Sr. Digital Video Delivery Engineer - NBC Sports

Posted: 2/12/2019

Location: Stamford, Connecticut
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

Role Purpose
The Senior Video Workflow Engineer will be responsible for architecting, building, delivering, and supporting business critical video systems and video-related solutions and platforms.

  • Establish a leadership role within the NBC Sports Digital technology team, setting technical standards, developing group strategy, and leading key implementations for digital, direct-to-consumer video delivery solutions
  • Collaborate with NBCD Sports product, editorial, and business team to prioritize business needs and to create the design, project plans and budget for these solutions
  • Lead requirements gathering, data analysis and modeling; work with technology partners, site engineers, and vendors to design and implement smart technology solutions and tools
  • Lead execution teams to deliver cloud and on-prem solutions
  • Establish a close partnership with NBC internal digital media teams (advertising operations, analytics, research) to drive technology strategy across NBC Sports and Playmaker digital properties

  • Basic Qualifications
    • Minimum six (6) years’ experience in technical design, requirements gathering, business and technical analysis, and operations
    • Expertise with web technologies, digital video workflow and operations, and digital video technology development
    • Experience with VOD and live video workflows in the cloud and in on-prem/off-prem environments. Cloud development experience will be strongly considered
    • Expertise with live video delivery, video origin architecture, and issues of scale for live video delivery. Experience with VOD direct-to-consumer delivery solutions
    • Expertise with dynamic ad insertion, both client-side and server-side, technical architecture and design implications for each
    • Broad knowledge of a wide variety of web delivery and video platforms, including Avid, Signiant, Aspera, Drupal, Freewheel, Flash, HTML5
    • Experience working with multiple CDN vendors, knowledge of CDN features and toolsets, and an understanding of CDN architecture concepts and strategies
    • Intimate knowledge of emerging technologies & trends
    • Strong quantitative, analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
    • Demonstrated experience with leading business through change

    Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #: )
  • Willingness to travel, work overtime, work weekday nights, and on weekends with short notice
  • Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS or related degree
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Experience in Broadcast Television & Digital Operations a plus
    • Ability to work independently under minimum supervision and proactive in solving issues
    • Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to work across multiple groups and levels in organization
    • Self-motivation and resourcefulness
    • Energy, commitment and solution focused, ability to perform under pressure and meeting stretch targets
    • Team player, ability to work in global environment
    • Strong Project management and Budget skills

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