Video Codec Algorithm Engineer

Cupertino, CA
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Posted: Dec 4, 2019

Role Number: 200129202

We are looking for a highly ambitious and enthusiastic individual, who is able to excel in a technically meaningful environment, to fill in the position of video codec algorithm engineer. In this role you will work as an individual contributor in a small and dynamic team, developing video compression and processing algorithms for current and future Apple products

Key Qualifications

  • - Expert knowledge in video and image coding principles, algorithms, and techniques
  • - Expert knowledge in video compression standards, such as H.264, HEVC, VVC, VP9, AV1
  • - Experienced in assessing visual quality using both objective metrics and subjective techniques
  • - Understanding of hardware-based techniques and able to forge ideas that will work in a hardware implementation would be a plus
  • - Expert knowledge in digital signal processing and information theory would be a bonus
  • - Familiarity with video processing algorithms such as scaling, noise reduction, tone mapping, etc would be a plus
  • - Familiarity with the latest computer vision and deep learning technologies would be a plus
  • - Excellent software design, problem solving, and debugging skills
  • - Solid programming skills and C/C++ coding abilities
  • - Good written and oral communication skills


This position requires a highly self-directed individual with strong creative and analytic skills and passion for video coding and processing technologies. Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:

Invent and implement new video compression/processing algorithms that works well with existing hardware.

Spearhead R&D in upcoming new media compression technologies and standards

Work with other hardware/software architects to define and implement media features and algorithms for future products

Education & Experience

MS/Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or closely related fields

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