Streaming Media Engineer, Media Technology

Major League Baseball

Los Angeles, CA, USA


Sound Design, Audio Recording and Production / Attention to detail and systematic way of working

Mar 14

Streaming Media Engineer, Media Technology

at Major League Baseball

Los Angeles, California

At Major League Baseball, we continue to pioneer new innovations across media and technology and strive to create the best experience in sports and entertainment. In the Media Technology department, we are looking for an exceptional teammate to join our incredibly fast-paced environment. Focused on streaming media, we want to create and enhance our constantly growing profile of video apps, partners and digital initiatives all across the globe. 

Required Skills:

  • Deep technical experience with digital video technologies
  • Excellent understanding of compressed video/audio codecs and containers for HTTP delivery
  • Highly proficient with HLS and/or DASH. SRT and RTMP. RTP/UDP and various SMPTE standards
  • Skilled in working with mezzanine codecs and their relationship to bandwidth sensitive environments
  • History with or knowledgeable about Unix shells and scripting
  • Ability to recognize and troubleshoot issues inside software applications and infrastructure environments
  • Great organizational skills; must be able to track large scale projects and keep multiple teams updated on status

Preferred Skills:

  • Understanding of a programming language of your choice. Python, Javascript, Java. We are open to your experience
  • Experience with a cloud provider. Prefer GCP and AWS
  • Knowledgeable about network protocols, e.g. TCP/UDP, RTP, etc. 
  • Experience with Elemental appliances and services
  • Experience with CDN configurations and Varnish Cache

Bonus Skills:

  • Working knowledge of Virtual Reality (VR) encoding techniques
  • A love for Raspberry Pis

Why MLB?

Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. Employees love working at MLB because of the culture of growth, teamwork, and professionalism. Employees who are most successful at MLB take initiative, know how to identify problems and provide solutions, and always put the Team first. For those ready to step up to the plate and join the Major Leagues, MLB takes the same approach as teams do with their players: empowering our “workforce athletes” to be at their best by engineering experiences that put employees in the best position to succeed. Major League Baseball is looking for candidates who are passionate about growing America’s pastime to best serve its fans for decades to come.

MLB’s vision is to be the global sport of choice for youth to play, fans of all backgrounds to enjoy and a desired destination for employment. With a belief that the journey to growth and greatness is ongoing, MLB gives employees the opportunity to continue learning and honing their skills with programs such as: tuition reimbursement; mentorship programs; lunch and learns; online course subscriptions; paid industry certifications; business resource groups; and more.

MLB provides its employees with exceptional medical, dental, and vision coverage. Premiums are 100% employer covered to help employees focus on being their best!

Are you ready to Step Up to the Plate? Apply below!

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