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DATE ADDED: Wed 06/11/2019

Broadcast Engineer

Chiswick, UK
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JOB TYPE: Permanent

Broadcast Engineer
Location: London, W12 9AX.
Salary: Competitive, DOE.
Contract: Full time, permanent.
The company
Gravity Media provide production, programming and content services for every broadcast need. Our three broad categories of expertise - Media Services Facilities; Production Content; and Equipment Rental Sales - span the entire broadcast spectrum.
The location
Our flexible Production Centre in Chiswick offers full live remote production, live streams, in-match clips for social, rolling edits and crafted highlights, along with features and traditional post-productions.
The role
Our Broadcast Engineers are responsible for the day-to-day operation and support of our technical facilities, both on and offsite, encompassing satellite downlink and fibre feeds, and providing EVS, Edit and Studio gallery guarantee.
Responsibilities
• To be responsible for the day-to-day running of MCR and line operations encompassing satellite downlink and fibre services, EVS and studio gallery guarantee.
• MCR operations and co-ordination of live feeds from incoming lines through to playouts and line recordings and co-ordination of facilities in other technical areas such as post production.
• Quality checking of incoming and outgoing feeds, edited content for playout or dispatch and equipment movement for all areas.
• To assist the Resources department and operational staff to ensure all bookings are correctly resourced and delivered to meet the clients' requirements.
• Maintaining broadcast and post-production technology across all broadcast systems.
• Providing support of broadcast technology at offsite operations.
• Undertaking of minor broadcast technology projects.
• Supporting other members of the Engineering team on major technology projects.
• Working with and configuration of industry standard file-based technology and workflows.
• Co-ordination of equipment movement across all operational areas.
• To assist in planning and implementing system and infrastructure upgrades and expansion.
• To maintain setup and system configuration across a range of broadcast equipment.
• Responding to new requirements as they arise and are delegated to the team by the Engineering Supervisor and Senior Engineers.
Qualifications
• HND in a technical or scientific discipline.
Competencies
• Video and audio formats used for Broadcast, HD-SDI, SD-SDI, ASI, AES, MADI etc. • Principles of video and audio transmission.
• Broadcast monitoring.
• Broadcast Video Servers - EVS, AirSpeed.
• Demonstrable knowledge of Camera Channels, Vision, Switchers, Sound Mixer technology.
• Avid Post Production Systems, Media Composer, and ISIS shared storage.
• Broadcast Graphics systems and data integration.
• EVS IPDirector, XTAccess etc.
• File encoding formats and delivery mechanisms.
• Understanding of structured cable systems and cable patching and routing.
• Excellent problem solving skills.
• Good interpersonal skills - ability to communicate clearly and effectively in both spoken and written forms.
• Good organisational skills and the ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
• Logical thinking with good problem-solving and fault finding skills in diverse systems.
• Ability to work under pressure in a live environment and within programme requirements.
• Ability to work evenings, weekends, and overnight.
Experience
• Minimum of three years' experience in an operational and broadcast engineering-based role.
If you feel you have the skills and experience to be successful in this role then apply today
Role: Broadcast Engineer
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Chiswick, Greater London,

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