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SANS Institute Post-Production Specialist (REMOTE) in Boston, Massachusetts

Post-Production Specialist (REMOTE)

Online Training (OLT) · Boston, Massachusetts

Department Online Training (OLT)

Employment Type Contractor

Minimum Experience Mid-level

About SANS

SANS Institute (SANS) was established in 1989 as a cooperative research and education organization. In the next 25 years it grew to become the most trusted and, by far, the largest source for information security training and security certification in the world reaching more than 300,000 security professionals around the world today, with around 60,000 having been granted Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) security certifications – the leading certification that provides assurance to employers that their people and prospective hires can actually do the job. At the heart of SANS are the many security practitioners – from auditors and network administrators to chief information security officers, all sharing the lessons they learn and jointly finding solutions to the challenges they face – in varied global organizations from corporations to universities working together to help the entire information security community.

Join the SANS Team

At SANS, our culture is defined by Mission, Brand, People. Our goal is to hire people who understand the importance of continuing to fight against the “bad guys” (Mission) while delivering the highest quality training (Brand) to our students. We want employees whose personal values align well with our culture of fairness, honesty, customer focus, and pragmatic approach (People).

Role Summary

The Post-Production Specialist is responsible for creating, mixing, editing, animating, organizing, backing up and uploading media for SANS Online Training. Media can include video, audio, graphics, web sites and text. Media can be stored on HDDs, SSDs, flash drives, SD Cards, servers and other cloud based storage as well as other devices. The Post-Production Specialist is responsible for processing, editing and preparing high quality media using audio and video assets recorded prior at live events, video shoots and studio facilities. This resource will report directly to SANS’ Online Training Video Production Manager. The Production Specialist will follow all procedures developed by the OTVPM to ensure that all post-production practices and processes produce assets that meet quality standards developed by SANS Online Training

As a member of a cross-functional team, this resource will work very closely with SANS’ On Demand Course Building Team to ensure the delivery of high quality online training assets. The resource can also work with members of SANS marketing and team.

The Post-Production Specialist must have excellent communication skills, possess a high level of Audio Video technical skills, have a high level of organization to help ensure that SANS can deliver the highest quality online and blended learning experience to our students.


  1. Produce digital graphics in a variety of formats and resolutions.

  2. Edit and QC audio and video recorded form SANS conference, studio recordings, live events and other productions using standards that will produce high quality audio and video assets.

  3. Produce motion graphics and animation for SANS using a variety of methods and processes.

  4. Brainstorm, sketch and produce storyboards and scripts for E-Learning modules, marketing videos and other multimedia content for SANS.

  5. Manage data produced by cameras and recording devices, QC data, back up data and prepare data for shipment to course builders.

  6. Apply Filters to enhance color, levels, dynamic range, audio levels and other components of the assets in order to produce high quality media for SANS.


  1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  2. Minimum experience of 4 years in audio/video post-production

  3. Comfortable working in a virtual organization

  4. Strong written and verbal communication skills

Knowledge, skills, abilities:

  1. Working knowledge of Audio Video Post-Production processes and technologies

  2. Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects and or Adobe Animate, Microsoft Office, PluralEyes, Codecs and AV file formats.

  3. Working knowledge of information security is a plus

  4. Experience with online training is a plus

Equal Opportunity Employer :

SANS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact SANS Human Resources.