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Video Quality Engineer

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 664200BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Streaming Services Date posted May. 15, 2019

Job Summary:

The Media Delivery team at DSS is responsible for the entire video encoding supply chain from acquisition to delivery. We are seeking a Video Quality Engineer/Researcher to join our team.

As a Video Quality Engineer you will work with key members of our organization, video encoding engineers, software developers and video quality control technicians to improve our video encoding pipeline to provide the highest quality experience to our end users. We are looking for someone who is passionate about video quality and enjoys digging into complex problems.


  • Optimize the video encoding pipeline
  • Conduct video quality analysis on existing content
  • Design algorithms for assessing video quality
  • Research new video analysis and encoding technologies
  • Focus on major areas of work, typically 20% or more of role

Basic Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of video compression standards such as avc, h264, hevc, h265, av1, etc
  • Knowledge of advanced and emerging video standards such as HDR10, Dolby Vision
  • Expertise with video coding and processing
  • Expertise with video quality measurement (psnr, ssim, vmaf, movie, …)
  • Familiarity with at least one programming language
  • Ability to work constructively within a large organization

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent

About Disney Streaming Services:

Disney Streaming Services is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ premium sports streaming service; the upcoming Disney subscription video service; and BAMTECH Media, a global leader in direct-to-consumer video streaming products and solutions. Our core mission is to deliver global audiences the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location. We serve consumers by bringing the world’s most beloved characters, timeless stories, legendary athletes, and epic sporting events to global audiences through best-in-class direct-to-consumer video services. We strive daily to imaginatively challenge convention with innovative technology that gives consumers the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Streaming Technology LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Streaming Services.

Disney Streaming Technology LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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