• Summer Internship (paid)

    Job Locations UK-London
    Posted Date 1 month ago(23/05/2018 11:49)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    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.





    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.




      • 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.


    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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