Broadcast OTT Engineer
Your day to day in this position will be overseeing all channel acquisition and existing channels flowing into the network. You will need to use your knowledge of fiber, video, ability to communicate with broadcast engineers and encoding to support the media pipeline stability and growth.
-Conduct discussions and conversations with content distribution providers to plan delivery of content, as well as with internal and external executives on source acquisition needs for clients.
-Maintain encoding platform (ATEME/Harmonic) for content delivery into the Transcoding network.
-Drive complex problem-solving discussions related to both requested features and troubleshooting anomalies.
-Support other engineers and POs with broadcast workflow expertise while maintaining tight SLA measurement and enforcement.
-Collaborate with product owner to prioritize weekly sprints and action items.
-Own broadcast reliability and drivers that impact reliability in both directions.
-Lead the definition, negotiation, and execution of media agreements with legal, providers, and customers.
-Manage the global content acquisition and distribution workflows as it relates to source content.
-High level of understanding of broadcast and OTT technologies. (Encoders, Multiplexing, Splicers, Video routers, fiber transport lasers, TDM, Ethernet).
Experience / Skills
-Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
-8-12 years of experience operating in the broadcast or video transport business.
-8-12 years of experience with MPEG payload IE: SCTE-104/35, PMT, Audio, frame rates and resolutions.
-Pre-established existing relationships with major content distributers.
-Demonstrated experience with layer 1 and 2 telecom transport networks, DTM and
-Ethernet encapsulation of MPEG.
-In-depth knowledge of troubleshooting complex encoding and transport anomalies.
-Demonstrated knowledge of the encoding and decoding process in addition to IP delivery of video content over the WAN.
-Proven ability to work and problem solve independently/collaboratively, to organize workload and priorities, high-quality execution, technical innovation/adaption, and initiative.