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Salient Systems

Software Engineer C/C++


Location: Austin, TX

About the Company

Salient Systems is an industry leading manufacturer of next generation Enterprise Security Solutions. Salient Systems products are designed for recording, live view and investigations of both analog and IP video cameras for video security installations. The product, CompleteView, is designed with the IP network in mind. A suite of features provides for minimal bandwidth impact and easy system administration.

We are looking to add a mid to senior level C++ Software Engineer to the team at Salient who will be contributing to features and bug fixes for the core VMS application.

The successful candidate will want to join an exciting fast-paced environment and have the opportunity to develop their skills and grow with our organization. Fun, entrepreneurial spirit, and initiative are key elements of the Salient environment.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement various features for company's flagship software product
  • Integrate with various third-party applications through APIs
  • Integrate cameras and video devices through standard streaming protocols
  • Work with support team and customers in diagnosing and resolving field issues
  • Participate in and lead the designs of new features
  • Deliver high quality code within specified deadlines


  • Bachelor's Degree in CS/EE/CE and minimum of 5-6 years of Engineering work experience
  • Strong working knowledge of C/C++
  • Strong object-oriented design and coding skills
  • Experience in developing Windows applications
  • Network Programming (TCP/UDP)
  • Multithreaded Development
  • Experience working with COM and REST APIs

Also a plus:

  • Knowledge of audio/video transcoding
  • Microsoft Media Foundation
  • DirectShow
  • RTSP streaming protocol

We believe that good engineers are driven by the opportunity to produce great software. If you agree with that statement, and have what we are looking for we would like to talk with you more about our company.


Salary is commensurate with experience.

Salient Systems provides an excellent benefits package including; partial employer paid health insurance, employer sponsored life, short-term, and long-term disability insurance, voluntary dental and vision insurance, 401(k), and flexible PTO.

Our values are commitment, collaboration, customer focus, determination, and innovation! A fun, entrepreneurial spirit and initiative are key elements of the Salient environment. We foster a culture of collaboration through supporting team building events and continuing career growth and development.

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