June 2, 2017

 Post Date: 05/26/2017
Job #: 7917
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Company The Mink Company
Location: NY
Job Description:

The Senior Broadcast Engineer role will supply technical support for 24/7/365 live News station studios and production facilities. This high level technical staff position requires an experienced individual with ample Television network ingest/encoding, quality control, play-out and Master Control technical knowledge, live production and workflow skills. Ability to communicate under complex and stressful conditions to all levels is key to the success. In-depth knowledge of Broadcast Automation Systems, ENPS newsroom rundown systems as well as core video distribution technologies is required.

Key Responsibilities:

* “Hands on” Senior Broadcast Engineer capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously.
* Monitor, supervise, and strive to improve the broadcast maintenance facility standards and various production control work flows with a focus on the stations broadcast studios, production control rooms, Network channel play-out, , Master Control and Graphics Branding systems, and transmission systems.
* Must have strong interpersonal skills with ability to interface with all levels of management, operational staff, broadcast vendors and external contractors.
* Lead and manage assigned projects from conceptual stage through to launch including managing successful build out and commissioning.
* Frequently liaison with Director of Engineering to implement station production work flows and technical standards that meet or exceed the stations application requirements and business goals.
* Generate new and update existing engineering block diagrams, design documentation, and Standard Operating Procedures for various broadcast technical systems.
* Must possess strong multitasking skills. Consults with Engineering and Senior level management to conceptualize new systems and integrate new technologies/systems into existing operation
* Communicate with supervisor, the news desk, and the rest of the production team any changes and/or discrepancies to daily production and/or technical infrastructure
* Facilitate communication between the Engineering technical team, news desk and production staff.
* Take ownership of 2nd tier support for complex engineering issues and technical challenges.
* Strive to develop innovative solutions using state of the art enterprise level systems architecture serving complex broadcast and digital media applications and operational challenges.
* Responsible for the ongoing maintenance of all facility Broadcast Systems e.g. Routers, control room systems, studios, traffic and weather systems.
* Solid knowledge of newsgathering & production technologies. Support on-air quality control, including, but not limited to; Broadcast acquisition, production, playout and archive Secondary Distribution Channels.
* New initiatives. Video streaming, Publishing to Web & Social platforms.

Education/Experience:

* 5 years of experience working in a live production environment at a news station, media organization, television network, or television production studio with at least 3 years of technical hands-on engineering experience required.

Critical Competencies for Success:

* Strong technical understanding of digital broadcast technology, digital video and audio signal types, media formats, CODEC’s, wrappers, sync, time code and signal flow.
* Knowledge of production control technology including large format switchers, digital audio consoles, video servers, studio equipment, digital video distribution, etc. required. Experience with ENPS orother NRCS systems highly desirable.
* Advanced knowledge of MPEG encoding technology and head-end/NOC distribution required.Familiarity with traditional terrestrial and satellite broadcast technology is preferred.
* Demonstrated experience installing, configuring, and maintaining Broadcast Automation systems.
* Advanced knowledge of serial, GPIO, and IP control methodologies. Prior experience with Crispin Automation and/or Wide Orbit traffic scheduling system preferred.
* Experience supporting LAN/WAN infrastructure, routing, switching, VLANs, etc., and the associated protocols. Current CCNA Certification preferred.
* Ability to analyze and interpret various system logs to identify, troubleshoot, and resolve technical broadcast issues. Prior programming experience preferred
* Ability to read and follow blueprints and system schematics as well as frequently produce workflow documents, signal flow schematics and Standard Operating Procedures. At least 2 years of extensive experience with MS Visio and/or AutoCAD required.
* Multi-tasking and on-the-fly prioritization skills are essential. Must frequently complete time-critical assigned tasks under stressful situations with minimal or no supervision.

Key Technology:

Evertz EQX Routers
Ross Production and Master Control Switchers
Crispin Automation
Chyron Graphics
WSI Weather Systems
AP ENPS News Room Systems
RTS Intercom
Imagine Communications Nexio Media Storage
Yamaha Audio boards

Salary: $65,000 to $75,000
Send cover letter and resume to:
Scott Mink
The Mink Company
520 Hanks Hollow Trail
De Forest, WI 53532
Phone: 608-217-4030
Fax: 608-217-4030
Email: scott@theminkcorp.com
Website: http://www.theminkcorp.com

Post Date: 05/12/2017
Job #: 7810
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Company The Randy Neuringer Co. LLC
Location: NY: New York City
Job Description:

Local News Network hiring broadcast and maintenance engineers. They are looking for engineers that have the ability to manage a production news facility, from the studio , ingest, encoding, automation, master control, distribution, playout, transmission. Someone that has expertise in one or more of the areas of broadcast engineering.

