Engineering Manager, Media Workflows, remote | 781955

Revel IT

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We have an exciting direct hire opportunity available for an Engineering Manager who will help grow and develop engineering talent and build an inclusive, high-performing team.

The role will lead the Media Workflow Engineering team, will own and be responsible for developing and managing the media supply chain for VOD workflow.

  • 2+ years of experience leading a development team working on VOD distribution, design, architecture and implementation.
  • Expertise with media automation workflows in the cloud.  
  • Expertise with the Software Development Life Cycle, software-based tools and workflows.
  • Strong understanding of Media Supply Chain workflows (from content ingestion to content delivery).
  • Experience with web technologies, digital video workflow and operations, and digital video technology development.
  • Experience in scripting and coding to support software workflows, especially NodeJS or Python a plus.
  • Knowledge of cloud VOD transcode and packaging services.
  • Ability to integrate into a large agile development project and manage rapid development cycles
  • Being an analytic problem solver with a strong sense of autonomy, but with an open collaborative approach to getting the job done.
  • Interest in promoting an inclusive team culture where engineers of diverse backgrounds can grow
  • Committed to quality in every assignment, large or small
  • Transparency, selflessness and authenticity

What the VOD team does:

  • Responsible for the automated media pipelining delivering content to several streaming platforms.
  • Troubleshoots issues arising in the VOD pipeline.
  • Configures encoding of video, audio and subtitles for delivery across various platforms/devices.
  • Collaborates with other managers from Video engineering, Operations, player and client teams to drive innovation and improvements in video delivery.


  • Works on all aspects of developing a world class VOD workflow with clear objectives, responsibilities, and the right people to execute against their own roadmap.
  • Works closely and collaboratively with teams to deliver high quality and highly reliable VOD workflow.
  • Drives technical initiatives in partnership with senior engineers across multiple teams, including testing, resiliency and performance.
  • Support and lead your team in developing and delivering highly reliable, resilient, and scalable media supply chain workflow for VOD.
  • Deliver on product roadmaps, incrementally with a high level of quality
  • Drive technical initiatives in partnership with senior engineers across teams
  • Provide support during production issues.
  • Work closely with vendors to provide requirements for new feature, improving functionality and bugs.
  • Constantly search for improvements in process, improve software delivery and operational processes
  • Grow the team by attracting diverse talent that can push technical boundaries and where individuals recognize that team success is more important than individual success.
  • Support, coach and develop high performing engineers through regular 1:1s, continuous feedback and relationships with others
  • Mentor individuals to embrace diversity and help building an inclusive and flexible workplace

Reference: 781955

Revel IT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Revel IT does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.


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