Airtime Media was founded by Sean Parker and backed by blue chip venture capital firms including Andreessen Horowitz, Founders Fund, Google Ventures and Kleiner Perkins.  We at Airtime are building the next generation of online social experiences.  Our consumer app offers a live social space where people build communities around shared interests through video, audio, and chat.   Our platform will supply brands with the tools to drive engagement on their own platforms, creating new monetization opportunities.  The platform is built on an engine of real time audio and video tools, combined with plug and play social functionality.     We empower people to create thriving online communities around shared interests, experiences, and passions. At Airtime Media, we're well-funded, running at full sprint, and always looking for extraordinary people who want to help us build the future of Together!

A little bit about our Platform: 

Our mission is to power companies building the next generation of online social experiences. We believe in an original promise of the Internet: the potential of connecting people with real-time digital experiences. We see tremendous opportunity in weaving online real-time social functionality into existing products and services. We supply brands with the tools to drive engagement on their own platforms, creating new monetization opportunities. It is time to recapture these customer relationships from the interim solution of driving engagement to third-party social sites.

We have a cloud-based engine of real-time audio and video tools, combined with plug-and-play social functionality. Our product offering is a suite of SDKs that can be combined into existing sites and apps. In addition, we have a deep expertise in online social that can be harnessed to deliver custom and effective integrations. Over our ten-year history in the space, we have built powerful, battle-tested infrastructure capable of handling carrier-grade scale.

We have a world-class team of brainiacs in Palo Alto and Brooklyn who craft world leading real-time technology. We're well-funded, running at full sprint, and always looking for extraordinary people who want to help us build the future of Together!

A bit about the role:

  • Add new capabilities to our cross-platform real-time stack while maintaining a high level of quality and performance.
  • Extend and improve our distributed backend infrastructure.
  • Develop and optimize our mobile media stack for iOS and Android.  
  • Maintain customized, WebRTC-based media services on Linux, iOS, Android.
  • Collect and analyze metrics relating to system performance and user behavior.
  • Provide detailed and constructive design and code reviews.
  • Mentor and support other members of the team.
  • Be a team player who enjoys working with a diverse and exceptionally smart team.

A bit about you:

  • 3+ years of industry experience developing complex, high performance software in C++.
  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Solid understanding of system programming basics, including low-level networking interfaces, concurrent programming, and distributed systems fundamentals.
  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred skills: These are not required, but will help you hit the ground running.

  • Previous experience with streaming or real-time audio and video technology and terminology such as WebRTC
  • Experience with iOS or Android application development methodology and tools
  • Experience with web client development
  • Working knowledge of TCP/IP networking
  • Proficiency with JavaScript
  • Understanding of machine learning, especially as it relates to audio and video processing
  • Familiarity with audio / video frameworks such as AVFoundation and OpenGL

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:

Airtime Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We recognize our employees are people with different strengths, experiences and backgrounds, who share a passion for improving people’s lives. Diversity not only includes race and gender identity, but also age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, religion and many other parts of one’s identity. All of our employee’s points of view are key to our success, and inclusion is everyone’s responsibility.

 

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Our mission

To empower people to create thriving online communities around shared interests, experiences, and passions.