The Broadcast Systems Design Engineer shall design and implement solutions for broadcast, sports, educational and corporate clients. The Engineer will work closely with the sales staff to provide both general and specific recommendations on equipment, technologies and implementation. Upon sale, the Broadcast Engineer shall provide drawings, configuration and testing of equipment/systems. Alpha places a heavy emphasis on a collaborative work environment.
Consult with the Sales team to establish customer needs and present solutions to customers.
Determine client expectations for system functionality through communication with the sales department and client.
With the sales department, recommend general and specific solutions to clients.
Design complete systems for quoting including equipment, parts, consumables and labor.
Write scopes of work to convey system expectations.
Respond to bid requests.
Diagram systems using AutoCAD and Visio .
Work with a project manager to manage proposals including coordination of installers with end client and tracking of time and materials.
Provide technical support to Alpha Video employees and clients in any areas of expertise.
Research new products to remain current on technology solutions.
All other duties as assigned and deemed appropriate.
Experience / Skills
Up to 30% travel, occasionally on a last-minute basis
Occasional evening and weekend work
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Comprehensive knowledge of system configurations, with an emphasis placed on client workflow.
Comprehensive knowledge of industry best practices.
Extensive audio design and theory.
Extensive video design and theory.
Experience with design of digital signage and IPTV systems.
RF design and theory
Ability to solve unusual or unexpected technical or installation problems.
Previous employment with an integrator, TV station, or sports facility maintaining or designing systems infrastructure.
Experience programming and configuring Harris, Evertz, Ross, Sony, Grass Valley, Panasonic, JVC, and AJA routers, switchers, cameras, servers, and plant distribution.
Knowledge of display products and systems.
High school diploma or equivalent
A minimum of three (3) years relevant experience
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Word, Outlook, and Excel
AutoCAD and MS Visio experience required
Great Plains, and QuoteWerks experience preferred
Certificates and Licenses:
Valid driver’s license
CTS , CTS-D
SBE certifications preferred
Lift, push, or carry up to 40 lbs
Sit, stand, bend, crouch, and kneel
Walk on uneven surfaces
Climb ladders up to 15’ tall
Benefits We Offer:
As Alpha Video & Audio, Inc. strives to be a premiere provider of Audio and Video solutions for our clients, we also strive to be a premiere employer for our employees. We provide a full array of benefits including 401k, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, Short- & Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending accounts for medical and dependent child/elder care, 24-Hour Nurse Line, Health Rewards Program, Health Club Reimbursement, Healthy Pregnancy Program, and Smoking Cessation Program. All our new full-time employees are eligible the first day of employment.
In addition, we offer a competitive annual time off package including holidays, vacation days, personal/sick leave days, birthday holiday, volunteering time off, and paid bereavement leave.
This position is not eligible for sponsorship.
At Alpha Video and Audio, Inc. we are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. Our policy is to recruit, hire, train, and reward employees for their individual abilities, achievements, and experience. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.