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Senior Staff Engineer (645537)
Ref No.: 18-09339
Location: Santa Clara, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 08/20/2018 to 08/16/2019
We are looking for an outstanding research engineer to join our Video Coding team. In this role, you will actively create and refine video coding technologies beyond state-of-the-art, with the goal of achieving twice the coding efficiency of current methods and increased functionalities for future video. You will also champion the results of your work to internal stakeholders, standardization bodies and academic communities.
The position requires a proven record of idea creation in the area of video coding, as evident through the publication of work in leading academic journals and conferences, standardization contributions and patents. As such, you will have deep expertise in one or more core video coding technologies, including motion compensation, intra prediction, transform design, entropy coding, loop filtering and deblocking. Hands-on experience of relevant standards, such as H.265/HEVC and H.264/MPEG-AVC is a must.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential to the position. Previous experience in participating and contributing to MPEG, ITU-T, JCT-VC and JVET standardization is strongly preferred.
Must – Skills / Knowledge Requirements:
Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field, plus more than 3 years of industry experience
Deep knowledge of and passion for video coding algorithms
Demonstrated ability to create Client algorithms and solutions (video coding)
Expertise in C and/or C++ in both Linux and Windows environments
Excellent communication skills
Desired – Skills / Knowledge:
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field
Hands-on experience of state-of-the-art video coding standards, such as H.265/HEVC and H.264/MPEG-AVC
Participated and contributed to JCT-VC and JVET standardization, familiar with MPEG and ITU-T standardization processes
Experience with patent creation and prosecution activities
Experience quantifying hardware and implementation requirements
Knowledge of emerging video application areas, such as 360 degree video, virtual reality, and/or augmented reality content