Digital Media Workflow Engineer, VOD

$130,000 - $160,000 yearly
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  • Remote (Chicago, IL, USA)
  • Jun 13, 2022
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Job description
VOD Engineering team is looking for a Digital Media Workflow Engineer to join our growing engineering team responsible for building and supporting business critical video workflows, systems and video-related cloud solutions.
 What the VOD team does:
  • The VOD team is responsible for the automated media pipeline delivering content to this company’s streaming platforms including Peacock.
  • Troubleshoots issues arising in the VOD pipeline.
  • Configures encoding of video, audio and subtitles for delivery across various platforms/devices.
  • Research new technologies in the media space and conduct POCs.
  • Collaborates with Operations, player and client teams to drive innovation and improvements in video delivery.
Role Responsibilities
  • Ability to work independently or in a team to build, deploy and support automated, highly resilient VOD workflow to deliver content to streaming platforms.
  • Use requirements and modeling to work with Product Owners to implement smart technology solutions ad tools delivery premium quality audio and video experiences
  • Continuously learn, improve, and optimize processes and ways of working
  • Manage and maintain cloud-based content delivery and services
  • Work closely with vendors and provide them with clear requirements, identify and address bugs.
  • Work closely with the Media Engineering team to deploy changes to media processing.
Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working with web technologies, digital video workflow and operations, and digital
    video technology development
  • 3-5 years experience in scripting and coding to support software workflows, especially Python.
  • Key understanding of technology principles and work methods (Agile, Scrum, etc.)
  • Technical experience with cloud-based technologies, specifically within architecture/infrastructure (AWS)
  • 3-5 years experience building VOD video workflows in the cloud and in on-prem/off-prem environments. Cloud
    development experience is required.
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, problem solving, debugging and decision-making skills.
  • 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
Desired Characteristics :
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working with web technologies, digital video workflow and operations, and digital video technology development 
  • 3-5 years experience in scripting and coding to support software workflows, especially Python. 
  • Key understanding of technology principles and work methods (Agile, Scrum, etc.) 
  • Technical experience with cloud-based technologies, specifically within architecture/infrastructure (AWS)  
  • 3-5 years experience building VOD video workflows in the cloud and in on-prem/off-prem environments.  Cloud development experience is required.  
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, problem solving, debugging and decision-making skills.
  • 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