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OTT Support Engineer - Broadcasting - New Media - London

  • Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Sector: Infrastructure & Support
  • Date posted: 19/09/2017
  • Job reference: J365006A

OTT Support Engineer - Broadcasting - New Media - Elemental - Linux - Scripting

A trusted media partner to the world's leading broadcasters and content owners is currently looking to recruit experienced OTT Support Engineers. One of my client's customers are rolling out a large scale, premium LIVE and VOD OTT subscription service for live sports across a new country and need a new team to support and implement the additional workload. This is a pioneering sports service which has proved a success across a range of countries and streams approximately 1,000 live events a month.

The OTT Support Engineer will support the 24/7 delivery of a Live and VOD premium sports OTT platform. You will triage and resolve all day-to-day video encoding, origin services, networking, storage and OTT delivery support issues. You will continuously monitor service quality and performance as well as ensure continuity of day-to-day broadcast databases.

Knowledge of digital video and audio broadcast technology and operational practices is essential for this role, as is experience with products that decode signals, manage, store and playout media, encode and transport for the broadcast industry. The ideal candidate will have experience of working with Elemental Live encoders and Elemental Delta origin services. A strong knowledge of Linux OS and scripting skills are also required.

This role will operate under a 24/7 shift pattern which will include evening and weekend work.

For more information please apply now or contact Alan Livingstone on 0161 924 3643

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