Media Playback Engineer
San Diego, California, United States
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- 4+ years of experience in the following:
- Video and Audio playback on mobile devices
- 3D graphics and realtime rendering, e.g. Metal
- Coding skills in C++/Objective-C/Swift
You will work with an experienced engineering team to deliver new media playback and rendering techniques and systems. Develop media player and pipelines that utilize system resources in new ways. You will assist team in researching new rendering and playback methods using your strong experience in media synchronization and playback. Looking for something new to work on that will challenge you and connect you with some of the best mobile engineers at Apple? Are you curious and love learning new things, while working with the best creative people in the industry to solve hard technical problems? As a self-starter that prefers to work with a great team, you may be the engineer we are looking for. Especially if you like to have fun with the people you work with!
Education & Experience
BSCS or comparable degree and/or relevant experience
- - Decoder architecture: HEVC, AVC, AAC
- - Media synchronization knowledge
- - Streaming media protocols and formats, e.g. HLS and DASH
- - Realtime debugging and profiling
- - Ability to work in multi-functional teams
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