Engineering Manager, Video Player Technology, Peacock

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Create the extraordinary.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)

At Peacock, the dynamic new streaming service from NBCUniversal you’ll find more than a job. Here you’ll find a fast-paced, high-flying team of unique birds who want to be at the epicenter of technology, sports, news, tv, movies and more. We work hard to connect people to what they love, each other and the world around them by creating shared experiences through culture-defining entertainment.

As a company, we embrace the power of difference. Our team is committed to creating an organization that champions diversity and inclusivity for all by curating content and a workforce that represents the world around us. We continue to challenge ourselves and the industry by being customer-centric, data-driven creatures of innovation. At Peacock, we are determined to forge the next frontier of streaming through creativity, teamwork, and talent.

Here you can fly to new heights!

Engineering Manager - Video Player Technology, Peacock

The Video Player Technology team is looking for Engineering Managers to grow and develop our engineering talent and build inclusive, high-performing teams.

Engineering Managers work in teams arranged around device platforms such as Roku, iOS, Android, Web with clear objectives, responsibilities and the right people to execute against their own roadmap.

Engineering Managers work closely and collaboratively with teams across Peacock technology to deliver high quality streaming service. Engineering Managers drive technical initiatives in partnership with senior engineers across multiple teams, including testing, resiliency a performance.

What the team does

  • Develops libraries providing video playback capabilities of DASH and HLS formats, including ad insertion and video analytics

  • Collaborates with video streaming and encoding teams to drive innovation and improvements in video delivery and playback user experience

  • Collaborates with teams building Peacock applications, ensuring optimal integration of the video players libraries on all types of devices

Role Responsibilities

  • Support and lead your team in delivering high impact, high quality work that is built with focus on optimal user experience

  • Deliver on product roadmaps, incrementally with a high level of quality

  • Drive technical initiatives in partnership with senior engineers across teams

  • Constantly search for improvements in process, improve software delivery and operational processes

  • Grow the team by attracting diverse talent that can push technical boundaries and where individuals recognise that team success is more important than individual success.

  • Support, coach and develop high performing engineers through regular 1:1s, continuous feedback and relationships with others

  • Mentor individuals to embrace diversity and help building an inclusive and flexible workplace

- 2+ years of Engineering Management experience, prior software development experience at senior level
- Understanding of how a high performing team of engineers looks like
- Understanding of deadlines, constraints and scope of delivery and experience working with the business partners to ensure the right balance between these are met, setting expectations and handling risks early
- Ability to integrate into a large agile development project and manage rapid development cycles
- Experience in implementation of video streaming in MPEG-DASH, HLS and associated delivery and encryption technologies
- Being an analytic problem solver with a strong sense of autonomy, but with an open collaborative approach to getting the job done.
- Interest in promoting an inclusive team culture where engineers of diverse backgrounds can grow
- Committed to quality in every assignment, large or small
- Transparency, selflessness and authenticity

At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

About NBCUniversal, LLC

We are one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience.

NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks, and a premium ad-supported streaming service. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. We take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Join us.

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