Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.

Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, marital and civil partnership/union status, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Battery Studios, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, is a mastering and archive studio that predominantly supports the catalog label of Sony Music, Legacy Recordings. We are currently seeking an Assistant Engineer to support our engineering staff and general operations.

Responsibilities

-QC Work.
-Digital and analog tape transfers.
-File verification.
-Assisting Senior Mastering and Mastering Engineers in backups, editing, references, and master creation (CD, high resolution digital, MFiT, HD Tracks, Immersive audio and vinyl).
-Setup and breakdown of equipment.
-General studio support in covering phones, asset trafficking, and greeting clients.

Experience / Skills


Qualifications

-5+ years in a reputable commercial mastering, recording or archive facility as a General Assistant and / or Assistant Engineer.
-Bachelor’s Degree.
-Experience with analog (2”, ¼” and ½” tape machines) and digital (LTO, AIT, Exabyte) formats.
-Proficient in Protools (Logic and Ableton a plus).
-Working knowledge or better of Sequoia and experience with creating masters for production.
-Knowledgeable in Microsoft Word programs.
-Ability to create rough mixes; proven mix experience a plus.
-Prior work experience within a diverse mix of music genres.

Other Abilities: Works well in a team setting, detail oriented, good at multitasking, prioritizing, and time management, works well under pressure in a changing environment, excellent client relation skills.

“All engineers of Battery Studios are required to become members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (Local 1212) within 45 days.”