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Manager Multi-Media Technical Production


Los Angeles, CA, US, 90036

Los Angeles

CBS Interactive, a division of ViacomCBS, is the world’s largest publisher of premium digital content and a perennial top 10 Internet company. CBS Interactive’s brands span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming.

Properties include the websites, apps and streaming services of the CBS Television Network such as the CBS All Access subscription service, CBS News Digital platforms including the 24/7 digital news network CBSN, and CBS Sports Digital brands including the 24-hour streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ, as well as digital-first properties in key content verticals, including CNET, ZDNet, TVGuide.com, GameSpot, Last.fm, Metacritic and Chowhound.

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Role Details:

We are seeking an experienced Media Support Manager who will be heavily focused on systems engineering processes.  Candidate must have knowledge of television broadcasting and digital media technologies gained over at least 4

4+ years of professional work experience.

Demonstrate ability to design, stand up, troubleshoot video/audio and network systems, including research & product evaluation and testing & test plan development.

Understands the process of implementing  video/audio solutions in a 24/7 production environment.

Able to support and coordinate internal and external maintenance needs for all Media technology including: live stream ingest, high speed electronic delivery, broadcast standards and equipment, Non-linear video editing systems,  legacy VTR, various video transcoding technologies, and QA across multiple OTT platforms.


Your Day-to-Day: 

  • Create/test/modernize workflows for production and publishing for cbs.com by collaborating with CMS Dev team, show productions, and various ViacomCBS internal partners
  • Act as escalation path for all hardware and software systems including SAN/NAS servers, Aspera Enterprise, Telestream Live Capture, MACCAPTION, and Transcoding nodes
  • Go-to resource for system and process workflows as needed during off hours
  • Develop and maintain good professional relations with partners, vendors, and colleagues while under deadline pressures
  • Provide training and documentation of newly developed methods and processes
  • Oversee live event video operations, recording and streaming for tentpole events

Key Projects:

  • Oversee ramp-up post on-boarding for imminent volume increase
  • Develop workflows for new publishing requirements such as 4K/UHD, HDR, HDR10, etc
  • Create scheduled live captures of international and alternative programming
  • Prepare technical aspects for tentpole or live streaming events (Grammys, Tonys, Superbowl)

What you bring to the team:

You have - 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or 4+ years training & experience in Post Production engineering
  • 4+ years of experience working with Apple OSX or Microsoft Windows based computers systems in a production environment
  • 4+ years of experience working with video editing, composing and production applications and production workflows
  • Well versed in video codecs, compression, file format standards and video transformation
  • Understands TV Mastering including frame rate conversion, Inverse Telecine, standard broadcast video and audio requirements including The Calm Act and CC & SAP requirements

You might also have - 

  • Enthusiastic and enjoy TV/Film/Digital Media
  • Able to communicate technical information effectively – both written and verbally
  • Ability to work in a fast pace, production critical team environment
  • Must be efficient, well organized, detailed oriented and have good follow through skills
  • Ability to work on multiple open items simultaneously.
  • Familiarity with controls in a CMS tool for online publishing




ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 


At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 


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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles