Compression Engineer

Lyneer Staffing Solutions

Sterling, VA

Full time

$40+ (hourly)

Jul 26

Do you want to work for one of the largest and most dynamic utility companies in North America? If so, our client is looking to hire a Compression Engineer in Sterling, VA. In this role, your responsibilities encompass the aggregation and distribution of video services to affiliate broadcasters across North America, Latin America, and Asia Pacific. You will earn $40.00 /hr working Tuesday to Saturday.

Your Day:

  • Implement, maintain, monitor and troubleshoot full time linear and ADHOC compression and encoding systems to maintain reliable transmissions.
  • Responds to equipment outages, malfunctions, and related technical problems.
  • Provides engineering support to all Technical Operation Center systems for global monitoring platforms and compliance recording systems.
  • Engineer support to the Technical Live Events team for global event contribution and distribution
  • Perform monitoring and maintenance of Video IP distribution platforms in support of affiliate service delivery.
  • Create and implements standard operating procedures, maintenance operational procedures, and test plans.
  • Receives some long-term project-based assignments in direct support of capital projects.
  • Provide technical support to Affiliate Operations teams as needed.

About You:

  • 4-6 years of experience with domestic and international television compression and distribution systems preferred.
  • Solid knowledge of baseband video, audio and metadata with the ability to analyze and troubleshoot issues.
  • Understands the signal flow of transmission systems and can read and produce system drawings.
  • Solid knowledge of MPEG4 encoding technologies, encryption/authorization technology, baseband, and IP transport along with specific experience on DigiCipher and PowerVu compression systems.
  • Foundational knowledge of cloud based architecture and applications for video delivery.
  • Basic knowledge of architectural, mechanical, and electrical systems and their interaction with distribution equipment.
  • Must be able to perform well in a high-pressure environment while juggling multiple tasks.
  • Computer literacy, excellent oral and written communication abilities and close attention to details are required.
  • System drawing skills using AutoCAD, Microsoft Visio, LucidChart or Drawing.io is desired
  • Candidates would be required to travel to the Disaster Recovery site to perform project work, routine maintenance, and troubleshooting.
  • This position is considered an essential position. This means that during times of inclement weather, emergencies, or when access to the workplace may be impeded, employees in this position are expected to report to work to support business continuance, unless otherwise instructed by his/her direct manager. Overnights, weekends, holiday coverage and rotating shifts will be required.

Pay Rate & Shift:

  • $40.00 /hr
  • Tuesday to Saturday
  • 11:00 PM to 7:00 AM

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