Hammersmith and Fulham, London
£475 - £500 per day + + PAYE uplift such as NI
about 1 year ago
This role is inside ir35 and would include a rate uplift.
Experience and Professional Qualifications Required:
-Education to Degree level in a related Computer Science, Broadcast Engineering or Systems field, Alternatively educated to A level standard with relevant experience.
-Greater than 4 years demonstrable track record in broadcast sector working with non-linear and OTT services.
-System administration experience of Digital Media Asset Management, VOD and other Broadcast IT systems.
-Experience in the deployment and maintenance of non-linear distribution channels
-Able to Act as a centre of excellence giving advice on technical issues relating to digital media and non-linear services/ platforms.
-Experience of systems administration.
-An excellent knowledge of IT systems, WEB/ interactive TV technology and non linear broadcast systems including transcoding environments is required.
-Previously have worked in an engineering position within broadcast television, and be conversant with a wide range of technical terms, concepts, equipment and procedures relating to the field.
-Knowledge of File based video and Audio codecs, transcoding and MAM concepts would be an advantage
-Provide system administration of non-linear distribution systems, including the on boarding of new clients.
-Develop/ script solutions to support new non-linear services using the current platforms
-Develop new solutions and platforms to support business operations within a prescribed development framework
-Assist the wider engineering team with solutions development (scripting, reporting, application development)
-Work with the commercial team to ascertain client requirements during the on boarding stage.
-Work with third party support teams to troubleshoot and resolve technology problems
-Effectively document problems and their resolution
-Keep abreast of industry developments and recommend solutions/ enhancements as appropriate
-Assist in the implementation of hardware and software upgrades and the installation of new equipment relating to projects and new business
-Interface with the IT infrastructure teams to ensure broadcast infrastructure hosted on IT servers are maintained and updated as required.
-Produce/ update comprehensive and complete documentation for any technical changes or installations including wiring/ cable schedules, workflow drawings and project documentation
-Cover for other technical staff for holidays and Sickness as required
Other Competencies Required
-Should be self motivated and clear thinking with the ability to intelligently prioritise conflicting tasks.
-Excellent communication skills are essential. Both written and verbal. The ability to break down complicated technical jargon in to lay persons terms would be an advantage.
-Flexible as there may be times when issues arise outside normal working hours a willingness to be flexible in hours worked is desirable.
-Builds Relationships - Engages colleagues across the organization to optimize performance.
-Resolves conflicts effectively. Interacts well with people who have different backgrounds and work styles.
-Communicates Effectively - Listens and asks questions to ensure understanding and conveys relevant information in a candid and timely manner.
-Drives Results - Uses technology to facilitate better results, Keeps commitments, analyses data and information to drive decisions.
-Champions Change - Supports new initiatives, demonstrates flexibility in response to changes, remains productive despite uncertainty.
-Exhibits Professional Excellence - Strives for self-improvement, Maintains composure under pressure, Earns the trust and respect of colleagues, partners and customers.
-Treats others with respect.