Senior Video Engineer/Digital Video Solutions Architect
Procom
Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
6d ago

Video Engineer (.NET / FFmpeg)

On behalf of our client in the telecom Sector, PROCOM is looking for a Video Engineer (.NET / FFmpeg).

To support its growth, the client is looking for a Digital Video Solutions Architect to join its Content Ingest & Delivery team supporting the delivery of video on their mobile and web applications.

The candidate will play a key role in the development and evolution of their video platforms within a talented multidisciplinary team.

In this role, you will be part of a strong technical team evolving our video pipeline to enable new features, improve video / audio quality and overall set the technical direction of the platform.

Video Engineer (.NET / FFmpeg) Job Description

Translate business requirements into application’s architecture and participate in the analysis, design, development, integration and support of new of new, robust backend video systems

Design and implement new features from specification to final test and automation

Provide technical direction on the integration of third-party libraries, APIs and SDKs.

Research new trends and technologies in the VOD / OTT industry and provide recommendations that leverage these new technologies

Perform proof-of-value assessments and present recommendations to the technical & management teams

Validate architectural decisions by building the necessary software components, skeletons or through pseudo-code

Effectively manage technical risk : i.e. understand and articulate the impact of the architecture decisions.

Act as a technical video adviser for internal stakeholders.

Help with troubleshooting VOD / OTT related issues in lab and production environments.

Identify opportunities for architectural improvements in the current landscape

Provide accurate estimates based on business requirements

Assure the quality of the and principles in every tasks work by writing and running unit tests

Influence future technical direction

Video Engineer (.NET / FFmpeg)

Mandatory Skills

Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology or a related discipline.

At least 3 years of hands-on experience developing and / or architecting video solutions.

At least 5 years experience writing server side code (Go, Javascript are the preferred languages)

At least 2 years of using public cloud compute and services (AWS, MS Azure, Google Cloud)

At least 3 years of experience with video transcoding, packaging and metadata management

Experience with Streaming video protocols such as H264, HEVC, HLS, MPEG-DASH, Microsoft Smooth Streaming.

Experience working with public CDNs (Akamai, Fastly, Limelight)

Experience with commercial and open-source video players such as BitMovin, ExoPlayer, VLC, etc

Experience with Video transcoding libraries (libav, ffmpeg, x264, x265, mpeg2)

Clear understanding of Service Oriented architecture and REST principles

  • Experience with Relational databases;
  • Experience in NoSQL databases (CouchDB, MongoDB);
  • Experience with Git;
  • Experience with Web Service Development for MicroServices.

    Communication skills with the ability to participate in customer / partner / stakeholder meetings and workshops.

    A passion for learning new technologies and standards.

    Strong team player who values the input and opinions of others.

    A hands-on and mindful approach to complex technical challenges.

    Strong work ethic, positive attitude with the ability to simultaneously handle multiple tasks and priorities

    Preferred Qualifications / Competencies :

    Experience with media cloud technologies like Amazon Elemental MediaLive & MediaPackage

    Experience with commercial content management vendors & tools

    Experience with DevOps tools and CI / CD pipelines, including enabling continuous delivery for development teams using scripted cloud provisioning and automated tooling

    Video Engineer (.NET / FFmpeg) Assignment Duration

    12 months to start

    Video Engineer (.NET / FFmpeg) Assignment Location

    Scarborough and remote during COVID

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