At Hopin, we’re reimagining virtual events.

As the first all-in-one virtual venue for live online events, Hopin brings people together in a highly interactive and engaging online experience that feels just like an in-person event, only without the barriers. Whether it’s a 50-person meetup, or a 50,000-person conference—any type of event organizer can host a Hopin event for their attendees, speakers, sponsors, and vendors to convene, learn, and interact face-to-face online. We’re spearheading the innovative technology that is enabling people to gather online like never before.

Our mission is simple: better connections for a better planet

We believe in events without limits, but events that are sustainable and accessible to everyone—and fun, too! To do this, we need passionate builders and storytellers to join us. Do you love people and technology and the magic that happens when they converge at scale? Do you have the skills and experience we’re looking for to better serve our clients? If so, we’d like to meet.

We’ve been recently funded by a16z, General Catalyst, IVP, Accel, DFJ Growth, Northzone, Coatue, Tiger Global, Salesforce Ventures and many other high profile investors.

In January 2021, Hopin announced its acquisition of StreamYard, the leading live streaming studio which allows content creators to create professional-quality video streaming experiences. In addition to eventually integrating its features into the Hopin platform, StreamYard will continue to also offer its live streaming studio tools to independent content creators. 

We are looking for a full time highly skilled Principal Javascript Engineer who has expert understanding of the langauge and building solutions that fully leverage its power. 

Millions of users participate in StreamYard powered broadcasts every month. If you want to lead the creation of code that has a high impact on real people daily, join us on this adventure!!! 

We love StreamYard and its community. We work tirelessly to improve our tool and create the best experience possible. Our users tell us that StreamYard makes streaming fun – you can quickly create engaging content with guests, show on screen comments/lower thirds, and brand your broadcasts with themes, overlays, and backgrounds. You don’t need to know anything about technology or streaming to get started. And even though StreamYard is simple, techy folks love how powerful it is under the hood, and how effective it is for streaming group discussions.

You will develop the future functionality of our product and be involved in the full development lifecycle. We are seeking a highly motivated individual who is comfortable in a fast-paced start-up environment as well as working with a remote development team. You will have the opportunity to work within a highly motivated and collaborative team.

The Role

We are looking for self-motivated engineers with a passion for our business and for technology innovation. We look for individuals with deep knowledge of JavaScript, CSS, and HTML who are comfortable writing custom JavaScript but also know when to apply off-the-shelf solutions for the problem. We also value people who are advocates for user experience and seek to get the little details right. We currently work with React, Redux and NodeJS, but the ability to adapt to changing technology is an important strength. You believe in leaving things better than you found it - whether that be a piece of code, a jira ticket, or the new team you’re joining. We have a #NoEgo philosophy, so we love to collaborate and learn from each other together to come up with the best solution.

Our team includes people of all genders, sexual orientation, parents, the self-taught, the university-educated, and people of a wide variety of nationalities, ages, and socio-economic backgrounds. Diverse teams are strong teams, and we encourage those with varied identities, backgrounds, and experiences to apply.

Responsibilities

  • Design and adopt standards and practices moving our Industry to the next level.
  • Writing asynchronous code that interacts with real time content.
  • Lead with empathy and mentor a diverse team of engineers with different skill sets and help them grow as engineers.
  • Working with multiple stakeholders, understanding their concerns and helping drive and prioritize the best results for our customers across the department.
  • Experiment, iterate and propose solutions to our most difficult technical challenges
About you:
  • Up to date with modern JavaScript practices, including reactive design and state management.
  • Excellent knowledge of React and be able to implement coding and design best practises to fully leverage the technology
  • You have experience leading incremental adoption of new technologies and standards.
  • Full understanding of the DOM, client side performance and browser compatibilities
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills.
  • You have experience creating and maintaining CI/CD pipelines for front end applications.
  • T-shaped, must have capability across the entire stack and expertise in your area.
Preferred
  • NodeJS
  • Previous experience with video, WebRTC, or other streaming protocols
  • Experience building NPM libraries
  • Experience with Module Federation, Lerna based monorepos, and Webpack 5
  • Expertise with developing backend systems

The Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Fully remote, global team
  • Flexible schedules
  • Laptop assigned, Mac or Dell (Windows)
  • Health Insurance Support
  • Parental Leave
  • Monthly Wi-Fi stipend
  • $800 USD for Home-Office set up
  • $1500 USD for Learning & Development

At Hopin, we're committed to cultivating an environment that promotes equality, diversity, and inclusion. We are a global community and we believe our unique qualities must be celebrated as they are critical to our innovation. It's essential to us that you bring your authentic self to work every single day, no matter your age, ethnicity, religion, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, neurodiversity, or otherwise. Inclusion isn't just an initiative at Hopin. We strive to embed it not just into our core values but throughout our entire ecosystem.

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