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Summary

Looking for a job with great benefits and intrinsic value? Want to be in on the future of faith-based media content creation, acquisition, production, post-production, and multi-platform distribution? We are about to construct a brand new building to house state of the art media systems in the heart of the thriving media center of Brooklyn, New York! Come join us and become part of an outstanding team of intelligent, dynamic, knowledgeable, experienced, and collaborative professionals. Get in on the ground floor and bring your skills and knowledge to bear.

Duties

  • Participate in day-to-day execution of preventive and corrective system maintenance.
    Provide high-level customer support and service to News, Digital Ops, Production, Master Control, and Radio.
  • Resolve issues through analysis and troubleshooting. Assess technical operations issues and provide enhancements to existing systems and workflows. Analyze technical systems to identify potential issues and identify solutions.
  • Develop standard operating procedures.
  • Fabricate, cable, install, and wire new systems, utilizing proper tools, labeling, and engineering documentation methods as directed by the Chief Engineer or Director of Engineering.
  • Prepare documentation and keep Operations personnel informed of changes to the production environment
    Participate in developing priorities, resource requirements, project scope, and objectives.
  • Maintain a high level of technical expertise and business knowledge.
  • Maintain, track, and report project status and metrics and service request disposition

Required Skills & Experience

  • Engineering related Bachelors or Associates Degree or equivalent experience.
  • 3-5 years experience providing technical support of production control room and studio systems, Newsroom systems, Master Control Room, acquisition, and distribution systems, non-linear editing and media server systems, Automation (Play to Air and Production) systems, content creation systems, file-based systems, media networked systems, live streaming systems, radio broadcast and streaming systems.
  • Ability to read and understand technical documentation including schematics, single-line functional drawings, block diagrams, system drawings, connector detail drawings, cable pull sheets, and wire lists.
  • In depth knowledge of ADC 100, Ross Overdrive, studio camera setup, MPEG compression, satellite communications.
  • Experience with Ross, Imagine Communications (Harris, VideoTek, Leitch), Sony, Panasonic, Hitachi, Evertz, Belden (GVG, Miranda, Snell) professional media and broadcast equipment.
  • Ability to terminate and test a range of cable/connector combinations including coax/BNC, coax/F, CAT 5 & 6/ RJ11, 12, 45. Experience with structured cabling in a professional broadcast media environment
  • Knowledge of a variety of data communications standards including Ethernet (10/100/1000 BaseT), Serial (RS232C/RS422/RS485), SDI (SD/HD), ASI
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the use and purpose of test and monitoring equipment (oscilloscopes, multi-meters, waveform monitors, vectorscopes, transport stream analyzers, spectrum analyzers, audio level meters and monitors, network diagnostic systems)
  • Knowledge of SMPTE Specifications and Recommended Practices.
  • Command of MS-Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Must be a self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented, and a Team Player
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a strong command of written and verbal English and a natural ability to liaise with all levels of the organization
  • Valid NYS driver’s license, the ability to lift up to 50 pounds, and ability to climb ladders.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and weekends as required

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • AutoCAD, Visio, MS-Project drawing and documentation skills preferred
  • CCNA certified is a plus
  • SBE Certification is desirable
  • Full cabling, wiring, equipment configuration, installation, system integration and Project Management experience helpful
  • A working knowledge of media LAN and WAN networking technologies, topographies, and troubleshooting techniques used in broadcasting is highly desirable.

To apply, qualified candidates should submit an application form, a non-generic cover letter, and a resume/CV.