CBS Corporation Streaming & Video Operations Coordinator in Carlsbad, California

Streaming & Video Operations Coordinator

REF#: 31579

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE:

JOB LOCATION: Carlsbad, CA

ABOUT US:

CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry. Our brands dive deep into the things people care about across entertainment, technology, news, games, business and sports. With over 1 billion users visiting our properties every quarter, we are a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks online. We are an enthusiastic group leading the future of streaming media and video technology. Our diverse blend of brands include SportsLive, Pro Rodeo Cowboys Associateion, PGA Tour, and Wired2Fish.

Check us out on [1] The Muse, [2] Instagram and [3] YouTube for an inside look into 'Life At CBSi' through employee testimonials, office photos and company updates.

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  1. https://www.themuse.com/companies/cbsinteractive

  2. https://www.instagram.com/cbsinteractive/?hl=en

  3. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAvGapyifCtUlmNTagAl_sQ

DESCRIPTION:

Role Details:

This is a dynamic role that needs a hands-on, proactive representative. The right candidate will be able to spend time talking to our clients about the best practices for streaming live events, monitoring those live events, and troubleshooting any issues that may arise. You will also be asked to assist in explaining our production needs to vendors and other internal engineering teams. You must be a problem solver.

Our product portfolio ranges from the full spectrum of collegiate athletics to live CBS Sports events. We need a specialist who can quickly understand the technical challenges of each.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Work closely with our clients to ensure the quality of their product and assist in keeping them updated on new practices and technologies

  • Oversee signal acquisition. Sources include fiber, IP connections, coupler, and satellite. Configure streaming profiles based on partner site’s specifications.

  • Work together with a hard-working team of streaming specialists who are located on both coasts.

  • Provide technical direction for clients who are self-encoding live events. Serve as a technical point of contact during live events.

  • Work closely with partners who have unique VOD needs that augment their live products.

  • Develop technical PRDs and specs for video workflows. Work closely with our engineering team to shepherd projects to completion.

  • Manage the entire life cycle of our products, from specs through implementation to our player and the consumer.

Key Projects:

  • Keep our products and players updated with industry leading technologies by working closely with engineering teams to test and launch new features.

  • Train new clients on our workflows. As our client portfolio continues to expand it will be up to you to assist in on-boarding these new clients.

QUALIFICATIONS:

What you bring to the team:

  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience.

  • Strong knowledge of audio and video technologies, including streaming for desktop, mobile and connected TV devices.

  • Willingness to work flexible hours to support events on weekends and in the evenings.

  • Must be a self-starter who can work with limited supervision.

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

You might also have --

  • A passion for streaming live events.

  • Excellent organization skills. Must be driven by details.

  • The ability to think strategically and work tactically.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled