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Position: Senior Systems Engineer – Media Workflows
Company: Turner
Location: Atlanta GA US

About Turner

Turner is an American Media conglomerate and division of Time Warner along with our sister companies, HBO and Warner Brothers. We are better known as the folks who bring you CNN, HLN, TNT, TBS, Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, Turner Sports and so much more!

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What Part Will You Play?

The Senior Systems Engineer is a member of a senior operational technical team and is an expert at automating the movement and transformation of video in a file-based broadcast and web/mobile context using tools like Telestream Vantage, Aspera Orchestrator, Amazon Web Services, and custom scripting and web work.

What Will You Be Doing?

This senior professional provides expert-level design, maintenance, configuration, and support of information technology systems in a 24x7x365 news and entertainment production environment with attention to availability, performance, capacity planning, and security, in addition to acting as a lead and/or mentor to other technical staff.

Frequently works on large projects in planning, execution and documentation phases in an Agile, DevOps context.

Is a senior member of the department with final ownership of incident escalations within the content supply chain ITIL Service.

This is a Monday-Friday, nine to five type role with on-call responsibilities.

What Do We Need From You?

2+ years of experience designing and operating media workflow systems, including video encoding/transcoding and file movement

Experience with our current technical stack is a huge plus: Aspera, Telestream, Digital Rapids, Amberfin, Baton, Rhozet, IPV, Harmonic, Singniant, AWS-EC2, AWC-S3, AWS-Lambda, AWS-Cloudformation, CloudHealth, etc.

5+ years experience in systems administration

10+ years overall IT experience desired

2+ years in an enterprise minimal-downtime environment

2+ years experience automating tasks in at least one complex scripting language (ruby preferred; powershell, perl, python, bash, etc.; batch does not count)

Advanced (non-expert) skills with both Microsoft Server and Linux (as a server) operating systems

Experience with other areas of general IT infrastructure (storage, networking, etc.) highly desirable

Experience with enterprise support systems and the ITIL framework highly desirable

Experience with application and infrastructure monitoring and analytics

Excellent analytical thinking skills, esp. in the realm of complex system troubleshooting

Strong communication skills, including written/drawn documentation and verbal customer/executive interactions

Ability to lead and mentor across teams where no reporting relationship exists

Demonstrated self-starter with capacity for working independently

Ability to balance multiple competing demands Internal code: mASG

Why Turner?

Our culture motto is More Fun, Less Fear, All in.

Recognized as a powerhouse portfolio with 100+ brands in over 200 countries.

We have more than 45 years’ experience in the broadcasting industry.

2015 Best Company for Working Mothers.

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