Would you like to join our team?

Founded in 2004, Appear develops solutions for transmission of video and audio services with a global footprint. We have equipment in over 100 countries, on all continents and team members representing some 25 different nationalities. We are continuously looking for skilled and talented individuals who want to push the boundaries of video delivery.

Appear is an informal organization with a lot of positive energy and an inclusive environment. As a part of our team you will be involved in all aspects of the product cycle, working with state-of-the-art technology. Want to join our team?

Vacant positions are listed below, and can primarily be found on Poption, and also StackOverflow and LinkedIn

Current openings:

We are looking for a skilled and talented FPGA developer to join our FPGA team. Are you a team member, with the ability to work across disciplines? Do you appreciate well-designed, coherent, and documented code? Are you creative and structured, excited for the opportunity to push the boundaries of video?

Who are you?

  • You have a BS/MS of Electronic Systems Design or equivalent
  • You want to push the boundaries of digital design in one of Norway’s leading FPGA teams
  • You put strong emphasis on best practice design and self-checking verification techniques
  • You are self-sustained and curious about new technologies


Relevant tech stack…

  • VHDL programming, simulation and verification methodologies
  • FPGA architecture, vendor tools and timing closure
  • Networking protocols, packet processing and traffic management
  • Emerging Video-over-IP standards
  • Video Processing
  • Advanced Encryption Standards


Working at Appear

On the First Day, you’ll meet the FPGA team. The team manager will provide you with an outline of the products you’ll be working on, its market application and business feasibility, as well as ongoing and upcoming releases. One of the experienced FPGA designers will act as your mentor during your first project. Our policy is basically dive-in, headfirst, from Day One…

During the First Month, you will participate in the first product release. Your contribution will directly affect important features that will be demonstrated to key customers shortly after.

Upon finishing the First Year, you’re established as a core team member. You will have made a direct impact on key solutions we provide to some of the largest TV operators in one of the most dominant industries in the world.

Summing up

We’re an informal organization with a lot of positive energy and an inclusive environment. At Appear you get to be involved from inception to realization of a product, working with state-of-the-art technology. Want to join our team?


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Contact person:

Øyvind Riis, R&D Manager
+47 907 59 266

We are looking for highly skilled and service minded Global Support Engineers to assist our growing list of customers with new and exciting projects.

Based in the Oslo, Norway, your responsibility will be to ensure Appear's Hardware and Software (Linux) based video products work flawlessly within our global customer base. You will be working in our experienced support team and in close cooperation with our Development and Sales teams.

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting our current and future deployed HW and SW based contribution and distribution video delivery solutions deployed world wide
  • Being a technology evangelist that can advise customer concerning deployment, testing and end user feedback
  • 2nd and 3rd line support and deep debug investigations
  • Remote configuration, maintenance and diagnostics
  • On-site system installation, configuration and testing
  • Technical training on Appear products
  • Participate in Trade Shows and Exhibitions


Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Relevant higher education: MSc., Cand. Scient (or equivalent). BSc will also be considered with relevant experience
  • In depth understanding in two or more of the following areas:
    • Digital Video distribution network
    • Video compression
    • TCP/IP technologies, networks and protocols (CCNA preferred)
    • Linux operating systems (specifically embedded systems)
    • Cloud and cluster-based system architectures
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to understand technical complex video delivery systems
  • Shows initiative, independent and courteous in all communication - Customer service and interaction
  • 5 years experience an advantage
You will have a positive attitude; want to work with an experienced team, developing tomorrow’s TV technology and products. Fluency in English is a minimum requirement and in addition one Scandinavian language is preferred. Any additional language skills are advantageous. Traveling should be expected.

We offer:
  • A young, dynamic and exciting place to work with humor and en