Video Streaming Engineer

5 days left

Recruiter
Deltatre
Location
Wimbledon Park, London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Jan 2019
Closes
25 Jan 2019
Job Type
Permanent

Deltatre has had the privilege of working with the very best sports federations, rights owners and broadcasters all over the world including UEFA, FIFA, IAAF, the Premier League, ATP Media, European Tour, BBC, Channel 4 and BT Sport.
We provide websites, mobile apps, live streaming and OTT platforms, through to the delivery of TV graphics, AR/VR solutions, results and additional on venue services.
 
Over the last 30 years, the company has experienced consistent and significant growth, and Deltatre now employs well over 500 people on a permanent basis, including nationalities from all over the world.
 
We make sport more entertaining.
 
We are looking to hire three technical individuals with knowledge and experience in video streaming and IT application infrastructure to provide support to internal and external clients on a shift basis for our OTT operations during live sport matches (Football, Golf, Tennis, etc).
The successful applicants will join a team whose tasks are to support the operations and configuration of our expanding portfolio of online video players and OTT video solutions for multiple high-profile clients in the sporting and broadcasting world. This is a technically demanding role and requires individuals to be strong team players, possess the ability to multitask, and be able to perform calmly and efficiently under pressure.
A passion for Sport is extremely valuable for this role and ability to work flexible hours is mandatory, as due to the nature of our work, evening and weekend shifts will be necessary.


Following training on Deltatre’s products and services, the Support Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Providing live operational support to key projects ensuring that all services are running while monitoring software and hardware key performance metrics.
  • Supporting the video encoding technologies used by the company.
  • Monitoring the hosting platforms before and during operational events.
  • Operating and Monitoring live video encoding and packaging for live sporting events.
  • Ensuring that operations run smoothly, by creating and following operational and technical job sheets and checklists.
  • Ensuring that all monitoring is set up appropriately and efficiently.
  • Working with various hosting platforms on premises, Azure/AWS cloud to monitor and configure applications.

What we’re looking for:

  • Excellent all-round IT support skills.
  • Experience working with Live online video streaming.
  • Willingness to work late shifts and weekends, given the timing of global sports operations.
  • Experience working with cloud service providers like MS Azure, AWS and/or Alibaba
  • Good PowerShell and/or command line skills very desirable.
  • Excellent communication skills (able to clearly and credibly explain technical concepts, issues and solutions to people who may not have the same technical background).

How to apply:
We are committed to ensuring that we provide equal opportunities for all. Please let us know if you have any special requirements for the interview process.
Depending on the role the interview may include a practical test as well as an interview.
Interested candidates are invited to send a short letter of application and curriculum vitae.
Please note that we can only contact successfully shortlisted candidates.

Applications to: recruitment.media@deltatre.com

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