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Job ID: JR0176884
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Vancouver, BC CA
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Job Type: College Grad

Software Video Compression R&D Engineer

Job Description

Do you have a passion for video processing and the desire to change the world? Come and join us. Intel is seeking highly qualified candidates to join our Data Platforms Group DPG as a Software Video Compression RampD Engineer. Join the DPG Video Infrastructure Division at the Marine Gateway site, in beautiful Vancouver British Columbia. Our team is leading the innovation of SW video compression algorithms at Intel targeting Intel Xeon CPUs and Data Center platforms. As a member of our team, you will get to take part in producing cutting edge next generation video compression technologies advancing Scalable Video Technology SVT, and help some of the worlds leading communication and cloud service providers scale media services, with the latest and greatest Intel products.

Scalable Video Technology SVT is Intel's video compression architecture successfully released into multiple CODEC standard implementations, which provides market leading optimizations on Intel processors designed to scale from edge to cloud. You can find out more about SVT here The Data Platforms Group DPG drives new products technologies, from high end coprocessors 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 out of every 10 servers sold worldwide. This position is at the Intel facility in Vancouver Canada.

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

  • Conduct evaluation tests of existing encoder features

  • Perform comparative analysis of the encoder against other encoders

  • Assist in performing experiments on encoder features being developed

  • Analyze and debug performance issues in the encoder

  • Produce comprehensive test case reports

  • Develop run and collect results of automated test cases

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Highly motivated individual willing to work under pressure and deliver high quality results on time

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong quantitative analytical problem solving and conflict resolution skills

  • Problem solving and conflict resolution skills

  • Effective prioritization and time management skills

  • Stakeholder management, strong collaboration, tolerance for ambiguity and critical thinking

  • Excellent teamwork ethics

  • Willing to work in an agile work environment with a fast-paced task flow

  • Passion for quality and relentless improvement want to stand out


Candidate must possess 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. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work classes research and or relevant previous job and or internship experiences. This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidate must have a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field.

Minimum of 1+ years of experience in some of the following areas:

  • C programming language

  • Python multipurpose programming language

  • One or more version control tools svn git

  • Command line applications in both Windows and Linux

  • Batch and Bash commands

Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum of 1+ years of experience in some of the following areas:

  • ffmpeg and any video rendering software solutions

  • Video compression processing workflows

  • Cloud native orchestration container virtualization edge computing and networking technologies

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.

Intel is committed to a culture of accessibility.  Intel provides accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities.  Find information and request accommodation here.
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