Critical Competencies for Success:

• Strong technical understanding of digital broadcast technology, digital video and audio signal types, media formats, CODEC’s, wrappers, sync, time code and signal flow.
• Knowledge of production control technology including large format switchers, digital audio consoles, video servers, studio equipment, digital video distribution, etc. required. Experience with ENPS or other NRCS systems highly desirable.
• Advanced knowledge of MPEG encoding technology and head-end/NOC distribution required. Familiarity with traditional terrestrial and satellite broadcast technology is preferred.
• Demonstrated experience installing, configuring, and maintaining Broadcast Automation systems. Advanced knowledge of serial, GPIO, and IP control methodologies. Prior experience with Crispin Automation and/or Wide Orbit traffic scheduling system preferred.
• Experience supporting LAN/WAN infrastructure, routing, switching, VLANs, etc., and the associated protocols. Current CCNA Certification preferred.
• Ability to analyze and interpret various system logs to identify, troubleshoot, and resolve technical broadcast issues. Prior programming experience preferred
• Ability to read and follow blueprints and system schematics as well as frequently produce workflow documents, signal flow schematics and Standard Operating Procedures. At least 2 years of extensive experience with MS Visio and/or AutoCAD required.
• Multi-tasking and on-the-fly prioritization skills are essential. Must frequently complete time-critical assigned tasks under stressful situations with minimal or no supervision.
• Key Technology:
- Evertz EQX Routers
- Ross Production and Master Control Switchers
- Crispin Automation
- Chyron Graphics
- WSI Weather Systems
- AP ENPS News Room Systems
- RTS Intercom
- Imagine Communications Nexio Media Storage
- Yamaha Audio boards

Salary: $85,000 to $95,000
Notes: ** Salary range from 65000 to 95000 depending on experience.
Send cover letter and resume to:
Randy
The Randy Neuringer Co LLC
n/a
New York, NY 10023
Phone: 212-996-1369
Fax: 212-996-1369
Email: randy@neuringerco.com
Website: http://neuringerco.com

 

Post Date: 04/25/2017
Job #: 7576
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Technical Operations Manager
Company City of New York
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

The Technical Operations Manager will supervise engineering maintenance staff, determine project priorities and lead integration of new systems and technologies. The candidate will serve as a Technical Lead in the daily preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and problem solving of all equipment associated with a 24/7/365 television operation in a major market.

Responsibilities will include:

- Installation, repair and maintenance of broadcast equipment;
- Maintain and update broadcast standard operating procedures and systems documentation;
- Manage the engineering unit within the organization; and manage special projects and initiatives as assigned.
- The position's responsibilities include commitment to and compliance with the City's EEO policy.

Preferred Skills:

- 2 years’ experience in TV Engineering in a position of responsibility and at least an Associate’s degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering;
- Proficient with High Definition video play out servers, routers, automation systems and KVM systems, broadcast TV encoders, transmitters and standards, RF operation and repair, Video Routers, IP Video Switchers, Automation Systems, networking knowledge, IP configuration, command prompt testing/pinging, trouble shooting;
- Knowledge of entire system comprised of multiple components and micro systems based on reading wiring diagrams and router and other lists;
- Knowledge of wiring diagrams, AutoCAD drawings Evertz, Pebble Beach, Audio Vault, and Axia a plus;
- SBE Certification is a plus;
- Ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written form in addition to being able to work closely with all station staff in a team environment;
- Demonstrated abilities to manage projects, contractors and staff as required.

License Requirement:

- A Motor Vehicle license valid in the State of New York may be required for some assignments. This license must be maintained for the duration of the assignment.

