Post Production Engineer

Post Production Engineer

Are you an individual who is keen to develop in the technological, broadcasting sphere? If so, we would love to hear from you!

We are currently looking for a Post Production Engineer to join our team who support a number of post-production facilities owned or operated by Red Bee Media within the London area.

This client facing role deals with first line support calls, both directly from users and after referral from other support departments or responding to automated monitoring systems within the business. Some travel across London will be required.

As a Post Production Engineer, you would be expected to have knowledge of post-production systems, technologies, workflows, and processes and should be aware of modern developments within the industry. It is important you’re comfortable working both within a team as well as independently.

The purpose of the role is to drive up and maintain stability of the assigned systems, and to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Customer Issue handling
  • Receive, 1st Line calls, accurately record, investigate and where possible diagnose and resolve
  • If required escalate within the Post Production Engineering team whilst clearly communicating the situation with the stakeholders affected
  • Escalate to the Senior Post Production Engineers for technical guidance, where needed
  • Maintain records and logs of work done using the department service desk tools, on the installation, modification and repair of systems
  • Perform regular checks of systems, and undertake routine scheduled maintenance on supported technologies

Essential Requirements:

  • Ability to work as part of a team supporting multiple sites efficiently and conscientiously
  • A clear ability to multi-task in a complex dynamic environment with regularly changing priorities
  • Deep understanding of customer service with the ability to view systems in terms of service provision rather than discrete technical components
  • An understanding that the business of post-production will occasionally require the flexibility to work out-of-hours and take ownership of service affecting issues until a satisfactory resolution is reached
  • Experience of working in a fast-moving modern post-production environment
  • Experience of Post Production procedures and methods, familiar with online/offline workflows
  • Excellent operational knowledge of standard Non-linear editing software including:
  • Avid Media Composer,
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Adobe After Effects,
  • Apple Final Cut Pro
  • Knowledge & experience of shared storage and asset management systems,
  • Avid ISIS
  • Avid Interplay
  • Knowledge and experience of Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems
  • Understanding of QC processes

Desirable Skills:

  • ACSR Qualifications
  • Knowledge of more specialized non-linear editing systems including:
    • Digidesign Protools
    • Discreet Flame
    • Filmlight Baselight
    • Blackmagic Resolve
  • Knowledge of broadcast video formats, protocols, infrastructure and encoding standards
  • Desirable to have familiarity with video & audio matrices, control systems & KVM Matrix systems
  • Knowledge and experience of tape-based dubbing and format transfer principles and system with a good operational, setup and config knowledge of most formats of broadcast VTRs with experience of basic maintenance and fault finding desirable.

Job Location: London (W12 7TP)

Start Date: ASAP

Contract Length: Until 31st March 2022 (Possibility of extension)

Antenna Design Engineer

Antenna Design Engineer

Our client, one of the largest operators within the broadcast infrastructure industry are seeking a skilled Antenna Design Engineer to join their team to help work on multiple projects within the business.

This contract role will have you working alongside the Lead Design Authority to help bring designs into the wider broadcast system whilst providing technical support during procurement of the required materials to help roll out the sites across multiple projects.

The Antenna Design Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Installation, testing, analysis, troubleshooting and modifying new equipment/solutions to achieve maximum performance and availability.
  • Providing technical knowledge to the development, design, and deployment of service infrastructure, to help drive improved technical and service performance.
  • Supervising the delivery of 3rd party suppliers and contractors to ensure that delivery specifications and standards meet client requirements.
  • Standardise equipment to minimise disruption and achieve straightforward integration with existing networks/infrastructure
  • Documenting engineering build procedures and contribute to the continuous improvement of policies, processes and procedures whilst contributing to accurate forecasting and capacity management.
  • Adopting the role of Design Authority in area of expertise to ensure the delivery of the end-to-end customer solution and for less complex projects Lead Design Authority.
  • Drive innovation, both small and large, into and through the business with a continuous improvement mind-set.

We would welcome applicants with the following skills and experience:

  • 3 years + experience of designing, building, development testing and implementing broadcast and IP systems.
  • Strong knowledge of technologies involved in Terrestrial Broadcasting and Satellite Uplinking would be advantageous such as: DVBS 2, MPEG 2, MPEG 4, Monitoring and Protection, RF Feeders, Combiners, Dehydration, Satellite Uplink, VSAT.
  • Experience working with suppliers – both developing new services/capabilities and driving them to resolve and fix functionality issues and errors.
  • Experience of technical processes, standards and engineering practices related to area of expertise.

Interested and want to know more? Click Apply today!

Job Location: Daventry (NN11) or Winchester (SO21) 3 days a week, 2 days remote with Remote working available depending on experience.

Start Date: ASAP

Employment type: 1 Month Contract (with opportunity for extension)

Rate: £350 – £400 per day (DOE)