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ViacomCBS Quality Control Technician in Hauppauge, New York

REF#: 38148

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Network

JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance




CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 110 million people a week during the 2017/2018 season. CBS has been the #1 network in primetime for 10 consecutive seasons. The network has the #1 comedy/scripted program, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; #l late night program, THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.


Responsible for the Quality Control of all high value, acquired feature films, and Original series that air across ViacomCBS brands. Consists of physically watching movies for Broadcast defects/concerns - in addition to data entry into IBMS for QC status, audio codes, and all other title characteristics that impact our On-Air Rating and Advisory triggers. This position will also be responsible for encoding CCAP, SAP, HDR, DOLBY 5.1 & Dolby Atmos processing- as well as making lo-res proxy files screeners for the necessary promotional dubs for Creative Services use.

  • Knowledge of videotape and Digital File formats and properties.

  • Knowledge and complete comprehension of AV equipment in regards to machine usage, cabling, audio, and video paths, monitoring scopes, etc. as well as MAC editing software (i.e.ColorFront-Transkoder, QT, Premiere).

  • Applicable knowledge of On-Air Broadcast Specifications.

  • Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.

  • Familiarity with MS Office software required (Email/ Excel/Word).


  • College degree or equivalent preferred.

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience with audio and video Broadcast Specifications.

FUNCTION: Operations

EEO Statement:

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status

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