FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, the business has ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships. FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes. FOX Sports’ digital properties include FOXSports.com and the FOX Sports App, which provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content, instant scores, stats and alerts to iOS and Android devices. Additionally, FOX Sports and social broadcasting platform, Caffeine jointly own Caffeine Studios which creates exclusive eSports, sports and live entertainment content. Also included in FOX Sports’ portfolio are FOX’s interests in joint-venture business Big Ten Network as well as a licensing agreement that established the FOX Sports Radio Network.
Fox Sports is seeking a hands-on Home-Run Production Engineering Manager who will be responsible for managing the team of Engineers which support the day-to-day operation of Remote Integrated Productions at Fox Sports in Los Angeles, CA. You will work closely with the live Production teams and Fox Sports Engineering teams to devise, develop, and support cutting edge broadcast technology solutions.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide technical oversight of the Engineering team supporting Home Run Integrations for remotely produced productions
Act as escalation point for both Engineering and Production supporting over 500 events a year by means of Home Run Productions
Be a key contact helping coordinate remotely produced events which would include remote production scheduling, transmission scheduling, facility resource planning, and Studio Integrations
Provide operational oversight of procurement needs and replacement parts or equipment and maintain operational oversight of any maintenance or support agreements
On-boarding and hiring of any new staff or freelance employees within the Engineering department
Work with Systems Engineering and Sports Engineering departments on Capital Project planning and Operational Projects timelines
Experience / Skills
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
5+ years of Broadcast Engineering and 1+ years of management experience
Capability to quickly resolve issues
Ability to make decisions on project timelines that would impact operational departments
Outstanding prioritization and time management skills; ability to adapt to a fast-paced and time-driven work environment
Strong verbal and written communication skills
NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
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.