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Network Video Engineer

Company: Camtel
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Position Purpose/SummaryThe Network Video Engineer is committed to providing the highest quality of IP Video service to the communities, customers, and employees we serve by designing, managing, and maintaining video network infrastructure and its related equipment. This position oversees the performance of video systems and conducts traffic analysis and capacity planning for quality-of-service functions. The Network Video Engineer also supports the Central Office head-end personnel with guidance and coordination between head-end systems and the IP-based platforms.Primary Duties & ResponsibilitiesDesign, configure, deploy, and maintain IP-based video network infrastructure including encoders, transcoders, IRDs, decoders, cherry pickers, servers, routers and switches to support the delivery of IP Video content to Fastwyre's TV Apps, including clients such as Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku and iOS devices.Maintain technical documents, knowledgebases and designs related to the network video infrastructure.Responsible for analyzing video and audio quality and performing optimization to achieve desired results.Drives standards and specifications for video communication equipment replacements and new deployments.Devise a plan for and arrange preemptive maintenance and upgrades for equipment and software of video transport systems.Oversee performance and capacity issues for video traffic, ensuring video streams and systems are operating without any downtimes.Act as Tier 3 and provide support for video network infrastructure, video servers and equipment, and firewall infrastructure in relation to video transport for external and internal customers.Monitor and update key performance indicators for reporting to senior leadership team members.Provide video system training to engineering professionals and support to others on the network team.Performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.Knowledge, Abilities, & Skills for SuccessExperience with Advanced Advertising standards and protocols (SCTE-30, 35, 104, 224, ESNI, ESAM, VAST, VMAP) for ad-insertion, standard network services (DNS, DHCP)Experience with advanced troubleshooting of various streaming video formats (HLS-Fairplay, HSS-PlayReady, DASH-Common Encryption)Comprehensive knowledge of UDP, Multicast and Unicast traffic, including streaming media protocols, such as RTSP/ RTP/RTCP, HTTP 1.0 and 1.1, and RTMP and SIP and video file containers, such as MPEG-2 TS and MP4.Experience with concepts, terminology, and operations of a wide range of communications media (computer and telephone networks, satellite, fiber, wireless).Experience with local area and wide area networking principles and concepts including bandwidth management and quality of service (QoS).Skill in analyzing network traffic capacity and performance characteristics. Experience supporting users by developing documentation and assistance tools.Experience working with third-party APIs and integrations; Service Desk Now, SolarWinds, etc.Strong understanding of enterprise application integration capabilities, data sources, and OSS application lifecycle.Ability to face off to business and technical stakeholders within the business for operational, project and deployment activities have an appreciation of the risk associated with a Video environment and the regulatory controls within it.QualificationsAt a minimum, the Network Video Engineer must have: Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or related field or minimum of 4 years of working experience in the IP Video field at an engineering level.Current Cisco engineering certifications CCNA/CCNP/CCIE preferredMinimum 6 years' engineering work experienceExperience working in large provider video networks is desiredPhysical Demands Select one the following for the each of the items listed below:N (Not Applicable) - Activity is not applicable to this occupation.O (Occasionally) - Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time or 0 - 2.5+ hours/day.F (Frequently) - Occupation requires this activity from 33%-66% of the time or 2.5-5.5+ hours/day.C (Constantly) - Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time or 5.5+ hours/day. Standing N--- O--' F--- C--- Walking N--- O--' F--- C--- Sitting N--- O--- F--- C--' Reach Outward N--- O--- F--' C--- Reach Above Shoulder N--- O--' F--- C--- Climbing N--- O--' F--- C--- Crawling N--- O--' F--- C--- Squatting/Kneeling N--- O--' F--- C--- Bending N--- O--' F--- C--- Keyboarding N--- O--- F--- C--' Driving N--' O--- F--- C--- Hearing N--- O--- F--- C--' Perceiving N--- O--- F--- C--' Communicating N--- O--- F--- C--' Distinguish Colors N--- O--- F--- C--' Outdoor Climate N--- O--' F--- C--- Various Terrain N--' O--- F--- C--- Cramped Workspace N--' O--- F--- C--- Lift/Carry: Up to 10 lbs N--- O--- F--- C--- Up to 20 lbs N--- O--- F--- C--- Up to 50 lbs N--- O--- F--- C--- Up to 75 lbs N--- O--- F--- C--- Up to 100 lbs N--- O--- F--- C--- 100+ lbs N--- O--- F--- C--- Push/Pull: Up to 10 lbs N--- O--' F--- C--- Up to 20 lbs N--- O--' F--- C--- Up to 50 lbs N--- O--' F--- C--- Up to 75 lbs N--' O--- F--- C--- Up to 100 lbs N--' O--- F--- C--- 100+ lbs N--' O--- F--- C--- The Company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills, and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the Company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the Company may deem appropriate. PI208381886

Keywords: Camtel, Lawrence , Network Video Engineer, Engineering , Kansas City, Kansas

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