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
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

Studio Floor Manager

Studio Floor Manager
Location: London, NW10
Our client, a leading Broadcast and Media organisation working across live news, sport and entertainment is seeking a Studio Floor Manager / Production Manager in their London offices.

Studio Floor Manager responsibilities;

  • Ensure programme run downs and scripts are updated and uploaded into the autocue / autoscript system whilst working on live or pre-recroded programming
  • Liaise with production and presenters to ensure that scrolling is at the agreed pace whilst on air
  • Listen to producers / directors for any script changes and reload accordingly
  • Provide operational supervision while in the Studio
  • Support gallery & studio teams in delivery of productions
  • Liaise with production teams regarding TV guests

Studio Floor Manager background:

  • Previous experience in Broadcasting & Media working either as; Studio Floor Manager, Production Manager, Autocue Manager, Autocue Operator or similar
  • Broad knowledge of sound, camera and lighting equipment
  • Good awareness and attention to detail
  • Understanding of how live studio’s operate
  • Ability to make quick decisions under pressure

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

Project Finance Administrator

Project Finance Administrator
Location: Chester, CH4 8RH

Comvergent have an opportunity in it’s Head Office in Chester for a Project Finance Coordinator to join our team. Reporting to the Project Finance Coordinator you will act as a conduit between the project delivery team and the finance function ensuring that accurate information and data can be easily accessed to help the business assess all areas of financial performance, principally profitability, billing progress and future performance.

Project Finance Administrator responsibilities;

  • To gather all information relating to projects billing cycles including:
  • Keeping accurate records of PO and matching it to work completed
  • Ensuring the project keeps an accurate list of work completed with values assigned to it.
  • Raising sales invoices, based on customer approval and work completed
  • Escalating issues around acceptance and out PO cover to the customer and working with them effectively to solve any issues as quickly as possible
  • Ensuring company’s ERP system is up to date with all PO numbers

Experience required from Project Finance Administrator;

  • Previous Finance Administration experience
  • Clear communication skills
  • Flexibility in approach to work
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Previous ERP exposure would be beneficial
  • Minimum 5 GSCEs A*-C required (including Mathematics)

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.

Project Coordinator

Project Coordinator
Location: Chester, Cheshire

Comvergent have a fantastic opportunity available in our Chester office working in the PMO function as a Project Coordinator. The Project Coordinator will be working on technical engineering telecommunications projects that Comvergent deliver to large customers.
Project Coordinator responsibilities include;

  • Collate and generate job packs / Handover packs (HOP’s)
  • Act as point of contact for HOP exception clearance/resolution
  • Manage resource requirements within the team using the project tracker
  • Ensure the internal and external client tracker is accurate
  • Ensure internal trackers and database with client system, ensuring alignment and correct data input
  • Review materials / picklists and escalating any issues to the relevant specialist for resolution (Rigging/I&C/Transmission)

Experience required;

  • Project Coordination experience within Telecoms (essential)
  • Project delivery experience withing Telecoms (essential)
  • Working in a busy team

Skills required from Project Coordinator;

  • High attention to detail
  • Effective communication and influencing skills
  • Flexibility approach to work
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Strong IT skills; Microsoft office (Excel)
  • Ability to work under pressure and time constraints

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.

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