Job title: Principal Broadcast Engineer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Broadcast Media, Entertainment & Media Production
Expertise: Engineering, IT & Dev
Skills: OTT playout distribution AWS cloud
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: London
Job published: 29/06/2022
Job ID: 38202

Job Description

A leading broadcast and live streaming company have a rare and exciting opportunity for a Principal Broadcast Engineer to join their senior technical team.  The role will play an important part in shaping the technical strategy for the company, defining technical engineering standards, and promoting engineering excellence. 

As Principal Engineer you will be working on the design and delivery of technical projects across the company's broadcast and cloud based platforms ensuring they are technically robust and highly scalable.  You will coach and mentor engineers creating an environment of continual learning, whilst identifying new technologies and introducing new concepts that will help the company stay at the forefront of the industry.  

Candidates must have a background in a senior technical leadership role within the broadcast industry with experience leading technical direction and ensuring engineering teams are working to the maximum potential.  An indepth knowledge across traditional broadcast from acquisition through production, playout, encoding and distribution as well as live OTT technologies is essential as is strong knowledge of cloud-based platforms ideally including AWS.  A background designing and implementing solutions utilising new technologies is also important as is experience monitoring existing live services. and systems health to maintain maximum availability.  

Any additional knowledge of DevOps practices would be highly beneficial including knowledge of building CI/CD pipelines, automated testing and monitoring. 

If you feel you have the skills and experience to be successful in this role and you are fully eligible to work in the UK then please apply now for consideration.