Ingenieur Recherche Innovation (C, C++, algorithms) T G

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If you have ever watched a television show or live event or enjoyed a movie in VOD on your phone or tablet, this experience was likely brought to you through an Ateme solution.

We are Ateme (PARIS: ATEME). We are the video delivery leader helping leading content providers, service providers and pure streaming players boost their engagement, acquire new viewers, and create new sources of revenues. Leveraging our continuous investment in R&D and innovation, we empower our customers to deliver a high quality of experience on any screen.

Delivering video experiences also has an impact on our world. That’s why our multiple award-winning engineering teams design efficient and flexible solutions that cut waste, with no compromise on quality. So that viewers can enjoy their unique experiences – and the world we live in – well into the future.

At Ateme, we value innovation, collaboration, empowerment, agility, and everyone’s contributions. We offer cross-culture enrichment thanks to employees of 30 different nationalities. We consider the globe as our playground and we facilitate mobility internationally, especially in our offices in France, Sao Paulo, Denver, New York and Singapore.

Be part of our team and join our fantastic journey!

Main Activities:

Subject: Beyond VVC, new video coding tools and standardization.

The COVID-19 crisis once more showed how dependent are our societies on digital video broadcast. An industry which is itself highly restricted by the bandwidth for distribution of a tremendous amount of video over different transportation means (Terrestrial, Satellite, Internet, mobile). This increase in video consumption leads to a massive usage of computational resources in datacenters. This has two principal impacts. First, the encoding costs for service providers and broadcasters grow, since they’re often charged on a CPU/Bandwidth-usage basis. Second, the increase in energy consumption and its impact on the environment are more important.

In July 2020, H.266 / Versatile Video Coding (VVC) was released by ITU-T, as the next generation video compression standard. Still, even with quick VVC adoption, the impact of video consumption will remain a concern. Exploration for improvements over VVC has already started. The goal of the internship is to follow the exploration beyond VVC, to propose and to test new coding tools. A focus will be set on the decoder side intra mode derivation (DIMD) coding tool which is already a candidate for future adoption.

This internship will consist of following phases:

1)            Study VVC and the current explorations from JVET (AHG12).

2)            Select and evaluate promising coding tools

3)            Propose algorithmic improvements when relevant

4)            Write JVET contribution.

In all above phases, candidate will constantly interact with his/her colleagues to benefit from their knowledge and experience. Noteworthy of precising that, based on the profile of candidate, the internship orientation might be adjusted.

About the candidate:

  • Last-year student of engineering school program or master’s in computer science or electrical engineering.
  • Excellent C/C++ programming skills.
  • Hand-on experience with neural networks and libraries such as TensorFlow, PyTorch etc.
  • Ability to read and understand academic papers in the domain of image and video processing.
  • Being familiar with video compression algorithms is a plus.
  • Fluent in English.


The position is based in Rennes (35), teleworking possible


1500€ gross + Ticket restaurant + Reimbursement of transportation fees + possibility of recruitment (CDI) or CIFRE thesis.

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