Livestream is hiring a

Python Engineer: Business Intelligence / Data

Brooklyn, United States

Livestream is searching for an experienced Python software engineer for its Business Intelligence team. This is an opportunity to design and maintain a robust, scalable and sustainable enterprise data platform with other members of the Business Intelligence team. The ideal candidate will enjoy working on a variety of projects at once, with lots of different software services and data sources, all orchestrated with Python code. You will drive the improvement of our products and our business operations, while working as a peer with technical and non-technical staff throughout the company.

About Livestream

Livestream isn’t just the greatest company on the planet, it’s also the #1 cloud service to broadcast your event live. We make it easy for anyone to bring their event to life online. Customers like SpaceX, NBA, RISD, Tesla, IMG, 92Y, Marvel, and the World Economic Forum trust our platform to reach their customers around the globe. Our content partners include Facebook, The New York Times, ABC News, CBS News, Associated Press, HBO, and more. Livestream operates with over 180 full-time staff members in 5 offices, across New York, Los Angeles, London, Bangalore, and Ukraine.


  • Work closely with other BI engineers, BI analysts, and business stakeholders to understand and plan technical requirements for BI projects
  • Learn quickly and deeply about Livestream’s software platform, desktop and mobile applications, and hardware products
  • Contribute software designs, code, tooling, testing, and operational support to a multi-terabyte BI data platform
  • Collaborative work: iterative development, design and code review sessions

Essential Skills

  • At least two years' work experience with both Python and SQL
  • Highly proficient in SQL
  • Highly proficient in Python
  • Proficient with modern source control systems, especially Git
  • Experience working with non-technical business stakeholders on technical projects

Optional Skills

  • PostgreSQL 9.x
  • Celery or other distributed, Python-based task processing systems
  • RabbitMQ or other messaging systems
  • Pandas or R
  • Redshift, Vertica, CitusDB, or other distributed columnar-store databases
  • Relational data warehouse design
  • Salesforce or Marketo, either administration or application development
  • Experience with, Mixpanel,, or similar event tracking systems
  • Experience with any distributed map/reduce framework
  • Basic *nix system administration skills