Video encoder / decoder Architect

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    Nice, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

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    Up to £0.00 per annum

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    Carlos Costa

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    about 1 year ago

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We are looking for an experienced Video architect to join our clients' Chip Design architecture team based in Sophia-Antipolis. The work will mainly include:

*Create innovative hardware video encoder/decoder architecture to achieve best-in-class compression efficiency in a low power environment
*Build a multi-year roadmap for Video encoding/decoding technologies
*Optimize the hardware architecture of video encoder/decoder building blocks such as motion estimation, rate control, mode decision, data caching, …
*Collaborate extensively with internal groups across our clients' departments (system architecture, IP architecture, algorithm, design, verification)

Critical Success Factors
*Creative and innovative
*Able to convert an idea into a proof of concept efficiently, optimize the cost and drive the hardware implementation
*Result driven and good communication skills. Able to work efficiently in a multi cultural, multi site, multi language and changing environment
*Excellent root cause analysis and problem solving skills
*Focused, pro-active, motivated, able to work under pressure and to multi-task various algorithm development and architecture activities
*Open minded and able to learn fast
*Able to work autonomously and as part of a team of technical experts
*Broad knowledge, versatile and hands on

*Education: Relevant engineering degree or PhD with 5+ years of relevant industry experience.
*Expert in real-time video processing hardware systems (Imaging is a plus)
*Proven experience in hardware IP architecture, low power / area RTL design techniques, camera algorithm development, picture quality evaluation, algorithm implementation and optimization
*Deep knowledge of video encoder algorithms, such as motion estimation, rate control, mode decision, …
*Hands on experience in compression standards such as HEVC, AV1, AVS2
*Expertise in Machine Learning techniques for video encoding is a plus
*Expertise in HDR/WCG video encoding is a plus
*Able to create high quality specifications
*Fluent French and English, Chinese is a plus