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What you’ll be doing...

Innovate and create a world-class experience for our subscribers. Your role at BlueJeans will be to innovate and create a world-class experience for our users. Responsible for the design and implementation of the media (video/screen casting) stack used in our cutting-edge video conferencing platform. The video functions of the BlueJeans service provide consistent life-like video, and content share under varying network conditions and varying end-point quality to empower effective collaboration among groups of people. As a member of the team, your contributions will be integrated into a massively parallel, multimedia system.

  • Lead design of our real-time video processing and delivery architecture end to end.
  • Collaborate with engineering teams and stakeholders to build the next generation of our video platform.
  • Transform algorithms from research to efficient solutions at scale in a cloud deployment model.
  • Identify insights from video quality metrics and optimize the end-user experience.
  • Provide strong technical leadership, demonstrating integrity and accountability.
  • Thrive within a cross-functional agile product development process.
  • Take ownership and strive to meet quality expectations and timelines.
  • Prioritize, plan, and deliver a responsive technology roadmap.
  • Promote architectural proposals and create technical documentation.
  • Assess the latest research and developments in the space.
  • Be a strong team player, with integrity and accountability, that can work flexibly within an Agile product development process

Where you’ll be working

This role will be based out of San Jose, CA aslistedin the posting. In this role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in implementing Video, and/or Content or Screen Sharing algorithms.
  • Professional software development experience in C++ and C.
  • Experience designing and/or integrating real-time multimedia solutions
  • Experience in video coding algorithms and image/video processing.
  • Experience optimizing video codecs (H.264, VP8, VP9, AV1, etc.) for real-time streaming

Even better if you have:

  • MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field with emphasis on signal processing or video coding.
  • Strong multithreaded software design, problem-solving, and debugging abilities.
  • Experience inaudio/video software experience in roles that range from algorithm design, detailed implementation, and customer-initiated refinement with companies who have shipped notable products to the market.
  • Experience designing real-time multimedia streaming systems involving RTP/RTCP.
  • Experience with open-source codec libraries (libvpx, x264, FFmpeg, etc.)
  • Experience with video quality metrics and perceptual quality optimization.
  • Experience developing in Linux/Unix environments.
  • Experience with machine learning and computer vision algorithms
  • Experience with bandwidth management and congestion control algorithms
  • A demonstrable track record of providing world-class quality real-time media experiences.

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