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FuboTV // cloud based TV service for soccer
 
Engineering, Full Time    New York City / Remote    Posted: Wednesday, March 30, 2022
 
   
 
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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 looking for talented individuals to join our fast-growing company on our Networks team.  The ideal candidates must be knowledgeable & experienced with master control playout systems in a live event broadcast setting.   

The successful candidate  is driven, creative & enthusiastic to join a team that values collaboration, patience & the determination it takes to work at a high level.  Striving to consistently increase the networks brand value, he/she is also responsible for reliable, consistent operation of these systems to provide a top quality video delivery experience for our customers.

The Live Events Engineer is to set up & coordinate the execution of live events. Many live events take place after regular working hours & on weekends. Candidates should understand the day-to-day job expectations before agreeing to work on this team.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with multiple teams to align & schedule upcoming live events for playout
  • Provide operational support as needed to programming teams & during live event
  • Perform routine maintenances as needed, possibly overnight 
  • Execute multiple live streaming events concurrently; be the sole owner of many tier-1 live events for our customers making sure they have the highest quality experience
  • Make in-room decisions as a call leader; organizing tasks between production, service partners, & directing other support engineers during live events.
  • Work with senior engineers & other teams on high-severity, active support issues, prioritizing mitigation while investigating root-cause fixes
  • Deliver event reports to senior leadership
  • Aid in the development & testing of operational tools that improve efficiency through automation
  • Ownership of one or more video products or components
  • Customer notification & workflow coordination with follow-up to maintain service level agreements
  • Creating & maintaining team specific knowledge-base articles & operational & training documentation
  • Assist in the training of new Live Event staff as the team grows

Required Skills:

  • Have 3+ years of experience operating playout automation systems in a live master control environment at a television/cable/MVPD (or similar) provider
  • Maintain & grow professional relationships with internal & external business stakeholders
  • Availability off-schedule (late hours and/or weekends) to monitor broadcasts & support live events; address mission-critical incidents as they arise; escalating as necessary to oncall teams & business partners
  • Understanding of various video & audio codecs such as AVC, HEVC, AAC, E-AC3 with emphasis on video/audio quality
  • Understanding of various streaming packaging methods such as HLS & DASH
  • Understanding of various multimedia transport protocols such as: RTP, RTMP, SRT, UDP, Zixi
  • Familiarity with SSAI a plus
  • Familiarity with Master Control & Playout technology
  • Familiarity with different CDN vendors & their systems (e.g. Akamai, Level3, Fastly, etc.)
  • Familiarity with enterprise MPEG Analysis tools, such as Tektronix, Ineoquest, Elecard, etc
  • Familiarity with testing live event environments

The Ideal Candidate will also:

  • Enjoy working in a fast-moving environment in which individual contributors are trusted & depended upon to set technical direction
  • Enjoy learning new things & sharing knowledge with co-workers
  • Take the initiative in identifying & removing roadblocks
  • Be a pleasure to work with in a professional environment
  • Be comfortable giving & receiving honest feedback
  • Be unafraid of failure
  • Enjoy disrupting the status quo

Perks & Benefits:

  • At fuboTV, you will have the opportunity to personally influence what live media looks like after it goes through its next big transformation
  • Professional development courses & learning opportunities 
  • fuboTV provides a highly competitive compensation based on experience & market standards
  • Robust benefit package including Health/Dental/Vision coverage sponsored up to 100% for employees, 401k, Life Insurance, & commuter benefits
  • Free Premium fuboTV Account
  • Health & Wellness initiatives
  • 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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