Broadcast Engineer Playout & Media - £315-£330 - Salford

PCR Recruitment Ltd
10 Mar 2018
01 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Broadcast Engineer Playout & Media - £315-£330 - Salford

We're currently looking for an experienced Broadcast Engineer to join a global media and broadcast services company based in Salford on an initial 6-7 Month Contract. The successful applicant will be responsible for the technical infrastructure used to provide Playout and Media Management services, this includes some 3rd line technical support, technical design and project implementation.

Reporting Lines and Key Relationships

Reporting to the relevant Technology Manager, you should also be able to assist the Operational support staff, promoting good working relationships and practices within the team. Having the ability to form good relationships with clients, stakeholders, suppliers and projects teams as it will be necessary to ensure good communications in relation to ongoing problems and project transition into support.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a good working knowledge of systems which are used within operational area of responsibility (e.g. Playout Suite).
  • Be aware of all technical issues affecting area/client services (eg ongoing incidents, open problems, projects etc.), be the point of escalation for service impacting issues.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with client and operational manager for area, regularly review technical issues with internal stakeholders and provide feedback to client as required, this may include attending some client meetings.

Necessary experience and Knowledge:

  • Experience of a large, structured, broadcast environment.
  • The ability to use and update formalised knowledge management systems.
  • Well-developed leadership skills with the ability to organise and prioritise work and to motivate others to ensure that deadlines are met.
  • Communication and IT systems as they relate to the Broadcast environment.
  • Audio / video equipment, editing and production systems.
  • UNIX / Linux Operating Systems.
  • Microsoft Operating Systems.
  • Server, PC hardware, software and networking technologies.
  • An understanding of Broadcast operations.
  • Experience with SAM automation and playout systems (Morpheus and ICE) very advantageous
  • Good understanding of building services in respect of broadcast operations including resilient power and cooling systems.

Additional Requirements:

  • Role is based in Salford, Manchester, with travel to client sites as required.
  • Occasional and infrequent overseas travel to other EBMS hubs may be required.
  • Ability to work within a team spread across different locations

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