The Walt Disney Company Sr Software (C++ Video) Engineer in New York, New York
As a Senior Software Engineer in the Video Playback Engineering team you will help us push the boundaries of what is possible on some of the most interesting 10-foot devices in the marketplace. You’ll be part of an advanced team where you’ll be in uncharted territory exploring video playback on the latest connected and set-top box devices on the market.
We’re looking for an engineer who's proficient at C/C++ in a set-top box and embedded systems world, with experience writing cross platform code, building video players for constrained devices, with an attention to detail that goes deep in uncovering the nuances of set-top box hardware to optimize our application video playback experiences.
This opening is for both senior and mid-level engineers with experience in developing and porting production applications. Whether you’re in New York or California we provide opportunities to elevate your career and to transform an industry. In some cases, we are also open to remote employees.
We truly believe we offer a unique opportunity for any technologist:
To work on a bleeding edge technology stack
To work with a world-class team of Engineers
To work on award-winning, complex apps and systems
To work in a highly collaborative team environment
To have an influence on the innovation of products used globally by millions
Be a critical member of a team of engineers responsible for building our next generation platform and apps for embedded and set-top box devices.
Application development for a native environment.
Work with hardware manufacturing partners to vet new hardware.
Port and optimize our work to new hardware.
Maintain a strong understanding of our native client platform (written in C/C++) to identify, research and address issues as they arise.
Test and assess our internal video player on new hardware. Explore DRM capabilities and ability to access OS and driver level decoding and decryption.
Collaborate with client application development teams, services engineering teams and product to help understand and explain device limitations and requirements.
Senior level candidates should have 5+ years of C/C++ experience on embedded systems and/or writing portable multi-platform code.
Strong experience with older version of C++ (98) and comfortable with Modern C++ (11/14/17)
Understanding of various chip architectures and what features they support
Experience building and porting C++ based video players to native video APIs
Senior level candidates will have experience mentoring junior level team members.
Familiarity with set-top box development and specialized SoCs from manufacturers like Broadcom, MediaTek, SigmaTel, etc.
Cross device/distro dependency management
Webkit, WPE, Chromium, Cobalt
Familiarity with .Net / Xamarin runtimes
Familiarity with Widevine and PlayReady DRM
Bonus: experience with CMAF
Visual Studio or IDE of choice
Linux / Windows / Mac
- BS or MS degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
Company Overview :
Job ID: 745342BR
Location: New York,New York
Job Posting Company: Direct-to-Consumer and International
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