Join our journey to improve how teams collaborate in real-time interactions! We want to give our users the ability to actually collaborate during video calls. Around.co is the new "anti-fatigue" active presence. We are obsessed to make it easy for our users to stop sweating the small things like background noise, allowing people to get down to work, and focus on innovation rather than on dog barking or washing machines.

The Audio & Video engineering team at Around oversees the technology and end to end-user experience of our video features across desktop and mobile. The team’s mission is to give our users the utmost certainty that our video and client experience is excellent.

Around is now looking for a highly technical, hands-on, and mission-driven Video/Audio engineering manager or director to help us refine and broaden the delight and influence of our audio and video technology.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Lead a team of highly-engaged engineers by hiring, coaching, and instilling ownership and impact in the team.
  • Making the right strategic technology decisions and improving the features and quality of our product.
  • Guide the technical vision and roadmap for the Audio & Video team by working with your team and partners across the company.
  • Manage processes and leverage your technical expertise to continually ensure your team delivers excellent results.

About You

We are looking for someone with the following skills and qualities:

  • You should enjoy leading and mentoring others but you occasionally code as well.
  • You've already worked with a team of real-time video and audio professionals
  • You've worked on client or server-side.
  • You will be working in a highly distributed team - we expect you to have strong experience in running and developing an energizing culture for remote teams.

Our Tech Stack

  • Front-end: React, Typescript
  • C++
  • WebRTC
  • SFU architecture
  • Chromium / CEF / Electron
  • Node, PostgreSQL
  • Kubernetes, Docker, AWS

Bonus Points

  • You have been a leader at a growing company and have an intuition and skills for executing both short-term and long-term vision
  • Previous experience with working with Chromium, Electron, webRTC is welcome!
  • You win a debate on tabs vs. spaces conducted entirely in English!

Perks

💰 Stock options

💻 MacBook Pro + accessories + high quality audio/video equipment

💰 Home-office stipends for remote work

📚 Budget for online courses, books, conferences, language lessons

💰 Monthly gym and wellness stipend

🇺🇸 For US-based: Medical insurance including Health, Dental, Vision

🏝 Unlimited vacation and sick days, parental Leave and fertility benefits

About Around

We're an early-stage startup with 20 team-members and growing fast.

Our leadership team are serial entrepreneurs with 15 years of experience working with teams remotely. We are obsessed with building a healthy remote culture and improving how teams collaborate while not in the same physical location. We practice what we preach with the Around.co team spread out across the world. We are backed by premier Silicon Valley venture capital firms.

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