MCR Engineer

  • Location: Chiswick, London
  • Sector: Media
  • Contract Type: Contract
  • Salary: £450 - £451 per day
  • Contact: Mo Newman
  • Contact Email: [email protected]
  • Published: 1 day ago
  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Expiry Date: Mon, Apr 24 2023
  • Reference: BBBH12732_1678116610
  • Start Date: ASAP
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MCR Engineer – London

6 Month+ contract

**Must be able to travel to London and have the right to work in the UK**

MCR engineer needed for an International Broadcasting company. 24/7/365 Covering the MCR. You will be responsible for all MCR functions including satellite downlinking, management of IP contribution circuits and preparing contribution feed line-ups for TX, Production and Digital.

Experience Required

* Previous experience as an MCR Engineer with Operational knowledge and experience in MCR technology and workflows including video and audio routing (traditional SDI and IP)

* Experience with Broadcast Control Systems, ideally BNCS (using Packaging and direct routing) and Nevion Video IPath

* Operational knowledge of professional satellite contribution equipment including dish position controllers, spectrum analysers, transport stream analysers, receivers and decoders

* Familiarity of a wide range of contribution standards

* A proactive approach, determination to achieve the goals of the team and department, able to identify and prioritise problems and offer alternate solutions

Daily Responsibilities:

* Line up of incoming video, audio and communication circuits from both interntal and third-party facitilites

* Packaging production resources (video, audio, multi-language commentary, IFB, 4-wires, reverse video feeds)

* Satellite downlinking including dish positioning and decoding

* Routing and switching of feeds, based on the internal booking systems to Production Control Rooms, Multi-Function Rooms, Voice Over Booths and Live Transmission Suites

* Management of IP contribution circuits, including WAN and LAN

* Liaising with third party contribution circuit suppliers, as well as with internal stakeholders

* Trouble-shooting technical issues and escalation of faults to relevant teams

Everybody is welcome

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