SQUAD (squad.ua) — is a research and delivery team working on impactful products. We are gathering top notch minds in domains such as Research, Embedded, Hardware, Mobile, QA, Infrastructure, Delivery, Product and Design, and Analytics to collaborate on the latest smart home security/IoT.
27 мая 2021

Video Codec Engineer

Киев, Львов, удаленно

Job Summary

We are looking for a Video Codec engineer who will be responsible for setting up and tuning video codecs’ quality parameters in order to provide the best picture quality that comply with network restrictions. You will be working with embedded devices that support bidirectional communication.

Responsibilities and Duties

— Tune hardware encoders in order to maintain and receive the best image quality and compression levels according to limited bandwidth conditions
— Working on new Video Codec technologies
— Define the best video stream parameters for the available bandwidth such as bitrate, frame rate, resolution, etc
— Maintain and develop metrics and quality image acceptance criteria
— Support development of testing procedures for video quality tuning at scale
— Strong communication with encoder vendors

Qualifications and Skills

— Fundamental knowledge in video and image codec principles, algorithms, and techniques
— Deep knowledge and understanding of video compression standards, such as H.264, H.265
— Experienced in assessing visual quality using both objective metrics and techniques
— Familiarity with video processing algorithms such as scaling, noise reduction
— Fundamental knowledge of programming skills in C/C++

Nice to have

— Experience with Python
— Experience with embedded systems will be a plus
— Familiarity with RTOS and Linux
— Experience with Ambarella, OmniVision, Qualcomm encoders

We offer multiple benefits that include

— Working on impactful security products and the opportunity to use them personally
— Competitive salary and perks
— PE accounting and support
— WFH and remote working mode possibility. Partial furniture compensation
— Social package, including medical insurance available from the start date and sports compensation after the trial period
— 18 paid vacation days per year, paid public holidays according to the Ukrainian legislation
— Educational possibilities like corporate courses, knowledge hubs, and free English classes. Semiannual performance review
— Free meals, fruits, and snacks when working in the office.

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