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OTT Engineer
Perform is looking for OTT Engineers to join a rapidly growing Distribution Operations team.

You will be working in a live engineering environment on Perform’s OTT video content platform
SO WHAT’S YOUR NEW ROLE ABOUT?

It's a really exciting time at Perform Group! We're a technology company leading the way in sports media and broadcasting and transforming how people watch sports through our full HD live & on-demand OTT sports product, DAZN! 


Perform is looking for candidates to join a rapidly growing Distribution Operations team, working in a live engineering environment on projects across Perform’s OTT video content platform. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in, and influence, our global OTT video platform design. Read on if you are passionate about OTT Video and related technology!

 

The department carries out design, development, maintenance and support of our OTT live streamingVOD and global video network platform which operates in a 24/7 broadcast environment.

 

In addition to OTT video platform skills, candidates will ideally have previous knowledge of contribution & distribution compression technology and multicast networking experience.


HERE’S YOUR ROLE BROKEN DOWN (NOT ALL OF IT, JUST THE MOST IMPORTANT STUFF!)

  • Detailed design, costing and delivery of Live and VOD Video Encoding Platforms to project requirements
  • Working with commercial stakeholders to provide high level costing based on early requirements
  • Ensuring adherence to, and development of, technical standards
  • Identifying continual improvement possibilities to internal systems and services
  • Definition of design specification based on business requirements
  • Training and handover to support teams and 3rd Line Support.


YOU’VE GOT TO HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS TO DO YOUR JOB WELL…

  • Experience of building and maintaining live streaming encoding platforms, technologies and workflows
  • Experience of building and maintaining VOD video encoding platforms, technologies and workflows
  • Specialist 3rd line experience of supporting Live and VOD platforms
  • Understanding of OTT Video delivery environments
  • Good knowledge of video codecs, container types and live stream delivery protocols
  • Experience of building and maintaining server hardware and operating systems.

 

DO YOU HAVE THESE DESIRABLES?

  • Multicast video delivery and associated networking skills and requirements
  • Large scale deployments of video platforms in global environment
  • Knowledge of video playback support of major  device groups (PC, iOS, Mobile, Connected TV) including common DRM Schemas
  • Solid general  IT background and good all-round networking and firewall knowledgeExperience configuring and troubleshooting  Windows Server (2008,2012), Win (7,10), Centos, Linux.
  • Experience configuring and working within virtualised environments
  • Knowledge of live stream delivery protocols – e.g. HLS, DASH, Smooth Streaming and Flash.

THESE ARE THE PERFORM COMPETENCIES YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED IN YOUR ROLE….

  • Planning & Organisation – Ability to set priorities, goals and time tables to achieve maximum productivity
  • Drive & Energy – Self–motivated and driven to succeed, focused on results and passionate about the job.
  • Creativity & Innovation – Ability to generate and translate an idea into a product or service that creates value for business
  • Teamwork & Collaboration –  Working collaboratively with a group of people in order to accomplish a task or achieve a goal.
  • Flexibility & Adaptability - Rapidly adapts to new information, changing conditions or unexpected obstacles.
  • Commercial Awareness - Uses understanding of Performs broader capability to deliver effectively.

WE HOPE YOU’LL EMBRACE & CONTRIBUTE TO OUR CULTURE AT PERFORM

Here at Perform we like to consider ourselves a progressive, dynamic, fun and fast-paced global sports media broadcasting company. We are passionate about what we do and really good at it too!!

 

Here are some of the words that describe what it’s like working at Perform; respectful, collaborative, innovation, disruptive, inclusive, empowering, hard-work and rewarding.

 

THESE ARE SOME OF THE REWARDS & BENEFITS YOU CAN ENJOY…

You’ll receive up to 25 days annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years), Single cover Aviva Private medical insurance*, Life Assurance (4x annual salary), matching pension contributions up to 5%, Season Ticket Loan, Cycle to Work Scheme*, and Childcare Voucher Scheme*. Free parking at our Feltham offices.

 

And there’s more…… You’ll have access to the Perform online learning portal (MindTools) and be part of our ‘Career Deal’, which aims to support your professional development. We also have a structured management development programme and a financially rewarding Refer a Friend scheme. If you fancy a move abroad; Perform are currently seeking the best talent in a number of countries around the world!

 

*Some of these benefits will be available to you upon successful completion of your probation.


Find out more about our brands and what we do at  www.performgroup.com

 

Now that you’ve made the effort to read about this great opportunity - click apply!! Remember to review more fantastic opportunities on our careers page and start your adventure at Perform!


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