The Satellite Operator at the Network Operations Center (NOC) is responsible for booking satellite & fibre links world-wide for the transmission of live and taped materials for Sky News Arabia when required. Your role will include liaising with Stakeholders to determine requirements for tape & live contribution feeds, entering details in the booking system to inform technical areas of how feed is routed, which equipment is allocated and provide contact details as required and allocating necessary equipment in Sky Arabia NOC for facilitating each feed. You will also be required to deal with external clients wanting to access Sky News Arabia material and facilities and keep accurate financial records.
Key Skills, Experience and Education:
- Experience in HD delivery of broadcast signals.
- Experience in a related area (e.g. Service Provider/Broadcaster)
- At least 2 years previous experience in satellite coordination.
- Ability to communicate effectively with technical and creative departments and third party Broadcasters or Service Providers.
- Good Word/Excel/Outlook skills
- Ability to work effectively and independently under pressure.
- Fluent in Arabic, good English or an additional European language an advantage.
- Degree or qualification in media, communication, broadcast or engineering and advantage.
Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV
Due to the fast paced nature of our business, vacancy closing dates are subject to change.