Chief Technology/Broadcast Engineer
Our client is a Farsi-language channel targeting people those in the Farsi speaking diaspora.
It is a news and factual channel with news bulletins, talk shows, documentaries, features and magazine content across broadcast, digital and social media.
We are looking for a Chief Technology and Engineer to work on this multimedia channel, which is based in a modern, purpose built newsroom in West London.
As Chief Technology/Broadcast Engineer you would be joining the company at an exciting time. The role will be responsible for overseeing all technology aspects and resources of the channel spanning both Broadcast and Information Technology and will also assume a contributory role in the channel’s technological development.
The role will be an important part of the service delivery and management structure and will report to the Network Operations Manager. Other key responsibilities will include the smooth engagement of all outsourced third-party contracts, including the reporting of performance and delivery against contract.
Qualifications and Experience:
- Previous experience as a Chief Technology/Broadcast Engineer within a fast-paced news channel
- Extensive knowledge of broadcasting along with a detailed understanding of deployed infrastructures. Working knowledge of Information Technology solutions and services
- Minimum of 5 years’ experience using SD/HD SDI Video formats, SMPTE Standards/Protocols digital video encoding/compression standards, media file formats and distribution methodologies
- Minimum of 2 years’ experience with networking technologies, standards, protocols, and redundancy strategies