Project Administrator

Project Administrator

Chester, Saltney

Comvergent have a fantastic opportunity for a Project Administrator to join an existing team on a thriving telecommunications rollout project.

The Project Administrator will be responsible for;

  • Data Entry into project tracker
  • Updating client database
  • Ensure PO creation is accurate
  • Book site access for Engineers
  • Order materials for works on site

Skills and Background required;

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in Project Administration
  • Experience in telecoms or scheduling Engineers workloads in other industries would be advantageous
  • Flexible in approach to work
  • Well organized and good time management
  • 5 GCSEs A-C required including (Maths and English)

In return, you’ll work for a close-knit, innovative company that is invested in your wellbeing and personal development. Committed to employee engagement, Comvergent empowers each staff member to achieve their goals.

In a happy and healthy office, you’ll work with a team of colleagues who take pride in their role and believe in cooperation and openness with each other.

Comvergent promote other benefits such as; breakfast mornings, employee fun days, weekly fresh fruit baskets, staff events and other innovative ideas brought forward by the Comvergent Committee.

We are also proud to support both national and local charities through a range of fundraising activities that we encourage staff get involved in.

Feel free to contact us for more information.

MCR Operator

MCR Operator
North West London

Our client, a leading Broadcasting organisation is seeking an experienced MCR Operator to join their MCR in London (North West). The MCR Operator will work as part of a team receiving live news feeds and records feeds via Satellite, MPLS, CDN, Fibre, Q-Lins and 3G/4G devices such as TVU.

Responsibilities of MCR Operator;

  • Undertake monitoring control of the channel off air and escalation process with DTH providers
  • Effectively receive and record Feeds (Live 2way / Tape feed) and Live Programs via Satellite, MPLS, CDN, Fibre, Q-links and 3G-4G cellular devises such as TVU
  • Controlling the quality of receiving Feeds
  • Monitor the receiving tape feeds and live programs
  • Use Data-miner in controlling and monitoring all MCR equipment and highlight if any alarm appears in critical devices
  • Pointing the steerable antenna to the required satellites and reduce the action time
  • Add sources/maintain the monitoring system
  • Coordinate effectively with operators in the field to support remote operations via satellite, fibre, and IP networks
  • Identify faults and take immediate preventative action to restore traffic
  • Undertake routine testing, preventative and corrective maintenance of transmission systems and ancillary equipment
  • Report technical issues to Handovers and Ticketing System

Background & Skills from MCR Operator;

  • Up to date and familiar with MCR Systems/Equipment
  • Experienced in a 24 hour support Master Control Room
  • Good foundation understanding of satellite communication technology including Downlink, Uplinks, L-band Matrix, IRD’s and spectrum Analysers
  • Confident understanding of Broadcasting standards including 3G-SDI, HDSDI 1080i, SDI, AES/EBU, MPEG, PAL 625, NTSC 525 and Relevant measurement tools
  • Good knowledge of Video Compression
  • Good knowledge of Broadcast media server workflows – Ingest – Transcoding
  • Understanding of newsroom production systems and procedures

KEY: TVU, MCR, uplink, downlink, Media, Broadcast

Post Swap Performance Support Engineer

Job Title – Post Swap Performance Support Engineer
Job Location – Guildford, Surrey
Job Role –

Responsibilities

  • The primary function of this role is to support the PSP management function for a specific customer ( Vodafone ) project of considerable complexity and scope in conjunction with all departments.
  • Ensure best in class Delivery Management methodology is applied to all project delivery initiatives to ensure projects are delivered to the committed time, cost, scope and quality for a tier one client customer across all competence areas within Network Deployment in conjunction with other Service Delivery Units.
  • To act as a Senior Customer Interface, providing technical support, direction and guidance to the customer, and your internal stakeholders, thereby contributing to the overall delivery of the Business’s objectives. Take overall technical and functional responsibility for PSP management and resolution.
  • Demonstrate continuous improvement across all aspects of responsibilities.

Experience

  • A functional and technical lead with a broad understanding of mobile networks who has ideally had experience in a specific discipline within a Rollout environment.
  • Strong experience and track record in delivery management and associated methodologies.
  • Thorough understanding of Ericsson policy, organisational set up, procedures and systems across departments and the wider business interfaces.
  • Ability to efficiently organise resources from disparate areas in a matrix managed delivery environment as well as take on technical and functional lead responsibility for Delivery Assurance resources

Mitel Telecoms Engineer

Mitel Telecoms Engineer
Chester, UK.

