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The Media Systems Engineer plays a key role in the development, design and implementation of next generation, file-based media systems. The Engineer’s primary focus is on solutions that support ingest, edit, transcode, archive and distribution functions within the company’s live streaming and file-based media environments.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Design, develop and implement high capacity, video storage and archive solutions along with associated data access and management systems

  • Develop and deploy workflows to support media ingest, archive and restore functions

  • Develop and implement next generation solutions that enable production workflow integration and file based media exchanges with onsite or remote facilities

  • Design, develop and implement cost effective, scalable, next generation solutions that support ingest, transcode, processing and distribution of file-based video content

  • Design, develop and implement IP video stream capture and clipping infrastructure and associated tools

  • Integrate media systems with Media Asset Management Systems (MAM), and media orchestration solutions

  • Ensure system interoperability with 3rd party, vendor supplied systems and products

  • Test and implement system software and firmware updates

  • Report and track issues and new feature requests with vendors

  • Provide 2nd level operational/technical support and training as necessary to Operations, Engineering and support staff

  • Assist with the development and execution of proof of concept initiatives regarding new technologies for media systems

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university and a minimum of five (5) years related experience in film and post-production; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of video and audio encoding/transcoding techniques and formats

  • Strong knowledge of video storage technology (e.g. NAS, SAN, and Object) and archive solutions along with associated data access protocols, application software and systems

  • Working knowledge of media management and workflow orchestration tools and techniques

  • Strong knowledge of high performance, IT based hardware technology used within the media systems environment

  • Proficiency with various scripting protocols (e.g. Python, Bash, SWoDL).

  • Experience with implementation of software based media solutions deployed on IT/commodity hardware running on various platforms (e.g. Linux, Windows, Serverless).

  • Knowledge of file transfer acceleration technologies and techniques.

  • Working knowledge of I.T & networking principals (DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP, HTTP, SNMP)

  • In depth knowledge of Microsoft, Apple, and Linux Operating Systems.

  • In depth knowledge of the AWS cloud platform (e.g. S3, DynamoDB, Lambda).

  • Working knowledge of VMware virtualization technologies.

We are a company unlike any other. We want you to bring your experience, skills and passion to our close-knit, high-energy environment in which our employees thrive and where you can prosper. We know the key to our success is our employees and we offer highly competitive salaries, a solid benefits package focused on wellness, and opportunities for you to grow and develop both personally and professionally. It won’t take you long to find out that you are on the right track here at NASCAR!

NASCAR is committed to fostering a diverse work environment where all employees feel valued and empowered. NASCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). We seek to attract and retain the best qualified people available. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran status or any basis that is protected by applicable law except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists.

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