Principal Video Engineer, CBS All Access Entertainment

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Role Details:

  • A successful candidate will embrace our design concepts, agile development environment and be a collaborative team player able to communicate her/his ideas with colleagues and management.
  • We are looking for the person who can work in a fast-paced environment and has a strong grasp of cutting edge video technologies.
  • Utilize a combination of troubleshooting, technical, and communication skills to handle a mix of disparate tasks which includes project and software development work
  • Manage cross-functional and third-party resources for the implementation of systems designs
  • Work with internal and third-party systems to design automation systems for the configuration and management of video infrastructure
Your Day-to-Day:
  • Work closely with the team, communicate effectively and share ideas with colleagues and management
  • Use different techniques to debug and optimize video infrastructure
  • Be able to understand and execute video infrastructure requirements
  • The candidate will work closely with engineering and product teams.
Key Projects:
  • Work closely with engineering and product teams to develop next-generation video infrastructure
  • Contribute in an improvement of existing video delivery


What you bring to the team:
You have -

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience in Live and VOD video environments
  • OTT and Mobile video streaming experience
  • Deep knowledge of container formats, transmuxing and streaming protocols (HLS and DASH)
  • Proven experience working with client-side video developers to optimize video playback
  • Experience with H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, VP9 and AAC audio and video codecs
  • Multi-DRM and rights management experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of cloud environments and CDN delivery
  • Knowledge of network routing protocols for IP, Source Specific Multi-casting, and UDP.
  • Strong background in IP Networking.

You might also have -
  • Experience performing load/stress tests on video infrastructure
  • Experience with VR video delivery
  • Experience with development of Chromecast applications

EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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