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Software Engineer, L5, Video & Image Encoding at Netflix

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Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    March 19, 2024
  • Location
  • Expiration date
  • Industry
    Software Development
  • Qualification
    Professional Certificate, Bachelor Degree (B.Sc.)
  • Career Level
    Mid, Senior

Job Description

About You:

Thrives in a fast-paced environment
Works effectively with cross-functional teams
Constantly seeks to improve yourself and the team
has excellent software development skills and a successful track record in Video Algorithms and Coding research or adjacent fields (Computer Graphics, Video Processing, Computer Vision, Video Quality) with publications, tech-blogs and/or contributions to products
Has the ability to see areas for improvements in existing systems, and is capable of conceiving and executing solutions for such improvements
Is excited to apply your expertise to a product that touches millions of lives everyday
Minimum qualifications:

5+ years experience in multimedia software development, with excellent debugging and problem solving skills.
BS in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering or equivalent. MS or PhD a plus.
Shown proficiency in Python and/or Java and object-oriented programming.
Solid understanding of video compression and processing, including codec standards such asH.264/AVC, HEVC and AV1.
Strong background in image and signal processing, both algorithm design and implementation (for example: image scaling, deinterlacing, frame rate conversion, artifact detection etc.).
Bonus points:

Experience with large-scale distributed systems and cloud-computing
Experience with software performance optimization
Involvement in open-source multimedia projects (such as ffmpeg, x264, avisynth, webm)
Experience with image and video quality assessment