Senior PQ Algorithm Engineer, FPGA


Posted Feb. 8, 2024

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<div class="content-intro"><h2 style="font-family: GothamBold,Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif; color: #662d91;">Teamwork makes the stream work.</h2> <h3 style="font-family: GothamBold,Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;"><strong>Roku is changing how the world watches TV</strong></h3> <p>Roku is the #1 TV streaming platform in the US, and we've set our sights on powering every television in the world. Roku pioneered streaming to the TV. Our mission is to be the TV streaming platform that connects the entire TV ecosystem. We connect consumers to the content they love, enable content publishers to build and monetize large audiences, and provide advertisers unique capabilities to engage consumers.</p> <p>From your first day at Roku, you'll make a valuable - and valued - contribution. We're a fast-growing public company where no one is a bystander. We offer you the opportunity to delight millions of TV streamers around the world while gaining meaningful experience across a variety of disciplines.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div><h3><strong>About the team</strong></h3> <p>We are looking for a talented, senior-level PQ algorithm engineer with a strong FPGA implementation background to support Roku’s TV Platform Picture Quality (PQ) team working on PQ improvements. Are you an engineer who enjoys a challenge? Come work on one of the most popular streaming platforms, currently running on one in every three smart TVs sold in North America!&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <h3><strong>About the role</strong></h3> <p>In this role, you will improve existing and develop new video algorithms for various Roku platforms, which increases the viewing experience and/or cost efficiency. You will work with different SoC hardware and software components, and design scalable solutions. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <h3><strong>What you will be doing</strong></h3> <ul> <li>Develop innovative new video algorithms</li> <li>Implement and evaluate algorithms on FPGA platform</li> <li>Investigate system cost-down options while compensating with video processing</li> <li>Algorithmically reverse engineering from competitor analysis</li> <li>Drive SoC partners for improvements</li> <li>Document algorithms</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <h3><strong>We’re excited if you have</strong></h3> <ul> <li>10+ years of relevant video processing algorithm development experience</li> <ul> <li>Preferably in SoC or TCON based processing</li> </ul> <li>Hands on and excellent C/C++ and FPGA coding skills to allow for quick prototyping and experiments</li> <li>Master’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other relevant fields</li> <li>Excel working in a fast-paced, collaborative engineering environment.</li> <li>Excellent communication skills</li> </ul> <h6>#LI-TC2</h6><div class="content-conclusion"><h3><strong>Benefits</strong></h3> <p>Roku is committed to offering a diverse range of benefits as part of our compensation package to support our employees and their families. Our comprehensive benefits include global access to mental health and financial wellness support and resources. Local benefits include statutory and voluntary benefits which may include healthcare (medical, dental, and vision), life, accident, disability, commuter, and retirement options (401(k)/pension). Our employees can take time off work for vacation and other personal reasons to balance their evolving work and life needs. It's important to note that not every benefit is available in all locations or for every role. For details specific to your location, please consult with your recruiter.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <h3 style="font-family: GothamBold,Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;"><strong>The Roku Culture</strong></h3> <p>Roku is a great place for people who want to work in a fast-paced environment where everyone is focused on the company's success rather than their own. We try to surround ourselves with people who are great at their jobs, who are easy to work with, and who keep their egos in check. We appreciate a sense of humor. We believe a fewer number of very talented folks can do more for less cost than a larger number of less talented teams. We’re independent thinkers with big ideas who act boldly, move fast and accomplish extraordinary things through collaboration and trust. In short, at Roku you'll be part of a company that's changing how the world watches TV. </p> <p>We have a unique culture that we are proud of. We think of ourselves primarily as problem-solvers, which itself is a two-part idea. We come up with the solution, but the solution isn't real until it is built and delivered to the customer. That penchant for action gives us a pragmatic approach to innovation, one that has served us well since 2002. </p> <p>To learn more about Roku, our global footprint, and how we've grown, visit <a href="" target="_blank"></a>.</p></div>