Staff Media Systems Engineer

Ref#: 32526
CBS Business Unit: Showtime
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US


Individual contributor role in the Media Technology Systems Team to build and support SNI’s media supply chain infrastructure for both public and private cloud solutions. This platform is a customer and partner-facing solution allowing for the ingestion and dissemination of various media elements including On-Demand and Live distribution. Knowledge of, and adherence to, industry standards to ensure maximum compatibility with customers is a requirement.      

  • Provide hands-on technical and engineering expertise with design and implementation of media processing systems, such as but not limited to: network accelerators, transcoders, storage technologies, compute technologies, security technologies, and disaster recovery in both public and private cloud solutions.
  • Provide hands-on complex authentication integrations and DRM requirements that differ with each affiliate under extremely tight launch deadlines in both public and private cloud solutions.
  • Serve as a contributor of architecture diagrams and documentation in both public    and private cloud solutions.
  • Designing, coding and deploying scripting languages such as Bash, Python and Ruby to accomplish backup, deployments, monitoring, replication and other general maintenance systems requirements.

  • College degree preferred; BS or CE or comparable engineering experience.
  • 6-10 years of experience with system design and deployment in a Media Distribution company with deployed public cloud solutions.
  • Extensive knowledge of file delivery systems, CDNs, On-Demand workflow and distribution. Must be able to demonstrate public cloud development experience.
  • Position requires thorough understanding of content distribution and encoding systems such as H.264, Aspera file transfer, Encoding systems, DRM solutions, QC systems, Operating systems and Network solutions used in public and private cloud distribution. Strong demonstrable public cloud solution experience is required.
  • Position also requires a thorough understanding of content management systems, project management, hardware deployment and software development methodology.
  • The ability to communicate in a clear, concise manner along with proficiency in technical writing skills is required.

About Us:

SHOWTIME and its critically-acclaimed, award-winning original series continue to make their mark on the cultural landscape, with one of the most successful programming slates in all of television. With an impressive line-up of new and returning original series, the SHOWTIME hit dramas and comedies include HOMELAND, SHAMELESS, BILLIONS, RAY DONOVAN, THE AFFAIR, SMILF, THE CHI, KIDDING, ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA and BLACK MONDAY. Original series play a key part in the SHOWTIME programming mix, along with box office hits, comedy and music specials, provocative documentaries, and hard-hitting sports programming, including the flagship franchise SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® and the Emmy Award-winning veteran series INSIDE THE NFL. SHOWTIME is currently available to subscribers via cable, DBS and telco providers, and as a stand-alone streaming service through Amazon, Apple®, Google, LG Smart TVs, Oculus Go, Roku®, Samsung and Xbox One. Consumers can also subscribe to SHOWTIME via Amazon’s Prime Video Channels, DirecTV Now, FuboTV, Hulu, Sling TV, Sony PlayStation™ Vue, and YouTube TV. The network’s authentication service, SHOWTIME ANYTIME, is available at no additional cost to SHOWTIME customers who subscribe to the network through participating providers. Subscribers can also watch on their computers at and

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