What part will you play? The Senior Broadcast & IT Systems Engineer requires an expert level of understanding as it pertains to technology and practices necessary to perform maintenance, installation in both studio and outside broadcast facilities in a fast-paced production environment.In-house production support of live and recorded programming requires a knowledge of broadcast and IT infrastructure including: Technical spaces (control rooms, studios, terminal gear/equipment/central apparatus/distribution riser rooms and data centers)Associated production systems (A/V and data routing, signal processing, cameras, switchers, audio mixers, intercom, encoders/encoding, feeds/edit systems, master control, automation, server based playback and transmission systems, etc.)An in-depth knowledge of IT and data networking is also necessary to work in an increasingly IP and IT centric broadcast/multimedia infrastructure.What will you be doing? Collaboration with team members, clients and other support groups is required to troubleshoot and resolve issues with broadcast/multimedia systems and computers in our production environments.A Senior is expected to coach or lead other teammates and is also depended on to provide recommendations to the leadership team.This position will primarily provide facility-based support. However, there may be occasions requiring support of outside productions/events or to provide technical support to upgrade outside broadcast facilities.Any maintenance of Electronic Newsgathering (ENG) crew gear will be a shared responsibility with the field engineering team. Turner BEST teams operate within an ITSM Service Management framework, supported by common processes around planning and managing changes.Adherence to our standard ITSM processes to minimize impact and deliver value to our customers is required. This includes documenting issues/requests and escalating as needed for problem management and resolution via our in house service management system(s).A willingness to perform varied tasks, document systems and processes, adapt to changing priorities, and the ability to solve complex technical problems independently are essential to be successful in this position.We expect our Senior BIT engineers to build good relationships amongst our client base and to provide excellent customer service.Good communication skills (verbal and written) are required.Shift work on a rotating schedule is necessary to meet the needs of our customers.
Requirements:2 or 4 year technical degree, preferably electronics or computer engineering (or equivalent education/experience/training).Demonstrated knowledge of computer desktop hardware/applications and data networking.Typically ten or more years of experience in television, multimedia content, IT client service or broadcast maintenance capacity, with a demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and repair broadcast and computer equipment at the board levelDemonstrates experience with television or multimedia production workflowsDemonstrated familiarity with basic server, networking topology and operating systems (e.g., Windows, Unix, etc.)Ability to work all shifts associated with 24x7x365 production environmentsCapable of lifting 50 lbs. and climbing ladders for equipment and cable installation assignmentsMust be willing to be on call for coverage of critical technical systemsBut wait, there’s more!Paid time off every year to volunteer2016 Best Company for Working MothersAn in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your careerPart of the Time Warner family of powerhouse brands
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