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Senior Software Engineer

Hovercast
Hovercast

At Hovercast we work with political campaigns, nonprofit organizations, artists and brands to help define the future of live entertainment and events. Our products create interactive live streams that raise money, look great, and boost engagement. Hovercast's clients have included Bernie Sanders, Donald Glover, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Comcast, Old Spice, and Audi.

ABOUT the role


We need software engineers to help build intuitive tools with great user experiences for broadcasters and event organizers, powered by scalable cloud infrastructure.

Benefits

We are flexible and accommodating for folks with families/varying schedules. As a full time employee, we offer a benefits package and time off when you need it, as well as a small amount of equity.

ABOUT you


We’re a small, distributed team, so the ideal applicant:

  • is independent enough to manage their own work but eager to jump into Slack with questions or answers of their own continually uses web technologies in creative new contexts
  • has strong opinions that are weakly held
  • contributes to our diversity and breadth of perspective and knowledge

We love folks with cross-disciplinary talents, comfortable switching between some combination of design, front-end and back-end skillsets. That said, we don’t expect anyone to check all of the boxes below.

We’re looking for several years of on-the-job experience in at least 3-4 of the following:

  • React
  • Firebase
  • Web Animation: CSS, SVG, or otherwise
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • NodeJS
  • Cloud Functions or other Serverless Infrastructure
  • Integrating third-party social and payment APIs

Nice to haves:

  • Experience with the following:
    • Stripe
    • Framer Motion
    • NextJS/Vercel
    • PubSub
    • BigQuery
    • WebRTC
    • RTMP or HLS video pipelines
    • Crypto/ETH transactions

We’d love to hear about that time you built:

  • a data pipeline
  • a service that scales
  • a Serverless API
  • a Video Encoder
  • an animation in CSS even you were surprised by
  • a particularly useful reporting dashboard
  • a CMS or a webpage builder

Average response time:

5-7 days

BOUNTY

$10,000

USD

TAGS

  • eng

COMPANY


WHO WE ARE

Launch virtual and hybrid events that raise money, look great, and boost engagement.

SOCIAL

WEBSITE

hovercast.com

CRUNCHBASE

Profile

FOUNDED

2018

SIZE

1-10

ORIGIN

Los Angeles, CA, United States

TIME ZONE

America/Los_Angeles

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