Multimedia AI Engineer

Research and Development – Engineering /
Full-Time /
Who We Are; What We Do; Where we’re Going

Magnet Forensics is a global leader in the development of digital investigative software that acquires, analyzes, and shares evidence from computers, smartphones, tablets and other IoT related devices. We are continually innovating so that our customers can deploy advanced and effective tools to protect their companies, communities, and countries.

Grayshift and Magnet Forensics have come together as one organization to accelerate innovation and transform digital investigations for our customers. We’re pleased to share that the combined organization is operating as Magnet Forensics.
The combination of mobile, cloud and computer forensics expertise under the Magnet Forensics name underscores our dedication to providing comprehensive, end-to-end DFIR solutions. This includes our commitment to helping with access to modern digital devices lawfully with our renowned product suite. And, our focus on innovating for the DFIR community, along with our shared mission, continues to be the top priority.

Where we are today, is not where we will be tomorrow. 

Role Description
We are adding a Multimedia Engineer to our team. yopu will research and develop machine learning solutions to multimedia problems.


    • Research and develop machine learning solutions to multimedia problems.
    • Develop production code for new features and bug fixes within a small team.
    • Create technical documentation for other engineers and other teams to follow.
    • Design and write automated tests that will ensure the integrity of our software.
    • Participate in peer code reviews.


    • At least 2 years of experience developing robust, well-tested production code in a general-purpose language like C#, C/C++, Java, Rust or Go, or Python.
    • Experience working with machine learning in the computer vision and/or audio domains.
    • ·Aware of common multimedia challenges and how to recognize them.

In addition, may have some of the following skills and experiences

    • Experience with multimedia technologies like FFmpeg, OpenCV or GStreamer.
    • Deep understanding of video/audio compression techniques and technologies.
    • Knowledge of data structures of common multimedia codecs and containers such as H.264, H.265, AVI, etc.
    • Experience with revision control systems, particularly Git.
    • Experience writing and maintaining automated test suites.
    • Good communication and cross-group collaboration skills.
    • Aptitude and interest in learning new technologies.
    • Practical leadership experience (regardless of title).
    • Ability to work independently on complex projects.

The Most Important Thing

    • We’re looking for candidates that can provide examples of how they demonstrated Magnet CODE in their previous experiences.

    • CARE  -We care about each other and our mission to make a difference in the world.
    • OWN  -We are accountable for or results – while never forgetting to act with integrity, empathy, and respect.
    • DEDICATE  -We put our heart and soul into meeting the needs of our customers and helping them serve the people they protect.
    • EVOLVE  -We are constantly innovating and exploring new ways to work together to make an impact with our work.
We’re committed to continuous learning and are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. This commitment will be reflected in our hiring processes and embedded in our values and how we treat one another. If you’re interested in this role, but do not meet all of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply anyways.
Magnet Forensics is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other basis forbidden under federal, provincial, or local law.
We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible recruitment process and work environment. Accommodation is available to all applicants upon request throughout the hiring process. If you require accommodation, please let our talent team know, or you can email

All offers of employment at Magnet are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check. All background checks will be conducted in accordance with all applicable laws. Magnet will consider each position’s job duties, among other factors, in determining what constitutes satisfactory completion of the background check. Refusal to consent to a background check may be grounds for revoking an offer of employment.