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Broadcast/Network Engineer, Amazon Live

Job ID: 2658842 | Amazon Advertising LLC


Amazon Live is on the lookout for a visionary Studio Broadcast and Network Engineer to spearhead the studio engineering efforts of our burgeoning Live Production Technical Operations team. This pivotal role will collaborate closely with our Head of Production Operations & Strategy to conceptualize, implement, and maintain cutting-edge production systems in our JFK14 offices and in the cloud. The Studio Broadcast and Network Engineer will engage with both external and internal stakeholders to assess, recommend and implement technologies/systems that optimize our studio/remote productions. This role would be responsible for IP frameworks, signal flow / workflow documentation, integration of studio on-prem and cloud networks, and all other network architecture required to support global systems. In addition, this role would work with other internal teams to ensure seamless integration with their networks as required. Additionally, this role will oversee all on-site engineering requirements for the Live Production team in New York.

Key job responsibilities
* Lead the Technical Operations team in designing and deploying on-prem, hybrid, and cloud-based production systems to create "enterprise" broadcast experiences.
* Responsible for cross-team information sharing and technical training for all new operating systems and technical solutions.
* Responsible for technical broadcast planning including the following: Network planning (acquisition, capacity, routing), Encoder validation (transport stream validation, CBR, etc), lead test broadcasts, design contingency/redundancy planning for all top-tier streams.
* Configuring and maintaining SDI video sources and distribution infrastructure and other production systems and equipment, working to design and implement on-prem, hybrid, and cloud-based production systems in JFK14 studio.
* Lead the Technical Operations team in deploying and maintaining cloud-based production systems and cloud IT infrastructure for expanded control room support, developing mechanisms to drive scalability and compliance with Amazon protocols.
* Collaborating with & providing consultation to Amazon Live Product Team and Amazon Live Production (studio ops, post-production, creative services, producers, etc) on new workflows and features to integrate new production systems in JFK14 studio.
* Write clear and concise business narratives (e.g., proposed strategies, standard operating procedures and best practices documents), and present them to leadership and cross-functional teams in order to elevate production quality and reduce time-to-response on significant on-air issues.
* Provide technical summary and review of major events as well as technical broadcast/streaming concerns and issues, ensuring issues are added to roadmap and appropriately prioritized with future solves for each issue.
* Take the lead in Security Reviews for new software/hardware solutions in collaboration with cross-functional teams at Amazon Live.
* Have an entrepreneurial spirit, show excellent judgment and communication skills, be passionate about high standards (is never satisfied with the status quo), deliver innovative solutions while building a team capable of devising/implementing superior workflow systems.

About the team
Amazon Shoppable Videos (ASV) is a growing business within the Amazon Advertising, IMDb and Grand Challenge business unit. ASV is delivering the video shopping experience to Amazon consumers, with a purpose to enable customers to find inspiration, information, entertainment, and community through videos at any point in their shopping journey. The ASV team designs, builds and operates both owned and operated destination experiences (, Amazon Live on Prime Video), as well as federated experiences across the website. As the Studio Engineer, you will wield significant influence in shaping the functionality and scale of our live broadcasts and post-production environments.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

New York, NY, USA


- 5+ years of directly managing and responsible for multiple large projects experience
- Experience and strong technical background in relevant fields of automated or non-automated material handling equipment
- Demonstrated leadership capabilities, with experience managing multidisciplinary teams and driving collaborative projects to successful outcomes.


- Bachelor's degree in engineering, management, or technology
- Comfortable navigating with a high degree of ambiguity.

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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $107,600/year in our lowest geographic market up to $177,900/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.