Senior OTT Engineer (UK 0853)
|SO WHAT’S YOUR NEW ROLE ABOUT?|
Perform is looking for candidates to join a rapidly growing Distribution Operations team, working in a live engineering environment on projects across Perform’s OTT video content platform. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in, and influence, our global OTT video platform design. Candidates must be passionate about OTT Video and related technology with a proactive and can do attitude.
The department carries out design, development, maintenance and support of our OTT live streaming, VOD and global video network platform which operates in a 24/7 broadcast environment.
In addition to OTT video platform skills, candidates will ideally have previous knowledge of contribution & distribution compression technology and multicast networking experience
|WHAT WILL YOU DO IN YOUR NEW ROLE?||% of role|
|Detailed design, costing and delivery of Live and VOD Video Encoding Platforms to project requirements||40%|
|Working with commercial stakeholders to provide high level costing based on early requirements||15%|
|Ensuring adherence to, and development of, technical standards||15%|
|Identifying continual improvement possibilities to internal systems and services||10%|
|Definition of design specification based on business requirements||10%|
|Training and handover to support teams and 3rd Line Support||10%|
|DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AN INTERVIEW?||Skill Level (out of 4)|
|Experience of building and maintaining live streaming encoding platforms, technologies and workflows||4|
|Experience of building and maintaining VOD video encoding platforms, technologies and workflows||4|
|Specialist 3rd line experience of supporting Live and VOD platforms||4|
|Understanding of OTT Video delivery environments||4|
|Good knowledge of video codecs, container types and live stream delivery protocols||4|
|Experience of building and maintaining server hardware and operating systems||4|
DO YOU HAVE THESE DESIRABLES?
|Multicast video delivery and associated networking skills and requirements.|
|Large scale deployments of video platforms in global environment.|
|Knowledge of video playback support of major device groups (PC, iOS, Mobile, Connected TV) including common DRM Schemas|
|Solid general IT background and good all-round networking and firewall knowledge.|
|Experience configuring and troubleshooting Windows Server (2008,2012), Win (7,10), Centos, Linux.|
|Experience working with CDNs, configuring origin and CDN configuration and troubleshooting CDN delivered media|
|Experience working with common control and monitoring applications (Nagios and Dataminer)|
|Experience configuring and working within virtualised environments|
|Experience escalating to and liaising with 4th line support (escalation to 3rd party system vendor) to resolve deeper technical issues with hardware/software|
|Knowledge of live stream delivery protocols – e.g. HLS, DASH, Smooth Streaming and Flash|
|THESE ARE THE DAZN COMPETENCIES YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED IN YOUR ROLE….|
|Drive & Energy – Self–motivated and driven to succeed, focused on results and passionate about the job|
|Teamwork & Collaboration – Working collaboratively with a group of people in order to accomplish a task or achieve a goal.|
|Flexibility & Adaptability – Ability to adapt to changing business needs, cultures, conditions and work responsibilities|
|Commercial Awareness – The ability to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of Perform, its products and services, the Digital and Sports Media sectors, our competitors and apply commercial expertise and judgement to this knowledge to deliver better business outcomes.|
|IF YOU HAVEN’T YET GOT A FEEL FOR THE CULTURE AT DAZN, THEN READ ON…|
Here at Perform we like to consider ourselves a progressive, dynamic, fun and fast-paced global sports media broadcasting company. We are passionate about what we do and really good at it too!!
Here are some of the things you can expect working at Perform; collaboration, innovation, ever changing, empowerment, work hard and personal development.
DAZN is a live sports streaming service that allows fans to watch their sport, their way, live or on-demand. With access to the world’s best sports, fans can watch their favourite teams, leagues and players anytime, anywhere, for one simple, affordable price and with no long-term contract. DAZN has over 8,000 live events a year and features the widest array of live sports ever offered on one TV service. DAZN has the ability to play, pause and rewind anytime with no commercial interruptions and no long-term commitments.
DAZN is currently available in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Japan on most connected devices including Smart TVs, smartphones, tablets and games consoles. DAZN is a part of Perform, a leading global sports media group. Visit http://media.dazn.com/en/ for more information.
You’ll receive up to 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%, Season Ticket Loan, Cycle to Work Scheme*, and Childcare Voucher Scheme*.
And there’s more…… You’ll have access to the Perform Group 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. If you fancy a move abroad; Perform are currently seeking the best talent in a number of countries around the world!
*Please Note – some of these benefits will be available to you upon successful completion of your probation.
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