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Engineering Manager, VOD Media Workflows, Peacock

NBCUniversal, LLC, See List Below, Multiple Locations

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Level: Manager (Supervisor)


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Engineering Manager – VOD Media Workflows, Peacock

The VOD Engineering is looking for a Media Workflow Engineering Manager to grow and develop our engineering talent and build inclusive, high-performing team.

The Engineering Manager will lead the Media Workflow Engineering team, will own and be responsible for developing and managing the media supply chain for VOD workflow. The Engineering Manager will work on all aspects of developing a world class VOD workflow with clear objectives, responsibilities, and the right people to execute against their own roadmap.

The Engineering Manager will work closely and collaboratively with teams across Peacock technology to deliver high quality and highly reliable VOD workflow. Engineering Manager will drive technical initiatives in partnership with senior engineers across multiple teams, including testing, resiliency and performance.

What the VOD team does

  • The VOD team is responsible for the automated media pipelining delivering content to several of NBCU’s streaming platforms.
  • Troubleshoots issues arising in the VOD pipeline.
  • Configures encoding of video, audio and subtitles for delivery across various platforms/devices.
  • Collaborates with other managers from Video engineering, Operations, player and client teams to drive innovation and improvements in video delivery.

Role Responsibilities

  • Support and lead your team in developing and delivering highly reliable, resilient, and scalable media supply chain workflow for VOD.
  • Deliver on product roadmaps, incrementally with a high level of quality
  • Drive technical initiatives in partnership with senior engineers across teams
  • Provide support during production issues.
  • Work closely with vendors to provide requirements for new feature, improving functionality and bugs.
  • 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 experience leading a development team working on VOD distribution, design, architecture and implementation.
- Expertise with media automation workflows in the cloud.
- Expertise with the Software Development Life Cycle, software-based tools and workflows.
- Strong understanding of Media Supply Chain workflows (from content ingestion to content delivery).
- Experience with web technologies, digital video workflow and operations, and digital video technology development.
- Experience in scripting and coding to support software workflows, especially node.js or Python a plus.
- Knowledge of cloud VOD transcode and packaging services.
- Ability to integrate into a large agile development project and manage rapid development cycles
- 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

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including 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.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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NBCUniversal is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.

About NBCUniversal, LLC

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including 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.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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