Vimeo is searching for a Lead Engineer to helm our Live Media Engineering efforts. This is an opportunity to focus on the particular challenge of live video, and make a resounding impact on the core features of our business.
Vimeo’s Livestream product is the leading global provider of live video solutions. We help organizations big and small unlock the power of their live events. With simple technology our service allows anyone to broadcast live on the web - reaching their customers, teammates, employees, and fans wherever they are. We are trusted by 10,000+ customers streaming millions of events around the world, including Tesla, Spotify, New York Stock Exchange, Salesforce, Associated Press, HBO, AT&T, and PepsiCo.
Our ideal candidate has copious, diverse video engineering experience -- they've handled ingest at scale, built configurable transcoding pipelines, debugged packaging problems, and more. They have the services background to design solid, scalable architecture, and the operational know-how to pull it off.
Prior management experience is also helpful, as the team lead is expected to manage and mentor their fellow developers. Strong candidates will have process chops, project management skills, and an understanding of what it takes to build high-functioning teams.
Lead development efforts around our video processing pipelines, including ingest, transcoding, distribution, and more.
Provide architecture and operational expertise for media engineering challenges.
Manage a team of engineers, providing people support in addition to directing efforts.
Define the roadmap, paving a way towards improved protocols, wider playback support, efficient processing, and more.
Stay abreast of video technology, acting as a spokesperson for the team and a subject-matter expert for the company.
Extensive media engineering and web services experience.
Strong eye towards software quality and a proponent of testing.
A devops mindset and a high level of comfort with infrastructure and operations.
Practical experience with agile methodologies.
Management experience is a big plus.
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent professional experience.
Vimeo empowers video creators to tell exceptional stories and connect with their audiences and communities. Home to more than 60 million members in over 150 countries, Vimeo is the world’s largest ad-free open video platform and provides powerful tools to host, share and sell videos in the highest quality possible. Founded in 2004 and based in New York City, Vimeo is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IAC). Learn more at www.vimeo.com.