CBS Corporation Manager Video Streaming & Operations - CBS News.com in New York, New York

Manager Video Streaming & Operations - CBS News.com

REF#: 31271

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE:

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

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.

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:

Position Overview:

CBS Interactive is seeking an experienced operations manager who is passionate and knowledgeable about digital video to oversee the distribution of video to CBS Interactive websites, apps and distribution partners.

Role & responsibilities:

  • Manage technical details of video distribution and infrastructure, including integration into CBSi websites, mobile websites, mobile and emerging platform applications and partners sites

  • Oversee distribution systems and custom distribution integrations for CBS Audience Network partners

  • Manage configuration of video CMS (thePlatform MPX), including maintenance of feed infrastructure, new metadata fields, implementation of additional connectors and any other modifications required to operate our distribution business in a more effective way

  • Troubleshoot distribution problems, such as issues with feeds, XML, RSS, media management or video encoding

  • Monitor and address ongoing file storage and security issues

  • Implement and manage systems and partnerships to integrate pre-roll advertising into mobile video

  • Compile statistics and reporting around video usage across mobile services

  • Integrate new video services into the existing video workflows

  • Ability to operate independently, juggle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously in a results-oriented environment

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Experience working with digital video and strong knowledge of video formats, encoding and delivery methods and live video broadcasts - including Flash Video and HTTP Live Streaming

  • Familiarity with mobile, tablet and OTT device landscape, particularly video playback capabilities

  • Strong technical skills with expertise in working with XML and JSON

  • Direct experience working with thePlatform MPX or similar video publishing systems is a plus

Preferred:

  • Must be self-motivated, entrepreneurial, detail-oriented and an innovator

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

  • Must be proficient in JIRA, Tracks or similar Project Management tools

  • Experience maintaining large scale video/metadata catalogues.

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EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled