NetflixLos Angeles 90028
Full Time
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Live Broadcast Operations Manager, L/ L

Full Time Netflix, 5808 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028, United States


  • Coordination and partnership across multiple stakeholders and clients for the smooth execution of live-streaming events
  • Collaborate with contractors and in-house engineers for transmission planning.
  • Establish and maintain partnerships with satellite and IP transmission vendors. 
  • Establish and maintain partnerships with hardware and broadcast companies such as contribution/distribution encoder vendors, closed-captioning gears, and services.
  • Ability to organize and maintain maps & drawings of venue infrastructures for communication with all entities
  • Acts as a central resource for engineering and production, collaborating with teams to develop and execute technical plans that align with Netflix's creative and technical objectives, often managing concurrent schedules.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting, diagnosing, and reporting audio, video, and infrastructure issues.
  • Monitor and manage cloud-based and hardware-based video infrastructure. Provide analysis and remediation of any issues in the video workflow.
  • Manage, build, and evolve ground ingest capabilities, including signal acquisition, inspection, validation, and standardization.
  • Monitors the industry for emerging technologies, developing trends to keep Netflix live on the cutting edge.
  • Work closely to help enable new feature development by figuring out how the feature affects overall operations and how to make it work at scale.
  • Be present on launch days at Network Operations Center (NOC) or ground ingest facilities as required.
  • Be able to work with flexible hours based on the live events schedule.
  • Must have flexibility to travel for scheduled live events.


  • 5+ years of broadcast remote operations experience (preferably network level) in a coordination or supervisory role 
  • Strong understanding of digital audio/video fundamentals, compression technologies, distribution formats, and associated technologies such as Multicast and Unicast video distribution, MPEG Video (2,4, & HEVC), MPEG-2 TS, HDR, SCTE-35 & ESNI signaling, closed-captions, satellite video distribution, and ad-splicing.
  • Experience with video transport protocols such as SDI, SMPTE-2110, RTP, RTMP, SRT, Zixi, RIST, HLS, MPEG-DASH
  • Proficient in Video and Audio Compression technology
  • Understanding of nuances of remote production and the on-site technical operation
  • Knowledge of remote production facilities and equipment vendors
  • Deep understanding of MVPD-based linear ecosystem and working knowledge of OTT video distribution, contribution technology, and architecture
  • Ability to assess and troubleshoot video and audio quality
  • Experience with on-premise video acquisition with partners or co-location facilities.

Nice to have

  • Experience with cloud-based infrastructure
  • Experience with at least one programming language (Java, Go, Python)
  • Experience in Unix (or unix-based systems), shell scripting, and good SQL knowledge
  • Experience with web technologies and distributed systems with microservices architecture