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Broadcast Engineer (UK 1409)

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  • Department: Live Engineering Support
  • Job Title: Broadcast Engineer (UK 1409)
  • Reports to: Live Engineering Manager
  • Location: London (Feltham), United Kingdom
  • Hours of Work: 37.5 - Shift based - Monday - Sunday

 

 

SO WHAT’S YOUR NEW ROLE ABOUT?

Perform are looking for proactive engineering talent to join our Live Engineering Support team. This team are central to all live video workflows in Perform including the engineering support of MCR and PCR operations, OTT streaming, contribution from broadcasters and distribution to broadcast clients.

 

The candidate should have previous knowledge or experience of broadcast technology & systems, contribution & distribution encoding technology and an understanding of satellite and fibre communications.  The role will be suited for broadcast engineers looking to hone their skills in the ever-diverging broadcast and IT industries.

 

Although the primary function is to support the live video platform and systems, there will be a requirement for project work covering research, design, implementation, testing and documentation.

 

As part of a fast growing company they will have a hands-on approach to all elements of the work, and will want to be part of an enthusiastic team that are constantly striving to improve and develop both individually and as a company.

 

The successful candidate must be passionate about broadcast video and media technology.

 

The Live Engineering Support department carries out all system and equipment maintenance of the live video platforms to ensure 24/7 365 availability of service.

 

This is a shift based role.

 

WHAT WILL YOU DO IN YOUR NEW ROLE?

% of role

Support operational staff to achieve the highest availability of signal acquisition, routing and delivery

40

Monitor and troubleshoot incoming and outgoing IP video feeds, video streaming to Content Delivery Networks and video transcoding server farms.

30

Work alongside project and development teams to help deliver major projects and improve monitoring systems

20

Assist with the configuration and on-going maintenance of broadcast video equipment

10

 

DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AN INTERVIEW?

 

Skill Level (out of 4)

Broadcast contribution encoding, satellite and fibre delivery fault analysis

3

Experience in troubleshooting live video workflows

3

Awareness of future video technologies

3

Broadcast production facility infrastructure

3

 

DO YOU HAVE THESE DESIRABLES?

Automation Tools (Dataminer) & Scheduling Tools (ScheduAll)
Ticketing systems and knowledge bases
Understanding of Transport Stream Analysis tools.
Coding and software development experience.
 

THESE ARE THE PERFORM COMPETENCIES YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED IN YOUR ROLE….

Self–motivated and driven to succeed, focused on results and passionate about the job.
Working on own or collaboratively with a group of people in order to accomplish a task or achieve a goal.
On-going drive for learning and ability to apply new knowledge and skills
Understanding the impact on others and how to tailor approaches – Emotional Intelligence.
Ability to adapt to changing business needs, cultures, conditions and work responsibilities.
Building and maintaining external and internal customer satisfaction with Perform products, services and expertise.

 

 

IF YOU HAVEN’T YET GOT A FEEL FOR THE CULTURE AT PERFORM, THEN READ ON…

 

Here at Perform we like to consider ourselves a progressive, dynamic, fun and fast-paced global sports media broadcasting company. We are passionate about what we do and really good at it too!!

 

Here are some of the things you can expect working at Perform; collaboration, innovation, ever changing, empowerment, work hard and personal development.

 

BENEFITS

 

You’ll receive up to 25 days annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years), Single cover Aviva Private medical insurance*, Life Assurance (4x annual salary), matching pension contributions up to 5%, Season Ticket Loan, Cycle to Work Scheme*, and Childcare Voucher Scheme*. Free parking is available for Feltham offices. We also have a subsidised canteen at Feltham with Starbucks coffee from £1.

 

And there’s more…… You’ll have access to the Perform online learning portal (MindTools) and be part of our Career Deal, which aims to support your continued professional development. We also have a structured management development programme and a financially rewarding Refer a Friend scheme. If you fancy a move abroad; Perform are currently seeking the best talent in a number of countries around the world!

 

*Please Note – some of these benefits will be available to you upon successful completion of your probation.

 

 

Find out more about what we do!

 

Now that you’ve made the effort to read about this great opportunity – click apply!! Remember to review more fantastic opportunities on our careers page and start your adventure at Perform!