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Video Conversion Developer – AI Technology – Herefordshire

Location: Ledbury, Herefordshire, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 3 years ago


OPM are excited to be working with this well-established start-up in the Artificial Intelligence space. They use deep learning based approaches to solve challenging real-world problems in a performance critical problem space.

They are now looking for a software developer to take a key role in their video conversion team. This team makes software that solves the challenging and complex issue of handling hundreds of different proprietary video formats and converting them to a single standard to be consumed by the deep learning.

Work revolves around extending and maintaining the video importer application functionality, owning the releases and updates, scaling the system and moving it to the cloud, amongst other tasks. It could also include extending the range of formats they support by the reverse engineering of video formats, writing new decoders and integrating them into the system.

The ideal candidate will come from the computer games or technology industry. In order to be considered for this role you must have played a significant role in major core, business-critical systems, with key considerations such as scalability, uptime, heavy load etc.

Required skills and experience:

  • Extensive experience in software development
  • Proven experience with large, business-critical systems
  • Owned / led development of at least one significant software product
  • Expert C++ skills
  • Experience with Python
  • Experience with FFmpeg or GStreamer
  • Experience with Linus
  • Startup or startup-like experience is desirable but not essential
  • Knowledge of security best practices is advantageous

Desirable skills :

  • Understanding of video codecs
  • Reverse engineering (ideally video formats)
  • Docker
  • NVIDIA libraries and tools
  • Performance optimisation
  • Agile methodologies
  • UI or tools development experience


Tagged as: Programming

Tags: Programming Categories: Programming , Technical


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