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Sr Manager Streaming & Video Operations

8108

New York, NY, US, 10019

Other
New York
Full-Time

Description:
Division Overview:
We are the Video Operations and Digital Streaming team, responsible for supporting the video delivery and architecture of VOD and Live content streamed on over 15 platforms for CBS Digital & Paramount+ applications and sites. We are also responsible for the encoding and delivery of premium content to millions of users every day!

Roles Details:
Our team is seeking a Senior Manager of Digital Broadcast Operations to lead our signal acquisition and video processing teams. The role will own and architect solutions to help streamline signal acquisition and our live pipeline as well as chart out best-in-class experiences for VOD content, live TV streaming, MVPD authentication and live feed franchises (e.g., Big Brother Live Feeds). Ultimately, we're looking for someone who is knowledgeable in video acquisition methods (including satellite and terrestrial) along with ip transport and encoding best practices.

Your Day-to-Day:
Lead technical development of our video acquisition and signal processing pipeline
Define and implement infrastructure, tools and processes to monitor key metrics in the signal acquisition pipeline.
Perform vendor management as needed to ensure vendors provide the necessary product features
Work closely with the CBS broadcast team to collaborate and work together to create services and standards to deliver high quality productions.
Manage 3rd party signal acquisition partners
Collaborate with video partners (such as Video Operations, Ad Operations, Analytics and Business Intelligence teams) to solicit feedback and involvement for roadmapping, prioritizing and planning updates.
Act as an in-house video specialist by staying up to date on the latest trends in other emerging platforms
Additional other duties and responsibilities, as assigned

Qualifications:
What you bring to the team:
You have –
BS/BA Degree Or Knowledge of OTT video distribution/contribution technology and architecture
Experience and knowledge in developing live video workflows in the cloud
Deep knowledge of MVPD-based linear ecosystem and working knowledge of OTT video distribution technology / architecture
Strong understanding of content ingestion, encoding, ad insertion and delivery systems.
Knowledge of leading streaming technologies including, UHD, 4K, HDR and low latency.
Strong understanding digital audio/video fundamentals, compression technologies, distribution formats, and associated technologies such as Multicast and Unicast video distribution, MPEG Video (2,4, & HEVC), MPEG-2 TS, HDR, SCTE-35 & ESNI signaling, closed-captions, QAM video distribution, and ad-splicing.
Experience with video transport protocols such as: RTP, RTMP, SRT, UDP, Zixi, RIST, HLS, MPEG-DASH
Knowledge of video and audio codecs such as AVC, HEVC, AAC, E-AC3, ATMOS
Strong understanding digital audio/video fundamentals, compression technologies, distribution formats, and associated technologies such as Multicast and Unicast video distribution, MPEG Video (2,4, & HEVC), MPEG-2 TS, HDR, SCTE-35 & ESNI signaling, closed-captions, QAM video distribution, and ad-splicing.
Ability to assess and troubleshoot video and audio quality
Experience with on premise video acquisition with partners or co-lo facilities.
Experience with cloud-based infrastructure
Passion for new technologies, sports and entertainment
Strong knowledge of Federal Communications Commission regulations related to video delivery
Extremely motivated and is energized by big challenges with a keen eye for detail
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Operate both independently and as part of a broader team; balance multiple tasks and projects simultaneously in a results-oriented environment

You might also have –
Hands-on experience working with SCRUM or other agile development methodologies
Experience working with video performance / measurement tools and QoS products
Experience working with video CMS and program guides


ViacomCBS believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, ViacomCBS requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City