Hands on technical Content Engineer is responsible for supporting the Content Engineering & Encoding environment, handling inbound media qualifications while establishing and maintaining workflows to ensure that Vubiquity transcoding outbound format standards are met. Assist in the development and support of transcoding workflow automation. Establish and maintain CODEC profiles for transcoding platforms that include Agility, Elemental, ATEME, Digital Rapids and Vantage with a focus on video and audio fidelity.
Interact with development, product management, business analyst, enterprise architecture, QA, and support teams throughout the product development lifecycle and continue in an ongoing operational product support role supporting all aspect of media processing.
Troubleshoot a variety of technical and operational issues while applying company policies and procedures.
Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of multiple content processing platforms and their integration into operational workflows.
Operate with efficiency and autonomy while developing professional expertise in a fast paced agile environment where operational priorities change quickly.
Maintain media encoding, transcoding platforms and analysis platforms, to ensure the highest accuracy, stability, performance and quality.
Establish and maintain operational capacity metrics for all media processing platforms to include encoding, transcoding, editing and analysis.
Designs, creates and documents transcoding workflows for production deployment and facilitates workflow initial and ongoing training for Operational Departments.
Research new concepts, methods, and technologies relevant to media processing and distribution architectures
Provide weekly Content Engineering work and capacity reporting
Participate in internal and external business calls and meetings
Research new concepts, methods, and technologies relevant to our solutions
Education: BS degree in Media Engineering, related field, or equivalent experience
3+ years of experience with video/audio codecs HEVC (H.265), AVC (H.264), ProRes required specifically in 4k/UHD formats.
Knowledge of transcoding platforms, Elemental, Vantage, Agility, ATEME and Digital Rapids with a focus on video and audio fidelity.
Experience with NLE sytems such as Premiere, FCP, etc.
Experience with scripting languages like Perl, shell scripting and Java
Experience with Linux and Windows
Experience with agile engineering and development life cycle, from collecting requirements, communicating requirements via user stories , design, documentation, deployment and training
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously while adhering to strict deadlines
Key Results and Deliverables (What does success look like):
Highly responsible, self-motivated, and able to thrive in an energetic, fast pace, high growth, entrepreneurial environment
Strong team player who can build strong relationships at all levels of the organization
Have excellent communication skills – written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal
An ethical and proactive leader who can maximize environment resources