Head of Broadcast Engineering - OTT, Video Distribution
This role will be leading the European broadcast engineering team focusing on broadcast video distribution and OTT technologies. The business is currently growing and diversifying their services to customers', so it is an exciting time to join this forward thinking and dynamic broadcaster.
The role is responsible for the video distribution operation. The successful applicant will manage a team of design engineers across Europe to design and implement video compression, broadcast contribution and distribution technologies and OTT video delivery technologies. You will manage stakeholder relationships with various different teams across the company and be involved in planning budgets and accountable for the management of those budgets.
You will have a proven track record of leadership in a technical environment and have strong knowledge of traditional broadcast technologies (SDI, ASI, HD/SD, baseband video) and worked in a non-linear broadcast environment, OTT, CDN and VOD. You will a technical engineering background with video encoding and file formats such as MPEG2, H.264/5 etc. The ideal candidate will also understand where the industry is moving and be familiar with areas such as cloud, micro-services and agile methodologies.
This is a leadership position and working under our Search product. All enquiries will be treated in the strictest of confidence, our most senior and experienced recruiter - Phil Hodgetts, Head of Strategic Accounts - is looking after this position.
Please contact Phil - firstname.lastname@example.org with your contact number and CV to set up a time to either discuss on a call or meet at IBC 2019.
This role is based in the UK - therefore we are only accepting applicants with the right to work in the UK.