Media engineer

Remote

Zencastr


Role Location

  • Remote

Employees

26 - 50 people

Address

1575 E Ventnor Ave
Holladay, UT, 84121, US

Tech Stack

  • Node.js
  • TypeScript
  • JavaScript
  • Docker

Role Description

5 + years of С/С++ experience
Ability to lead the design and implementation of major software components, systems, and features

You should join us if you: - You have significant experience with codecs / encoding / transcoding, media containers, streaming - You have a good understanding of computer science fundamentals. You might not have gone to school for it, but you know the difference between heap and stack, different time complexities, which patterns to use, and when - You are not afraid of words like H264, VP8, I-frames, P-frames, NALU, SVC, DTS - You are ambitious. You might want to build your own company one day or have tried to tackle the toughest tech problems just for fun - You have deep experience writing C / C++ - You are open to writing typescript sometimes - You have an eye for performance. Whether thinking about maintaining the best frame rates, or creating the fastest video codecs you care about speed. - You are a team player. One team, one dream. - You have good communication skills. You can write a technical spec as well as play “Among Us” with the team and find the imposter!

What sets you apart: - You have a passion for high-performance applications - You have significant open source contributions - You want to work in a fast-growing startup. Which comes with the blood, sweat, and tears of working to disrupt an established industry - You have empathy for the end-user. A spec is a conversation starter, as an advocate for the end-user you always are thinking about how to best serve their needs - You have an eye for code quality and you strive to uphold best practices in engineering, security, and design

About Zencastr

We are building the YouTube for podcasts

Company Culture

We found that we work well with people who love what they do and want to help creators. We are a bunch of music/audio nerds who believe we can change the world and fix some big problems in media. This app was launched from a jungle in Thailand so we could keep cost low and offer this service for free to users because we just wanted to help creators. This passion continues throughout the company today.

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