Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Cloud and Metadata technologies will significantly impact media production and workflows (e.g. in News and Sports, Archives) and will be applied to analysis of video and audio content. It will be at the centre of the digital transformation of broadcasters alongside IP Network and Cloud based workflows.
The EBU is looking for a Project Engineer in AI and Data for Media Production
The Project Engineer AI and Data for Media Production will develop a detailed understanding of AI technologies and algorithms and determine their relevance, opportunities and risks for media production. He/She is keen to experiment with emerging Data, AI and ML driven technologies and their applications in media production. In addition, he/she will become familiar with existing EBU metadata solutions like EBUCore, EBUSport, the Class Conceptual Data Model and their applications. The aim is to help EBU Members maintain and extend the EBU specifications they use and also increase their knowledge, bridging the gap between the technology and creative domains. He/She shall be able to apply his/her knowledge to rapidly develop prototypes both independently and in collaboration with EBU Members. Development skills or desire to learn are important.
Further tasks will include setting-up pilots and demonstrations in our Lab environment and with EBU Members. For this a key objective will be to bring Members experts together in communities to share and learn, and co-develop with each other. The ability to disseminate acquired knowledge to the team and the Technical Committee groups and to the wider EBU membership including external forums will be a key requirement. Good communication skills are therefore essential.
Specific Qualifications and Experience
• Demonstrate experience with AI-ML-Data applications and related programming techniques • Demonstrate experience with Cloud and IP technologies • Ability to get buy-in to complex technology projects by explaining the projects in terms that are understandable to a different range of stakeholders • Public speaking • Pro-active, curious, open minded, creative • Team player • Computer Science or equivalent engineering degree. • Experience with scripting language (Python, Ruby, …) and with Open Source frameworks. • Good understanding of distributed systems, networking, security, storage and cluster orchestration systems. • Working knowledge of AGILE development, SCRUM.
Master's degree, subject: Engineering in networked media, electronics, computer science, computer networking or related field
About one years of work experience in development of media technology environment (public broadcast media experience or R&D is a clear plus). Experience in broadcast or media during University activities can be accounted
Additional Salary Information: competitive
EUROPEAN BROADCASTING UNION (EBU)
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