Vice President, Quality & CDN Management, Peacock, Direct-to-Consumer

NBCUniversal - Stamford, CT4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $79,000 - $110,000 a year
EducationSkills
Role Purpose
The Vice President, Quality & CDN Management will be part of the US Operations & Video team supporting ongoing quality monitoring and enhancements for NBC’s direct-to-consumer service. The Vice President will oversee a team of quality engineers, subject matter experts in next generation encoding/delivery and CDN configuration experts who will ensure the fidelity, quality and availability of our end to end video content pipeline.

Responsibilities

Work with Content Delivery Network providers to ensure that configurations are fully optimized to maximize user experience across multiple platforms
Continuously monitor key performance indicators around video quality and provide regular reports to engineering and business leadership on metrics
Focus teams’ efforts around defining video quality KPI’s, along with continuous improvement to metric reporting
Evaluate future quality-based improvements for proof of concept work and deployment against world class platforms
Developing dashboarding both real time and historically on quality metrics on a variety of OTT devices and firmware combinations
Expertise in multi-CDN deployments, next generation monitoring platforms, content encoding specifications, proactive traffic shaping and monitoring systems
C level reporting on a regular cadence on both the state of video delivery as it relates to next generation technologies in comparison to current end to end delivery pipeline deployed, including recommendations on large scale workstreams across application and video stacks
Deep knowledge of video encoding specification including SD, HD, 4K/8K, HDR, 30/60FPS, HEVC as well as IP based transport protocols

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a relevant field

Minimum of three (3) years’ management experience

Minimum of seven (7) years of experience managing large-scale digital software systems, preferably in the Content Delivery Network space

Expertise in software security best practices and tooling

Expertise in digital video codecs and encoding profiles

Experience in digital media or direct-to-consumer video business highly preferred

Expertise in high-availability software patterns and performance testing

Knowledge of Cloud & Container Security

Eligibility Requirements

Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: )

Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT

Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

Must be 18 years or older

Availability to travel as required

Available to work nights, weekends, and holidays as required

It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Desired Characteristics

Experience in deploying tools such as Web Application Firewalls, Container Security, Static & Dynamic Code Analysis, etc…

In depth knowledge of all OTT platforms, including optimization of delivery methodology of each with a passion for staying on the cutting edge of digital video delivery

Passionate about leading a team of engineers and committed to building world-class software systems

Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, comfortable communicating with technical and non-technical colleagues and executives

Ability to understand large complex software systems and their interdependencies

Sub-Business

Direct-to-Consumer

Career Level

Experienced

City

Stamford

State/Province

Connecticut

Country

United States

About Us

NBCUniversal, the global media company that brought you some of the world’s most iconic television and film franchises, including: The Tonight Show, Saturday Night Live, Keeping Up With The Kardashians, The Real Housewives, Mr. Robot, The Voice, This Is Us, The Fast & The Furious, Jurassic Park, Minions, and more - is launching an all-new direct-to-consumer streaming service. It will seamlessly bring together the breadth and depth of NBCU’s broadcast and cable television series, movie titles, premier sporting events, and renowned news reporting... all in one destination… all in one app.

We are building a world-class team of smart, hungry and fearless professionals who are energized by the possibility of working at the epicenter of content, technology and culture. Join us if you would like to be a part of this exciting initiative.