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Transmission Specialist II

Postuler maintenant Postuler ultérieurement Job ID 10092800 Emplacement Bristol, Connecticut, États-Unis Entreprise Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology Date de publication 17/07/2024

Résumé du poste:

On any given day at Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology, we’re reimagining ways to create magical viewing experiences for the world’s most beloved stories while also transforming Disney’s media business for the future. Whether that’s evolving our streaming and digital products in new and immersive ways, powering worldwide advertising and distribution to maximize flexibility and efficiency, or delivering Disney’s unmatched entertainment and sports content, every day is a moment to make a difference to partners and to hundreds of millions of people around the world!

A few reasons why we think you’d love working for Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology:

  • Building the future of Disney’s media business: DE&E Technologists are designing and building the infrastructure that will power Disney’s media, advertising, and distribution businesses for years to come.
  • Reach & Scale: The products and platforms this group builds and operates delight millions of consumers every minute of every day – from Disney+ and Hulu, to ABC News and Entertainment, to ESPN and ESPN+, and much more.
  • Innovation: We develop and execute groundbreaking products and techniques that shape industry norms and enhance how audiences experience sports, entertainment & news.

Content Operations is ultimately responsible for successfully delivering Disney’s entertainment and sports content to millions of people every day. This involves developing, operating, and managing a global content supply chain – the myriad of steps involved from taking a finalized TV show/movie, or live piece of content, from inside Disney to audiences around the globe, in their preferred language and format. This team also manages technology operations in Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific!

Our Transmission team supports the 24x7 monitoring and operational sustainment for linear and digital distribution of ESPN, ABC and The Walt Disney Company Cable Networks, which include Freeform, Disney Channels, FX and National Geographic offerings. You will work with cutting-edge technology and be responsible for the most valuable sports & entertainment content airing on our linear & digital networks. In 2023, Bristol Transmission acquired & conditioned over 280K contribution feeds utilizing satellite, fiber & IP transport, supporting studio shows & live sports for ESPN & ABC and digital offerings on ESPN+ & our authenticated ESPN3 / TV Everywhere platforms.

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates an understanding of signal measurement and procedures.
  • Fundamental knowledge of MPEG-2, MPEG-4 and HEVC digital compression systems to support distribution for TWDC’s family of networks (ESPN, ABC, Freeform, Disney Channels, FX and Nat Geo.)
  • Has knowledge of satellite, fiber and IP based transport (HLS, RTMP, SRT, unicast, multicast, etc.)
  • Interacts with internal departments and outside service providers to plan for large scale or seasonal events.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting and resolution of specific daily operational problems, working closely with other Disney Entertainment / ESPN departments & outside business partners. Recommend corrective actions where appropriate.
  • Conducts advanced levels of quality control and corrective action to enhance product.
  • Expected to fully comprehend applicable SOPs and subsequent workflows for assigned transmission areas of responsibilities.
  • Has achieved a proven understanding and operational functionality of our Evertz IRM operation system and the applicable automation systems that support.
  • Ability to train and mentor entry-level operators in TX areas of operations.
  • Understanding of streaming technology and workflow associated with our digital offerings (ESPN+ / STAR+ / ESPN3 / TVE / ABC OTTO.)
  • Participate in interdepartmental meetings involving projects / issues affecting Transmission department. Provide recommendations to enhance coordination between these groups and Transmission.
  • Assist with special projects as assigned by department management.
  • Periodically attend industry specific training or summits.
  • Assist with company cross-training efforts.
  • There are several disciplines and areas of expertise in Transmission such as Video, RF, IP transport stream analysis, affiliate reception issues, FCC compliance; becoming proficient with all tools and signal flows is required.
  • Provide general suggestions on modifying procedures and processes for more streamlined workflow.
  • Take diagnostic and corrective actions to correct transmission problems associated with contribution or distribution signals.
  • Monitor Network signals and initiate corrective actions as needed.
  • Learn technology and workflow to support assignments.
  • Comply fully with company and/or departmental SOPs and any other stated policies.
  • Contribute to analysis or problem-solving measures needed to support the operation.
  • Must be adept at understanding routine information and demonstrate comprehension through operational accuracy.
  • Stay up to date on industry trends and “next gen” technology.
  • Able to work a 24/7 schedule in a fast paced, high profile Technical Operations Center (TOC).

Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 3-years' experience in television broadcast, military experience within transmission satellites, RF, or related field.
  • Has fundamental knowledge of digital distribution equipment used in audio and video satellite uplinks & downlinks for television broadcast transmission.
  • Has fundamental knowledge of MPEG-2, MPEG-4 & HEVC digital compression systems.
  • Has fundamental knowledge of encryption systems used for front-haul and back-haul transmission applications.
  • Has fundamental knowledge of RF related test equipment.
  • Has fundamental knowledge of ASI & J2K transport.
  • Has fundamental knowledge of IP based transport (HLS, RTMP, SRT, unicast, multicast, etc.)
  • Has fundamental knowledge of bonded cellular technology.
  • Must have basic computer skills in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Is an experienced technical individual contributor with good skills working in a 24x7 technical operation center (TOC).
  • High School Diploma or equivalent experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fundamental understanding of Bristol Transmission broadcast, contribution, or digital streaming workflows.

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Sur Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology:

Disney Entertainment et ESPN Technology (DE&E Technology) constituent l’ossature technologique et le développement de produits pour les deux unités commerciales de Disney dans le domaine des médias, tout en contribuant à maintenir l’entreprise à l’avant-garde de l’innovation, ce qui permet à l’entreprise de tirer continuellement parti de la technologie pour améliorer la narration et la créativité, tout en assurant l’évolutivité, la flexibilité et l’efficacité de ses activités.

Sur The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, ainsi que ses filiales et sociétés affiliées, forme l’une des principales entreprises internationales diversifiées de divertissement familial et de médias. Elle comprend trois secteurs d'activités essentiels : Disney Entertainment, ESPN et Disney Experiences. Depuis ses modestes débuts en tant que studio de dessins animés dans les années 1920 jusqu’à son statut de référence actuel dans le secteur du divertissement, Disney poursuit fièrement sa tradition de création d’histoires et d’expériences exceptionnelles pour tous les membres de la famille. Les histoires, les personnages et les expériences de Disney touchent les consommateurs et les visiteurs du monde entier. À travers nos activités présentes dans plus de 40 pays, nos employés et cast members collaborent pour créer des expériences de divertissement appréciées à la fois au niveau universel et local.

Le poste est rattaché à Disney Streaming Technology LLC , qui fait partie d’une entreprise que nous appelons Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology.

Disney Streaming Technology LLC est un employeur qui souscrit au principe d’égalité des chances à l’emploi. Les candidat(e)s seront pris(es) en considération pour l’emploi sans considération de race, de couleur, de religion, de sexe, d’origine nationale, d’orientation sexuelle, d’identité sexuelle, de handicap ou de statut d’ancien combattant protégé. Disney défend un environnement commercial où les idées et décisions de tous et toutes nous aident à grandir, innover, créer les meilleures histoires et être pertinents dans un monde en évolution constante.

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