Broadcast Maintenance Technician (Per Diem)

Employer
HBO
Location
Hauppauge, New York
Salary
Broadcast Maintenance Technician (Per Diem)
Posted
Apr 07, 2019
Specialty
Television & Film
Level
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Contract

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • This position is for a staff engineer supporting our Media Network Engineering department. The engineer will support a wide range of Broadcast and Post Production systems. This position requires providing support for the 24x7x365 Broadcast facility consisting of a mixed IP and baseband transmission environment.

  • Communicate with, understand and intelligently interface with various internal operating groups that include but are not limited to the Post Production, Broadcast Engineering and Operations, as well as various other technical and operating groups both internal and external.

  • Identify and isolate network or signal flow problems, as well as install and configure complex post production video and audio processing systems

  • Perform software and firmware version upgrades and configuration changes to operating systems and platforms


  • REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

     

  • Familiar with a range of Microsoft and Linux operating systems, VMware and StorNext.

  • Minimum of 2 years of related experience supporting the IT infrastructure of 24x7x365 critical environments (e.g. health care or finance).

  • Must have a current Microsoft certification and support experience with mission critical 24x7x365 systems.

  • Able to work both independently and as part of a team. Willing to escalate problems to the team when additional support is needed and contribute when other team members need assistance.

  • Strong understanding of IP routing concepts, Active Directory and DNS


  • DESIRED SKILLS 

     

  • Previous experience managing a corporate environment using Active Directory

  • Experience with audio and video editing and/or transmission systems including Evertz, Harmonic, Linear Acoustics, Crystal M&C systems, Avid and Adobe software would be a plus, but not a requirement.

  • Knowledge of Evertz Routers, Harris automation systems, Chyron character generator and Harmonic playout servers would be a significant plus but not required day one.

  • Knowledge of Evertz Vistalink and Magnum configuration and operation would be a significant plus but not required day one.

  • Ability to read and understand Visio or AutoCAD drawings and system schematics.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume to be considered 

  • Willingness to work in Hauppauge, NY

  • Must be willing to work overtime, evenings and weekends as required to support special events.

  • Must be able to work various hours and shifts as required in support of a 7 days by 24 hours by 365 days Broadcast and Post Production facility.