Senior Video Engineer, Peacock, Direct-to-Consumer
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 NBC Sports product, editorial, and business teams 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
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
Minimum three (3) years of experience with VOD and live video workflows in the cloud and in on-prem/off-prem environments
Expertise with live video delivery, video origin architecture, and issues with scaling live video delivery
Experience with VOD direct-to-consumer delivery solutions
Expertise with dynamic ad insertion, both client-side and server-side, and the technical architecture and design implications for each
Experience performing video quality analysis
Experience with a variety of encoders including FFMPEG, Elemental, Harmonic, etc.
Strong understanding of codecs and containers for over-the-top (OTT) delivery
Experience implementing and deploying encryption and DRM solutions
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
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
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
Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
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.
Cloud development experience will be strongly considered
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-motivated and resourceful
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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