Job title: Outside Broadcast Engineer
Job type: Permanent / FTC
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Broadcast Media, Entertainment & Media Production
Functional Expertise: Engineering, IT & Dev
Salary type: Annual
Salary from: GBP £45,000.00
Salary to: GBP £55,000.00
Location: London, UK
Job published: 10/05/2024
Job ID: 38947

Job Description

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Outside Broadcast Engineer to join a successful and growing provider of live transmission services to the television industry who are currently expanding their team. 

As an Outside Broadcast Engineer, you will join a team who are responsible for the build, support, maintenance and on-site monitoring of customer solutions for live broadcasts.  Prior to the event you will pre-build and test equipment and systems in the London HQ, creating and interpreting technical drawings based on customer requirements.  For the event you will you will be responsible for the rigging of cabling and broadcast systems on site, performing testing prior to transmission.  During transmission you will monitor the equipment troubleshooting and resolving technical issues as they arise working directly with customers on-site.  

Applicants will need to be experienced in live outside broadcast engineering ideally with exposure to sports events.  A strong technical understanding of optical fibre distribution, video encoding/decoding (J2K, H264, H.265) and basic IP networking is important as is exceptional troubleshooting and fault finding skills.  You should be comfortable working in pressurised environments and adept and finding quick solutions to issues as they arise during a live broadcast. 

Any specific knowledge of Netinsight Nimbra would be highly beneficial.

Due to the nature of this role applicants must be willing to do a high degree of international travel and have a full driving license.  

If you have the skills and experience to be successful and you are comfortable with the high percentage of travel then please apply now for consideration.  

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