Software Engineer - Video

Software Engineer - Video
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Burlingame, CA
Situated within Reality Labs, the MetaWorks product group is building hardware, software, and platform experiences to help people collaborate and build community—from wherever they are. Does the challenge of delivering performant, reliable, and high-quality real-time communication with the best audio and video quality in the industry excite you? Then join us in the mission to make working from anywhere feel connected, collaborative and empowering. We are seeking video experts to define, build, measure, and optimize the video communications experience for our users across a variety of hardware and operating systems.
Software Engineer - Video Responsibilities
  • Research, develop, and troubleshoot real time communication systems, related to video and audio codecs, cameras, displays, and microphones.
  • Develop and prototype innovative video and audio algorithms in a WebRTC processing pipeline. Apply signal processing and machine learning techniques to solve RTC problems.
  • R&D in the areas of video processing, pre-processing, and compression, to deliver best-in-class quality across different hardware and operating systems.
  • Hardware specific video optimizations leveraging HW encoder/decode, GPU etc.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to understand features, operation, and specify enhancements.
  • Continuously improve the efficiency of the automated test tooling by leveraging the internal automated test infrastructure.
Minimum Qualifications
  • 6+ years of hands-on experience in either image or video processing
  • Understanding of video compression techniques
  • Experience in C/C++ multithreaded programming and Python
Preferred Qualifications
  • Hands-on experience with real-time video
  • Knowledge of hardware specific quality and performance optimization
  • Video algorithm development experience
  • Experience with WebRTC
  • Experience with machine learning and tools, such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, Keras, or Caffe
About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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$173,000/year to $241,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

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