Sr. Broadcast Engineer (Live Events)

Advanced Systems Group, LLC enables creativity through better technology for the media and entertainment industry. With clients across the country and around the world – from the broadcast, film, creative, government, and corporate video markets – Advanced Systems Group LLC is a leading provider of media and event production services.

Advanced Systems Group is seeking a Broadcast Systems Engineer to support event production on our client's site in Mountain View, CA.

Essential Functions

-Technical setup for productions
-Live broadcast engineering support
-Broadcast equipment configuration
-Perform diagnostics, troubleshooting, routine and preventive maintenance of broadcast and other technical equipment in the production facility
-Monitor, analyze, and solve problems with RF, video, audio, cameras, digital switchers, digital routers, digital video servers, character generators, automation, post-production, and non-linear editing systems.
-Author and manage and update accurate engineering documentation

Experience / Skills

Technical Knowledge Required

-Broadcast facility infrastructure and technology
-Familiarity with audio/video standards and troubleshooting procedures
-HD/3G-SDI with embedded audio
-Dante and AES67
-Timecode and various sync types
-Computer formats such as HDMI/DVI/VGA/Displayport
-Digital routing switchers and control systems, preferably nVision/Miranda/Evertz
-Video switchers/mixers, preferably Snell Advanced Media, For-A, and Ross
-Peripheral broadcast equipment
-Distribution Amplifiers
-Audio/Data dis/embedders
-Frame Syncronizers
-Closed-caption encoders
-Audio console setup and operation
-Basic computer networking skills and troubleshooting
-Terminal commands
-Cable termination including RJ-45, BNC, XLR
-Understanding of power distribution best practices


-7 years of overall broadcast engineering experience
-Hands-on knowledge of broadcast systems and equipment, including analog/digital video/audio signals, monitoring and test equipment
-Ability to quickly learn new tools and technologies
-Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
-Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with a diverse range of people and job functions
-Professionalism and ability to be helpful and maintain composure under pressure
-Ability to work well in a broadcast team environment, including talent, producers and directors, under strict time deadlines
-Expectation of complete confidentiality on all business matters
-Computer and communications skills: email, calendars, spreadsheets
-Ability to work varied schedules and to work overtime and/or holidays