Encoding Development Engineer is an individual contributor in the Encoding Development Labs working closely with the WarnerMedia workflow team. He/she will be responsible for media transcoding development and support for a wide variety of platforms, including consumer and professional platforms on-prem and in the cloud. He/she should have a strong understanding of video compression/codecs/quality. Understanding of streaming technologies such as CMAF/DASH/HLS is a plus.
He/she will be tasked with the design of systems composed of server and cloud solutions to provide robust transcoding application platforms. Use current industry standards and techniques to develop audio, video, caption and subtitle content for contribution, consumer and commercial platforms. Configure and test video encoding systems to obtain best quality (golden eye). Operate appliance consoles and/or general scripting languages to configure, monitor and troubleshoot transcoding system resources. Investigate new transcoding frameworks and technologies. Research and recommend encoding tools for new video profiles and devices.
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