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Operations Manager, Live Digital Video Streaming

Company: Beach Body
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Beachbody Company is the leader of in-home fitness and is on the lookout for top-notch talent to reach and serve more people. We're an equal-opportunity employer who offers competitive compensation, incredible benefits and perks, not to mention a team of smart, friendly people and positive energy. We practice what we preach, providing free Shakeology (our delicious, healthy shake), onsite gyms, flexible work hours, and substantial product discounts. Are you ready to help us achieve our goal of helping people live healthy, fulfilling lives?

What will you be doing at Beachbody as a Live Digital Video Operations Manager?

  • Oversee and work hands on to support live digital streaming and interactive video operations. (some work will be required outside of normal business hours.)
  • Work closely and hands on in tandem with the broadcast production team to ensure the proper ongoing setup and operations of digital video streaming software, processes and equipment.
  • Manage and utilize the implementation of monitoring tools and processes.
  • Serve as the primary escalation point for live streaming issues.
  • With growth, hire and oversee contract digital video operators as necessary.
  • Interact and provide input to the digital video engineering team as new solutions and enhancements are added to the product.
  • Stay current with digital video streaming and interactive video technologies and make and suggest ongoing efficiencies and improvement.
  • Work closely with product management stakeholders to ensure the live video technology solutions are consistent with business objectives
  • Collaborate with PMO, Engineering, and QA to do ongoing testing and validation of live video technology solutions.
  • Collaborate with DevOps, SecOps, and NOC to ensure service level and compliance objectives are met

We'd love to chat if you are able to...

  • Be open, honest, pragmatic, collaborative, and take pride in your contribution to the success of the team, the business, and our customers.
  • Consider solutions from multiple perspectives, including security, performance, scalability, compatibility, quality, cost, and operational efficiency.
  • Clearly communicate benefits and drawbacks of alternative solutions to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Lead and/or mentor internal and external resources.
  • Work both remotely and onsite at the studio in the Los Angeles area when required.


  • Thorough understanding of digital video streaming technologies.
  • Hands On Experience with live encoding services similar to AWS Elemental (MediaConvert, MediaLive, MediaPackage, etc.) or Verizon Digital Media Services.
  • MINIMUM 3 years' experience working in the support of live digital streaming operations and or closely related operational broadcast support.
  • Experience with video production (can be production or post production) or studio engineering experience.
  • Experience managing an operations/production schedule and playbook.
  • Hands on management of operations teams.
  • Experience using software and video monitoring tools.

Nice to have:

  • Has worked with large streaming or broadcasting companies
  • Software development experience (front end web or backend API development)
  • Experience with WebRTC implementations

You're Right for This Job If

  • First, you've read this job description in its entirety, feel you can be a very competitive candidate, and the thought of this job fires you up making you want to learn more.
  • You have opinions on topics outside of your technology domain, just as others have opinions on technology, and you welcome vigorous discussions with the understanding that opinion and responsibility are not the same thing.
  • You enjoy working on technology which is the consumer product, often putting you in direct contact with the end user, as opposed to technology which is internally focused. Our company helps people achieve their goals and enjoy healthy fulfilling lives. You must know, and love, that your work directly supports our customers reaching those goals!
  • You thrive in an environment where you're given the responsibility to deliver, are willing to do what it takes to make that happen, and no hand-holding is required for you to be successful. We hire really smart people. We think really smart people can, and should be able to do their jobs!

Beachbody, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, religion, creed, age, physical or mental disability, sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

We want you to feel safe to be the Whole You - your authentic self - without concern of discrimination, retaliation, or bias. We are committed to fighting for equality, growing our diversity, and holding ourselves accountable for inclusion. Just as our employees, coaches, and partners commit to wellness and helping others, we are committed to creating a culture and community of holistic acceptance and belonging.

To all recruitment agencies: Beachbody does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Beachbody employees, or any other company location. Beachbody is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Keywords: Beach Body, Santa Monica , Operations Manager, Live Digital Video Streaming, Other , Santa Monica, California

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