Vidyard helps businesses and professionals connect with their audiences in a whole new way through engaging, personalized, and measurable video experiences. Through its global video hosting and analytics platform, Vidyard empowers businesses from startups to Fortune 500 enterprises to transform their approach to marketing, sales, and corporate communications. Through its free and pro tools, Vidyard helps any business professional create and share custom videos to deliver their message in a more personal and impactful way. Thousands of businesses and millions of people around the world rely on Vidyard for their video needs.

This is a remote position.
See Remote @ Vidyard for details

About the Team:

We’re looking for a Tech Lead to join the Vidyard Engineering team.  Reporting directly to a Director, Engineering you will play a strategic role pushing our technology forward. Technologies like RTMP, WebRTC, and HLS play a key role in our online video platform and allow us to serve live video to customers around the world. If you have an interest in these technologies, join us today, and help us push our technology strategy forward.

Vidyard has successfully moved to a digital first operating model. So whether you are located close to one of our collaboration spaces in Kitchener, ON or Vancouver, BC, or if home is anywhere else in Canada, you will be an integral part of the team.

In this role you will:

  • Act as a strategic developer, tech leader and SME within the Engineering organization for real-time communication technologies. 
  • Work closely with Engineering Leaders to plan and develop short and long-term architectural strategy.
  • Act as an advisor to other leaders when planning projects involving real-time communication technologies. 
  • Own, maintain and develop strategies for repositories and how they interact. 

To be an effective team member you will have:

  • 5+ years of experience as a Developer
  • Expertise in WebRTC, Live streaming, ARTPM, Amazon IVS, Agora, or Mux is strongly preferred
  • Previous experience with direct or indirect leadership of people, process, projects or technology
  • Passion for continued learning and staying current in the latest technologies and developments within the industry
  • A strong desire to make a huge impact in a high-velocity startup environment

Life as a Vidyardian:

You will have the opportunity to create your own destiny in your role by generating and managing your own projects and seeing the impact of your work. At Vidyard you will work alongside the best and brightest in the industry. We hire carefully for technical expertise and cultural fit, and are proud of our team!

On top of competitive pay, we offer generous subsidies for health & wellness and continuing education. We also offer three flexible benefit plans to suit your unique needs, so choose what’s best for you/your family and your coverage starts as soon as you do. 

Along with the health benefits and health/lifestyle spending accounts, additional benefits include unlimited vacation, RRSP match programs, ESOP and learning and development spending accounts.

Vidyard also offers paid volunteer opportunities! At Vidyard, giving back is in our DNA. No matter where we are, we always want to be committed to giving back as part of our commitment to our communities. So choose a cause that is important to you within your own community and give back, on us!

Finally, our teams never miss an opportunity to have fun! Be prepared to enjoy virtual parties (often paired with special deliveries, special guests and sometimes surprises!) and take part in internal communities based on your interests/hobbies! 

Remote @ Vidyard

As a video centric organization, Vidyard mastered the art of remote work long before the pandemic forced businesses to adapt. So, whether you are located close to one of our collaboration spaces in Vancouver, BC, & Kitchener, ON, or if home is anywhere else in Canada, you will not only be an integral part of the team, you’ll feel like an integral part of the team.

In order to ensure an enjoyable work experience for all employees, Vidyard is dedicated to ensuring all Vidyardians have an opportunity to:

  • Level up their home office/workspace, 
  • Socialize meaningfully within teams as well as across the organization, 
  • Enjoy a flexible work schedule (We know your time is valuable! Own your work in a way that best suits your lifestyle)

We believe that working remotely shouldn’t cause any barriers to a great employee experience, so from onboarding to day to day operations, when you work remotely at Vidyard your colleagues and leaders are only as far as a *virtual* tap on the shoulder away.

We thank all applicants for your interest in Vidyard. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Agency calls will not be accepted.

Vidyard is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to complete the application and/or interview process should notify the Talent Acquisition Team.

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