Job Detail

Vid Ops Team- Video Quality Engineer at fuboTV
New York City, NY, US

Who we are:

 

fuboTV is the fastest growing video streaming startup (backed by some of the world's largest media companies) that is reinventing live television for the entire household in the cord cutting era.

Originally founded as a soccer streaming service, fuboTV is the leading sports-first cable replacement in the U.S, growing to nearly 250,000 paying subscribers.

fuboTV broadcasts most NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL games, all major soccer leagues, and a wide range of college and other sports. fuboTV also broadcasts a wide variety of news, movies, and entertainment programming including the FOX, NBC, CBS, and Turner broadcast catalogs, plus Showtime, AMC…and much more! fuboTV can be accessed on multiple platforms, including web, Android, iOS, tvOS, Fire TV, Android TV, Roku and Chromecast.

Job Description:

The Video Quality Engineer is responsible for providing support and the resolution of outages and service impairments in a 24x7 operational environment. The engineer is also responsible for reliable, consistent operation of these systems to provide a top quality video delivery experience for our customers.

Responsibilities:

  • Provisioning, troubleshooting, operations and maintenance of systems, applications and equipment used in the next-gen video delivery ecosystem.
  • Monitor and manage cloud based and in-house encoding software and abr monitoring appliances
  • Drive issues to resolution and provide root cause analysis if needed
  • Work with multiple teams to launch new services on the FuboTV platform
  • Perform routine maintenances, possibly overnight

Required Skills:

  • Enterprise video encoding operational experience using Elemental, Envivio, or similar encoders.
  • Video troubleshooting experience preferably in an MVPD environment
  • Understanding of HLS and HLS based server-side ad stitching products
  • Familiarity with different CDN vendors and their systems (e.g. Akamai, Level3, Fastly, etc.)
  • Understanding of various multimedia transport protocols such as: RTP, RTMP, SRT, UDP, Zixi
  • Familiarity with enterprise MPEG Analysis tools, such as Tektronix, Ineoquest, Triveni, etc
  • Experience with alternate content in ABR ecosystem (ESAM, ESNI, etc)
  • Understanding of backbone video and distribution (Peering, Transport, POP sites, etc)
  • Knowledge of monitoring protocols such as SNMP a plus 

Perks & Benefits:

  • Highly competitive compensation based on experience and market standards
  • Unlimited vacation and sick days
  • Robust benefit package including stock options; health, dental and vision coverage sponsored up to 100%; 401k; life Insurance; and commuter benefits
  • Free fuboTV account for live sports and TV on all your devices
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Company-wide and team based events
  • Centrally located headquarters in Midtown Manhattan.
  • Casual work environment