Video Transcoding Engineer at Vimeo
Video Transcoding Engineer
The Vimeo Transcoding and Delivery Team’s mission is to empower creators to make, share and sell amazing videos directly to viewers worldwide, in the highest quality possible. This team takes care of everything that happens to the videos our users have uploaded, including storage, streaming, compression, and quality preservation.
In this job position, you will focus on developing encoding tools and implement features to existing software, as well research new codecs and formats. You will have the opportunity to interact with external multimedia projects and companies, and to perform evaluations for new technologies as they surface.
You will also have the opportunity to write articles and blog posts about your research and results, and research your own ideas for codec and encoder development. Occasionally you may be tasked with helping with our monitoring efforts and with taking care of improvements to our backend video system.
Key Skills and Experience
- Codecs, formats, and multimedia technology
- Encoding tools and high level understanding of most common codecs
- Ability to interpret and implement standards and specifications
- Systems programming and computer architecture
- Strong communication and teamwork
Other Relevant Skills
- C, Rust, and/or Go programming languages
- Google Cloud Platform or AWS experience
- Benchmarking and profiling
Nice to Have
- Patches or code publicly available
- Open Source development experience
Candidates that meet many but not all of the skill requirements are still encouraged to apply.
At Vimeo, our mission is to empower video creators to tell exceptional stories and connect with their audiences and communities. Home to more than 80 million members in over 150 countries, Vimeo is the world’s largest ad-free open video platform, providing powerful tools to host, share and sell videos in the highest quality possible.
We work hard to enable creators of all kinds to succeed, and to that end, we prioritize attracting diverse talent and cultivating an inclusive environment that encourages collaboration and creativity. We’re committed to building a company and a community where people thrive by being themselves and are inspired to do their best work every day.
Vimeo is based in New York City, with additional offices in Europe and India. Vimeo is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IAC). Learn more at www.vimeo.com.