Full Time Job

Infrastructure Cloud and Virtualization Broadcast Engineer

Discovery

Remote / Virtual 08-18-2021
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Eurosport est la première destination pour les fans de sport en Europe, alimentant leurs passions, et les rassemblant autour des plus grands événements sportifs du monde.

En tant que diffuseur principal des Jeux Olympiques en Europe, Eurosport a livré une expérience unique à ses fans et atteint des records d'audiences linéaires et digitales.

Déjà positionné en tant que diffuseur principal du Cyclisme, du Grand Chelem de tennis et des Sports d'hiver, les chaînes Eurosport 1, Eurosport 2 atteignent 231 millions d'abonnés à travers 95 pays en Europe, Asie-Pacifique, Afrique et Moyen-Orient. Eurosport.com est le leader européen des sites d'actualités sportives avec une moyenne de 60 millions d'utilisateurs uniques par mois et offre avec l'application Eurosport (disponible sur iOS et Android) un accès en ligne au contenu des chaînes.

Plus d'information sur le site corporate.eurosport.com.

Context :

The engineering team at Eurosport is responsible for designing, building, configuring and maintaining all the production and transmission systems at our offices throughout EMEA, we are currently implementing a ground up rebuild of our systems utilizing the latest in IP based technologies allowing full remote production of Live events.

As these new systems cross many departmental boundaries Eurosport is looking for a Virtualization and Cloud Engineer who can design, scale & configure Virtualization and Cloud components as part of the overall media workflow solutions utilizing COTS technologies to deliver best in class business solutions.
• Activities you will undertake in this role include:

• Expert level design, configuration, and support of Media centric virtualized platforms

• Expert level design, configuration, and support of media centric cloud (AWS preferred) systems.

• Working closely with Eurosport tier 1 teams and Partner Groups to ensure system design and configurations are fully documented and supportable.

• Scale existing designs, looking for opportunities to improve efficiency and reliability

• Eurosport Engineering are looking for Virtualization and Cloud engineers who are familiar with production and operational needs of a busy sports media producer who can design, improve and support virtualized and cloud systems in partnership with the corporate IT teams, but with a very focused eye on the Media needs.

In this role, you should be a first-class collaborator and communicator with a strong design and delivery background familiar with listening to business & operational requirements and able to turn them into practical, efficient, and reliable systems.

Responsibilities
• Working with Architecture team to deliver optimal designs in accordance with best practices

• Working with Project Managers to advise of relevant works and timelines and advise relevant partner groups of works needed from them

• Generate and Maintain documentation for Media Virtualization and Cloud systems

• Work with support teams to assist where necessary with deep level issues

• Collaborating with engineering and development teams to evaluate and identify optimal cloud solutions.

• Modifying and improving existing systems.

• Educating teams on the implementation of virtualized and cloud systems enabling efficient support.

• Ensuring efficient functioning of data storage and processing functions in accordance with company security policies and best practices in cloud security.

• Identifying, analyzing, and resolving infrastructure vulnerabilities and application deployment issues.

• Regularly reviewing existing systems and making recommendations for improvements.

Requirements

Hard Skills :
• Degree in computer science or a similar field.

• At least 3 years of experience in the field of virtualization and cloud computing.

• Experience of Infrastructure, Virtualization and Cloud usage in Live sports and Broadcasting industries

• Experience with MAM and Edit systems usage

• Experience of high performance VDI systems

• Familiar with VMware systems

• Working with media formats (Video, Audio and ancillary data) in a virtualized environment

• Experience with CI/CD systems.

• Desirable would experience with GV Stratus or a similar system

• Experience with Adode Premiere or a similar system.

Soft skills
• Troubleshooting and analytical skills.

• Excellent communication and collaboration skills

• Excellent documentational skill

• Organizational and leadership skills

• Fluent in English, both written and spoken, French is also highly desirable.

Details:
• Permanent contract

• Location independent but expected to be able to work from either London or Paris office as needed.

• Regular Office hours from Monday to Friday, but may include out of regular hours of working as project needs dictate

• Some travel may be required

Eurosport/Discovery France est un employeur qui offre les mêmes chances à tous. Nous nous engageons à être un employeur de référence, pas seulement un endroit où il fait bon travailler, mais une super entreprise particulièrement accueillante.

Pour cela, notre ambition est de recruter des équipes qui représentent durablement la diversité et la richesse culturelle de notre environnement.

Les candidatures seront examinées sur la base des qualifications, sans considération aucune d'origine ethnique, de religion, de nationalité, de sexe, d'orientation sexuelle, d'identité de genre ou de handicap.

Si vous êtes porteur d'un handicap et que vous estimez avoir besoin d'un aménagement de la procédure de recrutement, nous vous invitons à vous rapprocher du recruteur afin que votre besoin puisse être pris en considération.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rez8v1-3-227-235-216-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Discovery

Discovery, Inc. is the global leader in real life entertainment. We serve passionate fans with content that inspires, informs, and entertains, providing leadership across deeply loved and trusted brands, such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel.