Disney ABC Television Group Manager, Media Systems in New York, New York

Working as part of the Technology and Development team, the Manager, Media Systems, will help architect, project-manage and implement media operations technology (from acquisition to distribution) across ABC News.

Responsibilities :

  • In collaboration with the Associate Director, Media Systems, determine best-practice media operations and editing architecture for all workflow solutions designed by the Media & Technology team. Media operations includes TX/RX, Media Ingest, Transcoding, Media Management and Distribution – both live and file-based.

  • Oversee the maintenance of current infrastructure and iteratively update it to match the desired architecture. This is a combination of on-prem and SaaS solutions.

  • Project manage updates to the infrastructure and help implement technical solutions in collaboration with other operations groups, IT and end-users.

  • Keep up with industry best practices and innovations and maintain close, collaborative relationships with vendors and suppliers.

Basic Qualifications :

  • 5+ years of experience with IP video transmission, encoding/decoding, media management and distribution technologies (both baseband, file-based and IP streaming).

  • Previous experience designing media processing and management infrastructure, especially as it relates to integrating various systems to create a larger architecture (on-prem and through SaaS).

  • Experience working in a large organization and solving cross-department problems.

  • Must be team oriented and motivated by creating efficient solutions that drive end-user value.

  • Ability to harmoniously and proactively work with different groups with varying work cultures.

  • Self-motivated, pro-active and solutions driven.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Software Development experience of any kind, especially as it relates to API integrations

  • Video engineering experience; specifically related to video codecs, editing infrastructure, IP video transcoding and processing.

Required Education :

Bachelor’s Degree

Job ID: 576851BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

ABC, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.