Site Reliability Engineer

 

Livestream 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. Founded in 2007, Livestream
is headquartered in New York with offices in Los Angeles, London, Ukraine and India. Our passionate team
is now globally over 180+ dedicated to Livestream's mission.
Livestream’s newest addition is Mevo, the first live event camera that gives you the power of a multicamera production in the palm of your hand.

Job Description

Because we’re all about live, our service experiences demand spikes of several orders of magnitude,
requires managing petabytes of storage and gigabits/s of transit. You will be in the thick of solving the
challenges of systems at scale in a way most engineers never experience.
As a Site Reliability Engineer, your mission will be to ensure that the Livestream platform and infrastructure
are always available, scalable, fast and engineered to withstand the unpredictable demands of live
streaming. You will design and develop the systems that run the Livestream platform products, and build
and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring and operations. You will tackle challenging, novel situations
every day and work with just about every other engineering team at Livestream.
In a nutshell, you will deliver a world class platform for Livestream. As a site reliability engineer you are a
developer, who loves systems, infrastructure, and understanding how things work. You have a drive to
improve everything, and aren’t afraid to get your hands dirty.


Required Skills & Qualifications:

A successful candidate for this role will have strong analytical and troubleshooting skills, fluency in coding,
strong communication skills, insatiable intellectual curiosity, and a desire to tackle the complex problems
related to realtime
streaming.
● Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field. In lieu of degree, relevant skills or
equivalent experience.
● Experience scaling hightraffic
infrastructure
● Experience with Unix systems administration including experience in any of the following: Go,
Python, Ruby
● Experience troubleshooting distributed multiprovider
infrastructure
● A solid understanding of more recent networking, and storage technologies
● A great team player, who likes to laugh, and wants to continue to grow every day


Tools we like

● Nginx, Varnish and HAProxy
● Memcached Redis, and MySQL
● Vault, Ansible, Consul, Packer, Terreform
● Github
● Kubernetes, GCP, AWS
● Datadog, NewRelic, PagerDuty


Meet Some of Livestream's Employees

Mark K.

Founder of Livestrem

We want to make it possible for every event anywhere in the world to be streamed live to the audience that's interested. We're excited to bring live streaming to everyone and we're excited to help businesses and organizations connect to their communities.

Quentin M.

Software Engineer

A member of Livestream's Back-end Engineering Team, Quentin works on services that include developing internal APIs, ingesting videos, and managing DevOps.


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