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JOB: Video Engineer Lead- (Video Compression Algorithm, H.264) - Austin, TX

Discussion in 'Embedded' started by Dee Dee Dial, Executive Technology Recruiter, Apr 26, 2005.

  1. Lead Video Engineer - (Video Compression Algorithms, H.264-HD)

    Location: Austin, TX (Full Time/employee)-

    Contact:
    Dee Dee Dial, Sr. Exec/Technology Recruiter
    Pedley-Richard & Assoc.
    512/418-3260
    Email:
    (Note: all resumes are submitted in confidence and will NOT be forwarded to
    any client company without the expressed consent of the individual.)

    Company Profile:
    Our client is a innovative and successful pre-IPO provider of new to market
    video communications systems. This is an opportunity to work with leaders
    who have had record success of setting new trends in video communications
    technology and successfully delivering several generations of new product to
    market. You will be part of a exciting, fast-paced, start-up organization
    that offers the stability of backing from some of the leading venture
    capital firms in the country and the leadership of experienced entrepreneurs
    and managers who have tenured background in successful start up
    organizations. This is your chance to be part of the beginning stages of
    technology that will set a new standard in video communications industry.


    Responsibilities:
    As Video Algorithm Engineer and hands on Team Lead you will participate in
    the architecture, analysis, design, development and implementation of the
    Video capabilities in a next generation video communication system. You will
    have the opportunity to work with technical leaders and innovators in the
    industry. You will be responsible for keeping your team on track and focused
    on delivering our product in a timely fashion. As team lead, you will guide
    and review designs, assign work, help define schedules, review bug reports,
    mentor team members, and develop every aspect of the project yourself.

    You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to work both
    independently and as a member of a small team. You will have the desire to
    work in a fast paced environment, developing cutting edge technologies in a
    professional engineering environment.

    Qualifications:

    ..8+ years of experience and intimate knowledge of multiple video compression
    algorithms including H.261, H.263, and especially H.264 (H.26L)

    ..Significant experience developing validation test suites for those
    algorithms

    ..Experience should also include expert level ability developing SW
    validation test suites for the validation of HW implementation

    ..Experience fine tuning those algorithms for maximum quality in a real time
    systems

    .. SW: Expert level C & C++, Assembly, Real Time Language
    .. Protocols: H.261, H.263, H.264 (H.26L)
    .. Education: Undergraduate Degree required, Graduate degree preferred, or
    equivalent years of industry experience considered.
    .. Interest and ability to be a full time employee and reside in Austin, TX


    Dee Dee Dial, Sr. Executive/Technology Recruiter
    Pedley-Richard & Assoc., Inc.
    Direct dial: 512/418-3260
    Email:
    7719 Wood Hollow Dr., #216
    Austin, TX 78731
    www.pedley-richard.com

    Strategic recruitment solutions for the technology world
     
    Dee Dee Dial, Executive Technology Recruiter, Apr 26, 2005
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    Andor Guest

    "
    Education: Undergraduate Degree required, Graduate degree preferred, or

    equivalent years of industry experience considered.
    "

    That's interesting: how many years of industry experience make up a
    undergraduate or graduate degree?

    Regards,
    Andor
     
    Andor, Apr 27, 2005
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    Bob Stephens Guest

    Well, I *Do* know that, looking at it the other way, a graduate degree is
    equivalent to Zero years experience. We have a newly hired MSEE who is
    actively employed burning up my circuits. Wouldn't know an electron if it
    jumped up and bit her on the ass.


    Bob
     
    Bob Stephens, Apr 27, 2005
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    Larry G Guest


    Believe it or not, some people acquire knowledge by reading, working
    with the technology, and solving real-world problems. Sort of like
    they do in school, only with a more practical focus. Reality TV for
    education, only better.

    Cheers,
    Larry G.
     
    Larry G, Apr 27, 2005
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  5. Sure, it happens, but it's pretty rare, IMHO, for people to acquire
    deep theoretical knowledge that way. Perhaps Andor's point is that the
    two are virtually orthogonal requirements.


    Best regards,
    Spehro Pefhany
     
    Spehro Pefhany, Apr 27, 2005
    #5
  6. the US government seem to think it is 10 years.

    tim
     
    tim \(moved to sweden\), Apr 27, 2005
    #6
  7. It depends on if one has 10 years of real experience or only 1 year of
    experience 10 times.

    Delete the "years of" and it makes more sense. Then, an interviewer might
    ask how did you get that equivalent experience? And, secondarily, how many
    years did it take *you* to get that "equivalence".

    Fred
     
    Fred Marshall, Apr 27, 2005
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    Jerry Avins Guest

    Spehro Pefhany wrote:

    I got my B.E.E. when the director of the lab I worked in said, "You're
    doing an engineer's work, you ought to get paid like on. Go get a
    degree." Two years later, one of the job offers I got was less than what
    I had been making when he pushed me out, but the one I took ended me up
    as an MTS at RCA Labs. I never got another degree, but I had a couple of
    Ph.D.s who worked as my assistant at one time or another. The part I'm
    proud of is two of my technicians becoming full-fledged MTSs.

    Jerry
     
    Jerry Avins, Apr 27, 2005
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  9. Actually, in the video business, it is more common than not, as it was essential for many years, simply because there were no competent engineering programs with a video orientation. There are still very few.
     
    William Meyer, May 3, 2005
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