Principal Engineer

Job Number: R50021375

Brand: Fox News Media

Job Type: Engineering, Technology

Location Type: Remote

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: New York, New York ;   •   USA Remote **

Job Posting Date: January 24, 2023

**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 News Media

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the newly announced platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 20 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks among the top business channels on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.

JOB DESCRIPTION

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

The Principal Engineer will play a key role in defining architecture, developing, integrating and maintaining the Fox video ad platform, as well as engineering video-based ad solutions from scratch consumed by all Fox brands. This role will help influence our web, mobile and CTV development stacks to create enterprise-level video advertising integrations and SDKs. They will solve challenging technical problems and maintain good communication with other developers and stakeholders, such as designers, program managers, and product managers. In addition to coding, they will help develop and maintain CI/CD solutions, testing and solidify the development process.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop features and ad solutions to be consumed by all websites, webapps and apps in the Fox family, such as Fox Now, Fox  Sports, Fox Television Stations, Fox News, Fox Business and more
  • Architect and develop for enterprise-level challenges such as supporting video ad platforms, supporting a wide range of clients/devices, interfacing with video backends, players and APIs
  • Ensure timely delivery with reusable, reliable code
  • Further the web development stack for unit testing, CI/CD workflows, and deployment
  • Work with developers on and offsite across different development environments including backend service teams

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Experience integrating video players (ex. HTML5, AVF, exoplayer, JW, TheoPlayer)
  • Experience with various advertising platforms (ex. Freewheel, GAM, Google IMA)
  • Experience with video ad delivery technologies (ex. CSAI, SSAI, DAI etc.)
  • Familiarity with various Video encoding and transport technologies such as MPEG-2, MPEG-2TS, H.264, HLS, DASH
  • Familiarity with various industry standards related to video advertising such as IAB-VAST/VMAP
  • Experience with the latest development paradigms regarding performance, high scalability, security and coding best practices
  • Experience with RESTful JSON feed/API consumption
  • Experience with source control systems, specifically Git

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • Previous experience developing for smart TVs preferred

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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: $190,000.00-200,000.00 annually for California, Washington, New York City and Westchester County, NY. $158,300.00-166,600.00 annually for Colorado. This role is also eligible for 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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