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Broadcast Media Engineer

Company: US Tech Solutions
Location: Bristol
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Title: Media EngineerLocation: Bristol, CTDuration: 12 Months
Work the following shift:-Sunday/Monday/Tuesday: 6PM-6AMWednesday: 6PM-Midnight-There is a 30-minute lunch built into each shift, so it comes out to a 40 hour week. There is always the potential for OT, however.
Top 3 Skillsets: 1) Broadcast Knowledge and experience in a TV Facility 2) IT Background is preferred 3) Any kind of RF or Transmission experience
--- 2+ years of previous and relevant experience in in Broadcast Engineering, maintaining and operating transmission equipment, and working in live production environments--- Previous experience in audio and video software and applications including, but not limited to,o Evertz EXE / EQX Video Routing systems (Router operations and panel interaction)o Grass Valley Video Production Switchers (Kayenne / Kalypso)o Lawo Consoles / Riedel and RTS communication systemso Audio standards (AES / Embedded SDI / Dolby)o SCSI, Fibre Channel, SAN, NAS, RAID and I/O Storage Sub-Systems--- Understanding of signal routing control systems to route video/audio and IP signals--- Has extensive knowledge of television production hardware, software, systems and specifications, TCP/IP protocols on servers and workstations, systems management and server administration.

Description/Comment:The Media Engineer I role is a key role within the Media Engineering and Operations team. This position works as a member of the Technology team and the division's Media Operations & Engineering team to implement state of the art production control rooms and distribution systems at our headquarters in Bristol Connecticut.
This position is responsible for tier 2 preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, and problem solving of the equipment and systems associated with content generation, monetization and distribution of all forms of networks. Responsibility includes numerous systems such as Master Control, Studios, Production Control Rooms, Remote Production Equipment, Post Production, and numerous Contribution / Distribution Systems to ensure optimum performance.
Basic Qualifications--- Respond to and resolve issues that affect show production and content distribution across multiple networks including system outages, malfunctions, and related technical problems, and conducts diagnostic testing, repair and replacement activities necessary to solve routine, specialized, and complex problems--- Monitors the performance of systems; maintains system configuration history of changes, troubleshoots and participates in repairing systems problems and failures, participates in leading or leads the maintenance of systems, installs software patches, updates etc., to resolve and avoid service problems, and troubleshoots system problems as they relate to these services--- Coordinates and / or performs upgrades to system hardware and software; coordinates the activities of technicians involved in the deployment and configuration of the systems, and with vendors on moves, additions and re-locations of systems or equipment--- When required perform preventative maintenance on all TV broadcasting systems and equipment, such as MPEG Compression systems, Encoders, Multiplexers, Modulators, Protection Switches, Uplink Based Conditional Access and Decoder Control, Integrated Receiver Decoders (IRDs), switchers, consoles, playout servers, cameras, robotics, electromechanical equipment, and in order to ensure optimum broadcast performance in the facility--- Develops and implements effective preventative maintenance and diagnostic/solutions, techniques and procedures--- Any other duties needed to help achieve Business Objectives

Keywords: US Tech Solutions, New England , Broadcast Media Engineer, Advertising , Bristol, Northeast

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