V-Nova

  • Summer Internship (paid)

    Job Locations UK-London
    Posted Date 1 month ago(23/05/2018 11:49)
    Job ID
    2018-1151
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Service Delivery
  • Overview

    V-Nova™ is a London-headquartered company providing advanced video and image processing hardware and software solutions. Its novel encoding technology, PERSEUS™, is based on principles underlying human vision. PERSEUS™ simultaneously offers significant improvements in compression, picture quality and processing speed with reduced power consumption. This is true in all practical commercial applications, such as on- and offline broadcasting, contribution, production and distribution at all quality levels, and within existing infrastructure.

    Founded in 2011 as part of a growing consortium of leading global partners, V-Nova™ aims to serve multiple industry segments, including broadcasting, aerospace & defence, security, video conferencing, medical imaging and telematics.

    We’ve worked hard to create a company where talented, passionate people can thrive in a culture that values individual empowerment, excellence and collaboration.  Working at V-Nova™ gives you the chance to reshape how video is consumed around the world while you develop your skills, grow your career, and have fun.

     

    www.v-nova.com

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    We have an internship in our Services team for a student with a lively interest in the technology of media and good computer skills.

    This Internship will play to your strengths and support your other skills - the role will appropriate to the successful applicant.

    While we are looking for someone for the summer – we would be happy to retain you to do work for us while you are studying – and/or support your final year project.

     

    What the Services Team does:

     

    ·         Designs and builds all demos for V-Nova’s innovate video compression products

    ·         Provides technical support for customers around the world and other V-Nova colleagues.

    ·         Builds complex broadcast systems for broadcasters in the contribution and distribution world.

    ·         Prepares kit for all trade shows like NAB in Las Vegas (April) or IBC in Amsterdam (September).

    ·         Seeks requirements, develops and maintains the company’s video infrastructure.

     

    Experience you will gain:

     

    ·       Knowledge and experience using broadcast-level equipment and video signals

    ·       First-hand experience using UHD, HDR and video over IP technologies

    ·       Insight into how a manufacturer supports the broadcast chain

    ·       A glass-to-glass view of broadcasting from acquisition to delivery to the home

    ·       Increased experience in computing and/networking

    ·       Understanding the compromises involved for broadcasters when setting up streaming services.

     

     

    Responsibilities

      • Work as part of a small team at the heart of the company.
      • Set up video test environments & put products through their paces.
      • Watch videos to see which looks best as part of our team of Visual Quality testers.
      • Help prepare and send equipment to potential customers.
      • Create video assets for demos using a range of codecs
      • Test returned kit, replacing parts if needed.
      • Updating and managing the pool of mobile phones and tablets.
      • Help to build and maintain the server room.

    Qualifications

    It will help if you know about some of the following:

    • AV equipment
    • Computer systems repair/troubleshooting experience.
    • IT networking generally and for professional media systems
    • AWS or other cloud platforms
    • Media over IP (SMPTE 2022-6&7, ST 2110)
    • Using Linux
    • Video codecs and recording formats

     

    You should be able to:

    • Have the ability to excel working on your own as well as in a team environment.
    • Be self-motivated with a passion for technology and learning.

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