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Sr. Software Engineer - Video Encoding

$100k – $150k
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Ring is looking for a dedicated and talented Video Software Engineer to help us continue to build revolutionary products in the home security and monitoring space.

Responsibilities:
- Develop, maintain, monitor, and improve media streaming and processing systems at massive scales
- Analyze large datasets to obtain insights and target performance and efficiency enhancements
- Interface with APIs, databases, and other cloud-based and remote systems, as well as firmware systems
- Interact with QA, customer service, executive, and other engineering teams to monitor issues and drive development of streaming features

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- BA/BS degree in Computer Science
- 5+ years of experience developing with C/C++ in Linux environments
- Expert and working knowledge of multimedia concepts such as framerate, sampling frequency, bitrate, and compression quality
- Expert and working knowledge of common encoding formats and containers, such as H264, MP4, MP2-TS, and AAC
- Hands-on 5+ years of experience in session and transmission schemes such as SIP, RTSP, RTP, RTCP, MPEG-DASH, and HLS
- Experience detecting and compensating for network effects such as delay, interference, or loss
- Experience with multimedia command-line tools and libraries such as FFmpeg
- Experience utilizing cloud services, and basic cloud concepts such as scaling and distribution
- Standard team collaboration concepts such as source control, bug tracking, ticketing, and code reviews
- Ruby, Python, Lua, Go, or other scripting language

About Ring

Ring's mission is to reduce crime in neighborhoods and empower consumers by creating a Ring of Security around homes and communities with its suite of smart home security products: Ring Video Doorbell, Ring Video Doorbell Pro, Ring Stick Up Cam and the new Ring Floodlight Cam. With these security devices, Ring has created the neighborhood watch for the digital age and continues to keep homes around the world safe. For more information, visit ring.com. With Ring, you're always home.

Ring Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants with our regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Ring Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

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