Staff Video Encoding Engineer

Staff Video Encoding Engineer

What you'll do at

Help design and implement cutting-edge features and technology for VUDU’s video streaming service. Work with other VUDU groups and external partners to build and support VUDU's internal and external facing backend content services.
Mentor and provide technical assistance to more junior developers.


Minimum Qualifications

• Master’s degree in computer science/engineering or equivalent experience.
• 4+ years of demonstrated experience in video and audio encoding processes and tools.
• Hands on experience with encoding tools under Linux, particularly open source tools (ffmpeg, x264/x265, etc).
• Knowledge of adaptive streaming technologies such as MPEG-DASH, HLS, Smooth Streaming, etc.
• In depth knowledge of video and audio formats and codecs (TS, MP4, H.264, HEVC, DD/DD+, AAC, etc).
• Demonstrated experience developing code for multi-threaded applications on Linux and fluent in the concepts of threads, processes, concurrency and locking.
• Knowledge of scripting languages and Linux platform tools.
• Familiarity with crypto technologies and tools (symmetric ciphers, hash functions, PKI, DRM).

Preferred Qualifications

• Knowledge of specific DRM technologies (PlayReady, Widevine, FairPlay, etc).
• Experience with web video streaming technologies (HTML5, Javascript, MSE/EME).
• Experience with various commercial encoding tools and solutions.

About VUDU

We’re Vudu, and we deliver more movies & TV, to more people, across more devices with industry-leading quality in up to 4K + HDR every day. Anytime, anywhere, and on any device. We move quickly, think creatively, and work together to solve some of the biggest challenges in digital entertainment today. And we’re having a blast doing it. Join us in delivering the magic of movie night, every night.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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