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Workflow Support Engineer – DAZN – UK 2211

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  • Department: Content Operations - Post Production
  • Job Title: Workflow Support Engineer – DAZN – UK 2211
  • Reports to: Head of Central Engineering
  • Location: London (Feltham), United Kingdom
  • Hours of Work: Shift based Monday - Sunday

WHATS YOUR NEW ROLE ABOUT?

Are you fascinated by the growing and changing world of OTT broadcasting? Keen to work on bespoke design platforms and key workflows for the distribution of global content? Join DAZN to get stuck into some exciting new projects like the auto clipping and automation of highlights and building a new centralised archive to drive our OTT sports platform and its global expansion!

As a Workflow Support Engineer at DAZN, you will be part of a dynamic team maintaining post production workflow systems and work closely with the Workflow Integration Engineers and post production systems administrators to define all post production file based video and audio workflows from ingest through to global distribution. Operating in a 24/7 broadcast environment, your Central Engineering team are responsible for support and maintenance of automated file based platforms which cover most audio/video related parts of the chain from signal acquisition through to edit and on-demand delivery.

DAZN is a tech-first sport streaming platform that reaches millions of users every week. We are challenging the broadcast industry and giving power back to viewers. This is the perfect place to work for passionate and creative engineers. We use a very modern tech stack to stream sports content to millions of concurrent viewers globally across multiple platforms and devices.

This is an ambitious project with a fast release cycle that has scalability both from a user and engineer perspective. Imagine a tech start up culture but with the security and backing from a well established content and media company!

Our engineers work in small teams and are given freedom and autonomy when it comes to the work they produce. If you like solving technical problems then this is the place to be. We have a community that is here to help. Want to join the revolution? Learn more about us here: https://engineering.dazn.com/

 

HERE’S YOUR ROLE BROKEN DOWN (NOT ALL OF IT, JUST THE MOST IMPORTANT STUFF)

  • Monitor platform systems and be responsible for the technical escalation process
  • Perform maintenance and periodic review of key systems and workflows
  • Communicate with and provide technical assistance to operational staff
  • Assist in the delivery of projects under the direction of the Workflow Integration Engineers
  • Update operational documentation & training resources
  • Providing 2nd line level support

 

HERE ARE SOME EXAMPLES OF SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE THAT WILL HELP YOU EXCEL IN YOUR ROLE

  • Workflow Automation – Aspera Orchestrator or similar, XML workflows
  • Transcode & distribution – Vantage, Amberfin, Content Agent, Aspera Faspex
  • Monitoring Systems – Dataminer, Nagios
  • Video & Audio codecs – file analysis
  • Basic Linux Command Line
  • Providing 2nd line level support

 

NOT ESSENTIAL, BUT GREAT IF YOU ALSO HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH:

  • MAM & NLE – Dalet MAM, Adobe CC (Premiere, AFX), Avid Interplay, Avid Media Composer
  • MAM Systems – LTO Tape libraries, Archive HSM (DIVA, Xendata), Object Matrix
  • Scripting
  • Experience of DPP file delivery framework
  • Confident with Linux operating system (CentOS, RedHat)

 

 HERE’S A BIT MORE ABOUT US

 In 2015, DAZN was simply an idea. Now we are a global sports media tech company with over 2000 permanent employees and a unique product live in 5 territories, with more on the horizon.

If you were to ask one of our employees what it’s like to work at DAZN you may hear words such as progressive, brave, dynamic, agile and fun.  We have a team of intelligent, hard-working individuals who believe in our product and who want to support our common goal: to change the way the world sees sport.

Using world class technological infrastructure and with expertise from the BBC, SKY, ESPN, FIFA, Nike, Facebook, Twitter, Spotify, Amazon and Now TV to name a few, DAZN features the widest array of live, on-demand and original sports content ever offered on one platform.

DAZN is available in US, Canada, Germany, Japan, Italy, Switzerland and Austria on most connected devices including Smart TVs, smartphones, tablets and games consoles.

To find out more visit:  http://media.dazn.com

 

 UK BENEFITS INCLUDE…

 25 days’ annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years), single cover Aviva Private medical insurance*, Life Assurance (4x annual salary), matching pension contributions up to 5%, Travel Loan, Cycle to Work Scheme* and more.

And there’s more…… you’ll have access to our online learning portal (MindTools) and be part of our Career Deal, which aims to support your continued professional development. We also have a structured management development programme and a financially rewarding ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme.

*Please Note – some of these benefits will be available to you upon successful completion of your probation.