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Distribution Platform Manager - Commercial Premises

Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom

Job Description

Job Title:
Distribution Platform Manager - Commercial Premises
Location:
Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom
Schedule:
Full-Time, Permanent
Team:
Broadcast Technology
Department:
Technology
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What's your new role about?

Disrupting an industry isn’t easy.
 
DAZN’s sport streaming service plays more hours of live sports than any other company anywhere in the world…Now it’s time to push new boundaries!
 
We believe there is a great opportunity to offer commercial venues (bars, betting shops, hotels, cafes etc) a new proposition with more sports, more choice and better access than ever before.
 
DAZN relies on Content Delivery Networks to deliver the customer experience. As our Distribution Platform Manager for commercial premises , you will support a brand-new product line, delivering live sport via OTT directly to commercial premises, and will manage all Distribution Technology related to the new product and workstreams.
 
Using your OTT streaming knowledge, you will manage the Distribution Platforms that will deliver this brand new product line. As a proactive, innovative thinker, you’ll discuss high-level technology strategies as well as in-depth reviews of configurations and performance data. You have opportunity to support launch of the product. Not only this, but you'll get to help shape the systems and processes used to deliver performance and value for DAZN. 
 
If you like to collaborate, work flexibility across different projects and enjoy 'rolling with the punches' then it sounds like you will love working in our Distribution Technology team! 

HERE’S A BREAKDOWN OF WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Act as point of content for all Distribution Technology related matters for the commercial premises business
  • Informing best practice and new distribution technology initiatives around origin to customer delivery
  • Co-ordinating technical troubleshooting with ISPs and CDN’s as required
  • Supporting DAZN’s Commercial premises business development teams with ISP and other 3rd party partnership initiatives 
  • Working with other members of the Distribution Technology team to inform and collaborate on technical and capacity requirements for delivery via CDN though to ISP networks to last mile and customer premises delivery

DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS?

  • Experience of working with OTT streaming distribution technologies on a technical, operational, strategic and commercial basis
  • Experience of managing and working with ISP’s and last mile delivery to and within customer premises
  • Knowledge of resource policy management and performance systems
  • Experience of delivering operational process and reporting in areas such as development, delivery incidents.
  • Co-ordination of rapid resolution of content delivery and distribution network issues
  • Capable of working with different internal teams and moving projects forward
  • Experience of vendor management in relation to proposals, development, costs and incidents
  • Background in streaming technologies e.g Mpeg Dash, HLS, Multicast delivery within ISP networks and be familiar with End Points, Caching and Manifests                                                                                

NOT ESSENTIAL BUT GREAT IF YOU ALSO HAVE

  • Experience of on prem customer equipment (e.g routers and STB’s) and local network considerations.
  • Experience in working with CDN and in a Multi CDN eco-system  
  • Experience of content security and piracy in streaming delivery systems.
  • Budget management and financial tracking experience
  • Experience of working in a fast paced global broadcast environment
  • Knowledge of non-streaming broadcast distribution – DTH, DTT, fibre distribution 

Here's a little more about us…

At DAZN, we bring ambition to life. We are innovators, game-changers and pioneers. So if you want to push boundaries and make an impact, DAZN is the place to be.

As part of our team you'll have the opportunity to make your mark and the power to make change happen. We're doing things no-one has done before, giving fans and customers access to sport anytime, anywhere. We're using world-class technology to transform sports and revolutionise the industry and we're not going to stop.

If you're ambitious, inventive, passionate, brave and supportive, then you're the kind of person who's going to enjoy life at DAZN.

We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment, both inside and outside of our walls, that values equality and diversity and where everyone can contribute at the highest level and have their voices heard. For us, this means hiring and developing talent across all races, ethnicities, religions, age groups, sexual orientations, gender identities and abilities. If you’d like to include a cover letter with your application, please feel free to. Please do not feel you need to apply with a photo or disclose any other information that is not related to your professional experience.

We look forward to hearing from you.