Broadcast Engineer

Broadcast Engineer

Location: London, NW10

Our client, a leading Broadcast & Media organisation located in London is seeking an experienced Broadcast Support Engineer who can supervise hardware and broadcast systems that are used across their TV network and provide a ‘systems integrator’ approach to technical support on various systems. They’re seeking an Engineer as opposed to pure Operations support, someone who understand system integration with broadcasting systems and equipment with a strong IT background.

Broadcast Engineer responsibilities;

  • Technical broadcasting system support including; Playout Center, Studio, Tapeless Production System, Editing Suites, ENG equipment and IT and Network Infrastructure
  • Maintain specialist equipment for video production, broadcast and satellite transmission and interactive media
  • Minimise loss of service when equipment fails by quickly identifying and implementing alternative methods of service to ensure no blackouts
  • Analyze and repair technical faults on equipment and systems
  • Setting up and operating editing facilities for post production
  • Setting up and operating equipment and transmission links outside live broadcasts

Broadcast Engineer Background & Skills

  • Minimum of 3 years in Broadcasting & Media, but preferably more than 5 years
  • Strong technical understanding of broadcasting systems, specifically in key areas such as;
    • Production Systems / Studio equipment; Camera, Vision Mixers, Audio Mixers etc
    • Playout Automation Systems
    • Systems used in Newsroom environments
  • Strong Systems Integration background
  • Previous experience with large Broadcasting organisations working on live TV; Sky, BBC etc.
  • Cisco certifications; CCNA etc would be desirable