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Integrations Manager

  • V-Nova Ltd.
  • 07/11/2023

Job Description


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 (300+ 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 (Low Complexity Enhancement Video Coding)), 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 are 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 have 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 are constantly on the lookout for exceptional individuals who thrive off solving challenging problems and want to make an impact. With ground-breaking technology, a fast-paced collaborative environment and major growth plans, there has never been a more exciting time to join us.




We are looking for a senior engineer to join V-Nova on a permanent basis to manage our Codec Integration Team. The Integrations Team is a new and developing area within V-Nova as our Codecs gain traction commercially with customers and with open-source video encoders and players that we are striving to make LCEVC available within. 


Our Integrations teams have two main focuses at V-Nova:  

  • Development and maintenance of our reference and open-source integrations of V-Nova’s Codecs, principally LCEVC, into video encoding tools such as FFMPEG and video players such as ExoPlayer 
  • Work with or for customers on Codec integration projects, this can vary from proof-of-concept player integrations for OTT players through to integrations exercising the video and display capabilities of the latest VR headsets. 


Candidates should have a background in software engineering with team management and leadership experience to allow them to lead and build our Integrations team such that it can deliver projects that integrate V-Nova’s Codecs into different video playback and encode scenarios for a variety of customers (internal and external) within the Video Ecosystem. 


  • Provide leadership and technical direction to Integration Team members. 
  • Identify demand for Integration Engineers and missing skills required for the team 
  • Responsibility for recruitment of approved roles for the Integration Team. It is also likely that you are requested to support recruitment processes for other Engineering teams 
  • Responsibility for supporting assigned work to enable the team to deliver to agreed timescales and quality 
  • Communicate to relevant stakeholders the latest status, issues, and risks with integration projects (escalating as appropriate) 
  • Provide architectural input and software development for new integration projects  
  • Contribute to the continual improvement of the team and wider engineering department’s development processes 
  • Evolve, promote & enforce the effective use of processes and tools within the Integration Team 
  • Create and maintain technical documentation related to our integrations 
  • Review requirements, agree acceptance criteria and refer to project/system documentation to clarify and define the necessary tests 
  • Actively manage the development of engineers, including regular 1:1s, objective setting, providing feedback and managing any issues or concerns. 


  • Expertise in the end-to-end software development life cycle 
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills along with ability to write high quality and efficient software using C++ 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including writing technical documentation suitable for public consumption through to project progress reports 
  • Experience as a manager leading a team of software engineers, with the ability to listen to and guide senior team members as well as mentor and develop more junior engineers 
  • Experience in Agile software development, task management and tracking tools such as JIRA, as you will actively participate in backlog refinement and Standup/Planning meetings related to projects your team members may be involved with 
  • Experience working in a delivery-focused role, including experience of working in a customer facing engineering role. 
  • Proven ability to operate flexibly and effectively in a fast-paced, innovative environment in which cross-functional teamwork and initiative are a must. 


Desirable skills and experience: 

  • Understanding of system architecture and basic concepts of networking for networking traffic testing the debugging 
  • Understanding of video and common compression features, particularly video – lossy, lossless, quality metrics, colour spaces 
  • Understanding of broadcast video techniques and technology – HD-SDI & 3G-SDI Over IP