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Broadcast Engineer

Position is located in Columbus, OH

 

Job Overview

 

The Broadcast Engineer will be responsible for all on-site technical broadcast equipment and process management including: installation, maintenance, and support of all broadcast productions. 

 

Core Responsibilities

  • Manage setup process for all technical broadcast equipment. 

  • Direct and coordinate broadcast engineering support before, during, and after a broadcast production.

  • Perform diagnostics, troubleshooting, routine, and preventive maintenance of broadcast and other technical equipment in the production facility.

  • Monitor, analyze, and solve problems as it relates to broadcast equipment not limited to: cameras, digital switchers, communication systems, signal routers, media servers, character generators, studio automation, post-production, and non-linear editing systems.

  • Develop, manage, and update broadcast engineering documentation.

  • Lead studio standard operating procedures and general best practices for broadcast productions.


Requirements

  • 5+ years of overall broadcast engineering experience

  • 5+ years of experience in handling broadcast systems and equipment, including analog/digital video/audio signals, monitoring, and test equipment

  • 2-3 years of experience with networking and troubleshooting

  • Proven ability in development, management, and operation of cloud-based production tools

  • Frequent ability to travel

  • Technical knowledge surrounding broadcast facility infrastructure and technology

  • Familiarity with audio/video standards and troubleshooting procedures

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services 

  • Proficiency with HD/3G-SDI with embedded audio

  • Proficiency with AES/EBU

  • Proficiency with Dante, MADI and AES67

  • Proficiency with NDI, SRT, ZIXI

  • Proficiency with video switchers/mixers, including Ross, Grass Valley, Blackmagic, Newtek, Vmix 

  • Proficiency with video encoding through hardware and software encoders including Elemental, LiveU, OBS, and any other major industry standard encoders

  • Proficiency with audio/data dis/embedders

  • Proficiency with closed-caption encoders

  • Experience with audio console setup and operation

  • Experience with cable termination including RJ-45, BNC, XLR

  • Understanding of power distribution best practices

  • Remarkable technical, organizational, time management, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Strong attention to detail and organization, with a drive for results, collaboration, and seeing a project through from start to finish

 

Pluses

  • A passion for esports and video games.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant experience in Broadcast, Production, or related field.

  • Schematic capture software experience (Vizio, autocad, ConnectCad)

  • Computer aided drafting software experience.

 

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