We are looking for a Director of RF Engineering who builds and maintains cutting-edge broadcast platforms for one of the premier national broadcasters. This role collaborates with business teams to understand future growth plans and partners with leading technology vendors and service providers to create technology solutions that improve efficiency and create business value.
At FOX, you will have full permission to bring your best tech game to invent and build technology that delivers a high-quality viewer experience to millions across FOX networks, digital platforms, mobile applications, websites, and licensing partnerships.
The way we consume media has fundamentally changed. We watch on our laptops, phones, tablets, and TV. We stream, record and binge. Who knows what we’ll do next? You do – because you help build the technology to realize it!
Experience / Skills
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
Level & Role Specific Qualification
8+ years of relevant work experience
Strong analytical, reasoning, technical troubleshooting skills are essential
Strong communication skills
Strong project management skills and attention to detail
Previous experience with production video and broadcast operations
Knowledge of compression, transcoding, playout, IP routing, RF transmitters, modulators, conversion, etc.
Knowledge of WAN/LAN video routing & control systems
Must be knowledgeable in all areas of satellite communications, and linear TV delivery.
Must be knowledgeable in MVPD cable headend design.
Ability to work effectively across different projects and manage teams of engineers
Ability to translate business and operation requirements into technical requirements
Preferred Skills and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent practical experience in Engineering or related Tech field
Knowledge of emerging technologies such as 4K High Dynamic Range, and HDR10+ is a plus
Knowledge of industry standards such as, Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) and Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE)
Strong knowledge of SMPTE Standards/Protocols for video and captions.
Must be knowledgeable in SCTE 35 and SCTE 104.
Must be knowledgeable in FCC Part 47 requirements.
Basic knowledge of IPV4 and IPV6 and IP sub-netting
SBE or SCTE certification desired.
You care about your team and their diverse perspectives and are invested in their success
You are excited by new technology and its potential to change how things are done
You have an entrepreneur's spirit and enjoy problem solving
You LOVE getting stuff done, not just talking about it!
About Fox Corporation
Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.