Friday , March 1 2024

Blizzard Hiring – Senior Broadcast Development Engineer

Website Blizzard

Job Description:

Blizzard Entertainment is seeking a Senior Broadcast Engineer to support our Global Broadcast Team that is adept in software workflow build outs and modern virtual broadcast practices. The ideal candidate is a highly organized, detail oriented, and self-motivated individual with outstanding communications abilities and skilled in broadcast engineering. Duties include working with the broadcast engineering team to execute signal distribution requirements, assist in the technical implementation of complex projects, and technical troubleshooting.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Build project costing and engineering design specifications
  • Support external events and broadcasts with a high degree of technical oversight
  • Maintain studio equipment and manage integration to broadcast tools
  • Ability to convert business requirements into an actional engineering plan
  • Follow signal flow diagrams, equipment lists, etc. to support show execution
  • Ensure the quality of newly developed code via best practices like unit testing and proper design patterns
  • Evaluation of new technology and industry trends
  • Support and manage technical aspects of internal broadcasts from a cloud studio
  • Coding in Python, Java, and other languages to maintain, and build new workflow capabilities
  • Experience with software automation and development for cloud production
  • Act as a technical lead and on-site operational support for studio shows and support other broadcast engineers on technical implementation and delivery of complex projects

Job Requirements:

  • Operational and engineering experience with traditional broadcast equipment
  • Strong understanding of sports-based master control operations
  • Knowledgeable about consumer streaming workflows and technologies
  • Experience in full stack software development
  • A clear understanding of all aspects of broadcast production
  • Experience building applications for scale
  • Strong understanding of video encoding and best practices
  • Front end framework – Ruby, React, angular etc.
  • 5+ years of Industry Experience in television broadcasting
  • Well organized, quick learner, and an effective communicator
  • Strong understanding on IP based transmission protocols
  • Database architecture – PostgresSQL, Dynamo etc.
  • Strong cloud management and engineering ability
  • Experience deploying and debugging live production environments
  • Core languages – Java, Python, javascript, Ruby etc.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule in support of live events
  • Support of live on-air broadcast operations
  • Ability to act as a technical project manager

Job Details:

Company:  Blizzard

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: San Diego, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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