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The Walt Disney Company Senior HTML5 Video Engineer in San Francisco, California

As a Video Engineer for the Video Platform Engineering team, you will help us provide the best in class video experience on browsers, connected devices and STBs pushing the envelope of what is technically possible with the most exciting content in the industry.

We’re looking for an engineer who's proficient in HTML5 video player development, with deep knowledge of MSE/EME, memory optimization and video standards. C++ video player experience is a plus.

Whether you’re in New York or California we provide opportunities to elevate your career and to transform an industry. In some cases also open to remote employees.

We truly believe we offer a unique opportunity for any technologist:

  • To work within a strong organization of video experts

  • To work on a bleeding edge video player stack

  • To work with a world-class team of engineers

  • To work in a highly collaborative team environment

  • To have an influence on the innovation of products used globally by millions

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

  • Familiarity with Smart TV HTML5 video development

  • Worked on HTML5 video player development on hardware constraint devices, such as STBs

  • Experience with C++ video player development is a plus

  • Familiarity with open source web Browsers including Chromium and WebKit and JavaScript engines including V8 and JavaScriptCore

  • Familiarity with open source HTML5/JavaScript video players like hls.js

  • Familiarity with Widevine and PlayReady DRM

  • Bonus: experience with CMAF

  • 5+ years of HTML5 video experience with browsers and connected devices

  • Strong experience in writing performance and memory optimized JavaScript code

  • Understanding of various CTV browsers and what features they support

  • Understanding of video player design and implementations

  • Understanding of advanced video / audio formats, DRM implementations and streaming formats

  • Advanced experience with HLS

As a critical member of a team of video platform engineering you are responsible for building out next generation video players and features

  • JavaScript player development for browsers, CTV, STBs

  • Port the video stack to new hardware

  • Optimize player performance

  • Collaborate with client application development teams, services engineering, and QA teams and product to help understand and explain device limitations and requirements.

Required Education :

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Preferred Education :

  • 5+ years of HTML5 video experience with browsers and connected devices

  • Strong experience in writing performance and memory optimized JavaScript code

  • Understanding of various CTV browsers and what features they support

  • Understanding of video player design and implementations

  • Understanding of advanced video / audio formats, DRM implementations and streaming formats

  • Advanced experience with HLS

Company Overview :

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Job ID: 735206BR

Location: San Francisco,California

Job Posting Company: Direct-to-Consumer and International

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