Transmission Coordinator

Role and Responsibilities

The Transmission Coordinator is key player in our Broadcast ecosystem. They are part of a team responsible for transmission of all global Blizzard broadcasts from source to distribution. They will be working with many internal teams here at Blizzard to ensure resilient streams. The ideal candidate would be self-sufficient and organized person. They should have a critical eye and be very detailed oriented. This person should have a well-rounded experience. We are looking for someone that can provide more of the coordination and project management but still understand the high-level technologies.

  • Coordinate outbound and inbound transmissions
  • Manage Transmission vendors
  • Responsible for Transmission documentation, reports and communication
  • Key holder of information for escalating and managing incidents
  • Document processes
  • Knowledge and understanding of Web Streaming and transmission technologies. 
  • Coordinate with BoC and transmission team
  • Monitor broadcasts for quality and issues
  • Coordinate with internal Esports, IT, Events and Business teams
  • Coordinate with Web and Mobile teams
  • Night/Weekend Work will be required
  • Travel will be required
Preferred Skills
  • 1+ Years industry experience
  • Project Management in a Live Event environment
  • Transport methods for backhaul and web distribution is a plus
  • Firm understanding of online video workflows and lifecycles
  • A firm belief that flash is dead… almost, not quite… soon
  • Linux experience is a plus
  • Passionate video gamer and geek is a plus
  • Love for Esports is a plus 
  • Experience working with Satellite, Fiber and IP technologies
    • Specifically, their use in Transmission workflows
  • An understanding of Video/Audio compression codecs
  • Familiar with major enterprise encoders
  • Familiar with consumer encoding software
  • Familiar with major distribution platforms

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