A well established telecommunication service provider are looking for a skilled Mitel Telecoms Engineer to join their growing engineering team.

The Mitel Telecoms Engineer will be working for a business which is increasingly involved in:

  • Voice over IP (VoIP)
  • Hosted PBX
  • Unified Communications (UC) products to build, deploy, and scale enterprise communications systems.
  • Helpdesk Support, so certain days will be office based.

The Mitel Telecoms Engineer should have the following skills experience:

  • Extensive previous experience with Mitel 5000 and or the Mitel 3300
  • Accreditations / Certifications: Mitel MCA OR Mitel MCP , Phone Manager and Understanding Sip Protocol
  • Optional knowledge of MBG or MiCollab an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills

Key: Installation, Maintenance, Diagnostics, Support, Mitel 5000, MIVoice Office, Cat5 and or Cat6 cabling, Avaya, IP, VOIP, Chester, Cheshire, North-Wales, Wrexham, Liverpool, Wirral, Northwich. Deeside, CH4, SIP trunk, Mitel 3300, MiCC, IVR, MiVB, Mitel 250

Broadcast Support Engineer

Broadcast Support 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.

Broadcast Support 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 Support Engineer background & skills

  • Minimum of 3 years in Broadcasting, 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

Key: Broadcasting System Engineer, Media, studio, MCR, gallary, Sony, vision mixer, audio mixer, autocue, video, Automation system, edit suit, VTR, EVS, SD-SDI, ASI, AES, MADI, HD-SDI, AirSpeed, ISIS, Post production, troubleshoot, software, harris multiplexers, playout, MAM, avid

MCR Engineer

MCR Operator
London

Our client, a leading Broadcasting organisation is seeking an experienced MCR Operator / Transmission Controller to join their MCR in London. The MCR Operator will work as part of a team receiving live feeds and records feeds via Satellite, MPLS, CDN, Fibre, Q-Lins and 3G/4G devices such as TVU.
Responsibilities of MCR Operator;

  • Undertake monitoring Control of the channel off air and escalation process with DTH providers
  • Effectively receive and record Feeds (Live 2way / Tape feed) and Live Programs via Satellite, MPLS, CDN, Fibre, Q-links and 3G-4G cellular devises such as TVU
  • Controlling the quality of receiving Feeds
  • Monitor the receiving tape feeds and live programs
  • Use Data-miner in controlling and monitoring all MCR equipment and highlight if any alarm appears in critical devices
  • Pointing the steerable antenna to the required satellites and reduce the action time
  • Add sources/maintain the monitoring system
  • Coordinate effectively with operators in the field to support remote operations via satellite, fibre, and IP networks
  • Identify faults and take immediate preventative action to restore traffic
  • Undertake routine testing, preventative and corrective maintenance of transmission systems and ancillary equipment
  • Report technical issues to Handovers and Ticketing System

Background & Skills from MCR Operator;

  • Up to date and familiar with MCR Systems/Equipment
  • Experienced in a 24 hour support Master Control Room
  • Good foundation understanding of satellite communication technology including Downlink, Uplinks, L-band Matrix, IRD’s and spectrum Analysers
  • Confident understanding of Broadcasting standards including 3G-SDI, HDSDI 1080i, SDI, AES/EBU, MPEG, PAL 625, NTSC 525 and Relevant measurement tools
  • Good knowledge of Video Compression
  • Good knowledge of Broadcast media server workflows – Ingest – Transcoding
  • IP networks (TCP/IP, FTP, UDP, Streaming and Store and Forward)
  • Understanding of newsroom production systems and procedures

Sales Executive

Job Title – Sales Executive

Job Location – Warrington, Cheshire, UK

Job Role:

The role of ‘Sales Executive – Hosting Products’ is to drive pure product sales through the Hosting line of business.

Responsibilities

  • Targeted to drive hosting product sales
  • Penetrating existing the client base to identify and convert product based leads
  • Supporting existing the teams with existing opportunities and acting as product sales SME
  • Developing relationships with target vendors to develop new business opportunities within the product space
  • Keeping appraised of all new product developments within the target vendors and ensuring proper training is undertaken
  • Ensuring all partnerships are supported with the relevant product accreditation and working with technical teams to maintain relevant partner status
  • Working with marketing to ensure supporting collateral to support telephone leads is up to date and relevant

Experience

  • Excellent desk based telephone sales experience
  • Strong experience in a high volume product sales environment
  • Experience with 3rd party vendor liaison and pulling through new opportunities via this route
  • Experience of supporting other sales teams within a business
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Customer engagement and management experience