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Software Engineer


Burbank, CA 08-31-2021
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  • Full Time
Job Description


Division Overview:

The Video Operations team is responsible for supporting the video delivery and architecture of VOD and Live content streamed on over 15 platforms to Paramount + and Paramount + International applications.

Role Details:

ViacomCBS Streaming is seeking an experienced Operations Automation Engineer who is hardworking and knowledgeable about digital video & VOD to coordinate a wide range of video related initiatives, with a focus on content ingest automation.

Your Day-to-Day:

Define improvements and build automation tools that focus on consolidation of various raw data points into a centralized content ingest system

Measure end user quality and various business critical metrics with end goal to improve content delivery pipelines

Analyze content ingest pipelines for new and updated deliveries into Paramount + applications both US and Internationally.

Improve and maintain tools to automatically queue content as it's processed into various video quality automation testing suites.

Control existing infrastructure quality and work to build and maintain a high level of customer happiness in the end user video experience.


What you bring to the team:

You have -

Experience in On Demand publishing and automation of quality control testing both functional and video quality related

Python, Selenium or similar experience to measure SLA of our video delivery pipelines

Knowledge of Caption formats,Video Containers/Codecs,Audio Codecs and layouts

Knowledge of multiple DRMs such as: Widevine and FairPlay.

Knowledge of streaming protocols such as: HLS, DASH.

Good understanding of integrating systems such as: CMS, orchestrator, quality systems, etc.

Ticketing system familiarity (Jira,Zendesk,ServiceNow or similar methods for support tickets)

Must be self-motivated, entrepreneurial, with a strong desire to learn

Strong technical skills - a problem solver with a passion for developing solutions and processes to address complex problems

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Video publishing issue support and customer concern experience

You might also have -

Understanding of broadcast signal chains

Agile / Scrum Certified

Experience working with the Platform MPX, Conviva, Thousand Eyes, Elasticsearch, NewRelic, Interra Systems.

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0n9z1-3-215-177-171-42 in your application.