Engineering Lead - Livepeer Core Software


About You

Are you an engineering manager who loves working on technically challenging projects? Do you enjoy working with a global team of engineers that come from different technical and cultural backgrounds? Are you excited about leading and empowering a team to build the open source software backbone for the world’s open video infrastructure? If so, you should consider joining Livepeer as an engineering manager for the core software team.

About Livepeer

Livepeer’s mission is to build the world’s open video infrastructure, enabling instantly scalable, reliable, and affordable video streaming. Application developers and users of Livepeer can access instantly reliable and scalable video infrastructure while saving over 10x in cost compared to existing infrastructure providers. We accomplish this by using our open source distributed network that enables anyone to bring capacity to the network and get compensated directly by its users. In trying times like this, Livepeer is proud to provide an unique video solution that helps communities and businesses innovate, adapt, and grow through the power of 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 are crucial to our success and seek to recruit/develop from a diverse candidate pool.

About the Role

Livepeer is looking for an engineering manager for the core software team. You will be responsible for managing the Livepeer node software, which is the core software for the Livepeer network and ecosystem that is run by video miners around the world in order to transact and process video on the network. You will be working with a remote-first team of talented engineers that come from different parts of the world. You will start by managing a small team of 3-4 engineers within our company of 30 people. As a member of the Livepeer team, you will work with seasoned entrepreneurs and experienced technologists from a wide range of different backgrounds, all with the same goal of shifting the paradigm for digital video by changing our assumptions on what’s possible.


  • Deliver on product milestones with strategic planning and consistent execution
  • Prioritize, delegate and supervise the team’s activities and deliverables
  • Manage, support, and evaluate engineers’ performance
  • Hire new talent for the team and offer coaching / development opportunities
  • Communicate and collaborate with other managers and stakeholders
  • Build a positive and cohesive engineering culture for a team that comes from a diverse background / experience
  • Improve and steward engineering practices (i.e. design, test, release) that magnify the impact of the engineering team



  • Strong technical project planning and prioritization skills
  • Track record of successfully delivering complex technical projects
  • Software engineering experience with distributed systems
  • Experience in successfully managing and coaching a team of 3+ engineers
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interest in blockchain technology
  • Nice to have - video streaming experience
  • Nice to have - Go and/or C programming experience

    Here is what to expect during the interview process:

    • Initial Phone Interview
    • First and Second Round Interview
    • Reference Checks

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    Livepeer, Inc.
    223 Bedford Ave PMB 530
    Brooklyn, NY 11211