Careers At Lime Wire, LLC

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Do you love learning about new technologies and applying them to real products? Do you like working with a small team of people in a fun and casual, yet cerebral, environment? If so, Lime Wire wants to hear from you.

A job at Lime Wire is unlike any other—whether you're a recent college graduate or a seasoned professional, working at Lime Wire offers a great opportunity to do what you love while allowing you to make a real impact on our growing business. We hire only the brightest, most passionate, and motivated individuals we can find, and we endeavor to make your career and growth one of our top goals. Sure, that sounds like what all the other up-and-coming technology companies are saying, but you'll realize that it's very true at Lime Wire. We've structured our teams to have diverse and varied backgrounds and hired brilliant programmers who are also great teachers. Your colleagues will be smart, creative, experienced, and fun to work with.


Lime Wire is located in the SoHo neighborhood of Manhattan. At Lime Wire, New York City is your playground, and you're exposed to all the excitement, diversity, and culture that the Big Apple has to offer. The energy here makes it a fun, efficient, and stimulating place to work and live.

However, our Lime Wire offices provide an oasis from the hustle and bustle of the city streets. Enter Lime and you'll be greeted with a fresh atmosphere complete with lounges, fully-stocked kitchens, a beautiful roof deck, and gorgeous architecture. We believe in providing an enjoyable work environment that promotes productivity and camaraderie.

Opportunities at Lime Wire

Lime Wire offers internship opportunities throughout the year as well as full-time positions for new graduates and experienced professionals. Job opportunities are available for Software Developers, Product Managers, Web Developers and Designers, and Quality Assurance Engineers. We're always on the lookout for qualified candidates, especially experienced Java developers.

Our benefits include:

  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Domestic partner coverage
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Short-term disability
  • Pre-tax public transportation benefits
  • 5 weeks of paid time off
  • 10 holidays per year
  • Flexible work environment
  • Long-term Visa sponsorship for non US citizens

Lime Wire also offers great perks. Employees enjoy free lunches and snacks every day, parties on our landscaped roof deck, company trips, and complimentary tickets to local cultural productions. We like to think that we're nerdy--but cool, cultured, and a lot of fun, too.


A common thread runs through all of our employees---they are knowledgeable about a plethora of technology hot topics and current events and enjoy a good challenge.

"Working on LimeWire is really rewarding for me because it's used by tens of millions of people around the world. Code that I write ends up on these people's machines and it makes their lives a little bit better. We use tons of open source software and have submitted patches to Guice, Spring, and Apache httpclient to name a few."
- Tim Julien, Senior Developer

"When I first saw the job posting for a position at Lime Wire, I jumped at the opportunity to join such an innovative and renowned company. Since joining, I have had the opportunity to take part in interesting projects, as well as learn a great deal from my intelligent co-workers. Everyone here enjoys doing what they do, which makes for an awesome work environment. Lots of vacation time, parties, and free lunch doesn't hurt either-- I've never had that anywhere else."
- Emily Getman, Web Designer

"LimeWire has offered me a great opportunity to grow out my own team, work on projects that I'm passionate about, and work closely with some of the sharpest technologists I've met. The atmosphere here is casual, but best of all, I am empowered to create large scale systems, contribute to open source projects, and make decisions that influence the company's direction."
- Tyler Carlton, Director of MIS

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