Educational Media Foundation

  • Sr. Streaming Engineer

    Job Locations US-CA-Rocklin
    Posted Date 1 week ago(11/8/2018 5:31 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    K-LOVE and Air1 radio is the largest Christian broadcaster in the United States. We broadcast on nearly 1,000 radio stations nationwide, and we compliment that with one of the largest streaming audio services in the country. Every day we remind millions of people that there is hope; they are not alone.


    We need your help to take our streaming service to the next level.


    Have you operated and supported a large streaming audio system?

    Have you built a system from scratch?

    Even better, have you kept a system on air while upgrading, improving, and enhancing it through multiple iterations?


    We’re looking for a unique individual who can see the big picture, help guide us into the future, and get their hands dirty with implementation and operations. We need someone who can keep our Icecast systems running while building a new HLS infrastructure. Someone who can deliver multiple audio sources, in multiple physical locations, to multiple CDN partners, with robust DR capability. Someone who can design and build self-service streaming provisioning system for our Program Directors to use, that integrates with our Traffic and Marketing teams to provide a personalized listening experience.





    If you are you a life-long learner.

    If you approach each day with humility and grace.

    If you want to join a team that is dedicated to creating a real impact for real people, each day and every day.

    Then, we would love to hear from you.


    Here are a few qualifications we're looking for...

    • 7+ years’ experience working in an audio, broadcast, or related field. We’re looking for someone who’s seen and done a lot.
    • 4+ years’ experience streaming audio or video over the public internet. This will be your bread and butter.
    • Experience with Icecast and HLS. If there’s a different technology would should be looking at, pitch it to us!
    • Experience with on-prem and cloud infrastructure providers (AWS preferred). We’re hybrid to the core.
    • Experience with ad insertion technologies. Client-side, server-side? You should know the pros, cons, and pitfalls of each.
    • Experience with or exposure to software development. We automate everything. The more you can help with that, the happier we’ll all be.
    • Ability to switch between high-level and detailed work. You should be excited about the future and driven to get us there.
    • Ability to effectively teach your team mates and partners what you’ve done. None of us work in a vacuum. We share knowledge, so we can share the load.
    • A commitment to excellence, and a service-oriented mindset. We’re all here because we want to help.


    Other things we're looking for: Telos X2, experience3 coordinating sith CDNs, understanding of server infrastructure as it pertains to streaming




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