Specialist, Media Operations


Hauppauge, NY, US, 11788





Overview and Responsibilities

The Broadcast Media Encoding Specialist is responsible for ensuring all scheduled linear broadcast content is ready for playout at airtime for our on-prem and cloud-based systems. A key function of this position is live event and late arriving feed recording and processing for Master File Creation, Quality Control, Ingestion and Archiving content for Paramount properties. These files are used for Global Linear Broadcast Air, Streaming Platforms, VOD/DTO, and delivery to our Digital Business Media Partners.


Basic Qualifications

  • Experience with capturing feeds and encoding of digital content.
  • Ability to recognize and diagnose video and audio issues.
  • Solid understanding of digital workflows and interdependency of downstream transcoding workflows and deliverables.


Additional Qualifications

  • Knowledge of file codecs and various File Types
  • Experience with any of the following software/hardware systems:
  • Rhode & Schwartz Venice Ingest & QC Server
  • Colorfront Transcoder/Player
  • Evertz Mediator Systems
  • Telestream Switch and Quicktime tools
  • AWS Media workflows
  • Adobe Premiere



Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions.




Hiring Salary Range: $60,000.00 - 78,000.00. 


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.   




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.


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Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York CIty