Senior Manager, Content Protection (6 Month Fixed-Term Contract)Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10040167 Location London, United Kingdom Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Mar. 01, 2023
This position will report into the Director Content Distribution and will be responsible of the technical content protection review of distribution deals for EMEA. This role provides an essential service to the business in building and protecting revenue streams.
This individual will work with their team to negotiate distribution deals across EMEA from a content protection technology standpoint, in particular as it relates to content protection of end user devices, and future distribution platforms trends. They will work alongside global colleagues of the Platform Operations in maintaining a consistent approach to technical audits.
The individual will need to have a strong understanding of content protection technology and be able to guide the team on the more complex technical queries in regards to solutions including encryption, output protection and preventing out of territory access.
This is a full-time (salaried) 6 month FTC position based 4 days a week in our Hammersmith office, and 1 day working from home from 1st March.
Lead the evaluations of distribution solutions, including streaming video solutions, broadcast systems, IPTV middleware platforms, physical media.
Review content protection provisions in contracts for content Disney acquires for their channels.
Lead the evaluations of content protection solutions and architectures, including watermarking, fingerprinting, conditional access, DRM, encryption schemes.
Lead the evaluations of new consumer devices, including set top boxes, mobile phones, media application frameworks.
Lead the evaluations of chipsets components, including CPUs, GPUs, hybrid architectures, mobile chipsets.
Responsible to have the CSS finalised in time for licence start dates to be met, including resolving compliance issues to ensure that content protection is not holding up deals.
Lead the first review of the Technical Questionnaire and follow up with platforms for further on questions.
Review and feedback on Content Security Schedule comments received from the clients and Disney Legal teams.
Works with key clients to ensure we can enable deals. Staying in touch before a deal is commercially negotiated to ensure we have an understanding of the systems they have in place.
Works closely with the Content Protection team, Platform Operations.
Build relationships with key vendors for DRM, CAS and geofilteirng.
Lead UHD content protection discussions.
Review any security incidents and work with clients and internal teams to put together a plan to resolve.
Comprehensive and significant experience in TV Distribution/Post Production/Technology required
Strong commercial, technical and consumer understanding of digital media
In-depth knowledge of Television broadcast technology including DTH, Cable, IPTV, DTT and OTT distribution
In depth knowledge of devices capable of receiving broadcast or streamed video
Good understanding of encryption systems including industry standard Conditional Access and Digital Rights Management systems
Very good understanding of streaming technologies
Familiarity with distribution business models such as linear, VOD, EHVL
Solid understanding of legal process and documentation of distribution deals
Familiarity with databases and structured data
25 days annual leave
Private medical insurance & dental care
Free Park Entry: You will have the opportunity to enter any of our parks with your family and friends for free
Disney Discounts: you are entitled to discounts on designated Disney products, resort F&B and ticketing
Excellent parental and guardian leave
Employee Resource Groups – WOMEN @ Disney, Disney DIVERSITY, Disney PRIDE, our new disability & neurodiversity focused group - ENABLED, and our Mental Health & Wellbeing Group, TRUST.
The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to be a diverse workforce that is representative of our audiences, and where all can thrive and belong. We are committed to building a team that includes and respects a variety of voices, identities, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.
About The Walt Disney Company:
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.
This position is with The Walt Disney Company Limited, which is part of a business we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.
The Walt Disney Company Limited is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion or belief, sex, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, disability or pregnancy or maternity. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.