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Employer:  The Walt Disney Company
Industry:  Cool Jobs
Country:  United States
State/Province:  New York
City:  New York
12/07/2017 05:02 AM
BAMTECH Media's New York broadcast engineers provide 24 hour operations, with tier 1 and tier 2 support to various broadcast systems. Broadcast Engineers operate from the Transmission Operation Center in New York, managing all A/V transmission paths into our data centers. Engineers monitor and analyze the delivery of all A/V transmission to our partners. Candidates should have an eagerness to learn and adapt to new broadcast and IP technologies in order to meet our current and future needs.

The work will be based out of our New York office. Shift times will vary and in most cases, will be 40 hours a week.

‚ÄčTypical Work Activities:
  • Routing and monitoring multiple A/V feeds to and from our facilities.
  • Read and interpret schematic and topology drawings.
  • Quickly identify and resolve issues in a live production environment.
  • Keep accurate reporting and accounting of all technical faults.
  • Provide professional, courteous and timely technical support.
  • Assist with testing equipment for potential use in future projects.
  • Maintain tracking spreadsheets and update accordingly.

Basic Qualifications
  • Experience with video/audio QC
  • Experience working with live content
  • Knowledge of digital video and streaming encoders.
  • 2 years broadcast transmission or IP streaming experience.
  • Knowledge of digital video and streaming encoders.
  • Ability to work in both Mac and Windows environment
  • Clear communication and problem-solving skills and the ability to work in a team environment a must.
  • Good organizational skills; must be able to track large scale projects and keep teams updated on status
  • Follow all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and assist in documenting department processes.
  • Flexible availability, including nights, weekends and holidays

Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of CDN and AWS Distributions.
  • Working knowledge of monitoring and analyzing software (i.e Splunk, Kibana)
  • Operational experience in live transmission/acquisition, master control or live streaming.
  • Working knowledge of SD/HD-SDI, ASI, MPEG and J2K signal types.
  • Working knowledge of transmission and acquisition equipment and systems.
  • Working knowledge of analog and digital audio signals.
  • Knowledge of networking and TS Over IP principals.
  • Experience with Evertz, Snell, Grass Valley, Ross, Ateme, Sencore and other leading manufacturers in routers, switchers and terminal gear.
  • Understanding signal flows and CAD drawings.
  • Experience in similar fast paced environments.

Company Overview
BAMTech is a streaming technology joint venture between The Walt Disney Company, Major League Baseball Advanced Media, and the National Hockey League. BAMTech handles streaming for numerous partners, some of which include, HBO, MLB, NHL, Eurosport, ESPN, and World Wrestling Entertainment.

Fans demand access to content on their own terms on any device, anytime, anywhere. We are those fans. As a result, the BAMTech Media team helped pioneer live event streaming over the Internet in 2002 for Major League Baseball. The passion to improve that experience led to many impressive firsts: the first 720p or "HD Ready" stream, the consecutive record for concurrent streams and the first stream in 8K ultra HD. Today, BAMTech has a proven, scalable platform that powers direct-to-consumer applications for leading entertainment brands; and is now a major player in sports and eSports rights acquisition.

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