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Principal Media Engineer, Conferences Technology - U.S Remote Opportunity

Company: Gartner
Location: Myrtle Point
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

What makes Gartner a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you'll be part of a team with a no-limits mindset that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We're the world's leading research and advisory company that steers clients toward the right decisions with business and technology insights they can't find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment with exceptional training and career development. If you like working with a curious, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is the place for you.

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The Principal Multimedia Engineer will be responsible for the design, deployment, and support of video and audio equipment, software, and networking associated with conference session broadcasting. In this role, you will be the key architect of Gartner Conference's media systems design, to support the rich experience of our major, must-attend conferences around the world. We are seeking a top-tier engineering professional with substantial experience in streaming and recorded media, either in the Events or Broadcasting fields, who can work closely with our conference engineering and operations teams, both in pre-conference planning and on-site. This role requires extensive knowledge and experience with streaming media network protocols, equipment, and techniques. Production experience, such as a broadcast technical director or technical producer, is a plus. If you're a technical media professional with great energy, experience, collaborative spirit, and a desire to travel, this could be a perfect role for you.


  • BS/MS in a field such as Audio/Visual Communications, Electrical Engineering, or Broadcast Engineering, and 5+ years of relevant industry experience.

  • Experience selecting, installing, and configuring streaming-media equipment and software (Kollective, Video over IP, Wirecast, etc).

  • Experience with browser streaming protocols such as RTSP, RTP, HLS, UDP and RTMP.

  • Experience with IPTV and media streaming technologies such as Audio/Video encoding/decoding/trans-coding, Video/Audio compression.

  • Working knowledge of media codecs, formats, transports and container protocols, such as MPEG-2, H.264/AVC, AAC, AC3, MP4, TS, etc.

  • Familiarity with Content Delivery Network architectures (caches, origin servers, proxies, etc).

  • Experience in developing or supporting audio/video streaming servers or clients/players.

  • Detailed knowledge and experience of physical video protocols and transport mediums, such as SDI, SMPTE, Fiber, Coax etc..

  • Experience with AR/VR and 360 video is a plus.

Technical Skills:

  • Solid knowledge of general IPTV technologies and products, including decoders, encoders, transcoders, recorders, storage, VoD servers, CAS/IP-Scrambler, STB, IPTV monitoring and management solutions,

  • Knowledge in designing, implementing, optimizing and troubleshooting IPTV solutions;

  • Good networking knowledge focused on multicast/unicast environments.

  • Familiarity with the following technologies: DHCP, NTP, DNS, multicast routing, IGMP, multicast filtering and snooping techniques.

  • Experience in using and integrating IPTV solutions with provisioning Digital Signage solutions and features

Strong documentation creation skills;

  • Experience and exposure Audio Visual Production companies in the Conference and trade show environments.

  • Ability to visually assess muxed feed handoffs from Audio/Visual technical tables to ensure design and deployment

  • Ability to relay confidently and accurately requirements and standards to vendors and internal teams.

Job Requisition ID:43658

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