Software Engineer - Real-time Audio / Video

Location Reading, Reading, England
Discipline: Software Development
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits: + Bens + Stock
Contact name: James Shenton

Contact email:
Job ref: BH-85
Published: 19 days ago
Startdate: 2021-07-11 00:00:00
Software Engineer required with strong software Engineering and C Programming or C++ development skills, combined with multithreading and networking communication or networking programming skills is required by fast growing / world leading video conferencing company based in Reading Berkshire to work within their media team to build the best possible real-time video and audio experiences across a variety of devices which supports thousands of active users.


The role can offer remote / office or even full time remote working options.


Essential skills for the Software Engineer role include


  • Sound skills in C or C++ (primary activity is C programming)
  • Multi-threading / threading / real-time programming
  • Network programming or network protocol / network communication knowledge such as TCP/IP, SIP, RTP, H.323, UDP, VOIP etc

Other desirable skills for the Software Engineer – Video / Audio would include


  • Python Development skills
  • Software Engineering practices such as CI / CD and Test Automation
  • Good understanding of Real-time Media transport protocols RTP, or RTCP or RTSP etc
  • Knowledge of WebRTC or GStreamer
  • Knowledge of Audio codecs such as (AAC(-LD), Opus, G.7xx, Speex, Slik, L16, etc) or Video Codecs such as H.26x, RTV, VPx
  • Knowledge of Digital Signal Processing

This is an excellent chance to flex you software engineering skills working in a highly skilled product centric R&D team for a company with a great culture and who are passionate about innovation.


The company is located accessible by car or train or bike and has a great working environment close to central Reading and regular company events in normal times.


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