Advanced Technology and Engineering Group - Mandarin Speaking Manager
Job Number: FFE0004351
Organization: 20th Century Fox
Job Type: Information Technology
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
Job Posting Date: March 21, 2017

Job Description

This Manager level person will work within the 20th Century Fox Film Advanced Technology & Engineering Group to research, develop and deploy various technologies related to 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment content,. This role will involve close collaboration with the 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment business unit and technology partners, particularly technology partners in China. Technology areas include, but are not limited to, digital distribution (OTT and broadcast), devices (mobile, tv, stb), AV formats (e.g. 4K Ultra HD, High Dynamic Range, immersive audio), application formats (HTML5, Extras).


  • Technical project management for development projects undertaken by Fox Home Entertainment, together with technology partners
  • Work with 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment and Technology executives to define strategy, requirements, and approach for Home Entertainment technical developments and deployments
  • Identify technology trends, research new technologies and advise on impact and relevance to home entertainment business
  • Work in collaboration with technology partner companies to define and develop technical approaches related to Home Entertainment product deployments, and to test and validate technology
  • Manage Fox development and tool vendors for development and operational execution of the product
  • Transition new product platforms to Fox operational groups for ongoing product execution


 Fluent in Mandarin (written and spoken)

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Engineering
  • 3+ years of development experience in the digital media space, including experience working within a D2C service, and experience with manual and automated testing methodologies 
  • Willingness to travel internationally
  • Technical writing comprehension and excellent verbal and written communication with strong interpersonal skills
  • The ability to communicate clearly with other tech teams as well as non-technical business stakeholders 
  • The analytical ability needed to thoroughly elicit, analyze, validate, specify, verify and manage the needs of the project stakeholders
  • Interest & ability in span/pivot to multiple technologies
  • Other abilities such as negotiation, presentation, professionalism

 Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Deep knowledge of HTML5/CSS3/XML Schema and other web technologies
  • Deep knowledge of iOS & Android platforms
  • Working knowledge of mobile device hardware and capabilities
  • Working knowledge of distribution formats including DASH and HLS
  • Working knowledge of Cloud/PaaS Architecture

Division Description: 

20th Century Fox Film is one of the world's largest producers and distributors of motion pictures.  20th Century Fox Film produces, acquires and distributes motion pictures throughout the world.  These motion pictures are produced or acquired by the following units of 20th Century Fox Film:  Twentieth Century Fox, Fox 2000 Pictures, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Fox International Productions, and Twentieth Century Fox Animation.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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