Software Engineer - Visual Quality

Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 1 month ago(12/06/2024 10:06)
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Software Engineer – Visual Quality

Are you a Software Engineer with outstanding Python skills? Do you want to work in the forefront of video compression? Do you want to work with some of the most high-profile companies in the industry? Working on our Visual Quality test framework you will have the opportunity to develop and maintain new features and integrations, which will help us further prove how effective our technology is. Working within an Agile team (scrum based), you will be able to contribute to the content of sprints and influence the direction of development. 





  • Develop and maintain the existing comprehensive in-house test framework/tools for testing quality aspects of our codec related products.
  • Integrate new encoder or playback tools or applications into the Visual Quality test framework.
  • Participate in selecting the most appropriate tools and infrastructure for Visual quality in the test framework.
  • You will troubleshoot, debug, research the root cause, thoroughly resolve software defects whilst maintain ongoing communication with stakeholders
  • Design, develop and maintain product features using proven engineering practices and high-quality
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality solutions within project deadlines
  • Actively participate in agile ceremonies providing input into planning and refinement meetings each sprint along with daily stand-up meetings






  • Proven Strong experience developing software using Python
  • Experience in UI development using flask, JavaScript and HTML
  • Comfortable providing clear accurate progress updates and able to document requirements, work completed.
  • Experience developing basic SQL with experience working with modern databases like MySQL, PostgreSQL, mongo DB 
  • Working experience using Linux as a development platform 
  • Hands-on experience with technologies such as REST, HTTP, JSON and docker  
  • Methodical and analytical approach to problem solving. 
  • Working in an Agile environment working on projects using Scrum or Kanban and tools such as Jira 
  • An understanding of the end-to-end software development life cycle 
  • Basic understanding of Continuous Integration environments covering, source code repositories; version control; build creation; unit, integration and system tests. 

Desirable skills:

  • Exposure of commonly used test frameworks such as Pytest, or Google Test Framework
  • Use of at least 1 BDD testing tool such as Spock or Cucumber (Cucumber preferred) 
  • Worked with AWS cloud solutions 
  • An understand system architecture and basic concepts of networking for networking traffic testing the debugging. 
  • Understanding of video and common compression features, particularly video or video quality metrics. 
  • Understanding of broadcast video techniques and technology – HD-SDI & 3G-SDI Over IP 
  • Data analytics or Data science experience 
  • Skilled with common front-end technologies such as HTML, CSS, JS, TypeScript, and Node is a bonus 
  • Previous experience working with Test Automation tools for Mobile devices – Android & iOS 
  • Any experience in Data Science or AI techniques is a bonus skill




About us:



V-Nova, a London based IP and software company, is dedicated to improving data compression by building a vast portfolio of innovative technologies based on the game-changing use of AI and parallel processing for data, video, imaging, and point cloud compression, with applications across several verticals. This is achieved through deep-science R&D (1000+ international patents) and the development of products that test, prove and continuously enhance the technology portfolio.


V-Nova has contributed part of its IP to drive standardization of two codec formats, MPEG-5 Part 2 (LCEVC), a low-complexity enhancement video codec, and SMPTE VC-6 (ST-2117), a high-performance AI-based video and imaging codec. We’ve developed multiple award-winning software products to kickstart the ecosystems for its technologies and allow their immediate deployment, addressing use cases in TV, media, live event production, entertainment, social networks, eCommerce, ad-tech, security, aerospace, defence, automotive and gaming.


We’re committed to the extraordinary and rely on the talent of our high-performing diverse teams to provide innovative solutions and deliver what we promise. We’ve worked hard to create a company where talented, passionate people can thrive in a culture that values individual empowerment and excellence and achieves through teamwork. We’re constantly on the lookout for exceptional individuals who thrive off solving challenging problems and want to make an impact. With groundbreaking technology, a fast-paced collaborative environment and major growth plans, there’s never been a more exciting time to join us



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