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The US OTT Technology team is seeking a Manager, Linear System Engineering & Reliability to support system engineering and operations technologies for the NBC Digital Network Operations Center for all event-based pop-up streaming. This position works with and supports the digital facility groups to bridge workflow between organizations including broadcast and digital streaming operations. This position will be responsible for proper communication, reliability and resiliency of our systems, networking and associated hardware operations. The role will work closely with the Director of System Engineering to plan, support and interact with digital partners and manage the support and maintenance of such systems.
Manage on-site presence and escalation within digital operations, broadcast operations and transmission on all events in a tiered fashion for 24/7/365 operations
Measure and report out on system quality and performance, operational reliability and future roadmap to ensure 99.999% uptime
Ensures the engineering designs, plans, maintenance and other activities results in a safe and reliable Digital operation
Responsible for the configuration, workflow and troubleshooting of all linear streaming to ensure maximum reliability for all productions
Must have the ability to design, document and manage new technical Systems as well as workflows
Operational knowledge of scheduling automation systems and full end to end digital workflow from signal acquisition to end user deliver, baseband a/v processing and signal flow
Aid in design, documentation and management of new technical systems (hardware and software based) as well as associated workflows
Minimum four (4) years’ experience in a broadcast environment
Must have knowledge of MPEG 2 and 4 encoding and decoding, ASI, MPEG over IP, multi-way processors, matrix-based communications systems, plant routing systems, and third-party OTT devices
Knowledge of HLS, DASH, h.264, h.265 technologies and systems for OTT delivery including metadata standards (i.e SCTE)
Knowledge of open internet transmission with ZIXI, SRT and RIST
Ability to comprehend signal flow documents (CAD) as well as systems level troubleshooting
Must be proficient with broadcast test and measurement equipment in addition to MS Office, and Visio
Excellent communicator and be able to manage highly technical operations teams while interfacing with Engineering, Operations, Production, and 3rd party vendors
Position requires a cool, level headed individual who works well under the pressures of “live” television
Ability to prepare and deliver written and oral communications of complex matters
Ability to escalate critical transmission problems quickly and efficiently in order to minimize disruptions and ability to work around failures to mitigate interruptions to the Live productions
Demonstrated ability to analyze, compile and deliver regular clear, concise reports detailing system performance and reliability
Strong understanding of network infrastructure, topologies and protocols including IP Video technologies
Ability to manage an engineering team, capable of supporting 24/7 technical engineering needs for live event streaming
Proficiency with MS Office Suite, Visio, Windows, Linux, Mac OS and cloud-based solutions
Development or demonstrable both hardware and software troubleshooting experience
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through Company website to be considered
Must be able to work nights, overtime, 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 Company and Company’ 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.
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