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Senior Research Engineer Media Streaming - Video Processing

Posted on Nov 5, 2020 by Dolby

Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Engineering
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

This research role will focus on advancing Dolby's cloud- and network-powered innovations in media coding and delivery. As a key member of the Advanced Media Systems Group, you will bring a strong background and experience in video processing, video coding, media streaming and video/audio psychophysics. Outstanding capability with problem-solving demonstrated bias toward action and a desire to learn new technologies are also preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The position consists of, but is not limited to the following responsibilities:

Conducting research on advanced video processing and coding techniques applicable to OTT media streaming applications
Development of subjective test methods and written analyses of results
Development of objective models for audio-visual quality of experience (QoE)
Design and development of proof-of-concept test platforms to evaluate and quantify the performance of advanced media coding and streaming systems

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience and working understanding of subjective testing, data analysis, and objective QoE models (media-layer and bitstream-layer models)
Demonstrated understanding of the human visual system (perception and cognition)
Ability to rapidly-prototype video/audio processing and streaming platforms
Experience and working understanding of video processing, video coding (eg MPEG-2, H.264, H.265, AV1/AV2, VP9), OTT systems/package formats (eg DASH, CMAF, HLS) and computer networking
Demonstrated knowledge of state-of-the-art OTT media delivery paradigms, relevant standards and methods practiced in the OTT media market today
Proficient in programming, eg, C/C++, Python, Matlab or similar research/development tools.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Process oriented, tenacious curiosity and bias toward action preferred

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experienced in web development (frontend and backend) including work with cloud database implementations
Experienced in mobile application development including iOS and Android
Experience and understanding of human auditory perception and cognition

ELIGIBILITY

Ph.D. in CS/EE, or MS in CS/EE with 8+ years relevant experience

Reference: 995140577

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