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Streaming Operations - Principal Systems Engineer

Technology Job ID: 2145715 El Segundo, California Apply Now

DIRECTV provides world class digital content delivery and is continuing to expand its role as the largest digital video service provider in the world - diving into engineering challenges with OTT content delivery, mobile streaming, video on demand, interactive services, recommendations, cloud DVR and dynamic ad insertion. Our teams are challenged to produce innovative solutions more quickly. We are seeking talented, energetic engineers to develop and architect the future of cloud infrastructure that scales seamlessly to meet the growth of services and exceed customer performance expectations. Our vibrant, fast paced environment is the perfect place for an enthusiastic engineer to thrive in.

We are looking for an experienced engineer with a strong technical and leadership background to focus on the implementation of key strategic initiatives on the OpenVideo platform and working across operations and scrum teams to implement solutions to improve the customer experience. This is an opportunity to work with DIRECTV’s world class engineers to build solutions that will streamline the operational efficiency of DIRECTV entertainment products. Our customers are our top priority and you’ll be at the forefront of making sure that we deliver on that promise.

What You Will Do @ DIRECTV Entertainment Operations


  • Define solutions (requirements, design, development) and strategies for implementation for key strategic initiatives for the OpenVideo platform
  • Work across operations and OpenVideo scrum teams to oversee technical implementation and drive solution closure
  • Develop and maintain tools and data visualizations to facilitate analysis by team members
  • Audit monitoring capabilities and address alerting gaps across OpenVideo services
  • Evaluate new products/technologies and assess the applicability to Entertainment Operations

This is a remote position that can be located anywhere in the United States. #LI-Remote

  • BS Degree in Computer Science (CS) or related discipline
  • 5-7 years of experience in broadcast/broadband/OTT video workflows, cloud design and technologies
  • 2-3 yrs experience in leading DevOps teams
  • 2-3 yrs experience in Agile/Scrum based development management
  • 3-5 yrs experience with scripting languages such as python and UNIX shell scripts
  • 2-3 yrs experience with java software development
  • Experience with OSS tools like ServiceNow, M&C tools like MoogSoft, and client analytics tools like New Relic
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Leadership qualities, including meeting facilitation, time management, organizational skills and ability to influence others

Job Posting: Nov 19, 2021, 4:24:32 PM
Schedule: Full-time
Job Level: Senior Associate/Second Level Manager
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