SNA1827 - Broadcast Developer

Division: Technical
Department: Broadcast Computing
Section: Not Applicable
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Abu Dhabi
Closing Date: 25-Feb-2023
Job Description: The Broadcast Developer works within the Broadcast Computing department and is primarily involved in software development to support the Broadcast Graphics and Online operations.  They will continually work to ensure that developed programs are error‐free and conducive in maintaining Sky News Arabia's look on-air and online.   Key Responsibilities:

  • Build Vizrt integration solution using Template Wizard and control applications.
  • Liaise with Graphics, Engineering, Operation and Newsroom teams to build Vizrt solution. E.g. Touchscreen, AR/VR, Ticker etc.
  • Integrate & Support providers’ data (Business, Weather, Sports etc.) with Vizrt graphics.
  • Assist Broadcast Engineering in the maintenance of Vizrt system; Graphic Hub, Template Wizard, VCP, Active X Control, Ticker System and Map Server etc.
  • Build Zero Density integration solution using Nodegraph/Actions and using Reality Hub API
  • Integrate different broadcast systems using standard protocols and best practices.
  • Integrate broadcast systems with digital/online system to share data and information.
  • Develop solution to automate broadcast and newsroom workflow.


Key Skills, Experience and Education:
  • BA degree in Computer Science would be preferred.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in a similar position.
  • Experience in maintenance of Vizrt Solution Products: MSE, Graphic Hub, VCP, Template Wizard, Ticker Client, Map Server etc.
  • Experience in integration/Maintenance of Zero Density products.
  • Experience in writing VB script for templates especially data driven templates.
  • Experience in building web applications using ASP.NET MVC framework.
  • Experience in ORM, Micro ORM like Entity Framework and Dapper.
  • Experience in building Single Page applications using React/Knockout JS.
  • Experience in integration tools & technologies, XML, JSON, Web Services, Web API, Rest API and TCP/IP Socket programming.
  • Experience in RDBMS, especially MS SQL.
  • Experience in building utility applications with.Net framework and C#.
  • Experience in SharePoint Application/Web Part and Nintex Workflow.
  • Good written and spoken Arabic and English.
Note: you will be required to attach the following: 1. Resume / CV
2. Passport-size photograph


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

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