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Senior Software Engineer - Video Encoding

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Ring
Posted: November 15 2016
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Paid

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Description

Job Description

Ring is looking for a dedicated and talented Video Software Engineer to help us continue to build revolutionary products in the home security and monitoring space.

Responsibilities

  • Develop, maintain, monitor, and improve media streaming and processing systems at massive scales.
  • Analyze large datasets to obtain insights and target performance and efficiency enhancements.
  • Interface with APIs, databases, and other cloud-based and remote systems, as well as firmware systems.
  • Interact with QA, customer service, executive, and other engineering teams to monitor issues and drive development of streaming features.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science
  • 5+ years of experience developing with C/C++ in Linux environments
  • Expert and working knowledge of multimedia concepts such as framerate, sampling frequency, bitrate, and compression quality
  • Expert and working knowledge of common encoding formats and containers, such as H264, MP4, MP2-TS, and AAC
  • Hands-on 5+ years of experience in session and transmission schemes such as SIP, RTSP, RTP, RTCP, MPEG-DASH, and HLS
  • Experience detecting and compensating for network effects such as delay, interference, or loss
  • Experience with multimedia command-line tools and libraries such as FFmpeg
  • Experience utilizing cloud services, and basic cloud concepts such as scaling and distribution
  • Standard team collaboration concepts such as source control, bug tracking, ticketing, and code reviews.
  • Ruby, Python, Lua, Go, or other scripting language.

Nice to have:

  • MS in Computer Science
  • Have worked on real-time streaming technologies at scale

ONLY APPLY IF YOU CURRENTLY LIVE IN LOS ANGELES OR ARE RELOCATING HERE ALREADY

Company Description
Ring is a venture-backed company that has brought the world the first battery operated wifi security and monitoring device, the Ring Video Doorbell (TM).

Ring is a passionate team with an unending desire to build great products that can change the world for the better. We are unlike most companies in Santa Monica in that we are both a hardware and a software company which means everyone is exposed to some of the coolest tech you've ever seen. Ring has already been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Wired Magazine and was selected by TIME Magazine as one of the Top 10 Gadgets of 2014.

Aside from a fun and unique working environment, we offer extremely competitive benefits and are the only company that can offer you a Ring Video Doorbell for your front door!

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