Qualification Requirements:

1. BA from an accredited college including or supplemented by 24 credits in the field of voice and/or data telecommunications or in a pertinent scientific, technical, electronic or related area, and four years of satisfactory fulltime experience in the performance of analytical, planning, operational, technical, or administrative duties in a voice and/or data telecommunications or closely related electronics planning, management, and/or service organization, one year of which must have been in a highly specialized capacity and 18 months must have been in an executive, managerial, or administrative capacity or in the supervision of staff performing work in the voice and/or data telecommunications field;

or

2. An associate degree from an accredited college including or supplemented by 12 credits in the field and five years of experience as described in "1" above;

or

3. Education and/or experience equivalent to "1" above.

(NYC Residency is required within 90 days of appointment)

Salary: $85,000 to $95,000
Notes: Please apply online at the website provided below and search for Job ID #287272.
Send cover letter and resume to:
Stacey Abramson
City of New York Department of IT and Telecommunications
n/a
New York, NY n/a
Email: tvjobs@doitt.nyc.gov
Website: http://www.nyc.gov/jobs

Post Date: 04/13/2017
Job #: 7425
Organization Type:
– Other: Market Research/Market Intelligence
Job Title: Other: IPTV Engineer
Company Competitrack
Location: NY: Remote (US Only)
Job Description:

We are looking for a highly motivated and talented engineer with strong video and computer skills to help build and evolve our brand advertising-tracking technical solutions.

This is a key role in shaping the technical future of our audio & video based products.

Location:

This is a fully remote role that can potentially be done from any location in North America. Please indicate your state of residence in the application by completing the address fields.

Requirements:

• Strong technical background with a minimum of 3 years of IPTV experience
• Strong knowledge of television engineering, operations and advertising, with an emphasis on remote head-end operation
• SQL/relational database skills
• Knowledge of object oriented design and multithreaded programming, algorithms, data structures and optimization
• Automated software QA and testing skills
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
• Ability to own projects, document technical specifications, and work with internal teams
• Strong system administration skills on Windows and Linux platforms
• Strong networking skills and experience with multicast networks
• Detail oriented with an emphasis on root cause identification and resolution
• Self-motivated and a quick learner who can deliver in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

Demonstrated proficiency in:

• Strong PC/Server skills and TV monitoring and processing knowledge
• Excellent writing and communication skills

Related Experience:

• Video capture and encoding skills
• Experience with network protocols and network programming is a plus

Responsibilities:

• Understand the flow of patterns and fingerprints in our proprietary systems
• Help enhance and further develop a state of the art highly scalable audio and video processing solution
• Monitor patterns and performance of systems and fine tune them
• Development of tools and interfaces to this solution to our other system components

Send cover letter and resume to:
Brittany Butts
Competitrack
52 Vanderbilt Avenue
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 312-386-5743
Email: bbutts@markettrack.com
Website: http://markettrack.applytojob.com/apply/26GHPXXp7o/IPTV-Engineer-Remote-Position?source=SBE.org

Post Date: 05/12/2017
Job #: 7819
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Systems/Automation Engineer
Company Beasley Media Group
Location: NJ
Job Description:

We are looking for an IT professional to provide technical support and advice to help our staff effectively use computer software and hardware in a dynamic multi-platform environment. The successful candidate will identify the hardware and software needed to provide solutions to end-users’ problems. You will also be the primary administrator of the broadcast automation systems. This position requires additional IT related responsibilities and tasks, as well as non-IT duties as assigned by supervisor or management. You will assist with server and network support, roll out computers for new employee setups, and oversee printer maintenance and repair. This position requires communication via telephone, online and face-to-face support with all of our New Jersey radio stations.

Qualifications:

• Must have minimum 3 years of tech support experience;
• Must administer and maintain the broadcast automation systems, including an AoIP systems;
• Must use Windows 2003/2008/20012 Server, Windows Ver. XP, 7 and 10, Active Directory and Microsoft Office 2010 – Office 365;
• Must maintain Windows Desktops from a functionality, security, and patch standpoint using automated tools;
• Must assist with backup (and restoration in emergencies) of data on servers;
• Must help monitor and maintain company-wide anti-virus system;
• Must compose and edit documentation for end-user training;
• Must share 24/7 on-call duties to respond to site outages and emergencies;
• Must have experience installing PC/Laptop Hardware and Software;
• Must be capable of working in a disciplined manner in a team environment, with strong organizational and analytical skills;
• Must travel within New Jersey. Valid driver’s license and good driving record are required.

Send cover letter and resume to:
David Hall
Beasley Media Group
78 Veronica Avenue
Somerset, NJ 08873
Phone: 732-249-2600
Email: techjobs@bbgi.com
Website: http://bbgi.com

 

 

 

 

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