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FuboTV // cloud based TV service for soccer
 
Media, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Wednesday, February 17, 2021
 
   
 
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About fuboTV:

fuboTV is the worlds only sports-focused live streaming TV service with top leagues & teams, plus popular shows, movies & news for the entire household. We have 100+ live TV channels, including the FOX, NBC, CBS, ABC & Disney broadcast catalogs, plus Showtime, AMCand thousands of on-demand titles! fuboTV can be accessed on multiple platforms, including Web, Android, iOS, tvOS, Fire TV, Android TV, Roku, XBox, smart TV's & Chromecast.

Were rapidly growing in employees, subscribers & our content offerings. Which means we need your help taking us to the next level.

fuboTV is committed to excellence through diversity, which involves attracting talented people from diverse backgrounds & traditions. We encourage everyone to apply.

About the role:

FuboTV is changing the way people watch sports, & disrupting the live video marketplace. Were breaking new ground every week as we build the live streaming platform of the future.  

We are currently looking for a Director, Streaming Media Operations, to lead our linear acquisition & encoding teams. This role will provide technical guidance & best practices for the video delivery pipeline. Knowledge of video acquisition methods (including satellite & terrestrial) along with ip transport & encoding best practices will be a must have for the position. 

A successful candidate will have a strong knowledge of an mvpd ecosystem, & have experience managing multiple engineering teams. They must also have strong experience in the OTT space.  

This role reports to the VP of Streaming Media Operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead technical development of our video acquisition & signal processing pipeline
  • Define & monitor operational key metrics for the department
  • Perform vendor management as needed to ensure vendors provide the necessary product features
  • Manage, coach & support growth within the team
  • Work with multiple stakeholders to launch new services & features on the FuboTV platform

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years leading video engineering & operations teams in an MVPD environment
  • Deep knowledge of MVPD-based linear ecosystem & working knowledge of OTT video distribution technology / architecture
  • Experience with backbone video & distribution (Peering, Transport, POP sites, etc)
  • Experience with various multimedia transport protocols such as: RTP, RTMP, SRT, UDP, Zixi, RIST
  • Experience with various video & audio codecs such as AVC, HEVC, AAC, E-AC3
  • Experience with packaging solutions, including HLS & DASH 
  • Familiarity with DRM & content encryption, including 3rd-party integrations
  • Understanding of alternate content in ABR ecosystem (ESAM, ESNI, etc)
  • Understanding of SSAI workflows
  • Understanding of script writing/automation using languages such as Python, Ruby, etc.
  • Team player, with ability to productively work with cross-functional teams
  • Strong written & verbal communicators, able to communicate with engineering, management personnel, & end users throughout the organization

Pluses:

  • Experience with on-prem video acquisition at a content provider or shared co-lo
  • Experience with cloud-based infrastructure (AWS/GCP)
  • Passion for new technologies, sports & entertainment
  • Strong vendor relationships within MVPD community
  • Strong knowledge of Federal Communications Commission regulations related to video delivery

Perks & Benefits:

  • fuboTV provides a highly competitive compensation based on experience & market standards.
  • Robust benefit package including stock options, Health/Dental/Vision coverage sponsored up to 100% for employees, 401k, Life Insurance, & commuter benefits
  • Remote friendly environment 
  • Free Premium fuboTV Account
  • Health & Wellness initiatives including discounts on Gym Memberships.
  • Unlimited PTO days & regular company-wide activities.
  • fuboTV's main Headquarters are located in Midtown Manhattan.
  • fuboTV is an e-verified company
 
 
 
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