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Job Opening: Associate Video Streaming Engineer


Position: Associate Video Streaming Engineer
Company: MLB Advanced Media
Location: San Francisco CA US

At MLB Advanced Media, we are the industry leader in the delivery of premium digital media content over Internet protocol and/or carrier networks. Not only do we power peerless media products for Major League Baseball, but also we provide content services for the following partners (a rapidly expanding line of business):

  • Fox Sports Go
  • Sony Vue
  • NHL.tv
  • WWE Network
  • PGA Live
  • 120 Sports

This is an entry level position on our Media Delivery team, which is responsible for the encoding and delivery of media content across MLBAM’s vast portfolio. It is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to start a career in the live streaming space, while working in a dynamic, fast-paced, and sophisticated technical environment. While there will be plenty of on-the-job training, the ideal candidate would have some background in audio/video production technologies, IT system administration and streaming media delivery protocols, including HTTP Live Streaming.

This position is part time and will require mid afternoon, night and weekend hours as part of its normal shift.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Operational support of video and audio live encoding appliances
  • Primary troubleshooting of encoding platforms
  • Understanding of the professional/broadcast media world
  • Deployment and daily management of live encoding appliances
  • Active monitoring of live encoding appliances during marquee events

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of video workflows
  • Ability to quickly identify and resolve issues in a live production environment
  • Ability to work in both Mac and Windows environment
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills

Preferred Skills:

  • Basic command line skills a Linux environment
  • Understanding of Windows log, services and registry
  • Knowledge of IP video delivery protocols (HLS, TS via multicast, RTMP, SHOUTcast)
  • Familiarization with video delivery over the leading content distribution networks (e.g., Akamai, Level3, etc.)
  • Experience working with Elemental Live and Elemental Server

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