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 Senior Researcher - Video Standards - US

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Remote type: Onsite

Locations: US-Palo Alto

Time type: Full time

Job requisition id: R101934

Work Mode: Onsite

About Tencent 

Tencent is a world-leading internet and technology company that develops innovative products and services to improve the quality of life of people around the world.


Founded in 1998 with its headquarters in Shenzhen, China, Tencent's guiding principle is to use technology for good. Our communication and social services connect more than one billion people around the world, helping them to keep in touch with friends and family, access transportation, pay for daily necessities, and even be entertained.

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Tencent has been listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong since 2004.


We are inviting motivated researchers and engineers to join our team in Bay Area. The team works on developing cutting edge technologies in multimedia data compression, processing, transmission, analysis and beyond. Some example areas include (but not limited to) video compression algorithms, future video coding standards, VR and 360 video coding and transmission, intelligent visual data analysis and representation, future immersive data compression and processing (e.g. point cloud, light field, etc.)

● Research, design, implement, and optimize novel algorithms/models that lead to improved video compression performance in future or existing codecs

● Summarize the developed algorithms into academic papers, standard contributions and patent applications

● Represent company in standard meetings and academic conferences

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Minimum qualifications:

● Master degree in computer science, electrical engineering, math, statistics, or related fields

● 5+ years of related working experience

● Publications at top-tier peer-reviewed conferences

● Interest and experience in video compression and video coding standards

● Strong coding skills in C/C++

● Ability to communicate/collaborate with other researchers/engineers

●Ability to think out of box

Preferred qualifications:

● Proven track record of making contributions to video coding standards

● Good understanding of state-of-the-art video compression algorithms

● Working experience on HEVC, VVC, VP9, AV1, AVS3

● Working experience on Joint Exploration Model by JVET

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Job Salary 

The base pay range for this position in the state(s) above is $107,400 to $196,900 per year. Actual pay is based on market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign on payment, relocation package, and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, as well as other medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the specific position offered.

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