DeSales Media Group is constructing a brand new, state of the art media center in the heart of the thriving Brooklyn, New York! We are hiring talented driven people to join our team. Do you have what it takes to help us take Faith based Media to the next level?
We are looking for a Media Network Engineer to support and help manage the network infrastructure for our new Media Production Center.
Preventive and corrective system maintenance on Production, News, Digital Media, Media Management and Master Control IT systems.
Resolve issues through analysis and troubleshooting. Assess technical operations issues and provide enhancements to existing systems and workflows. Analyze technical systems to identify potential issues and identify solutions.
Develop standard operating procedures.
Fabricate, cable, install, and wire new systems, utilizing proper tools, labeling, and engineering documentation methods as directed by the Chief Engineer or Director of Engineering.
Prepare and maintain system documentation and keep Operations personnel informed of changes to the production environment.
Participate in developing priorities, resource requirements, project scope, and objectives.
Maintain a high level of technical expertise and business knowledge.
Maintain, track, and report project status and metrics and service request disposition.
Skills & Experience:
Engineering related Bachelors or Associates Degree or equivalent experience.
3-5 years experience providing Media Network support of Production control room and studio systems, Newsroom systems, Master Control room, acquisition and distribution systems, non-linear editing and media server systems, Automation (Play to Air and Production) systems, content creation systems, file-based systems, networked media systems, live streaming systems. A working knowledge of media LAN and WAN networking technologies, topographies, and troubleshooting techniques used in broadcasting is highly desirable.
Ability to read and understand technical documentation including schematics, single-line functional drawings, block diagrams, system drawings, connector detail drawings, cable pull sheets, and wire lists.
In depth knowledge of Media Compression and Encoding processes and standards.
Ability to terminate and test a range of cable/connector combinations including CAT 5, CAT6 and CAT6e. Experience with structured cabling in a professional broadcast media environment.
IPv4 Routing and Switching
Layer 2 and Layer 3 switch configurations
Firewall installation, configuration and maintenance (hardware and software)
Content Delivery Networks (CDNs)
Command of MS-Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Must be a self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented, and a Team Player
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a strong command of written and verbal English and a natural ability to liaise with all levels of the organization
Valid NYS driver’s license, the ability to lift up to 50 pounds, and ability to climb ladders.
Must be able to work flexible hours and weekends as required
Experience with Ross, Harmonic, Sony, and Evertz professional media and broadcast equipment.
AutoCAD, Visio, MS-Project drawing and documentation skills preferred
CCNA certified is a plus
Cloud Systems as utilized in Media environments
Media File Quality Control / Quality Assurance
Production Workflow Engines and Orchestration
DRM and Encryption
Knowledge of SMPTE Standards and Recommended Practices, especially SMPTE 2110 and SMPTE 2022 Standards.
Demonstrable knowledge of the use and purpose of test and monitoring equipment (oscilloscopes, multi-meters, waveform monitors, vectorscopes, transport stream analyzers, audio level meters and monitors, network diagnostic systems).
Full cabling, wiring, equipment configuration, installation, system integration and Project Management experience helpful.