R&D Engineer in multimedia streaming at Télécom Paris - 36 months

Job description

Who are we?

Télécom Paris, a school of the IMT (Institut Mines-Télécom) and a founding member of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris, is one of the top 5 French general engineering schools.

The raison d'être of Télécom Paris is to train, imagine and undertake to design digital models, technologies and solutions for a society and economy that respect people and their environment.

The school is committed to providing an environment conducive to the development of all students and faculty members, and is voluntarily and sustainably committed to an ambitious plan for social and ecological transition. It is working to increase the number of female faculty members and to reduce the disparities between men and women.

With its excellent teaching and research, Télécom Paris is at the heart of a unique innovation ecosystem based on the transversality of its training, its research departments and its business incubator.


Within the BPI-founded « Smart-CD » i-Demo project, the multimedia group at Telecom Paris will investigate new strategies for multimedia packaging and streaming over HTTP, targeting more efficiency than the methods currently used within CDNs, especially concerning content publishing and multicast distribution. The work will consist in studying of existing protocols (ROUTE, FLUTE, DVB-I …), defining possible strategies for dealing with losses and evaluating their impact on the global quality of experience (latency, visual quality, etc.).


To carry out research missions in the field of multimedia streaming

  • Participates in the realization of research contracts and in the maintenance of laboratory equipment in the field of multimedia streaming
  • Designs, develops and implements innovative technical or methodological instrumentation within the framework of the scientific projects in which he/she participates
  • Develops prototypes, builds specific simulation equipment, structures and maintains test platforms and test benches, develops computer programs, designs and specifies electronic circuits, implements test or measurement campaigns...
  • Designs and carries out demonstrations and operational presentations of equipment and platforms
  • Documents the software or hardware equipment designed for research programs in order to allow their transfer
  • Within the framework of research projects in the humanities or management, designs and implements analytical tools and methods (statistical, sociological, ergonomic, econometric, marketing, appropriate, conducts studies, carries out surveys, analyzes data, etc.)

To participate in the reputation of the School and the Institut Mines-Télécom

  • Where appropriate, is associated with the publications related to the research projects in which he/she participates
  • Is involved in learned or professional societies
  • Maintains close relations with academic institutions, research centers and companies

To participate in the setting up of networked TD/TP

Job requirements

Required skills, experience, and knowledge :

  • In-depth theoretical and practical knowledge in his/her field
  • Fluency in English
  • Post-doctoral or international experience in an academic or industrial laboratory appreciated
  • Teaching experience

Why join us?
You will work in a pleasant, green and accessible environment (especially for people with disabilities) only 20 km from Paris (RER B and C suburban train lines, proximity to major roads, shared shuttle from Porte d'Orléans). You will benefit from many advantages (flexible working hours, possibility of telecommuting, proximity to sports facilities, concierge service, etc.).

Miscellaneous Information:
Application deadline: September 30, 2023
Type of employment: 36 month fixed term contract
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