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Broadcast Engineer, Overnight

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 695901BR Location San Francisco, California, United States Business Disney Streaming Services Date posted Aug. 06, 2019

Job Summary:

Disney Streaming Services is a business unit within The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International (DTCI) segment that oversees all consumer-facing digital video subscription services across the company. Disney Streaming is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ premium sports streaming service, programmed in conjunction with ESPN; the upcoming Disney+ service; and BAMTECH Media, a global leader in direct-to-consumer video streaming products and solutions. Its core mission is to deliver global audiences the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location.

Disney Streaming Services San Francisco Broadcast Engineers provide 24 hour operations, with tier 1 and tier 2 support to various broadcast systems. Broadcast Engineers operate from the Transmission Operation Center in San Francisco, managing all A/V transmission paths into our data centers. Engineers monitor and analyze the delivery of all A/V transmission to our partners. Candidates should have an eagerness to learn and adapt to new broadcast and IP technologies in order to meet our current and future needs.

The work will be based out of our San Francisco office. This position will be an overnight role, with a rotating schedule that includes nights , weekends and holidays.

Responsibilities:

  • Routing and monitoring multiple A/V feeds to and from our facilities.
  • Read and interpret schematic and topology drawings.
  • Quickly identify and resolve issues in a live production environment.
  • Keep accurate reporting and accounting of all technical faults.
  • Provide professional, courteous and timely technical support.
  • Assist with testing equipment for potential use in future projects.
  • Maintain tracking spreadsheets and update accordingly

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience with video/audio QC
  • Experience working with live content
  • Knowledge of digital video and streaming encoders.
  • 2 years broadcast transmission or IP streaming experience.
  • Knowledge of digital video and streaming encoders.
  • Ability to work in both Mac and Windows environment
  • Clear communication and problem-solving skills and the ability to work in a team environment a must.
  • Good organizational skills; must be able to track large scale projects and keep teams updated on status
  • Follow all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and assist in documenting department processes.
  • Flexible availability, including nights, weekends and holidays

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of CDN and AWS Distributions.
  • Working knowledge of monitoring and analyzing software (i.e Splunk, Kibana)
  • Operational experience in live transmission/acquisition, master control or live streaming.
  • Working knowledge of SD/HD-SDI, ASI, MPEG and J2K signal types.
  • Working knowledge of transmission and acquisition equipment and systems.
  • Working knowledge of analog and digital audio signals.
  • Knowledge of networking and TS Over IP principals.
  • Experience with Evertz, Snell, Grass Valley, Ross, Ateme, Sencore and other leading manufacturers in routers, switchers and terminal gear.
  • Understanding signal flows and CAD drawings.
  • Experience in similar fast paced environments

About Disney Streaming Services:

Disney Streaming Services is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ premium sports streaming service; the upcoming Disney subscription video service; and BAMTECH Media, a global leader in direct-to-consumer video streaming products and solutions. Our core mission is to deliver global audiences the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location. We serve consumers by bringing the world’s most beloved characters, timeless stories, legendary athletes, and epic sporting events to global audiences through best-in-class direct-to-consumer video services. We strive daily to imaginatively challenge convention with innovative technology that gives consumers the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location.

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: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. 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 Disney Streaming Technology LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Streaming Services.

Disney Streaming Technology LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. 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.

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