Hotwire Communications

  • Video Engineer - Level I

    Job Locations US-FL-Fort Lauderdale
    Posted Date 1 day ago(3/22/2019 1:45 PM)
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  • Who We Are

    Come power the future with us!


    From the beginning, Hotwire Communications has been focused on the future – bringing the power and speed of fiber optics directly to customers. We were among the first companies in the US to offer IPTV Video and the first to offer gigabit speeds in Florida.


    And that leadership continues.


    We are looking for team members who are passionate about technology and what it means for all our lives. We are looking for leaders to drive us into the future and we are looking for individuals who are prepared to do whatever it takes to create a truly exceptional customer experience day in and day out.

    What You Will Be Doing

    Hotwire provides IPTV service using the Ericsson MediaRoom platform. We are growing our engineering team to facilitate enriching the feature set and improving the quality of the service we provide to our customers.

    • Install and configure Satellite receivers, Encoders, Transcoders, Ad splicers, VOD equipment.
    • Monitor IPTV services and linear channels for Audio/Video quality Analyze, real-time and historic data from monitoring systems to proactively address issues.
    • Actively monitor and support IPTV Headend Infrastructure and equipment including but not limited to Sa
    • tellite receivers, encoders/transcoders, VOD Catchers, AD insertion, middleware and servers.
    • Efficiently coordinate with NOC and other engineering teams towards resolving technical issues and towards conducting scheduled maintenances.
    • Installation, wiring, labeling, documentation and configuration of equipment.
    • Open to nights and weekends shifts and overtime hours when required.

    What You Need to Bring


    • 1+ years’ experience in an IPTV Headend or Data center
    • Knowledge of video & audio encoding and transcoding
    • Exposure to Video Acquisition(Satellite/OTT), operations and Video Transport protocols/standards
    • Exposure to Audio-Video monitoring and diagnosis software , MPEG Analysis , IP sniffers and Audio , Video troubleshooting
    • Knowledge of IPTV Middleware Systems
    • Experience with Windows , Linux servers and scripting
    • Excellent Audio/Visual observation skills towards catching impairments and quality issues.


    •  +Knowledge of VOD , Ad splicing and ABR
    • +Knowledge of Mediaroom middleware, and Set-Top boxes testing.
    • +Knowledge of RF testing and analysis
    • + Microsoft Office and Visio Skills
    • Wiring and wire management skills mainly copper, CAT5/CAT6, Coaxial.


    • COMPTIA A+
    • Linux+


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