Engineering Manager - Room Squad

Job description

About Livestorm:

Livestorm is the all-in-one video communication platform for companies looking to implement a powerful video communication strategy.

Founded in 2016, Livestorm enables companies to promote, host and analyze their online events. We’re building the future of unified video communication: an all-in-one video communication platform that connects to your tools and lives in your browser. Livestorm is a browser-based platform that doesn’t require a download, or setup. You can use Livestorm for on-demand, live, or pre-recorded meetings or events.

Livestorm has been built with ease-of-use in mind.

We serve companies of all sizes, from startups to Fortune500. Front, Honda, Intercom or Spendesk trust Livestorm to organize their meetings, webinars or online events.

Here are our core values:

  • Stay curious: Be interested in the world around you.
  • Remain humble: Keep learning and keep your ego in check.
  • Be resourceful: Go that extra mile in the most efficient way.
  • Own it: Take pride in what you do, own your wins, and fails.
  • Be transparent: Sharing knowledge, learnings, feedback, and mistakes.

Team description:

As Livestorm is growing rapidly, our Team is aiming to further develop the development of our product by using the latest technology, without compromising on the code legacy. Therefore, we are looking for an Engineering Manager who is passionate about leading a team of talented Developers to develop a product used by 3,000+ customers across the globe.

Livestorm is currently looking for Engineering Managers to lead the Room Squad.

As an Engineering Manager for the Room squad (the Room designates the page where a webinar, a web conference, or a meeting is held on Livestorm), your goal will be to improve the overall experience in the room by building or improving functionalities such as the video, chat, polls or recording.

In this role, you’ll work alongside Developers, Technical Support Specialists and Product Designers of the Room Squad, and will be reporting to Tom, the Chief Technology Officer. A close relationship with the Product Manager will also be key in order to define the tasks and goals of the squad.

While Livestorm has headquarters in Paris, we are a remote-first company. As a matter of fact, Stormies are located between France, Germany, Greece, Mauritius, Spain, USA,... so we are looking for the best talent, no matter where you live.


In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Guiding successfully the Room Squad composed of 5 Developers, a Technical Support Specialist, a Product Designer and a Product Manager. You will ensure that the team meets its goals and performs at the highest level.
  • Guiding and supporting the Room Squad from a managerial and technical stand-point. You will be responsible for hiring, coaching and retaining our top talent.
  • Delivering on the quarterly Objectives and Key Results defined by the CPO and CTO. You will monitor the results and help resolve any blockers to ensure that your Team stays on track of their goals.

As an Engineering Manager for the Room Squad, you’ll also be specifically responsible for:

  • Developing the overall experience in the room, with the help of your Team, in order to create engaging functionalities for our customers
  • Identifying with the help of your team, any improvements in our product, processes or practices. You will take actions to constantly improve the performance of the Room squad.

Job requirements

For this Engineering Manager - Room Squad role, we are looking for someone with the following experience:

  • Strong experience in people management
  • Mindset of the product culture
  • You are used to work in agile Teams and implement continuous improvement
  • Fluency in English and French
  • Background in real time technology or video streaming delivery (bonus)
  • Good process and quality assurance in mitigating risk and improving quality (bonus)
  • Engineering background in software development (bonus)
  • Engineering background in DevOps (CI/CD/Infra...) (bonus)
  • Background in Product Management or Product Owner (bonus)
  • Background in Scrum Master or Agile Coach (bonus)

Moreover, we are looking for someone who can work in the Paris timezone (we accept a time difference of 2 hours maximum).

Confidence can sometimes hold us back from applying for a job. But we'll let you in on a secret: there's no such thing as a 'perfect' candidate. So however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day.

What it is like to join Livestorm and the Stormies:

🗺 Work from anywhere you want:

  • 🏡 Home (participation for equipment and costs, according to our expense policy)
  • 🏢 Paris office (snacks, drinks, afterworks...)
  • 💼 Coworking space (covered up to €300 including VAT per month, or local currency equivalent)
  • 🚉 Business trips are covered (according to our internal T&E policies)
  • 🚲 Sustainable mobility package for daily trips to go to work

🎉 Cheer up your Stormie life:

  • 🎿 Off-sites twice a year
  • 🕹 Weekly activities (online board games, riddles...)
  • 👐 Teambuildings
  • 🗣 Monthly Talking times

💙 Take care of yourself (with

🤝 Participate to our referral program

👶 Livestorm signed the "Parental act"

And also, benefit from:

🌍 All legal and mandatory benefits from your work country for EOR contracts.

🇫🇷 All French legal benefits for French contracts: €9 of lunch vouchers with Swile (covered at 50%), health insurance with Alan (covered at 50%), transport subscription to go to work (covered at 50%), and CSE with cultural & sport activities via Leeto.