Ingest Software Engineer

Inscape Data, Inc. a VIZIO company is pioneering big data products from Smart TV viewing data. We are seeking an experienced Ingest/Software Engineer to manage ingesting streams of video.

Inscape is currently ingesting over 300 channels real-time for detection, with the number of channels growing over time at a large rate. The successful candidate will have a deep understanding of MPEG video coding standards with experience using the FFMPEG libraries. Ingesting streams of video is a major part of our system, and we are looking for the stellar engineer to help us get it to the next level.

Duties of this role include:

  • Own the design and development of significant components or modules and contributes to reviews of other components within the overall architecture
  • Work with our various partners on ingesting their video streams. (Data Integration – Programming and implementing best logical and physical modeling practices on various data platforms to cleanly integrate into existing enterprise data models; executing data model components to achieve efficient storage utilization and best query performance.)
  • Design, build and support APIs and REST-based web services that are exposed to other internal teams
  • Ensure that code adheres to defined standards and best practices for accessibility, security, standard coding practices, performance and quality
  • Utilize Big Data, ETL, data processing or data warehousing technologies that process very large datasets and databases

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Science or equivalent experience.
  • 8-10+ years of Software Engineering experience.
  • Strong knowledge of MPEG video coding standards.
  • Experience using the FFMPEG libraries.
  • Strong understanding of video delivery; both as various file formats as well as streaming formats.
  • Very strong background in the C language.
  • Understanding of IGMP v2 and IGMP v3.
  • Very strong understanding of TCP/IP networking and network programming.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Practical-minded – chooses stability/reliability/maintainability over shiny.
  • Passionate about technology – ideally you build things outside of work for fun.

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