Staff Software Engineer - Image Optimization

Staff Software Engineer - Image Optimization

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
  • Career Area Technology & Software Development
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 904289BR

What you'll do

* Design, prototype, and develop high-performance software for our asynchronous optimization system for automated performance enhancements using Golang.
* A focus on reducing bandwidth served through image optimization, transcoding, and compression.
* Optimize gzip and compression techniques for both dynamic and cacheable content to improve performance and reduce cost to serve.
* Discover and implement new performance optimizations for the site and traffic routing.
* Build internal tools to monitor, manage, and automate the new systems you design.
* Make an impact on every asset served through and it's many subsidiaries.

Minimum Qualifications

* Minimum 6 years of Programming experience with any combination of the following: Go/C/C++/C#/Java/Perl/Python
* Experience with image formats, transcoding, and optimizations
* Strong background in process design for reliable systems; strong big picture awareness of systems
* Good generalist experience, with ability and willingness to read and write into all layers of a software stack
* Bachelor's Degree in CS, Mathematics, or similar field of study and 10+ years * industry experience OR MS in CS, Mathematics, InfoSec or similar field of study and 6+ years industry experience

Preferred Qualifications

* Experience working with operations or with deployment, monitoring, and other sustainable operations of software a plus
* Experience with compression software and algorithms
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  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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