Live Media Delivery Technician (Live Stream, QA, QC, Sports, Gaming)

DGI Recruitment Ltd
Chiswick, London
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Live Media Delivery Technician (Live Stream, QA, QC, Sports, Gaming)

We are currently seeking candidates for Live Media Delivery Technicians for permanent opportunities with an international market leading client based in West London (Uxbridge/Chiswick).

Live Events, Live Broadcast, Video on Demand, Live Streaming, Codecs, Video Editing, Networks, Infrastructure, PC, MAC, 24/7/365.

Where the role sits within the department and wider business.

The Live Media Delivery Technician sits in the Live Operations Team within the business and is at the heart of the content delivery engine for the wider department. The Team is an emerging, disruptive digital media and technologies department within the global market leading brand.

Who the role reports to.

The Live Media Delivery Technician reports to the Operations Team Lead and the Manager of Live Operations.

Key areas of responsibility and the deliverables expected.

As a team Live Operations are responsible for all aspects of the live content package, before, during, and after an event.

This includes, but is not limited to:- Pre flight checks, communications with content providers, real time reporting, quality checking and assurance, troubleshooting, network diagnostics, production support and post event reports.

You will be in the hot seat, managing multiple live events from around the globe.

The ideal candidate should have a strong track record of successfully delivering/supporting live streamed events and/or working in a live broadcasting facility, or has experience in the hot seat handling live video content or similar.

S/he should be comfortable working in a fast-paced, high pressure environment, taking the initiative, managing multiple projects, and working to super tight timeframes.

Live Operations is a 24-7-365 department, delivering over 20,000 live events per annum. We work a shift rota, around the clock, throughout the year.

Required / Desired experience.

  • Experience and understanding of the rigours of live event operations and/or live broadcast.
  • Live and On-Demand video streaming experience.
  • Ability to support video streaming and other related software packages.
  • Understanding of video and audio codecs.
  • Understanding of IT Networks and Infrastructure.
  • Understanding of satellite and fiber acquisition pathways.
  • Understanding of broadcast pathways.
  • Understanding of video editing.
  • Understanding of video asset handling.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • Good typing proficiency.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Expert Mac and PC proficiency.
  • Knowledge of Office suite and Google Docs.
  • All candidates should be able to lift 22Kgs

Desired soft skills and personality traits.

  • Motivated, self-starter.
  • Fearless.
  • Proactive by nature.
  • Excellent communicator.
  • Thirst for knowledge.
  • Self determination.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Multi-Multitasking ability.
  • Lone wolf and Team player.
  • Decision maker.
  • Problem solver.
  • Quick learner.
  • Collaborator.
  • Agile thinker.
  • Adaptable.

Organisational culture and identity.

The teams core culture and identity could be described as:- Cutting edge tech start up, relaxed, smart andcasual, close-knit, team-oriented, trust based, friendly, dedicated.

Outstanding opportunites for TV Broadcast/Igamers, Utubers, anyone with a keen interest in live TV broadcast operations, please do get in touch.