Senior Software Engineer (Video)

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer (Video)
Location: Herndon, Virginia (Remote work may be considered)
Job Type: Full-time
Compensation: Based on experience, competitive benefits package

General Description and Responsibilities:

Join our team! PIXIA is currently seeking a Senior Software Engineer (Video) to join our development team. Candidates should demonstrate a history of technical innovation in the video processing space, a passion for working with technology, and excitement for creating high-quality consumer technology products. Ideal candidates are self-starters with an analytic mind and tenacious problem-solving skills.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work within and across Agile teams to design, develop, test, and implement technical solutions across a full-stack of development tools and technologies.
  • Leverage engineering practices like pair programming, TDD, ATDD, CI/CD, and Refactoring techniques.
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis on product efficiency.
  • Research, adopt, and integrate new technologies.
  • Innovate and improve existing products.
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders in order to deliver expected requirements.
  • Take ownership of projects to ensure their successful completion with respect to deadlines.
  • Own the craftsmanship, availability, resilience, and scalability of your solutions.
  • Bring a passion to stay on top of tech trends and best practices: experiment with and learn new technologies, participate in community of practice groups, and mentor more junior members of the engineering community.
  • Encourage inclusion, outside-of-the-box thinking, teamwork, and self-organization.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Direct, hands-on experience developing, configuring, re-engineering, testing, and debugging application code.
  • Proven development experience using video processing tools, e.g. ffmpeg
  • Proven experience with video encoding/decoding and (de)multiplexing
  • Proven experience with industry video standards, e.g. MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.264/5, and transport streams.
  • Experience with video metadata streams and/or Motion Imagery Standards Profiles (MISP)
  • Experience with Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (DASH) and/or HTTP Live Streaming (HLS)
  • Proven history of building and releasing enterprise grade software products and/or Internet web applications.
  • Proven experience and comfort working in a team-oriented environment.
  • Rigorous attention to detail and focus on quality of deliverables.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Advanced proficiency in multiple high-level languages, primarily Java, but also C++, C, and bash.
  • Advanced understanding of modern software design, development methodologies, and computer science fundamentals.
  • Strong understanding of testing tools, unit test and integration test scripting, and testing methodologies.
  • Strong understanding of modern software configuration management (SCM).
  • Familiar with continuous integration tools, e.g. Bamboo, Jenkins, CruiseControl, Hudson, TeamCity.
  • US Citizenship required.
  • Security Clearance – Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a government security clearance.

About PIXIA Corp.

Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, PIXIA is a rapidly growing commercial geospatial software company leading the industry in Big Data digital access solutions. As a top technology company, PIXIA is customer-focused and forward–leaning within a fast-paced environment.

Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package, an entrepreneurial and creative work environment, and the opportunity to apply their skills to interesting endeavors. Potential candidates must be highly-motivated, intellectually curious, and ready to contribute to a fast-paced development team.

PIXIA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer who complies with applicable state and local laws governing non- discrimination in employment. PIXIA expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment.


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