the paradigm for digital video. You will have the opportunity to work on cutting edge research and change how video can be used in people's everyday lives. This is a great opportunity for an experienced engineer looking to dive deeply into the Blockchain industry.

In this role you will:

  • Work with a product team to improve the UX for existing Livepeer token holders, which will create tremendous value for the Livepeer ecosystem.

  • Build developer tools that help video developers use the Livepeer network.

  • Think about application architecture and development in graphql, React, and Ethereum.

  • Work in an open source style workflow (all of our software is open-source) and contribute to the project while interacting with the Livepeer community in real-time.

  • Take on the responsibility of a senior developer and take ownership of Javascript repositories after 90 days of being at Livepeer.

Requirements

  • Experience working with modern Javascript applications and frameworks, including React, GraphQL, and Nodejs
  • 4 years of experience working as a Javascript engineer
  • Ability to work with a product team to gather requirements and make user interface decisions
  • Interest in Ethereum, and ability to quickly learn important concepts in web3
  • Ability to lead the development of a Javascript project after technical boarding phase
  • Can either be remote or be in-person in NYC

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send an email containing your resume, Github, and Linkedin to eric@livepeer.org.

Interview Process

Here is what to expect during the application process:

  • Introductory conversation
  • Initial phone interview
  • Second round interview (usually 3-4 conversations in a row)
  • Reference checks

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