Principal Engineer, Cloud Infrastructure & Delivery

Job Number: R50020334

Brand: Fox Corporation

Job Type: Engineering, Technology

Location Type: Remote

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: New York, New York ; Los Angeles, California ;   •   USA Remote **

Job Posting Date: November 4, 2022

**Remote: Fox Corporation has remote/virtual (or "work-from-home") positions available within the United States to qualified individuals who live in some areas of the United States. Remote opportunities are not available in all areas

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox Corporation

Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Hybrid is preferred, but remote opportunities are also being considered.

Fox Consumer Products and Engineering (CPE) seeks a Principal Engineer to design, build, deploy and support video delivery infrastructure, including live/VOD origin, CDN integrations, Mutli-CDN routing/decisioning systems, and QoS/QoE measurement. FOX is responsible for delivering the largest LIVE events on TV - including the 2020 Super Bowl, MLB World Series, FIFA World Cup, Election Coverage, WWE Smackdown, NFL Divisional Championships, 2019 Primetime Emmy Awards and countless more. This role is essential to providing our digital audience a great experience every time they press play and will be key to developing industry leading reliability, quality, and overall system performance. As a technical leader, you will be working in an extremely fast paced environment where you’ll be expected to learn the ecosystem quickly and help lead a team to build build automated, highly scalable and resilient delivery infrastructure for video streaming.
 

ABOUT THE ROLE

Work closely with Engineering/Product/Project Management and Backend Technology Services teams to solve challenging technical problems. In this role, you will help provide direction to other developers, maintain good communication with stakeholders such as project managers and product managers. Additionally, you will be involved in building highly scalable/reliable video infrastructure in AWS Cloud and CDN delivery services - including various configurations, routing policies/tools, and services to load-balance video traffic based on QoS/QoE data.
 

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Bring a strong perspective that inspires change and motivates engineers to develop simple solutions to sophisticated problems
  • Build strategies and lead projects, build alignment across a set of cross-functional staff and vendor teams
  • Build, configure, manage, test, & monitor Multi-CDN services capable of supporting millions of concurrent viewers
  • Implement, test, analyze, and iterate policies for CDN and workflow load balancing - optimizing for end user quality and balancing for business constraints/costs
  • Partner with various internal teams + external companies during marquee events to execute overall Multi-CDN delivery strategy
  • Develop, configure, test and deploy cloud based video infrastructure (encode, packaging, origin, APIs, monitoring, etc)
  • Design and configure robust video services with demanding reliability, resiliency, and scale requirements
  • Monitor and implement performance tests for potential bottlenecks
  • Implement security, backup and redundancy strategies
  • Provide technical specifications and documentation

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Experience leading engineering teams
  • Strong understanding of software design/architecture and tradeoffs
  • Familiarity with containers, micro-services and related architectures
  • Good understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Experience with various CDN vendors (configuration management)
  • Well versed in DNS, Load Balancing, SSL, TCP/IP, networking, security and large scale event delivery
  • Experience with performance tuning and troubleshooting a variety of network and delivery issues
  • Experience with Varnish, HAProxy, WAF configuration
  • Experience with AWS: EC2, ALB/ELB, IAM, S3, SQS, SNS, VPC, API Gateway, CloudFormation, CloudFront, etc.
  • Experience with automation software (e.g., Puppet, cfengine, Chef)
  • Excellent scripting skills (e.g., shell scripts, Perl, Ruby, Python)
  • Git, SVN, Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes (EKS). Agile methodologies
  • Experience with performance, load, stress, and security testing tools
  • Excellent documentation skills, UML diagrams a plus

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL-BREAKER

  • Experience with streaming protocols (HLS/DASH), encoding (H.264), AWS Media Services (MediaLive/MediaStore)
  • AWS architecture, developer, or devops certifications a plus
  • Knowledge of other cloud providers (GC & Azure)

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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. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

Click here to learn more about the diverse communities of people behind our brands. 

Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is: $136,000.00-182,000.00 annually for New York City and Westchester County, NY. $113,300.00-151,600.00 annually for Colorado. This role is also eligible for an annual discretionary bonus, various benefits, including medical/dental/vision, insurance, a 401(k) plan, paid time off, and other benefits in accordance with applicable plan documents. Benefits for Union represented employees will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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