Full Time Job

Manager Of Overnight Live Event Operations


Burbank, CA 08-26-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service from ViacomCBS, combines live sports, breaking news, and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world's biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the US in addition to the ability to stream ViacomCBS Streaming's other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.


Role Details:

ViacomCBS is seeking a Manager of Live Event Operations to manage the live sporting events and streaming operations around Paramount+. The ideal candidate will manage a team to run live streaming events, manage the encoders for operations and testing, and create procedures and best practices for event operations. The ability to develop, own, and report on key performance metrics is critical with the ability to discern priority and focus resources where necessary. You will be self-motivated with a deep understanding of streaming operations and broadcast engineering. Weekend and overnight hours are required to support international sports schedules.


Manage 24/7 live streaming events, such as american football, soccer, mixed martial arts, hockey and others on an international scale.

Must be able to work nights and weekends to support international releases.

Manage and schedule a team of coordinators to handle multiple events running concurrently.

Set up, test, and maintain end to end workflow for streaming events or to QA for testing.

Manage and improve ''eyes-on-glass'' dashboards related to video service and delivery

Fix, troubleshoot, and debug any live TV streaming issues on Paramount+ and provide root cause analyses for all major issues

Support internal and third party engineering teams to assure projects get done on time

Assist in rolling out DRM across all stations and live tv workflows

Additional other duties and responsibilities, as assigned

Key Projects:

Event monitoring and support across all digital platforms as well as for live events such as UEFA and NWSL

QA of event publishing

Monitoring and operations of live streaming events cross platform


What you bring to the team:

You have –

Experience with live streaming video or broadcast

Experience working in a media entertainment environment with multiple partners and distributed teams

Must be self-motivated, results-oriented and challenged by accountability

Excellent internal client management and communication/ interpersonal skills

Passion for and knowledge of interactive technology and platforms required

Prior experience with mobile technologies (mobile development, APIs)

Experience with troubleshooting and diagnosing technical issues for streaming video

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent related experience

You might also have –

Experience with video monitoring in a NOC or similar operations field

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rznyxq-3-215-177-171-42 in your application.