CDN Design Engineer, Peacock, Direct-to-Consumer

NBCUniversal, Stamford, CT

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Level: manager

Duration: full_time

Role Purpose
The CDN Engineer will be part of the Quality & CDN team where they will be responsible for building, and day-to-day management of, all content delivery network configurations required to operate NBC’s Direct-to-Consumer platforms.

  • Working with software delivery, site reliability engineering, and video engineering teams to determine CDN strategies and implement configuration changes to support needs of engineering teams
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert for engineering teams, providing CDN architectural and troubleshooting for software delivery systems
  • Ensuring that all CDN partners meet minimum requirements for reliability and resiliency, including definition and monitoring of CDN performance against group KPIs
  • Evaluating potential CDN vendors and making recommendations for CDN utilization within the Direct-to-Consumer business unit

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a relevant field
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience managing CDN configurations
  • Knowledge of both video and site delivery configurations
  • Expertise in CDN technology, including multi-CDN management
  • Understanding of CDN best practices and industry standard KPIs and how to measure
  • Experience implementing Web Application Firewalls and other CDN security technologies
  • Hands-on with at least 2-3 CDN vendors, such as Akamai, Level3, or Limelight

Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: )
  • Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Availability to travel as required
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

    • Excellent analytical problem solver with passion for quickly determining
    • Knowledge of multiple cloud vendors and containerization technologies
    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, comfortable communicating with technical and non-technical colleagues and executives
    • Ability to understand large complex software systems and their interdependencies
    • Experience working for a CDN vendor highly preferred

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