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Television Broadcast Engineer

Houston, Texas

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AT&T SPORTS NETWORKS is looking for a Broadcast Engineer in our Houston Texas office.


Overall Purpose:
o Maintains hardware and software systems for television broadcast facility.

o Repairs, replaces, configures and upgrades hardware and software in a television broadcast environment.

o May maintain and troubleshoot non-broadcast systems in an office setting including support for phones, business IT, and HVAC.

o Maintains required records of equipment maintenance repair and upgrades. Accustomed to submitting return merchandise authorization forms and working with vendors during repairs.

o Utilizes test equipment, parts and related tools for use in maintenance and repair.

o Escalates equipment performance and diagnostic issues requiring attention of more senior personnel.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:
• Knowledge of IP based video transmission, routers, switchers, fiber optic multiplexing and digital satellite receivers.

• Maintains computer servers, provides technical support to on-air servers and equipment and participates in troubleshooting broadcast equipment.

• Experience working in studio productions.

• Possesses a good working knowledge of typical broadcast manufacturers such as: Sony, Ross, Evertz, Telestream, EVS, MultiDyne, RTS, Chyron, and Adobe Premiere. Accustomed to working in network storage environments.

• Uses sound engineering principals when commissioning and testing new equipment.

• Resolves and follows up on general engineering inquiries and completes ad-hoc assignments as assigned. Identifies opportunities to streamline or automate deliverables.

• Functions well in a live broadcast environment and can prioritize well during a crisis.

• Able to lift 50 lbs. and work from a 10’ ladder when necessary.

• Must have a positive attitude and strong work ethic. Must be self-driven and able to identify new projects independently.




Education: Bachelor’s degree in Radio, Television and Film, Communications, or equivalency through work experience.

Experience:

  • 2-5 years of work experience with complex broadcast processes and technology.


Job ID 1941489 Date posted 09/19/2019

Associate Director Technology Development

Pros

Opportunity to work on cutting edge technologies.
Support for women in technical leadership roles.
Pride in diversity & inclusion with 12 Employee Resource Groups with 40k+ members.
Great benefits including 4+ weeks vacation, 6% salary match of 401k, paid maternity/paternity leave, financial support for adoption.
Flexibility to work from home or office in newly renovated collaboration zones.
Lots of opportunity to move around the company & work on new products.

Cons

Process heavy with lots of administrative overhead.

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