Senior Systems Engineer

West London, UK
03 Sep 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job description

This role is based in the Systems Engineering Team of Content Production Workflows - Video and Live.

Primarily the role will work within the team providing and supporting the infrastructure used in the development and deployment of the BBC's video broadcast systems. The team is responsible for the end to end specification, design, installation and operation of test and development systems as well as contributing to the design and deployment of live production environments throughout the BBC

Currently the main products under development are the Jupiter Production System and the BBCs Graphics systems.
Main Responsibilities
The technologies and systems the role will need to design, install and support are varied and ever changing in order to respond to the evolving needs of the software development team.

This means that flexibility and the ability to quickly learn new technologies are absolutely key to this role.
  • Driving improvements in the operating environment and ensuring alignment with the overall BBC enterprise architecture strategy
  • Key role within engineering teams in the planning, design, development, integration, commission and test of media systems
  • Work with project, product and technical leads, and contractors and manufacturers to design media systems and create implementable solutions to the business' technical requirements
  • Integrate media systems with existing and new monitoring and support tools
  • Write, review and take responsibility for technical documentation as part of project and product delivery
  • Contribute to test and resolution of issues throughout the project or the product life cycle - including writing and running detailed test scripts and procedures
  • Operates effective processes that support the timely delivery of their maintenance, roadmaps and/or project plans
Are you the right candidate?
The ideal person will be an enthusiastic, hands on team player who is open to new ways of working.

Flexibility and the ability to quickly learn new technologies are absolutely key to this role!

Initial desirable skills include:
  • Build/configure/optimise :
    • Performance metric tools to assess appropriate system design
    • Infrastructure including Jenkins, Kubernetes, Elastic Search, Ansible, Nexus
    • Linux and Windows OS including AD and server management.
  • Experience of using best security practices.
  • Experience of Cisco networking.

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