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Added Dec 16, 2021 Video Engineer (23067) Atlanta, GA | Contract Apply

Job Description

Looking for more than just another assignment? We're looking for you! This isn't just another assignment, but a real opportunity and a challenge for the right person. LRS Consulting Services is seeking a Video Engineer that will be on a hybrid schedule in Atlanta, GA or Opelika, AL. Candidate can sit in the Atlanta, GA office fulltime if desired.

LRS Consulting Services has been delivering the highest quality consultants to our clients since 1979. We've built a solid reputation for dealing with our clients and our consultants with honesty, integrity, and respect. We work hard every day to maintain that reputation, and we're very interested in candidates who can help us. If you're that candidate, this opportunity is made for you!

Responsible for engineering activities that maintain and enhance company’s video transportation and delivery systems. This is a multi-tiered design/development & support role that interacts with Video Product & Video Operations Teams, CPE manufacturers, and Supply Chain to provide video solutions. The role is responsible for participating in the development of technical architectures and direction across a set of internal business applications, leading cross functional technical development efforts, delivering business critical projects while maintaining high morale, managing the operational activities in an efficient and professional manner, and ensuring all team targets are met, as advised, by video operations leadership.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Support operations on outages and video related challenges; and work with vendors and engineering, as needed, to resolve customer or redundancy related issues.
  • Participate in the testing of new firmware, software, and hardware supporting company’s video solutions.
  • Implement test plans to validate functional, performance, and business requirements provided by product and engineering teams for video acquisition, processing, and encoding solutions.
  • Participate in the evaluation, selection, and deployment of new test tools and automation frameworks.
  • Provide timely and accurate information and status updates to functional leaders.
  • Provide day-to-day leadership, mentoring, and technical guidance to team members.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Understand the technical roadmaps within Video Operations to ensure compliance with established technical solutions/architectures.
  • Participate in the development of project cost estimates and schedule forecasts.
  • Develop, design, and implement video transportation solutions.
  • Work with the field on the implementation of video transportation related projects.

BASIC / MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Minimum six (6) years of experience working within a video operations environment
  • Minimum three (3) years video engineering experience
  • Minimum three (3) years of video transportation experience
  • Minimum three (3) years of network engineering experience

ADDITIONAL JOB QUALIFICATIONS
  • Advanced knowledge of and experience with Video acquisition, transcoding/encoding, multiplexing, and modulation, using such equipment as: Ateme Encoders, MediaKind Mediaroom, and common video CPE. As well as experience in video delivery over Ciena 5170, Nokia 7210/7750, and Juniper QFX & MX480s.
  • Strong technical knowledge of unicast and multicast video transport
  • Advanced knowledge of satellite transmission spectrums and terrestrial video delivery
  • Advanced knowledge of Video Compression: MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H264, etc.
  • Advanced knowledge of Audio Compression: Dolby AC3, Dolby Digital Plus, AAC, etc.
  • Integrates communication architectures, topologies, hardware, software, transmission and signaling links and protocols into complete network configurations.
  • Understanding of IP networking, TCP/IP protocols, Routing and Switching
  • Perform network planning, architecture design, and configuration for Juniper routers and switches, including device turn up.
  • Experience in managing optical transport platforms service gateways (i.e. Infinera DTN / DTN-X / Flex, Ciena).
  • Solid knowledge of related industry specifications and standards IEEE, ANSI, Physical Media (Multimode Fiber, Singlemode Fiber, UTP, etc.), bridging, switching, routing, Ethernet and transport technologies and protocols
  • Ability to work with and lead cross functional teams including Product, Operations, IT, Care, etc.
  • Ability to self-manage time and priorities in a fast-paced work environment

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Industry and vendor specific certifications and training (Cisco CCNA, SBE Certified Broadcast Networking Engineer (CBNE)), or Advanced DVB & MPEG Stream Structure, Analysis and Troubleshooting certification)

Colorado salary range - $20/hr to $125/hr

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.
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