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Tech Project/Program Management Job ID: 2223629 Los Angeles, California Apply Now

DIRECTV - Specialist – Technical Services

DIRECTV is changing the way the world experiences entertainment. We are delivering cutting-edge products and services that redefine the future. Innovation is at the heart of what we do, and we’re revolutionizing the way our customers access content anytime, anywhere. With premier video services like DIRECTV, our industry-leading team is at the forefront of making it all happen. Together, we’re creating the best entertainment and communications experience in the world.

DIRECTV is looking for a talented, highly motivated, self-driven individual with technical experience in large-scale video distribution to join our service operations team as a Specialist. You will work on a team that owns monitor & control and technical recovery for our entire lineup of channel services from acquisition through downlink; the ideal candidate will be the calm in the storm during Critical incidents.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure consistent, high-quality digital television signal transport and satellite transmissions.
  • You will provide on-site technical support for DIRECTV. You will develop strong working relationships with Content Team, Engineering, and other stakeholders to ensure a high level of quality is maintained and continuously improve the customer experience.
  • Leveraging broadcast and utility tools for service restoral
  • Installation, diagnosis, and maintenance of critical on-air video, audio, RF, baseband, signal processing, transport, and transmission equipment.
  • Participate in Incident, Change, and Lifecycle Management.
  • Summarize, document, and present technical information in verbal and written form.
  • In this role, you will be a part of a technical team working to ensure that incidents are managed effectively, with minimal impact on our business and customers.
  • Run incident command during availability incidents and follow-up with appropriate teams and vendors during live and post-incident recovery.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience
  • Experience in computer science, data structures, algorithms, and software design
  • Experience programming in C/C++/Python
  • Experience with Linux or Unix environments
  • Experience with operating systems and networking protocols
  • Experience with computer hardware and server hardware or troubleshooting/diagnosing

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience working within a data center or network operation center environment
  • Experience in maintenance and monitoring of server systems
  • Experience with Linux operating systems
  • Technical knowledge and aptitude, with technical writing skills
  • Ability to influence and persuade others without direct authority
  • Ability to read and understand source code written in Java, C++, Python, or JavaScript
  • Ability to deliver communications and documentation in the format best suited for diverse audiences
  • Ability to identify metrics to analyze health of services (e.g., service uptime, resource utilization) and report on them

Additional Requirements:

  • All candidates must be able to lift 30 to 40 pounds
  • Be able to cover any shift spanning the 24/7 environment, including weekends, holidays, and overtime
  • All candidates must possess a valid ID and successfully pass a drug test and background check

This position is subject to the DIRECTV COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Click here for additional information.

Our Specialist Technical Services can earn between $70,100 - $140,200. Not to mention all of the other amazing rewards that working at DIRECTV offers. From health insurance to tuition reimbursement and paid time off to discounts on products and services just to name a few. There is a lot to be excited about around here.

Ready to join our team? Apply today!


Job Posting: Jul 8, 2022, 9:25:26 PM
Schedule: Full-time
Job Level: Associate/First Level Manager Remote: no
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