Cloud Infrastructure Manager


Madrid, Spain

Contract type: Permanent
Department: Technology Operations
Posted: 2020-09-18

Job Description


The Olympic Channel is a multi-platform global media destination where fans can discover, engage and share in the power of sport and the excitement of the Olympic Games all year round. Offering original programming, news, live sports events and highlights, the Olympic Channel provides additional exposure for sports and athletes 24 hours a day, 365 days a year in 12 languages. The Olympic Channel was launched in August 2016 in support of the IOC’s goal, set out in Olympic Agenda 2020, of providing a new way to engage younger generations, fans and new audiences with the Olympic Movement. Founding Partners supporting the Olympic Channel are Worldwide TOP Partners Bridgestone, Toyota and Alibaba. The Olympic Channel is available worldwide at olympicchannel.com, its mobile apps and on Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV and the Roku platform.

Job Description

As part of the Technology Development Team, the Cloud Infrastructure Manager oversees the design and implementation of the technical infrastructure that supports Olympic Channel Digital ecosystem; including but not limited to:

  • OTT video delivery infrastructure
  • Front end applications (Web, Mobile and TV Apps)
  • Back end systems.
  • Cloud designs and deployments.
  • Integration of third parties solutions and services.
  • CIM must ensure that all services are delivered and maintained at the required quality standards supporting Operations and Support teams. The CIM will know the technologies and processes consisting the Olympic Channel digital environment. Must be motivated, well-organized, efficient trouble-shooter and able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.

    Job Responsibilities


  • Serve as a single point of contact for all Cloud/infrastructure-related questions and issues.
  • Support multiple deployment models including manual, scripted, DevOps, CI/CD/IaaC methodologies.
  • Participate in the design of Cloud-based infrastructure solutions working alongside Cloud Architects and service domains (e.g., Web, Database, Storage, Networking, IAM) to ensure that initial and anticipated future business requirements are represented.
  • Work with the PMO and Project Manager to define project scope, duration, resource requirements, and costs.
  • Create a cross-functional infrastructure project plan that encompasses all of the tasks required to build-out/deliver the infrastructure. This includes dependencies and parallel tasks.
  • Ensure that the technical artifacts required to implement infrastructure solutions are developed, reviewed and approved.
  • Work with Information Security (InfoSec) ensuring that the proposed infrastructure solution complies with OCS Global Security Office policies.
  • Project manage the build-out/delivery, which includes regular follow-up to make sure tasks are implemented per the agreed schedule and work with the team if issues are identified to get them resolved.
  • Where possible, validate that the infrastructure solution matches the approved design.
  • Handover the infrastructure solution to the Operations Team for validation and testing.
  • Manage all post-handover configuration activities (e.g., account/user management, application registration, certificates, etc.).
  • Status reporting throughout the project with appropriate Stakeholders, including meetings as needed to provide a forum for issue/risk identification and remediation, and to progress decisions needed throughout the engagement.
  • Job Qualifications


    Skills

  • Deep knowledge in cloud deployments, in at least one of the principal public cloud providers, designing complex and secure architectures.
  • Deep knowledge on OTT platforms, ABR protocols (HLS, Mpeg-DASH, CMAF)
  • Internet video delivery standards and security (http, CDN, DRM…)
  • Previous experience with Video encoding (LIVE and VOD), video platforms and infrastructure both on premises and on cloud.
  • Deep knowledge of the whole stack including databases, protocols and web server optimization.
  • Capable of leading technical complex projects throughout whole lifecycle.
  • Knowledge on common mobile apps ecosystems (iOS, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, ROKU) and tools.
  • Highly familiar with open source and commercial monitoring systems
  • Experience creating and maintaining documentation
  • Any of the following area will be considered a significant plus:

  • Experience creating CI/CD pipelines and with common DevOps tools: Dockers/Kubernetes, Jenkins, Ansible, Github
  • Experience on common Digital Marketing use cases (CRM notifications, AdOps, Customer Identity) and related technologies
  • Experience working and configuring CDN environments.
  • Experience analyzing logs at low level to troubleshoot issues and find potential improvements.
  • Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in system engineering and/or software development.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in one scripting or programming language.
  • Previous experience working with cloud infrastructures (PaaS, IaaS, CaaS)
  • Minimum 3 years of supervisory or management experience.
  • Education/Training

  • Computer/Telecom Engineering or related university degree required
  • Cloud Architect certifications/training desirable (e.g. AWS Professional, MCSA: Cloud Platform, etc.)
  • Project Management certification/formation desirable (e.g PMP, PMI)
  • Workplace & Environment

  • Fast-paced working environment
  • Position is based in Madrid, Spain
  • Available to travel occasionally (10%), if required by immediate Supervisor
  • How To Apply


    To be considered for this opportunity, please apply by following this link. Olympic Broadcasting Services is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a broad diversity of talent to apply.

    We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

    Please be informed that the controller of your personal data will be Olympic Channel Services, S.L. (hereinafter, OCS) with trade register No. B87320867, and a registered address in Calle Torrelaguna 75, 28027 Madrid. Your personal data will be processed in order to evaluate your application among other things (purpose no. 5 detailed in our privacy policy below linked), being the legal basis for it your consent by freely submitting your application. You may exercise your rights of access to, rectification, erasure, restriction, objection to processing and portability of your personal data at any given moment, and to the extent established by the applicable legislation.

    For further information regarding the purposes of the processing or your rights please consult or privacy policy here. In this case the personal information provided will be processed to fulfil purpose no. 5 detailed in the following privacy policy: https://www.obs.tv/assets/terms_policies/privacy.pdf