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Linux System Engineer MAM/Video Industry

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  • ID: 16831
  • Posted: 5/18/2020
  • Location: Bangalore, KA
  • Category: Infrastructure Services Management
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 6 months

Description

Job Title: Linux System Engineer – MAM/Video Industry
Place of work: Bangalore until lockdown is over, he or she can assist from Home
Contract Period: 3- 6 months (High Chance of Project getting Extended and converting into Permanent)
Rate: 1.5 Lakhs to 2 Lakhs per month
 
JOB PURPOSE
Our client is looking to onboard an additional Linux Systems Engineer to their Professional Services team to help deploy and upgrade their products on customer projects. The job will involve a mix of using defined processes as well as a degree of troubleshooting to work around issues. The successful candidate will be active on the networks of top broadcasters & household consumer brands deploying software critical to the success of their business - remotely finding servers and installing & configuring OSes, VMs, applications and databases in order to create a working solution for the customers to curate and publish videos to their channel partners, subscribers and followers. This will be a mix of greenfield installs and brownfield upgrades where applying upgrades & patches, configuring software such as menus, users, backups, and troubleshooting issues will also be involved.
 
We are looking for sharp Engineers with a ‘can do’ attitude and ability to think creatively to solve issues. The successful candidate will have at least 18 months’ experience working in the Pay TV or OTT industry either for a broadcaster, operator, industry supplier or consultancy and will ideally have had hands-on exposure to commissioning or configuring Media Asset Management and/or Content Management Systems in a video context. They will also have proven experience in Linux sys admin and will ideally have Linux certifications, as well as a solid understanding of SQL, shell scripting, Python or Java, REST/SOAP-based APIs, XML and/or JSON, LAN & WAN technologies & best practices and software repositories and publishing tools plus collaboration tools such as JIRA, Confluence etc.
 
Job Requirements

 
Mandatory Criteria:
 
  • Worked in video industry for at least 2 years.
  • Linux Sys Admin experience for at least 2 years.
  • 3-8 years’ experience overall.
  • Experience with SQL, REST/SOAP APIs.
  • Experience with Python or Java, and shell scripting.
  • Fluency in English is Mandatory.
 
Responsibilities
 
  • Setup, configure, customize, and test Video Media Asset Management (MAM) systems including integration with 3rd party hardware and software.
  • Liaise with end-users, developers, and technical staff both internally and externally to achieve goals, troubleshoot and provide updates and estimations.
  • Deploy high-quality systems to clients as part of a project team.
  • Configure and launch systems into production in an efficient and professional manner.
  • Acceptance testing of systems after install/upgrade.
  • Use web service APIs to build simple interfaces to external systems.
  • Be involved in lab tests for new software development.
  • Assist the support organization with technical issues encountered by customers.
  • Frequently work on large projects in planning, execution, and documentation phases in an Agile environment.
  • Complete System Admin level tasks on Broadcast and/or Media Asset Management systems. This includes adding new users, customizing pull-down menus, troubleshooting system issues, making some stability and feature enhancements, etc.
  • Work closely with Developers on specifying and testing new features.
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