Full Time Job

Sr. Quality Control Technician


Santa Monica, CA 06-14-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Hulu's Content Operations team is seeking a Senior Quality Control Technician to help deliver a high-quality experience to our viewers. As a Senior Quality Control Technician for Hulu, you will be responsible for the quality control process and workflow management for Hulu Originals and Licensed content on Hulu. The right person for this role is very meticulous, understands video and metadata quality control, demonstrates strong time management skills, and is outstanding at communicating both technical and non-technical information to internal teams and external partners, and excels in cross-team collaboration. Are you someone who is hardworking, loves TV, and thrives in a dynamic environment? Then, this is an excellent role for you.

• Review large volumes of video, multi-track audio, and timed text against strict deadlines
• Research and normalize metadata across VOD and live platforms
• Ensure content integrity by auditing and evaluating against quality standards, monitoring systems for alerts and take corrective actions, and perform routine asset management tasks
• Engage with media partners to track and troubleshoot deliveries, identifying video issues and offering solutions
• Troubleshoot technical video, XML, and timed text issues
• Make frequent subjective decisions, including determining the severity of issues detected during QC
• Fix content-related issues flagged by Hulu viewers and media partners
• Triage incidents for Hulu's Content, Product and Engineering teams according Hulu's Incident Management protocols
• Track and report content and operational issues using JIRA
• Actively learn, test and provide feedback on proprietary tools
- Focus on major areas of work, typically 20% or more of role% of TimeReview and approve content 60Troubleshooting and triaging content issues and incidents25Maintaining and monitoring content systems15

Basic Qualifications:
• A minimum of 3 years digital video experience and/or digital asset management
• Deep understanding of technical video and audio specifications (e.g. video bit rates and codecs)
• Understanding of closed captions and subtitles
• Familiarity with HDR and ATMOS formats
• Flexibility in adapting to changes in processes, workload, and priorities
• Ability to monitor and resolve multiple incidents concurrently
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate with all levels of management
• Fervent attention to detail
• Ability to work independently, raising concerns when needed
• Willingness to work an overnight schedule
• Bachelor's Degree in Digital Video, Film or related degree preferred

Preferred Qualifications:
• Spanish language proficiency
• Knowledge of various digital delivery protocols

Required Education
• Bachelor's Degree in Digital Video, Film or related degree preferred

Additional Information:

Just like the best ensemble casts of our favorite shows, Hulu embraces diversity and is an inclusive environment. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local law. Hulu is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants if needed during the interview process. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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About Disney Streaming:

Comprised of the Company's international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

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 Services LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Streaming.

Disney Streaming Services 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.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gm9pw3-44-201-94-72-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Disney Streaming Services is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ and Disney+.