- Live Stream Specialist

Job Details

Live Stream Specialist


Live Stream Specialist

• Emerging Level


We are looking for a Live Stream Specialist to deliver live channels and events to various distribution points on time, to spec, and on budget.

Category Digital Media  Live Event / On Location Services 
Location Greater Atlanta Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Sep 14, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

This position requires good judgment, resourcefulness, and the ability to work independently to a set of published best practices. Reporting to the Manager of Content Operations, this person will be the gatekeeper of channels, using judgment and employing best practices to keep to best-in-class content standards across all the Allen Media Group digital domains.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Live Stream Specialist will be responsible for all content logistics from delivery/ingestion through distribution and expiration of channels on Allen Media Group’s digital apps and domains. Specific duties include, but are not limited to:   
  • Onboarding live and virtual live channels to our domains
  • Reporting ad breaks and other relevant information to ad ops and partnering to find the best path to launch
  • Honoring tight deadlines and communicating clearly and quickly when there is a risk of missing a launch date
  • Thoroughly documenting channel launches, takedowns, and troubleshooting
  • Troubleshoot issues with content and escalate problems that you cannot resolve on your own, seeing them through until resolution
  • Work with the rest of the team to make processes better and contribute ideas to improve processes and better our department
Education, Experience, Certification Requirements
  • Candidate should have experience working with HLS videos and 608/708 captions
  • 2 years experience working at a content processing company or digital network in a technical or operational capacity 
  • Workflows in post-production or digital distribution, including knowledge of encoding/transcoding, lifecycle management, and CDNs
  • Experience working in a deadline-driven environment
  • Candidate should be highly organized
  • You should enjoy troubleshooting and problem-solving. Don’t be afraid to think outside the box when brainstorming solutions.
  • Naturally high standards and attention to detail. You should be the sort of person who notices content quality even when you’re not working and just hanging out watching TV
  • Proficiency with Command Line and Apple HLS Analysis tools
  • Familiarity with XML and JSON
  • Familiarity with caption standards and file types
  • Video encoding standards and best practices
  • Basic Cloudfront and Media Tailor knowledge 
  • Fluency in both English and Spanish is a big plus
  • A willingness to be open and vocal when discussing how our department could be made better
  • Please be prepared to come to work to get the job done. This is a position driven by deadlines, and those deadlines have high stakes. Evening and weekend shifts are not a constant occurrence but may be required at times.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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