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TV Technologies Staff Engineer

FanDuel

FanDuel

Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 25, 2024

ABOUT FANDUEL

FanDuel Group (“FanDuel") is an innovative sports-tech entertainment company that is changing the way consumers engage with their favorite sports, teams, and leagues. The premier gaming destination in the United States, FanDuel consists of a portfolio of leading brands across gaming, sports betting, daily fantasy sports, advance-deposit wagering, and TV/media.

FanDuel has a presence across all 50 states with approximately 17 million customers and 28 retail locations. FanDuel is based in New York with offices in New Jersey , Georgia, California, Oregon, Canada and Scotland.

Its networks FanDuel TV and FanDuel+ are broadly distributed on linear cable television and through its relationships with leading direct-to-consumer over-the-top platforms.

FanDuel Group is a subsidiary of Flutter Entertainment plc, the world's largest sports betting and gaming operator with a portfolio of globally recognized brands and traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: FLUT).

THE ROSTER

At FanDuel, we give fans a new and innovative way to interact with their favorite games, sports and teams. We’re dedicated to building a winning team and we pride ourselves on being able to make every moment mean more, especially when it comes to your career. So, what does “winning” look like at FanDuel? It’s recognition for your hard-earned results, a culture that brings out your best work—and a roster full of talented coworkers. Make no mistake, we are here to win, but we believe in winning right. That means we’ll never compromise when it comes to looking out for our teammates. From creatives professionals to cutting edge technology innovators, FanDuel offers a wide range of career opportunities, best in class benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. At FanDuel, our principle of “We Are One Team” runs through all our offices across the globe, and you can expect to be a part of an exciting company with many opportunities to grow and be successful.

THE POSITION
Our roster has an opening with your name on it

FanDuel is looking for a Lead Engineer to innovate and maintain our TV Technology systems. You will play a key role on the TV Technology Engineering team, with full ownership over technology for studio, broadcast, postproduction, media asset management, playout, streaming, monitoring & alerting. You will collaborate with multiple departments within the company including Technology, Marketing, Commercial, Data Science, Product, and Customer Service. You will implement expeditious solutions to address and resolve requirements or issues. This is an exciting opportunity to be a creative problem solver with the technical know-how and experience to drive our broadcast technology operations at a premier tech company.

THE GAME PLAN
Everyone on our team has a part to play

  • Outline strategic initiatives, process improvement plans, program optimization, and project plans. You will work cross functionally with multiple teams on strategic initiatives and interact with senior leadership on developing full project scope, budget, timelines, and ensuring the full project lifecycle is fulfilled. This will be a hands-on role, providing engineering design, configuration management, maintenance, and ensuring operational SLA’s are met. You will develop buy-in and consensus for new KPI’s that the business will adhere to.
  • Provide daily support for Production, Operations, Postproduction, Studio, Graphics, and other cross-functional FanDuel and Flutter teams.
  • Create project roadmaps with minimal guidance and multitask in real time with adjusting or conflicting priorities.
  • Foster communication and requirements gathering for projects & operational needs.
  • Design, plan, and modify existing and new broadcast systems as necessary with no affect to customers.
  • Be the individual to foster innovation, efficiency, and suggest improvements.
  • Maintain an accurate reflection of our production systems utilizing Auto-CAD 2D & drawing database.
  • Maintain departmental ownership and ensure good hygiene for Atlassian systems (Jira & Confluence). This includes all tickets for projects (TV) & operational escalations (BOE) as well as our TV Technology Confluence space.
  • Create new project processes, operational processes, and workflows.
  • Must have strong grammar skills and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Must be willing to work nights, weekends, holidays, if necessary, as well as being on call for urgent matters or escalations.

THE STATS
What we're looking for in our next teammate

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or 6+ equivalent industry experience preferred.
  • Minimum 6+ years’ experience building in AutoCAD and maintaining an accurate database of drawings.
  • Minimum 6+ years’ experience developing high level, intermediate level, and low-level drawings.
  • Minimum 5+ years' experience with AWS, Linux, and Windows, and strong experience implementing security guidelines along with practical experience in monitoring for compliance.
  • Experience working with video codecs & tech: (H.264, H.265, JPEG2000, JPEG-XS, DNxHD, ProRes),
  • Experience working with Media containers (MPEG-TS, MOV, MP4, MXF)
  • Experience working with Broadcast Production signals (SDI, SMPTE ST2110, RF, LBAND, timecode, NLE)
  • Experience working with time systems and time distribution (UTC/TAI, IEEE1588, SMPTE ST2059, leap seconds)
  • Experience working with Network streaming (SRT, RTP (SMPTE 2022-7), RIST, HLS, CMAF, WebRTC, WHIP, WHEP, DASH)
  • Experience working with Image Properties (fourCC, color space, HDR/SDR)
  • Knowledge of sports and/or experience working within a heavily regulated industry is a plus.
  • Knowledge with a scripting language such as Cloudformation, Terraform, Serverless, Powershell,
  • Python, or equivalent.
  • Don’t check all the boxes? That’s okay! We encourage you to still apply if you feel like you possess an adjacent skillset and are interested in learning more about this position.

Nice to have’s:

  • Minimum of 6+ years of broadcast experience in sports, news, with linear TV & video on demand (VOD).
  • Experience working with on premises equipment and cloud infrastructure in a hybrid production system.
  • Proficiency in television production, studio, broadcast engineering, signal acquisition/distribution, playout, & streaming technologies.
  • Extensive knowledge of sports culture (including passion for fantasy sports).

PLAYER BENEFITS
We treat our team right

From our many opportunities for professional development to our generous insurance and paid leave policies, we’re committed to making sure our employees get as much out of FanDuel as we ask them to give. Competitive compensation is just the beginning. As part of our team, you can expect:

  • An exciting and fun environment committed to driving real growth
  • Opportunities to build really cool products that fans love
  • Mentorship and professional development resources to help you refine your game
  • Be well, save well and live well - with FanDuel Total Rewards your benefits are one highlight reel after another

FanDuel is an equal opportunities employer and we believe, as one of our principal states, “We Are One Team!” We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, Veteran status, or another other characteristic protected by state, local or federal law. We believe FanDuel is strongest and best able to compete if all employees feel valued, respected, and included. We want our team to include diverse individuals because diversity of thought, diversity of perspectives, and diversity of experiences leads to better performance. Having a diverse and inclusive workforce is a core value that we believe makes FanDuel stronger and more competitive as One Team!

The applicable salary range for this position is $135,000 - $169,000, which is dependent on a variety of factors including relevant experience, location, business needs and market demand. This role may offer the following benefits: medical, vision, and dental insurance; life insurance; disability insurance; a 401(k) matching program; among other employee benefits. This role may also be eligible for short-term or long-term incentive compensation, including, but not limited to, cash bonuses and stock program participation. This role includes paid personal time off and 14 paid company holidays. FanDuel offers paid sick time in accordance with all applicable state and federal laws.

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