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Sr. Video Research Engineer / Scientist
Erick Flores
Posted on 7/28/2022
London, UK
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Computer Vision
Data Structures & Algorithms
Unreal Engine
  • Proven experience on video-related applications, such as video transcoding, live streaming, etc
  • Strong knowledge in deep learning and neural-network-based video coding/processing/streaming algorithms
  • Hands-on experience using deep learning frameworks like Tensorflow and PyTorch
  • Strong knowledge in video pre & post processing algorithms such as denoising, scaling, sharpening, deblocking, etc
  • Strong knowledge in video encoding techniques like motion estimation, mode decision and rate control
  • Strong knowledge in video compression standards, such as H.264, HEVC, VVC, VP9, AV1 and related reference software packages (JM, HM, VTM)
  • Experience in assessing visual quality using both objective metrics and subjective techniques
  • Background in real-time computer graphics, including the fundamentals of lighting models, ray tracing, rasterization, texture mapping, and shading
  • Knowledge in low-level graphics programming (i.e. OpenCL, CUDA, GLSL, HLSL, Vulkan)
  • Experience with game engines such as Unreal Engine or Unity
  • Experience in other computer vision areas like object detection, tracking, segmentation, AR/VR, etc
  • Advanced degree in a related field such as a PhD or MS
  • You communicate fluidly with teams in the US, EU and JP
  • Given context, you're capable of self-direction
  • You are comfortable with ambiguity and shifting contexts
  • You have an impact first mindset
  • You take pride in identifying and solving the big technical challenges that seem out of reach to others
  • Talent matters but so does curiosity, inventiveness and being tenacious
  • You have strong and well formed ideas that are weakly held; you can discuss, listen and participate in a passionate debate
  • You keep up with industry trends and will proactively experiment with cutting edge technologies
  • You can learn from disparate cross discipline ideas and bring those learnings into your work
  • Conduct R&D on a new generation of video coding technologies and advanced video processing algorithms including AI and machine learning
  • Advance the field of video processing by researching novel approaches to video compression
  • Collaborate with teams in the US, EU and Japan on various video related projects
PlayStation Global

5,001-10,000 employees

Online multiplayer gaming and digital media delivery service
Company mission
Playstation's mission is to deliver new joy, excitement and awe to everyone. The company builds software and hardware for gaming consoles and content.
  • Health and wellness: Medical (PPO, HDHP, and HMO), dental, vision, disability, employee assistance program, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, student loan repayment assistance, education reimbursement program, wellness reimbursement, identity theft protection, basic and voluntary life and AD&D insurance, business travel accident insurance, 4.5% 401(k) match, commuter program, additional voluntary programs (group legal, pet insurance, auto and home insruance), onsite flu shots and biometric screenings
  • Family and time off: 12 paid holidays, generous PTO, paid parental leave, adoption assistance program, 529 college savings plan match, back-up child care, parental and elder care coaching
  • Perks: Sony product discounts, passport perks program, monthly $10 Playstation Network voucher, employee referral bonus, game launch events
Company Values
  • Dreams & Curiosity: Pioneer the future with dreams and curiosity
  • Diversity: Pursue the creation of the very best by harnessing diversity and varying viewpoints
  • Integrity & Sincerity: Earn the trust for the Sony brand through ethical and responsible conduct
  • Sustainability: Fulfill our stakeholder responsibilities through disciplined business practices