Video Streaming Engineer (C++ PlayStation) - Los Angeles , California

Video Streaming Engineer (C++ PlayStation)
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Video Streaming Engineer (C++ PlayStation)
Date Posted:  12/8/2021
Job ID:  Job #4600
Employment Type: Contract
Location: Los Angeles California
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Would you like to work in a global broadcasting company? Do you love video streaming technologies?  This is an opportunity for you! The Video Streaming Engineer (C++ PlayStation) will be responsible for building and supporting business critical video player systems across several embedded gaming devices. 

STAND 8 provides end to end IT solutions to enterprise partners across the United States and with offices in Los Angeles, New York, New Jersey, Atlanta, and more.


  • Built state of the art video streaming players within embedded consumer gaming systems.
  • Collaborate with D2C engineering and technical teams to implement frameworks to create and manage video-on-demand assets delivered directly to the consumer.
  • Design and deliver cloud and on-prem workflow solutions.
  • Work with technology partners, site engineers, and vendors to implement smart technology solutions and tools.
  • 5 years of experience working in video streaming or delivery
  • Expertise building embedded video streaming players using C++
  • Experience with PlayStation SDK and / or RDK video systems
  • Expertise in encoding profiles, bitrate ladders, and video compression technologies.
  • Expertise in audio/video codecs (AVC/HEVC/DD+, Atmos), HDR (HDR10/Dolby Vision), DRM technologies (Fairplay, Playready, Widevine).
  • Expertise in dynamic ad insertion, both client-side and server-side, technical architecture and design implications for each.
  • Expertise in cloud VOD transcode and packaging services.
  • Knowledge of VOD video workflows in the cloud and in on-prem/off-prem environments.
  • Knowledge of cloud delivery (AWS is a plus).
  • Knowledge of streaming video delivery, video origin architecture, and issues of scale for video delivery.
  • Knowledge of scripting and light coding to support software workflows and testing.
  • Comfort with the Software Development Life Cycle and software-based tools and workflows.
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, problem solving, debugging and decision-making skills.


  • Bachelors in Computer Science, MIS or related degree
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently under minimum supervision and proactive in solving issues
  • Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to work across multiple groups and levels in organization
  • Self-motivation and resourcefulness
  • Energy, commitment and solution focused, ability to perform under pressure and meeting stretch targets