Software Engineer - C/C++

Req ID:  24884

Hoofddorp, NL

Category:  Software Engineering / Development

Who we are:

Irdeto is the world leader in digital platform security, protecting platforms and applications for video entertainment, video games, connected transport, connected health and IoT connected industries. Irdeto’s solutions and services enable customers to protect their revenue, create new offerings and fight cybercrime effectively. With more than 50 years of expertise in security, Irdeto’s software security technology and cyber-services protect more than six billion devices and applications for some of the world’s best-known and loved brands.


People are Irdeto’s biggest strength and diversity is celebrated through an inclusive workplace, where everyone has an equal opportunity to drive innovation and support Irdeto’s success. With a unique heritage in security innovation, Irdeto is building a secure future where people can embrace connectivity without fear.


The Role:

Ever considered being at the fore-front of preventing media piracy? The watermarking team’s challenge is to uniquely watermark live and on-demand content that pinpoints piracy sources and enables direct disablement to disrupt pirate services during major events.

In this role you will be joining our Video team. Conditional access remains key to what we do; from managing new technology implementations, combating online piracy, offering anti-cheat methods for gaming to supporting customers' demand for high-quality multi-screen experiences Irdeto deliver to a global customer base. 


Your mission at Irdeto:

  • In this role you will be involved in the complete software development cycle.
  • You will be developing real-time critical applications within the media coding domain for both on premise and cloud-based platforms.
  • You’ll work collaboratively with the team & colleagues from other functional areas to analyze and debug issues found during testing.
  • Any reported issues from the field will also require your expertise to solve.
  • Being part of our scrum team means you will be involved with estimation and planning.


How can you add value to the team?

  • A BSc Degree (or higher) in Computer Science or Computer Engineering (or equivalent).
  • Strong command in C/C++ and software design patterns.
  • Hands-on development experience on Linux environment (shell scripting, make, cmake).
  • Hands-on experience with versioning systems Git and GitLab.
  • Hands-on experience or readiness to learn quickly delivery tools Jenkins and Gitlab CI.
  • Be responsible for the code you write (besides unit testing, also component, integration, performance testing).
  • Interest in video technologies (video codecs, video streaming, content distribution).
  • Solid understanding of the software development process (Working agile already? Great!).
  • Proficient verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Ideally, Python3 for testing and cloud.
  • Ideally, experience or affinity with deployment tools and cloud (Docker, K8s, AWS, terraform).
  • Ideally, exposure with video coding domain (H264, HEVC, VP9).
  • Ideally, exposure with media distribution protocols (HLS-TS, MPEG-DASH, MSS).


What you can expect from us:

Irdeto is a people first organization where you can secure your future. Our values of Trust, Accountability, Agility and Innovation inform our culture. We believe in connecting people and developing careers with a strong focus on collaboration, creativity, health and happiness among our globally diverse workforce.


In addition to competitive remuneration and extensive benefits we offer:

  • An international & multicultural environment where diversity and inclusivity are celebrated and embraced 
  • Professional educational opportunities and training program
  • Innovation sabbatical
  • Volunteer Day
  • State of the art office space
  • On the job coaching and mentoring
  • Flexible work arrangements – via our Work Hard Anywhere policy.
  • Some of us run city marathons and even go on snowboarding trips together!
  • Casual Friday? Casual every day!
  • US$ 500 net for your home office setup after you passed your trial period
  • And many additional perks customized to global locations (canteen, fresh fruit, amazing coffee, parking, on-site gym, yoga room to name a few)


With over 50 successful years of business innovation behind us, and an exciting digital and connected future ahead of us, Irdeto is a progressive company to join. We are looking for people who will keep us at the forefront of innovation and creativity.


Welcome to Irdeto!


Irdeto is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on identity or innate characteristics, instead we aim to build a diverse, inclusive culture where your talent counts.

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