• Full Time
  • Anywhere

ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI), a unit of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), is comprised of many of the world’s most popular multimedia entertainment brands, including MTV, MTV LIVE HD, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central, Paramount Channel, BET and more. ViacomCBS brands reach more than billion cumulative subscribers in 180+ countries and territories via more than 200 locally programmed and operated TV channels and more than 550 digital media and mobile TV properties, in 40 languages.

Video Engineer – Media Engineering

12m fixed term

Unleash your potential in a place you belong!

Come and join a culture where content, people and ideas merge. An exciting and open place where your talents can truly thrive. Ready? This could be the start of something special.

At ViacomCBS, we have an iconic portfolio of brands, like Paramount, MTV, Nickelodeon, and many more – but it’s our employees that make it unique. You could be the next addition to our incredible team.

Is this the role for you?

Design, Document, Install, Commission and Test virtualized compressed IP-based video origination and distribution systems and related sub-systems for linear and streaming delivery via satellite and terrestrial fibre.

What will you be doing?

  • Responsible for fulfillment of assigned projects, including, installation, configuration and commissioning of video hardware and software applications in a fast-paced global media organization.
  • Receives direction and assignments from Director, Video Engineering, collaborates with team members and in-house technical support teams to perform system acceptance testing and training.
  • Exemplifies the key business values of Ownership, Accountability, Transparency, Communication and Customer Service.
  • Partners with and integrates across other areas of Viacom Media Technology Services, working with other areas, resolving conflicts and managing competing priorities, to provide a complete solution.
  • Possesses understanding of modern video technology including broadcast and streaming media.
  • Remains grounded in scientific method and objective analysis, representing a disciplined engineering approach at all times.
  • Maintains an awareness of best practices in the technology industry and implements forward-looking best of breed solutions.
  • Develop and implement solutions for delivery of live video/audio/metadata streams for contribution and distribution.
  • Continually improve work procedures and processes, through teamwork and collaboration.
  • Ensure the successful implementation of technology solutions to meet multiple clients’ requirements.
  • Develops strong relationships with team members and internal business customers’ staff to develop solutions collaboratively.
  • Productively engages with internal and external business partners.
  • Communicates clearly and precisely with all levels of the company.
  • Executes multiple concurrent Media Engineering projects, ensuring that projects are on time, on budget and meet the needs of the business.
  • Responds to evolving project prioritization requirements, ability to track multiple concurrent deliverables and rebalance work efforts as priorities change
  • Anticipates conflicting needs, including interdependencies with other initiatives, and proactively resolving them.
  • Works autonomously to implement and achieve objectives, seeking guidance to ensure alignment with global strategies and organizational objectives.
  • Escalates project blockers within Agile framework to resolve issues and move projects forward.
  • What are we looking for?

  • Proven experience of relevant video engineering experience and BA/BS degree or equivalent.
  • Industry certifications in video, networking and cloud is a plus.
  • Demonstrates knowledge in baseband HD/SD video, compressed video/audio encoding, IP transport stream distribution, in-band and out-of-band metadata payloads, OTT streaming architecture, and IP networking principles including multicast.
  • Demonstrates experience in the design, build, and commissioning of technical systems for broadcast playout, video distribution via IP and live streaming.
  • Demonstrates ability to test and qualify compressed video transport streams and compression technologies at the packet level, including MPEG-4 HEVC MPEG-2 and JPEG-2000.
  • Familiar with encryption and conditional access systems for content protection, broadcast and infrastructure monitoring and control systems, and Ethernet network topologies.
  • Demonstrates ability to manage assigned projects and tasks to tight timelines.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform technical analysis, exercise judgment, communicate with clarity and influence key technical decisions.
  • Familiar with Agile project management tools and techniques such as SCRUM and JIRA a plus.
  • Everything else!

    We offer an inclusive environment where you can really be yourself and find your niche. You’ll get to work alongside streaming platforms you can be proud of, with content that touches millions of lives. Plus, you can learn about the things we’re doing to make the industry more sustainable, and enjoy lots of perks:

  • A monthly streaming fund
  • All the health and financial benefits you’d expect, and some you wouldn’t
  • Flexibility to own the way you work
  • Mental health activities and support
  • All manner of BBQs, socials and events
  • What are you waiting for? Put in your application!

    Our Values

    Our values are intertwined and work together to drive the business outcomes we seek, and once combined we believe these will power our company forward.

    Optimism & Determination

    We share a positive belief that we can navigate and thrive in the landscape ahead.

    Inclusivity & Collaboration

    We Embrace new and diverse voices, act with care and work together to capture opportunities and manager through challenges.

    Agility & Adaptability

    We think entrepreneurially, are resilient in change and move quickly to anticipate and create what’s next.

    ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

    At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer and we take our responsibility in safeguarding children and adults seriously. We work hard to ensure that everyone with whom we engage receive equal protection from all types of harm or abuse, regardless of age, disability, gender, racial heritage, religious belief, sexual orientation or identity; an obligation we take very seriously.

    To ensure, we are an exemplar in the field of safeguarding individuals, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria of the role applied for and for those who are successful in receiving an offer for roles that interact with children, completed background checks will be required prior to joining. Should you need any support during the recruitment process, please advise your recruiter or email where we will support your request as suitably possible.

    Additionally, we are proud to partner with a number of incredible communities and if you have a disability or a long-term condition (including hidden conditions such as mental health, autism, dyslexia, etc) that would need an adjustment; either in the application process, the interview process, the onboarding process or day to day, our amazing partner Evenbreak can provide additional help and advice to disabled candidates who may be interested in our vacancies. Find out more at is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 

    At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. 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, and Veteran status. 

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