fuboTV is the world’s only sports-focused live streaming TV service with top leagues and teams, plus popular shows, movies and news for the entire household. We have 100+ live TV channels, including the FOX, NBC, CBS, ABC and Disney broadcast catalogs, plus Showtime, AMC…and thousands of on-demand titles! fuboTV can be accessed on multiple platforms, including Web, Android, iOS, tvOS, Fire TV, Android TV, Roku, XBox, smart TV's and Chromecast.
We’re rapidly growing — in employees, subscribers and our content offerings. Which means we need your help taking us to the next level.
fuboTV is committed to excellence through diversity, which involves attracting talented people from diverse backgrounds and traditions. We encourage everyone to apply.
About the Role:
fuboTV is looking for talented individuals to join our fast-growing company on our fubo Networks Playout Team. The ideal candidates must be knowledgeable and experienced with master control playout systems in a broadcast setting. Additionally the Playout Engineer will be responsible for architectural design, implementation, and documentation in the context of cloud-based live ABR video encoding environments.
The successful candidate is driven, creative and enthusiastic to join a team that values collaboration, patience and the determination it takes to work at a high level. Striving to consistently increase the networks’ brand value, he/she is also responsible for reliable, consistent operation of these systems to provide a top quality video delivery experience for our customers.
- Designing and implementing a MVPD-based live ABR video encoding and packaging system
- Work with multiple teams to align and schedule upcoming live events for playout
- Work with vendors and partners on an ongoing basis to validate signal quality and delivery, and drive feature development and bug fixes
- Maintain system design and process documentation in the team knowledge base
- Identify new tools to scale playout and improve operational processes
- Provide operational support as needed to programming teams and during live event
- Perform routine maintenances as needed, possibly overnight
- Have 5+ years of experience operating playout automation systems in a live master control environment at a television/cable/MVPD (or similar) provider
- Maintain and grow professional relationships with internal and external business stakeholders
- Occasional availability off-schedule (late hours and/or weekends) to monitor broadcasts and support live events; address mission-critical incidents as they arise; escalating as necessary to oncall teams and business partners
- Understanding of various video and audio codecs such as AVC, HEVC, AAC, E-AC3 with emphasis on video/audio quality
- Understanding of various streaming packaging methods such as HLS and DASH
- Understanding of various multimedia transport protocols such as: RTP, RTMP, SRT, UDP, Zixi
- Familiarity with SSAI
- Familiarity with DRM and content encryption, including 3rd-party integrations
- Familiarity with different CDN vendors and their systems (e.g. Akamai, Level3, Fastly, etc.)
- Familiarity with enterprise MPEG Analysis tools, such as Tektronix, Ineoquest, Elecard, etc
- Familiarity with cloud deployments (Docker, AWS EC2/ECS, Google Cloud Compute/Storage)
- Familiarity with testing environments, and development of scenarios
- Familiarity with script writing/automation using languages such as Python, Ruby, etc. and utilizing REST API’s for configuration/feedback loop
The Ideal Candidate will also:
- Enjoy working in a fast-moving environment in which individual contributors are trusted and depended upon to set technical direction
- Enjoy learning new things and sharing knowledge with co-workers
- Take the initiative in identifying and removing roadblocks
- Be a pleasure to work with in a professional environment
- Be comfortable giving and receiving honest feedback
- Be unafraid of failure
- Enjoy disrupting the status quo
Perks & Benefits:
- fuboTV provides a highly competitive compensation based on experience and market standards.
- Robust benefit package including stock options, Health/Dental/Vision coverage sponsored up to 100% for employees, 401k, Life Insurance, and commuter benefits
- Free Premium fuboTV Account
- Health and Wellness initiatives including discounts on Gym Memberships (NYC location)
- Unlimited PTO days and regular company-wide activities.
- fuboTV's main Headquarters are located in Midtown Manhattan.
- fuboTV is an e-verified company