Emerging Technology Engineer

West London
Job type
Start date
initial 6 months
Working days
Monday - Friday
Job details

Development Engineer

This role is an exciting opportunity within Europe’s leading media and entertainment company.

This is an excellent opportunity to join our Emerging Technologies team as a Contract Development Engineer specialising in:
• Video & Audio compression optimisation
• Picture quality assessment
• Format Conversion
• Stream Processing
• Content Protection
• Cloud Hosting of Media Applications
• Contribution & Distribution of IP based Media
You will get to work on state-of-the-art technology to deliver solutions that delight our millions of customers – from the latest movies to our award-winning sports programming – you can make it happen. We’re committed to training and developing you to get you where you want to be.
The Job
As a member of the Emerging Technologies team within Content Technology & Innovation, you will design and deliver systems at the forefront of content processing and distribution across all platforms .
• Take responsibility for the design and definition of comprehensive systems, ensuring these can support the provision of service to required and agreed levels
• Identify opportunities for optimising the set-up and configuration of systems to improve the level of service provided to the business
• Oversee the transition to Cloud Hosted Infrastructure
• Perform compression, transcoding & format conversion investigations
• Provide advice and support to other internal groups to recommend appropriate technology, standards, and practice for the implementation of systems solutions
• Define, recommend, maintain, and ensure adherence to technical standards for the systems, and provide technical systems consultancy to projects
• Undertake research and development activities to determine how emerging technologies can be used to support business objectives
• Build effective communication across all business areas and to ensure knowledge and experience are shared for mutual benefit
• Investigate, implement, and oversee algorithm research and potential technology adoption for media carriage and processing
• Write engineering white papers, prepare, and conduct technical demonstrations, deliver presentations
• Champion, promote and present development programs to stakeholders.

The Skills
You are an experienced engineer with a proven background in the following areas:
• Video & Audio Compression
• Digital Processing & Algorithm development
• Measurement, analysis and evaluation of Compression, Transcoding, Colour, Dynamic Range & Format Conversion
• Content Protection Mechanisms
• Content Workflows for Professional Media
• OTT distribution architectures
• High level understanding of DevOps processes and software scripting.
• Cloud Hosting of Media Applications
You will have 5 or more years of experience in a field related to the above skills.


Hybrid with 2 days in office

Alan Hatvany
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