Software Engineer, Audio/Video

U.S. Remote /
Engineering /
Full-time
Welcome is a virtual event platform for high-end, branded events. Using Welcome, a single person can create a jaw-dropping experience that feels like an Apple product launch. We've built the first five-star virtual event venue and have the product and services to match. Our flagship product allows our customers to create an event that feels like an interactive TV show. There is nothing else like it.

We’re well-funded by top VCs. Within three months of a soft launch we’ve already signed a Fortune 500 company and the world‘s largest investment fund. Over the next few years, we project that we will be the number one player in the space with massive market share, resulting in huge revenue and valuation.

This is an incredible opportunity for the right person to have a massive impact on Welcome’s business. We are growing insanely fast and looking for a strong audio/video engineer to join our world-class team, match the tsunami of demand we are already experiencing, and help us grow even faster.

You want your work to have significant and measurable positive impact. You love bringing people together. Your happiness comes from the joy of others, and you look forward to building stand-out moments of delight into the Welcome experience. You are a keen problem solver and team player. You take pride in the craftsmanship of your work, and appreciate when it is rewarded; our customers are fine with fewer features, but are not okay with broken features. The audio/video engineer role at Welcome encompasses architecture, design, implementation, and testing to give our users the utmost confidence that our video and voice experience is outstanding.

Responsibilities

    • Be part of an inclusive, collaborative team that embraces healthy discussions and supports each other in their goals
    • Architect, design, implement, test, and deliver robust and delightful products, continuing to keep the Welcome experience best-in-class.
    • Master our development process, culture, and code base, then improve it. Continually leave each of these in a better state than when you found

Basic Requirements

    • 3+ years of professional software development experience
    • Deep understanding of WebRTC or other audio/video technologies
    • Experience working with common audio/video codecs such as Opus, VP8, H.264, m3u8, etc
    • Experience integrating and diagnosing problems in third-party A/V code and infrastructure. We deliver much of our audio/video through Agora.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Requirements

    • Experience building highly concurrent and scalable applications incorporating audio and video
    • Track record of being a top performer in current and past roles

Our Investments in You

    • Competitive salary and equity compensation
    • Great medical, dental, and vision insurance options
    • Fitness, cell phone, and internet reimbursements
    • Top-of-the-line work computer
    • $2,000 budget to build your dream home office
    • Opportunities to attend the most high-end virtual events in the world
Welcome embraces diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As part of our commitment to diversifying our workforce, we do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, gender, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, or disability status.

We are composed of a diverse group of entrepreneurs, dreamers and builders who believe that exceptional, high-quality experiences can seamlessly bring people together, invite collaboration, and provide a meaningful sense of belonging. If you align to these principles and have what it takes we’d love to hear from you.