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Manager, Streaming & Video Operations (Hybrid)

6978

Burbank, CA, US, 91505

Technology
Burbank
Full-Time


Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service from Paramount Global, 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 U.S. in addition to the ability to stream Paramount Streaming’s other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.

Description

 

Division Overview


We are the Video Operations and Streaming team, responsible for supporting the video delivery and architecture of VOD and Live content streamed on over 20+ platforms for Paramount+ and CBS. Our team is also responsible for the encoding and delivery of premium content to millions of users every day!

 

Role Details


We are seeking an experienced individual in the field of video playback and platform integrations to join our team. The role requires someone who is passionate and knowledgeable about digital video to lead all aspects of a wide range of video related initiatives, with focus on video playback and performance, content protection, and platform integrations. Our ideal candidate presents good technical skills and is a problem solver with an enthusiasm for developing solutions and processes to address complex problems.

 

Your Day-to-Day

 

  • Support development related to video workflow integrations for websites, OTT, Mobile, Smart TV, Set Top Boxes and Game Console applications
  • Monitor, diagnose and address video streaming related issues in a global LIVE and VOD service
  • Serve as the video subject matter expert across development teams and task forces
  • Compile statistics and reporting around video usage across mobile and OTT services and use that information to help improve video playback performance
  • Manage technical details of video distribution and infrastructure, including integration into Paramount+ & CBS websites, OTT, Mobile, Smart TV, Set Top Boxes and Game Console applications
  • Balance multiple tasks and projects simultaneously in a results-oriented environment
  • Additional other duties and responsibilities, as assigned.

 

 

Qualifications

What you bring to the team

 

Must Haves

  • Experience with video players on web, mobile and OTT devices 
  • Experience with collecting application/HTTP logs from a device, analyzing the logs, diagnosing issues and recommending resolutions
  • Knowledge of streaming video protocols, codecs and delivery
  • Strong familiarity with functionality of video streaming web apps on SmartTV/Set Top Boxes
  • Expertise in working with XML and JSON
  • Experience with resolving REST API based mobile/OTT applications issues
  • A passion for using critical thinking to find solutions for complex problems

 

Good To Have

 

  • Experience working with global software development teams
  • BA / BS Degree

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

 

Hiring Salary Range: $90,000 - 110,000. 

 

The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York City, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education.  The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable,  as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement.   

 

https://www.paramount.com/careers/benefits

 

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

 

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.paramount.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles