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Chief Scientist

at TokBox in San Francisco, CA   —   Apr 02, 2014   |  
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Overview
Do you dream about building something great that 100+ million users could use one day? Are you excited about creating a world-class two-way audio/video experience within the browser? Are you passionate about developing a highly scalable platform that millions of developers use to develop applications on? Can you drive a long-term technology vision forward? Do you enjoy sharing your experience and teaching others?

If you've answered yes to any or all of the above, then we want to talk to you!

TokBox has created a new role, Chief Scientist and is looking for an extraordinary technologist to fill it. Your role will be to continuously innovate to deliver cost-effective audio/video solutions that are suited to commercial delivery. You will work in partnership with the VP Engineering to execute these solutions, inspiring and engaging the engineering team, working with a wide range of talent that ranges from thinkers to doers. This role reports directly to the CEO and will work cross-functionally across the management team to evolve and deliver a successful business and technology strategy.
Responsibilities
Lead the design and development of high-quality, cost-effective audio/video services underlying our video chat offering
Continuously explore alternative approaches to improving audio and video quality
Inspire innovation and the delivery of disruptive technology throughout the company
Develop and champion our cross-platform delivery capabilities
Work cross-functionally to develop and refine the company's technology strategy
Experience
Proven track record that combines innovation in digital streaming media and scalable audio and video processing with applied problem solving
Deep knowledge of signal processing and network issues and strategies as they relate to real-time streaming media for audio/video conferencing applications
Sound grasp of technical best practices, both current and historical, in audio/video conferencing
Demonstrable experience leading highly technical efforts and working collaboratively
Someone who is able to think conceptually but still enjoys getting their hands dirty
Education
Ph.D. in Engineering, Computer Science or a related field
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