Operations Manager, Digital Video

Ref#: 35978
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: Burbank, CA, US

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Division Overview: 
The Video Operations team is responsible for supporting the video delivery and architecture of VOD and Live content streamed on over 15 platforms. 

Role Details: 
CBS Interactive is seeking an experienced operations manager who is passionate and knowledgeable about digital video to oversee a wide range of video related initiatives, with focus on content protection systems integrations and migrations. 

Your Day-to-Day: 
  • Manage vendor relationships, feature requests, service support and integration Manage migrations of backend video systems related to DRM, ad insertion, origin storage etc.  Represent video team as streaming video DRM subject matter expert across many development teams Monitor and address DRM and streaming security related issues 
  • Compile statistics and reporting around video usage across mobile and OTT services 
  • Stay up to date on the latest in developments across DRM ecosystems Manage technical details of video distribution and infrastructure, including integration into CBSi websites, mobile websites, mobile and emerging platform applications and partners sites 
  • Ability to operate independently, juggle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously in a results-oriented environment 
Key Projects: 
  • CBS All Access Streaming service platform and territory expansions 
  • Video metadata standardization and localization initiatives 
  • Video experience analysis and improvements
What you bring to the team: 
You have – 
  • Must be self-motivated, entrepreneurial, detail-oriented and an innovator 
  • Requires strong technical skills - a problem solver with a passion for developing solutions and processes to address complex problems 
  • Experience with and strong knowledge of streaming video DRM (Fairplay, PlayReady, Widevine), video formats, encoding and delivery methods
  • Familiarity with mobile device video capabilities and managing video for mobile networks 
  • Strong technical skills with expertise in working with XML and JSON 
  • Experience with troubleshooting REST API based mobile/OTT applications 
  • Strong understanding of the latest online and mobile technologies, especially as related to video 
  • BA / BS
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Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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