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Job ID: JR0123146
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Vancouver, BC CA
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Job Type: College Grad

Software Video Compression Developer

Job Description

Come and join us! Intel is seeking highly qualified candidates to join our Data Center Group (DCG) as a Software Video Compression Developer!

This position is an Intel full-time employee and is located in Vancouver, Canada.

Join our Intel Data Center Group Division at the Marine Gateway site in Vancouver. Our team is driving the innovation in SW video compression algorithms targeting the Intel Xeon CPUs and Data Centre platforms. As a member of our team, you'll get to take part of producing cutting edge video compression technologies, Scalable Video Technology (SVT), with the latest and greatest Intel CPUs.

Your tasks would include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Maintain open source products in an agile development process
  • Implement new features at the video application / API level
  • Debug and fix bugs across the SVT encoder implementations
  • Script and automate custom scripts for testing and evaluating different video compression products
  • Work with frameworks such as ffmpeg and gstreamer
  • Benchmark and validate the performance of multiple products on several platforms
  • Set up debug systems and/or performance systems according to precise HW specifications.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills in addition to the qualifications listed below.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Passion for the Job.
  • High motivation with strong work ethic.
  • Excellent teamwork ethics and skills.
  • Ability to work in an agile work environment with a fast-paced task flow.
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver high quality results on time.

The Data Center Group (DCG) drives new products technologies from high-end co-processors for supercomputers to low-energy systems for enterprise and the cloud, as well as solutions for big data and intelligent devices. The group is a worldwide organization that develops the products and technologies that power nine of every 10 servers sold worldwide.


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

Minimum Required Qualifications:
For this position, candidates must have at least a Computer Engineering / Computer Science / Electrical Engineering undergraduate degree, and have previous work experience in a software development group working on either SW development and/or testing. Must possess excellent knowledge with the following:

  • C/C++ programming language (2+ years of professional development).
  • One or more project management tool (jira, trello ...)
  • One or more version control tools (svn, git ...)
  • Python multipurpose programming language.
  • Command-line applications in both Windows and Linux.
  • Batch and Bash commands.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with ffmpeg and any video rendering software solutions.
  • Completed university undergraduate courses discussing video compression/processing workflows.

Inside this Business Group

The Data Center Group (DCG) is at the heart of Intel’s transformation from a PC company to a company that runs the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. The data center is the underpinning for every data-driven service, from artificial intelligence to 5G to high-performance computing, and DCG delivers the products and technologies—spanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutions—that fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.

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