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Senior Software Engineer, Video Codecs

Remote or in office
Full time

We are looking for an individual to become part of a team of highly respected industry experts, contributing to some of the most interesting multimedia products for broadcast and production.

This individual will develop new software products designed to compress video data. You will invent and implement efficient algorithms that increase the quality and speed of video compression using modern software and hardware tools for video compression.

Required skills and experience:

  • 5+ years C/C++ programming
  • Cross-platform development experience
  • Multimedia development experience
  • Familiar with version control systems and automated build systems like Git/GitLab
  • Programming in Assember (SIMDs)
  • Understanding of agile methodologies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; English required, multilingual a plus

Additional qualifications:

  • Programming in Python
  • Experience working with distant and international teams
  • Experience with bug tracking tools (Jira preferred)
  • Ability to understand code structures and dependencies
  • Experience with docker and virtualization
  • Knowledge of cross-platform programming (Windows, Linux and MAC / Intel, ARM)

MainConcept is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. Please submit your complete application in English along with your salary requirements and availability by email to:

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MainConcept is one of the leading providers of high-quality codec technology for the broadcast, film, consumer electronics, computer software, medical imaging and security markets worldwide. We are renowned for leveraging new technology and innovations to deliver optimized media solutions for various platforms including PCs, set-top boxes, portable media players and mobile phones.

We share a grand vision and a belief in the positive power of digital media, as well as a sense of humor. We work together as a tightly knit team, bound by our desire to change the world through technology. 


Working for us means being part of creating products that shape the future of the broadcast universe.