-Provide front line broadcast engineering and technical support across 7 studios and 5 control rooms. The main duties of this position are the support of all broadcast systems and technology within the Stamford -Sports facility for day of air live programs, troubleshooting of broadcast hardware and systems, computer security compliance as well as handling a project load including system design, integration and system commissioning. This job entails a broad combination of Maintenance and Project Management/System Engineering. The support needs span 7 days a week and at many points in the year are part of a 24x7 schedule.
-Perform system level troubleshooting of technical facilities, including, but not limited to, control rooms, studio equipment, audio equipment, and computer systems associated with those areas
-Perform preventative maintenance on studio & control room equipment
-Assist Studio Operations with control room and studio technical setup.
-Interface with production and operations teams to implement technical solutions to meet production initiatives
-Perform equipment and systems software installation and updates.
-Repair/troubleshoot equipment to module level utilizing industry standard test equipment
-Manage projects, design systems and assist integration
Experience / Skills
-Minimum six (6) years of recent experience in a television broadcast environment or equivalent combination of education/experience.
-College degree in engineering or related field, and/or equivalent experience.
-Knowledge of computer server installation and maintenance.
-Extensive Knowledge of Mac OSX, Microsoft Windows platforms.
-Proficient with broadcast production systems and software including Audio Consoles, Intercom Systems, Video Switchers, Wireless audio, server based playout and communications systems.
-Understanding of TCP/IP networks and other PC networking technologies.
-Understanding of digital TV (HDSDI) as well as core technical/plant facilities.
-Proficient in software-driven broadcast video equipment.
-Ability to read and understand system signal flow diagrams for television control room and studio facilities.
-In-depth understanding of wireless audio and communication technologies
-Position requires excellent interpersonal skills. Position requires a cool, level headed individual who works well under the pressures of “live” television
-Hands-on, problem solving skills with broadcast-related equipment and systems.
-Understanding of the urgent needs of the on-air Sports environment; ability to stay focused and productive in a fast-paced environment with constantly changing assignments.
-Ability to support 24x7 production environment.
-Strong customer focus
-Must be a self-starter who is able to meet deadlines.
-The ability to work alone and in a team environment with fellow engineers, Operations, IT and other departments.
-Experience with system design, documentation and project management of projects.
-Excellent written and verbal communication as well as diplomacy skills
-Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
-Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
-Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
-Willingness to work extended shifts on short notice to cover live sports productions and system maintenance
-Must be able to lift equipment packages weighing up to 50 pounds.
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-Ability and willingness to learn new production technologies.
-Live production experience preferred
-Specific experience with Sony cameras and switchers, EVS Servers, Evertz Routing and Modular, RTS Intercom, Calrec Audio Consoles, and Tektronix Test and measurement systems
-Knowledge of SDVN
-System Design, AutoCad, Project Management Experience
-Television production and workflow experience
-Experience with 1080P and 4K HDR