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Software Engineer - Video Specialist Facebook
Seattle, WA

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We are the teams who create all of Facebook's products used by billions of people around the world. Want to build new features and improve existing products like Messenger, Video, Groups, News Feed, Search and more? Want to solve unique, large scale, highly complex technical problems? Facebook is seeking experienced Video Encoding Specialist to join our teams. You can help build the next-generation of products that help us connect the next billion people, create new features that have billions of interactions per day and be a part of a team that's working to help people connect with each other around the globe. Join us! This position is full-time and based in our Seattle, WA office.


* Lead the definition and implementation of media processing pipeline

Build video ingest, processing and delivery pipelines

Improve video experience on Facebook by optimizing video codecs

Build and improve video processing algorithms to efficiently compress video at high quality

Debug video playback issues across devices


* 4+ years with H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, VP9, AAC and other video and audio codec standards.

Experience with at least one of Ffmpeg/x264/x265/libvpx.

Experience writing or modifying video encoders

Experience with container formats, transmuxing and streaming protocols (DASH/HLS)

Experience with Software Development processes including: source control, bug tracking, and design documentation.

Ability to collaborate cross-functionally between groups with different video technologies and pipelines


* BS, MS or PhD in CS, EE or related field

6+ years experience in video processing

Experience with software services, web and cloud technologies

Experience with hardware accelerated video processing.

Experience building Ffmpeg filters or have worked with Ffmpeg APIs.

Experience with Open CL, DirectX and Intel Media SDK programming.

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