Video Engineer

Who will you be working for?
Reed Professional Services is a Management Consultancy, technology services and outsourcing company specialising in IT, financial services and associated sectors. We specialise in partnership solutions, people skills and providing stability giving our clients a powerful solutions and focused approach.
Our customer is an integrated producer broadcaster and creates, owns and distributes content on multiple platforms globally. The Company operates through two segments: Broadcast & Online and Studios.

What will you be doing?
Reed Professional Services are looking for a Video Engineer to build, maintain and support high quality, reliable and high performing Javascript media players supporting the latest streaming and encryption standards.

The right candidates will have the following skills and experience.

Essential:

  • Knowledge of adaptive streaming technologies including HTTP Live Streaming (HLS), DASH, Microsoft Smooth Streaming (MSS)
  • Experience using HTML5 based video playback technologies such as Media Source Extensions and Encrypted Media Extensions
  • Working knowledge of media container formats including MP4, codecs such as H.264/AVC, AAC, HEVC, AC3 and transport protocols including MPEG-2TS
  • Working knowledge of DRM technologies, including Widevine and PlayReady
  • Experience of 3rd-party player libraries such as Shaka and XDK.
  • Experience with media analytics and performance libraries
  • JavaScript, ES6 and NodeJS experienceProficiency in building CI workflows- Jenkins, CircleCI, Github
  • AWS experience including S3, Cloudfront

Desirable:

  • Event based programming
  • Unit and Integration Testing
  • Knowledge of how to track and manipulate network traffic
  • Video Encoders, packagers and associated standards
  • Knowledge of CDNs and streaming delivery methods

Initially be remote. However, you may be required to travel to our customers offices in London- please only apply if this location is commutable for you.

Please note- this is a 6-month contract. For suppliers engaging through a limited company, this contract is T&M based outside of IR35.
Does this role sound like you? In that case we’d love to hear from you so please click “Apply” without delay