SNA1731 - Support/Broadcast Engineer

قطاع: Technical
دائرة: Engineering & Support
قسم: Not Applicable
نوع الاتصال: Permanent
المكان: Abu Dhabi
آخر موعد لتسلّم الطلبات: 16-Oct-2021
Job Description: As a Support / Broadcast Engineer, you will take responsibility for the day to day support of end users & the broadcast systems within the facility and remote bureau locations, supporting the Broadcast Hardware Environment and Software Systems to ensure smooth running of the News Channel. Acting as the 1st and 2nd line support for all aspects of Broadcast Engineering and Broadcast IT in a 24 hour operation, you will have previous experience of working within a fast paced environment as part of a team, with the ability to efficiently overcome any issues to ensure the channel remains on air.


Key Responsibilities:
  • Shift/on-Call support requirement within the role.
  • Provide technical support (including Desktop support if required) to the news room and operational team.
  • Manage and monitor Software systems within the broadcast environment.
  • Assist with support for NOC, MCR, Ingest, EVS, FCP Edit suites, library, Transmission, Radio, Digital Production & all technical areas when needed.
  • Resolve any Hardware issues and liaise with suppliers for the replacement of faulty hardware.
  • Plan and implement change at approved time windows.
  • Ensure all documentation and configurations are kept up to date.
  • Ensure that all new services go through the handover process and are "fit for purpose".
  • To monitor the environment to ensure the systems is operating to its optimal configuration.
  • Will follow up all issues with suppliers resulting in an explanation for the fault, a permanent fix or a workaround ensuring the process is documented.
  • Take responsibility for, resolve, follow up and document issues.
  • Update system documentation, labelling and configuration with changes.
  • Identify, plan & execute all maintenance tasks as per the schedule & relevant maintenance records up to date.
  • Identify, research, and present business cases for improving systems and present some new concepts and technologies.
  • Support and participate in knowledge transfer and training within the team.
  • Able to explore area of improvements in workflows or in any part of the system under your ownership and submit plans for implementation.
Key Skills, Experience and Education:
  • Diploma/Degree in relevant engineering disciplines.
  • 5 years’ Experience in Broadcast Engineer role in a 24 x 7 news channel.
  • Strong Broadcast & IT skills to support all broadcast IT systems is essential.
  • Very good foundation in Analog / digital audio-video technology.
  • Good experience in supporting all broadcast technical areas/systems & to provide work around solutions.
  • Knowledge of broadcast rules and regulations.
  • Familiar with broadcast systems from contribution through to distribution.
  • Expertise in systems like iNews, Newsroom production system, Harris ADC Automation, Broadcast Master, Miranda iControl, DIVA Archive and Multi format routers, ,VIZRT graphic system, EVS Production System, Vitec Camera Robotic etc. is an advantage.
  • Fully conversant with all test and monitoring broadcast equipment.
  • The capacity to analyse a situation quickly and effectively, to assess and react in a logical manner to an evolving situation and to grasp the important elements.
  • Familiar with Windows & Apple Mac OSs.
  • Knowledge in Video over IP & IP based contribution of Video is an advantage.
  • Hands on experience of SAN and NAS.
  • Proficiency in Auto CAD is an advantage.
  • Knowledge in RF uplink/Downlink systems and experience in FlyAway/DSNG workflow is an advantage.
  • Ability to work in a high pressured environment.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to work effectively in a team and independently.
  • Arabic speaker is preferred.
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2. Passport-size photograph


Due to the fast paced nature of our business, vacancy closing dates are subject to change.

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