At NASCAR, you will find a community of passionate individuals who care about our sport and are united in seeing it grow.

The Media Systems Engineer plays a key role in the development, design and implementation of next generation, file-based media systems. The Engineer’s primary focus is on solutions that support ingest, edit, transcode, archive and distribution functions within the company’s live streaming and file-based media environments.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Design, develop and implement high capacity, video storage and archive solutions along with associated data access and management systems

Develop and deploy workflows to support media ingest, archive and restore functions

Develop and implement next generation solutions that enable production workflow integration and file based media exchanges with onsite or remote facilities

Design, develop and implement cost effective, scalable, next generation solutions that support ingest, transcode, processing and distribution of file-based video content

Design, develop and implement IP video stream capture and clipping infrastructure and associated tools

Integrate media systems with Media Asset Management Systems (MAM), and media orchestration solutions

Ensure system interoperability with 3rd party, vendor supplied systems and products

Test and implement system software and firmware updates

Report and track issues and new feature requests with vendors

Provide 2nd level operational/technical support and training as necessary to Operations, Engineering and support staff

Assist with the development and execution of proof of concept initiatives regarding new technologies for media systems

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university and a minimum of  five (5) years related experience in film and post-production; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Strong knowledge and understanding of video and audio encoding/transcoding techniques and formats

Strong knowledge of video storage technology (e.g. NAS, SAN, and Object) and archive solutions along with associated data access protocols, application software and systems

Working knowledge of media management and workflow orchestration tools and techniques

Strong knowledge of high performance, IT based hardware technology used within the media systems environment

Proficiency with various scripting protocols (e.g. Python, Bash, SWoDL).

Experience with implementation of software based media solutions deployed on IT/commodity hardware running on various platforms (e.g. Linux, Windows, Serverless).

Knowledge of file transfer acceleration technologies and techniques.

Working knowledge of I.T & networking principals (DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP, HTTP, SNMP)

In depth knowledge of Microsoft, Apple, and Linux Operating Systems.

In depth knowledge of the AWS cloud platform (e.g. S3, DynamoDB, Lambda).

Working knowledge of VMware virtualization technologies.

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