Senior Engineer: Media Technology (Production) : MultiChoice Group MultiChoice Group

Job Summary

A senior technical role which requires a specialist focus on production systems, workflows and processes encompassing the support, maintenance and project-based implementation of broadcast production workflows, systems and/or processes for use by a range of internal and external clients.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Resolution of major and/or complex issues in the Production technical and/or operational realms
• Ensure that the Production personnel are able to perform their duties by assisting the Engineers in planning, and recommending the purchase, installation, and maintenance of all Production technical equipment, including new technologies intended to expand station capability
• Promote preventive maintenance as a strategy in maintaining the Production equipment by keeping accurate records on equipment indicating required and performed maintenance, performing periodic cleaning and servicing of equipment, and scheduling major repairs and services as appropriate
• Be the last resort technical internal resort for any issues existing in the Production environment
• Assist the manager and Engineers with administration by preparing supporting information for the selection of departmental budgets and documenting procedures related to technical operations
• Implement corrective and preventative maintenance of electronic equipment
• Ensure correct servicing and fault finding of equipment and network systems

Qualifications and Experience

• A Degree/Diploma in Light Current Engineering, or IT system equivalent .(MSCE, CISCO certified video engineer)
• Studio specific technology knowledge and/or education, SONY, EVS, LAWO, SAM, ROSS, VIZ
• A minimum of 8-15 years’ relevant broadcast experience
• Understanding of loudness measurement and monitoring
• Understanding of various video and audio file formats as well as SDI and IP broadcast mechanisms
• Understanding of Database principles
• Ability to work across various operating systems (Windows, OS X, Linux and Unix)
• Be able to design and implement production media systems and workflows
• Be able to configure and troubleshoot VLANS on cisco hardware
• Firm understanding of linear Production workflows, processes and procedures systems and/or IP production systems and technologies

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