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Lead DevOps Engineer

Posted: 20 Jan 2022 Closes: 20 Feb 2022
New York, US Competitive
Permanent & Full-time VIA_10172

ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. The company delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, ViacomCBS provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents.

Lead DevOps Engineer

Overview and Responsibilities:
The Video Technology Group develops industry-leading online and mobile video delivery systems
and IP forthe entire suite of ViacomCBS sites. Our team is responsible for the delivery of premium content to millions of people every day. We set
company-wide video standards and help internal business units integrate the video delivery stack
into their specific online products. Additionally, the team serves as the company's information
resource on current and future trends in digital video. This is a great opportunity for someone who is
interested in doing high-visibility, mission-critical work!

Role Details:
We are looking for a Lead DevOps Engineer to assist and build infrastructure and deployment code
for video systems. Duties include the ability to design, implement and maintain infrastructure as code
(IaC) for the video architectures that intersect the broadcast engineering & operations and the online
video streaming ecosystems. The role also requires the skills for monitoring environments,
escalating issues, and problem resolution. As a Lead DevOps Engineer, you're a hands-on leader
and team player, with a demonstrable history of building strong relationships quickly, motivating
teams and impacting a broader amount of projects, assisting with revenue growth, deploying efficient
workflows and reducing the costs of operations while designing reliable, stable, cloud-native
solutions. Does this sound like you?

Your Day-to-Day:
• Assist in design, implement and maintain infrastructure as code (IaC) for the video
application and microservices that support video processing workflows; Manage the full
integration of our products and back-end systems and work closely with business units to
test and maintain these integrations over time.
• Lead the design, implementation of our cloud infrastructure repositories including CI/CD
pipeline and different development environments
• Champion initiatives for redundant microservices that span in multiple regions and clouds
• Collect requirements and design cost-saving systems integrations between Broadcast and
Online Streaming; Work with different departments and BUs to implement reusable
• Support our development teams across multiple properties in an AGILE environment
• Provide ongoing technical and operational training for engineering staff in our organization
• Provide technical support and resolve issues
• Additional other duties and responsibilities, as assigned

Key Projects:

• Build, Maintain and improve our Infrastructure as Code (IaC) repositories for our products
and services
• Collaborate with our development teams on a cloud-based, Live Signal Acquisition
Infrastructure to enable the global distribution of live events
• Evolve our technical visibility capabilities across our family of products

Basic Qualifications:
What you bring to the team:
You have -
• Experience containerizing applications using Docker/Kubernetes/EKS/Helm
• Deep Experienced with Linux systems
• 5+ years leading the design and implementation of Cloud systems in AWS/GCP using tools
like Terraform, Puppet
• Experience with CI/CD platforms like Jenkins, CircleCI, GCP CloudBuild, Github Actions
• Experience with Cloud Networking (Availability Zones, VPC's, AWS Direct Connect, etc)
• Knowledgeable in programming language such as Python and Go

Additional Qualifications:
You might also have -
• Open Source or public contribution on software projects
• An associate certification in either AWS or GCP
• Experience with online video systems
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

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ViacomCBS believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, ViacomCBS requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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Nearest Secondary Market: New York City
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