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Video Engineer (SME)

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Herndon
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description BAE Systems, a top-ten prime contractor to the U.S. Department of Defense, enables the U.S. government to transform data into intelligence and provides engineering, integration and sustainment support for critical military platforms and systems. Intelligence & Security provides services and products to the Department of Defense, the government, federal law enforcement officials, and troops deployed around the world. At BAE Systems, we promote a strong, collaborative culture and provide our employees with the tools, skills and training they need to succeed. We are all about trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in defense technologies and national security services. We offer flexible work environment to support the balance in your life and keep you performing at your best. Be a part of a company that is part of the community; driven to improve our future and protect our freedom.Do you enjoy working on a small team and working with great people? We are a small team and are looking for a Video Engineer with a minimum of 16 years relevant experience and a Bachelor's Degree to deliver enterprise video collaboration capabilities, including architectural design and optimization, system evaluation and analysis. The candidate shall work closely with a Senior Project Manager to perform technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, evaluate alternatives including cost, risk, supportability and analyses for total systems. The systems engineer shall lead analysis at all levels of total system product to include concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance, and disposal; ensure the logical and systematic conversion of product requirements into total systems solutions; and translate customer requirements into hardware/software specifications. If you enjoy contributing to small teams and possess an aptitude for getting things done, this may be the job for you.ABCRequired Education, Experience, & Skills We are seeking a highly skilled Video Engineer Subject Matter Expert (SME) to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will possess deep expertise in audio-video technologies, multimedia systems, cable TV infrastructure, networking principles, and a range of related technologies including DMARK, modulators, coders, DISH satellite systems, open-source solutions, and DVO stream management. The role requires a strong technical acumen, problem-solving skills, and the ability to design, implement, and maintain video delivery systems with a focus on innovation and efficiency.Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide architecture and engineering support for all multimedia platforms and video streaming service, including roadmap and system designs.
  • Design, configure, and deploy audio-video systems for optimal performance and reliability.
  • Install all hardware, software and provision network drops for video streaming service endpoints. Develop technical specifications and documentation for video delivery systems.
  • Maintain a lab/test environment for new equipment and software before it touches the network.
  • Provision and activate all set top boxes for the video streaming service.
  • Provide 24X7 monitoring of all video streaming services (i.e. Load Balancers)
  • Manage networking infrastructure to ensure seamless delivery of multimedia content.
  • Troubleshoot network issues related to video delivery and optimize network performance.
  • Maintain and update A&A security level documentation along with ATO and new requests to remain compliant.
  • Implement and maintain DMARK connections and configurations.
  • Proficient in configuring and troubleshooting modulators, coders, and dish systems.
  • Install and maintain all hardware and software located in two head ends.
  • Collaborate with cable TV providers such as DISH Networks to optimize service delivery.
  • Stay updated with industry trends and advancements in Cable TV technology.
  • Evaluate, implement, and customize open-source solutions for video delivery.
  • Leverage open-source tools and platforms to enhance efficiency and flexibility.
  • Contribute to the open-source community through code contributions and knowledge sharing.
  • Manage and optimize DVO streams for high-quality video delivery.
  • Monitor stream performance, troubleshoot issues, and implement improvements.
  • Collaborate with content creators and distributors to ensure seamless stream integration.
  • Provide Tier 3-4 O&M support Requirements
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field.
    • 16+ years' experience in video engineering, multimedia systems, or related roles.
    • Deep understanding of audio-video technologies, cable TV infrastructure, and networking principles.
    • Proficiency in configuring and troubleshooting modulators, coders, and dish systems.
    • Experience working with DISH Network and other cable TV providers.
    • Familiarity with open-source technologies and their application in video delivery systems.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to innovate and optimize systems.
    • Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams.Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
      • Master's degree in a related field.
      • Certifications in relevant technologies such as Cisco CCNA, CompTIA Network+, etc.
      • Experience with DVO stream management systems and protocols.Pay InformationFull-Time Salary Range: $140690 - $239140Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience. Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.BAE Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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