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Video Codec Optimization Engineer
Ref No.: 20-00118
Category: Experienced Professional
Location: Mountain View, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 01/06/2020 to 07/05/2020
Genesis10 is currently seeking a Video Codec Optimization Engineer with our client in the SEO industry in their Mountain View, CA location. This is a 6 month + contract position.

Description:
  • Seeking a Video Codec Optimization Engineer
  • Project Overview:
    • Our team works on AV1 video codec development that is a widely adopted open source video codec. Video comprises 90% of the internet's bandwidth. Our project seeks to cut the required bandwidth for high quality video in half by developing a super-efficient video codec.
    • Come join our team and have a giant impact on the internet. We are seeking highly talented and motivated people with image processing and algorithmic skills and SIMD optimization experience.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop and optimize encoder and decoder implementation for a modern codec
  • Employ continuous integration and test-driven development
  • Write clear, robust code (C/C++, and x86 Intrinsics) on a consistent basis
  • Work closely with other codec engineers
  • Contribute works back to the Open Source community
  • Help us produce high quality software (code review)
  • Top 4 Daily Responsibilities:
    • Develop and implement fast algorithms for video decoding or encoding
    • Write SIMD optimizations code for x86 and/or ARM platforms
    • Write Unit tests for optimization algorithm/implementation
    • Write testing scripts and conduct tests for the team

Requirements:
  • BS in Computer Science or EE or equivalent experience required
  • 5+ years of strong experience developing in C/C++ programming
  • Strong knowledge and experience in SIMD optimizations on x86 platforms or ARM platforms Experience in software profiling
  • Able to work as a W2 employee of Genesis10 (no Corp-to-Corp)
  • Desired:
    • Good knowledge about modern video codecs such as H.264, VP8, VP9, HEVC, AV1
    • Strong problem-solving skills
    • Experience in writing shell script on Linux or any other script language
    • Experience with GIT version control

If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply!
About Genesis10:

Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives. If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you. Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations. We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement project after project. To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at www.genesis10.com. "Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V