PhD – Video Technology Engineer R&D – M/F – DAC-VID

Our client is a leading online streaming and video provider who has been consistently selected as a leader in “Over the Top” streaming.

Current environment of virtual presence has offered a tremendous opportunity to the company which has seen double digit growth over the last 12 months.

It is headquartered in San Francisco CA, with offices in UK and France.

Engineering Team:

The Engineering team’s mission is to build a ubiquitous multimedia streaming platform that provides industry leading experience to users around the world.

It achieves excellence through innovation Quality, Commitment, Teamwork and hiring High Quality engineers.

As part of the global engineering expansion, the company is looking to build a center of Engineering excellence in France to expand its expertise in Hyper Scale cloud infrastructure, Video Encoding, Video Players, Web Frontend development and Testing and Automation.

About the role.

As part of the video delivery platform expansion, we are seeking a PhD / Engineer who has expertise in encoding and transcoding and who will be able to build and operationalize the content ingestion at scale.

Video transcoding at planet scale has many challenges and requires out of the box thinking and innovation. If you have expertise in encoding technologies such as H.264, VP9 etc and/or streaming technologies such as HLS, DASH etc then you will contribute tremendously. Following projects are some of the projects this team will work on:

  • Live Stream ingestion
  • Transcoding
  • Streaming bridge for Social Media apps such as Facebook, Youtube.
  • Adaptive Bit  Rate implementation
  • Live Video recording
  • Advance Video encoding such as per title encoding
  • Real Time streaming for live conference support
  • Multi-CDN abstraction layer to leverage cost and premium features


As a Video Technology Engineer of the Engineering team, you will contribute to Architecting, Designing and Optimizing the Video delivery plane to serve the growing needs. You will also be responsible for providing strategic technical suggestions to the VP Engineering, located in San Francisco.

Hence you are fluent in English (written and spoken communication) to interact with the colleagues / management abroad (especially in the US).


  • You have at least 3+ years’ experience in Video related technologies
  • You have designed and implemented video delivery infrastructure
  • You are an expert in at least 1 of the following technologies: Video Encoding Technologies, Video Streaming Technologies, Video Quality Measurements, Adaptive Bit Rate Encoding,
  • You have knowledge on technical workings of Content Delivery Networks (CDN)
  • You have knowledge in major cloud provider platforms such as AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Azure etc..
  • You have knowledge in monitoring and performance benchmarking of video quality and viewer experience.
  • You have passion for video streaming and expanding it to global scale.

Location : France / Nantes

If you are graduated from a PhD and have never been hired under permanent contract / CDI after your thesis (mandatory to fill the CIR requirements), then don’t hesitate to apply and send us your resume and cover letter to : with reference DAC-VID