Discovery Communications

Broadcast Engineer

1 month ago
Requisition ID
18870
UK-London
Career Category
IT & Technical Operations
Type
Company Employee Full-Time

Position Summary

About Us:

Discovery Networks Europe (DNE) is part of the one of the largest TV Networks in the world, and at the Nordic Media Centre (NMC), we primarily support the Nordic region, with over 20 television brands.

The position is based in the Engineering Department working with supporting playout operations of our portfolio of Scandinavian channels.

 

General Summary:

As a Broadcast Engineer you will be working closely with operational staff, identifying problems and resolving them rapidly to maintain the highest levels of transmission reliability for the clients to the Nordic Media Centre.

Responsibilities

  • To provide 24/7 Engineering support
  • To respond to requests from the operational staff
  • To fix issues that arise or escalate by the appropriate channels/teams
  • To liaise with third party vendors support departments
  • To log all issues raised and detail their resolution or ongoing status
  • To ensure any open issues are handed over to the following shift
  • To participate in installation, testing and commissioning of new services
  • To provide a daily/weekly update on developments to the Engineering Management
  • To contribute to strategic planning

Requirements

  • Ideally educated to degree level or recognized equivalent
  • Broadcast Engineering and live broadcast experience
  • Experience in the design, construction and operation of complex broadcast systems infrastructure in a tapeless environment would be an advantage
  • Track record of technical excellence with a willingness and ability to take part in developing business opportunities
  • Experience with server installations and secure networks. Preferably at CCNA level

 

Please note this is a shift work position with an average of 40 hours per week in a rota with 6 other engineers.

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