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Senior Software Engineer (Golang)

  • Paris, Île-de-France, France
€70,000 - €85,000Tech

Job description

Team description: 

As Livestorm is growing rapidly, our team is aiming to develop the virtual event context. Our responsibilities range from audio/video streams, events access & moderation, our public API, and everything that has to do with relevant data synchronization between Livestorm and 2nd/3rd-party software.

Therefore, we are looking for a talented senior software engineer that can be a partner in helping us scale up our codebase.


In this role, you'll be responsible for:

  • Conceptualize, build and implement solutions that will be used by thousands of clients.
  • Challenge our architectures and take the lead on ambitious technical projects.
  • Improve the quality of the team’s code through writing unit tests and automation.
  • Help to define and improve our internal standards for style, maintainability, and best practices for a high-scale web environment.
  • Maintain and advocate for these standards.
  • Drive innovation on the team with a willingness to experiment and confront problems of great complexity and scope.
  • Collaborate with the product and design stakeholders to understand better the end-user requirements.

Current Stack:

  • Backend: 
    • Ruby 3.1, Rails 7
    • NodeJS, Apollo Server
    • Golang 
  • Datastores: 
    • PostgreSQL
    • Redis
    • S3
  • Services communication:
    • gRPC
    • Kafka
  • Frontend: Vue.js
  • Infrastructure: 
    • AWS
    • Kubernetes

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Job requirements

For this senior back-end engineer role, we are looking for someone with the following experience:


  • Strong experience with Golang
  • Experience with micro-service architecture
  • Experience with relational databases in load intensive context
  • Rigorous testing and code quality (TDD, acceptance tests, unit tests)

Team fit

  • You're a team player and you have a sense of ownership
  • You're fluent in English


  • You have experience with gRPC and/or Kafka
  • You have experience with Kubernetes
  • You have experience with Ruby and Rails
  • You know how to implement event-based communication between micro-services
  • You care about reliability, scalability, and maintainability
  • You have already worked in an agile environment and you loved it
  • You are curious about new languages and aren't afraid of using new patterns and structures

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Join the Future of Video Engagement

We are looking for great talents to join our fast growing team

About Livestorm

Founded in 2016, Livestorm allows companies to organize powerful online meetings, webinars and virtual events from end-to-end. Our web-browser platform provides teams with all the workflows around video engagement to promote, host and analyze online events.

Livestorm is built with ease of use in mind. We serve companies of all sizes, from startups to Fortune 500s. Brand like Shopify, Honda, Spendesk, Front and Revolut trust Livestorm for premium video engagement during their 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 we do, own your wins, and fails.

  • Be transparent: Sharing knowledge, learnings, feedback, and mistakes.

About Livestorm


Livestorm finally makes it possible to bring people together virtually worldwide as if they were in the same room. Every business trip that is no longer necessary thanks to Livestorm contributes to making the world a little more sustainable

Diversity and inclusion:

At Livestorm, we believe that diversity's got talent! We are committed to building an inclusive company culture in which a diverse mix of talented people will feel proud to join and engage.

Our goal is to ensure that every Stormie feels valued and has the opportunity to thrive.

All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

What it is like to join Livestorm and the Stormies

  • 100% remote with a work-from-anywhere policy

  • Offsite once a year

  • Teambuildings twice a year

  • Afterworks and online events once a month

  • Coworking space: The coworking space is covered up to €350 or $350 including VAT per month

  • Take care of yourself (with

  • Paid day off for your birthday

  • Days off donation policy to support each other in case of difficult times

  • Learning & Development program: You have access to learning classes on Udemy for Business. You have a budget of €750 or $750 per year for learning & development that can be used for training, conferences, books…

  • Additional equipment: After the validation of your first 6 months, you can benefit from €1,000 or $1,000 to equip yourself for remote work.

For French contracts

Health insurance with Alan (covered at 50%): - Fourmi formula, possibility of additional options. - Can cover your family (spouse, children) at 50% too. - Foresight is also with Alan.

Lunch vouchers with Swile (covered at 50%).

CSE with cultural & sports activities via Leeto.

Sustainable mobility package for daily trips to go to work: - You can benefit from €500 per year if you go to the office or a coworking space. - Please note that it’s for the use of a personal bicycle or shared mobility services.

For US contracts

Health Plan: - This depends on your State. You will have access to the Platinum plan of United Healthcare or Guardian. (This includes Medical, Dental & Vision insurance + Life insurance) - Livestorm covers 97% of employee fee and 67% for dependents.

Life insurance: $50K worth of life insurance.

401K: 5% employee + 2% company match after 6 months tenure.

Parental leave: 16 weeks for the first parent, and 5 weeks for the second parent.

PTO: 25 days of paid time-off per year.

Compensatory days off: 3 to 4 days depending on your State.

For the rest of the world

Having an EOR contract means you have a local employer and that you contribute to your local unemployment & retirement funds.

You benefit from all the legal and mandatory rules and benefits from your work contract country.

You benefit from at least 25 PTO a year.

You benefit from the bank holidays from your work contract country (depending on your region or even city).

You also benefit from 1 to 7 compensatory days off (depending on your country).

You will benefit from an exceptional incentive per month added on your salary proposition to align for benefits you don’t have (depending on your country).

Gilles Bertaux, CEO

Gilles is CEO and co-founder of Livestorm, where he shapes the future of end-to-end video engagement. As a first-time entrepreneur, Gilles co-founded Livestorm in 2016 along with Robin, Tom, and Vincent. The company quickly gained traction in Europe and North America and has nowadays over one million participants each month on its platform. In 2020, Gilles raised $30M in series B to accelerate Livestorm’s presence in Europe and the US, as well as to scale its go to market strategies towards mid-market and Enterprise.