Senior Product Manager
New York, NY
As a Media Streaming Engineer, you will work as an individual contributor in a small and dynamic team of engineers responsible for designing and implementing software based tools to assist operators in the Media Delivery department in efficiently managing and monitoring the state of our video ingest pipeline. You will ensure that our internal hardware and software systems are functioning properly, provide training and support, and contribute to the creation of documentation of operational procedures. Department leads will look to you, and this team, to provide recommendations on ways to improve our workflows with ideas for new types of tooling and analysis of our ingest pipeline. This position requires a highly skilled individual with strong creative and analytic skills.
Development of software tools and scripts
Research and discovery
Maintenance and support of hardware systems
Documentation and training
BA/BS in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering or equivalent
Expert in Linux, Mac and Windows environments
Advanced Linux BASH scripting experience
Intermediate to advanced knowledge of at least one programming/scripting language, Python preferred
Comfortable modifying and contributing to xml/json schema
Knowledge of video codecs and compression, specifically H.264/AVC and H.265/HEVC
Good understanding of ABR streaming, specifically HLS
Knowledge of video fundamentals
Experience with open source encoding software such as FFMPEG or GStreamer
Experience working with media encoding platforms
Comfortable acting as a technical lead to other departments to address and resolve problems
Comfortable working with DSS staff around the country.
Strong multi-tasking abilities.
Strong communication skills
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+.