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Sr. Cloud Broadcast Engineer, Advanced Production Technologies (REMOTE)

16626

New York, NY, US, 10036

Technology
New York
Full-Time

CBS Sports, a year-round leader in cross-platform sports coverage, broadcasts a portfolio of events on the CBS Television Network, including THE NFL ON CBS; college football, including the SEC ON CBS; college basketball, including the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship; golf, including The Masters®, PGA Championship and PGA TOUR; soccer, including the UEFA Champions League and NWSL; and CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR. 

In addition, the division includes CBS SPORTS NETWORK, the 24-hour cable home of CBS Sports which televises live sports programming throughout the year, including college football and basketball games, UEFA Champions League and Europa League action, Italy's Serie A matches, Concacaf national team competitions, as well as a full slate of original programming and studio coverage. 

CBS Sports also delivers an extensive lineup of global soccer coverage on Paramount+, including every UEFA club competition match, all Serie A matches as well as Concacaf national team competitions, and produces INSIDE THE NFL for Paramount+. CBS Sports Digital's multi-platform offerings include CBSSports.com and the CBS Sports apps for mobile and connected TV devices; the 24/7 streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ; 247Sports; MaxPreps; CBS Sports fantasy games; and SportsLine.

 

Department: CBS Sports Digital

Location: Remote
 

Description:

Brand/Division Overview:

CBSSports.com provides premium online and mobile content to the connected sports fan, including live and on-demand video, in-depth analysis, breaking news, and scores and statistics across high school, college, and pro sports. CBSSports.com is part of Paramount portfolio of multiplatform brands, which includes premier Fantasy offerings, high school sports leader MaxPreps, 247Sports, Scout and Paramount Advanced Media producing more than 130 official collegiate athletic sites!
 

Role Details:

  • This engineering role will provide technical expertise and technical support of transmission workflows in the CBS Sports Digital’s Cloud Production Environment. Work closely with our internal operations teams to ensure accurate operation and monitoring of video paths in the ecosystem. Coordinate transmission components across multiple Availability Zones. Varied and extended hours may include weekends, holidays, on-call, and potential travel.
     

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Responsible for integrity of automation for deployment and scale of cloud production infrastructure.

  • Provisioning, troubleshooting, operations and maintenance of IP workflows and components in the video delivery ecosystem.

  • Oversee maintenance of the cloud ecosystem, software upgrades and infrastructure changes.

  • Maintain security standards to and from entry points in the cloud production environment.

  • Drive innovation in the production space to create efficiencies across acquisition to delivery.

  • Collaborate with internal partners on new production elements and workflows for prototyping and modeling operationally in our Cloud production environment.
     

Key Projects:

  • Recommend and drive implementation of scale optimization for our cloud infrastructure.

  • Work with management on implementation of operations processes.

  • Crafting new IP signal flows to meet requirements of production operations.

  • Author and publish technical documentation to build operations knowledge base.

  • Development of ticketing and support workflows to better assist production operations.

  • Build monitoring and health measurements across the Cloud ecosystem.

  • Build signal acquisition and media distribution operations framework for cloud production.
     

Qualifications:

What you bring to the team:

You have –

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related field

  • 5+ years’ experience working in premise and off premise production engineering and architecture.

  • Dynamically and effectively communicate with production to meet the operational needs of the business.

  • Make clear sound decisions under pressure and rapidly changing situations.

  • Must thrive in a fast-paced, team environment.

  • Strong background in video production and or OTT platforms.

  • Must have a strong working knowledge for operation of advanced Cloud platforms architecture.

  • Mastery in AWS full suite of services and specifically Media Services components.

  • Must have solid working knowledge of premise and off premise production technologies, broadcast tools, scalable architecture.

  • Proficiencies in microservice platform development and management.

  • Understanding of automation tools like Cloud Formation and containerization.

  • Fluent understanding of hardware and software based video encoding services.

  • Understanding of traditional media transport of fiber and satellite technologies.

  • Experience with routers, switchers, playback and archive/record operations.

 

 

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

 

At Paramount, 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. Paramount 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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