Our client is a small but highly ambition broadcast services company, they have a fantastic reputation and deal with some of the industry’s biggest players, they provide system integration, engineering and support services mainly in the UK but also, globally. They are looking to strength their engineering team and are looking for a media systems engineer with specific experience with EVS and Avid technology.
Being a smaller company they can offer a huge variety of exposure to exciting project work, so if you are tired and frustrated in being pigeon holed in your current role, this could be the place for you.
This is an engineering position with operational elements, where you are required to work by yourself and as part of a team delivering networks of video recording servers, logging systems and edit suites to major production companies and broadcast clients around the world. Responsibilities include engineering and operational duties on-site and maintenance and setup duties at base. The position involves:
- Building and managing video server workflows, often built around EVS equipment
- Monitoring and optimising the performance of media servers and storage systems, non-linear edit suites (Avid, Adobe), and file processing delivery facilities
- Providing first line (and sometimes remote) system support to address technical faults in a timely manner
- Guiding media managers, operators and production staff through operational scenarios
- Completing routine maintenance and regular system checks of our supported systems
- Evaluating new software and hardware
- Creating and documenting new media workflows and guidance for new users
- To install and operate video server systems on international projects
- To advise and manage clients on technical workflows
- To assist in the preparation of equipment and planning of projects
- General maintenance and identification of faults with equipment
- To set up and assist in outside broadcast and fixed rig environments
- To provide remote support both online and by telephone of our national and international systems