Senior Software Development Engineer -Video Algorithms
Disney+ Hotstar
2d ago

Disney+ Hotstar is leading the way as the largest and smartest video platform in the country, reaching over 300 million users today.

We have set a number of world records along the way - including for the highest concurrent viewership at 25.3 million during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.

Disney+ Hotstar today is the one-stop destination for all your entertainment needs - from Live Sports, Indian and International Shows and Movies to all Disney content, including Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and Disney+ Originals.

We’re looking for the brightest minds to build the future of TV with us

About the Team

You are a self-driven rockstar engineer who thrives in a fast-paced environment. You have excellent software development skills and a strong background in video and image algorithms.

You constantly strive to improve yourself and the team. You are eager to apply your expertise in solving cutting-edge video and image processing challenges, impacting what millions of people see everyday.

The pace of our growth is incredible if you want to tackle hard and interesting problems at scale, and create an impact within an entrepreneurial environment, join us!

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain video and image encoding software that plug into the Hotstar media pipeline, designing for quality, robustness and scale.
  • Design and implement algorithms that can automate video quality control of incoming source content and encoded Hotstar streams.
  • Participate in work related to next-generation video technologies.
  • What to Bring

  • 4+ years experience in multimedia software development, with excellent debugging and problem solving skills.
  • BE / B.Tech in Computer Science / Electrical Engineering or equivalent. MS or PhD a plus.
  • Expert in C++ or Java and object-oriented programming.
  • Solid understanding of video compression and processing, including codec standards such as H.264 / AVC, HEVC and VP9.
  • Strong background in image and signal processing, both algorithm design and implementation (for example, image scaling, deinterlacing, frame rate conversion, artifact detection).
  • Experience in large-scale distributed systems and cloud-computing
  • Experience in software performance optimizations
  • Experience in open-source multimedia projects (such as ffmpeg, x264, avisynth, webm)
  • Experience in image and video quality assessment
  • Experience in media packaging formats such as HLS, DASH along with encryption
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